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by RS2
Thu 07 Jan 2021, 5:17 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Mystery object ! Any ideas?
Replies: 31
Views: 2984

Re: Mystery object ! Any ideas?

Could it be a strobe that only flashes every few seconds, hence you have only caught it once within your exposure. It may also be bright enough to momentarily light up part of an airframe, ie a bright white anti collision strobe on top of a tail say ?
by RS2
Mon 02 Nov 2020, 10:27 pm
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: Duxford Diary 2020
Replies: 290
Views: 136776

Re: Duxford Diary 2020

Duxford Monday 28th September: With no corporate events coming up, the Airspace Conservation area is proving a very welcome parking area for 'resting' warbirds: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50395175137_8fc660427d_b.jpg Loving that line up photo, imagine that as a mixed formation flypast.
by RS2
Fri 30 Oct 2020, 9:21 pm
Forum: Photography Hints, Tips & Questions
Topic: Photoshop and other with sky change software.
Replies: 8
Views: 1676

Re: Photoshop and other with sky change software.

Personally I think there are 3 levels, photos, enhanced / edited photos and digital art. Boosting contrast saturation etc, lifting shadows or the like, to me is editing where by changing a sky is digital art. I dont mind the latter as long as people say that is what they have done, hate all these ca...
by RS2
Wed 07 Oct 2020, 7:47 pm
Forum: Airline & Commercial Aviation Photos
Topic: Cresco Top Dressing - King of Low and Slow!!
Replies: 9
Views: 1494

Re: Cresco Top Dressing - King of Low and Slow!!

Really like those Andy, something different.
by RS2
Wed 20 May 2020, 9:44 pm
Forum: General Photography
Topic: There be Dragons *update 7*
Replies: 14
Views: 2421

Re: There be Dragons *update 2*

helired3 wrote:
Wed 20 May 2020, 4:22 am
Thanks. no flash the light wasn't brilliant as it was cloudy but the start of the emerging was taken at ƒ/5.6 105.0 mm 1/400 1250iso the end was ƒ/8.0 105.0 mm 1/640 900iso
Ian, thank you for taking the time to respond, the images are superb.
by RS2
Tue 19 May 2020, 9:38 pm
Forum: General Photography
Topic: There be Dragons *update 7*
Replies: 14
Views: 2421

Re: There be Dragons *update 2*

Wow, those emerging shots are incredible. I've been dabbling with an old macro during shut down, nothing special but can I ask a couple of questions, are you using flash, are you using high iso as you seem to have quite reasonable depth of field for macro photos. Thanks for posting them, they are st...
by RS2
Thu 13 Feb 2020, 10:23 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Future of Airshows in the EV World
Replies: 35
Views: 4130

Future of Airshows in the EV World

With the announcement by the Government that they are bringing forward the date for stopping sales of Diesel / Petrol vehicles, could the Electric Vehicle revolution spell the end for airshows and other events at remote sites. Permanent venues will given time cater for mass EVs, but take the likes o...
by RS2
Tue 28 Jan 2020, 3:41 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Aircraft seen randomly at unexpected but most welcome times
Replies: 96
Views: 11761

Re: Aircraft seen randomly at unexpected but most welcome ti

Three separate occasions but similar in nature, seeing the Argosy, Neptune (I seem to remember another reasonable size twin with it) and Britannia all flying overhead or in the general area on delivery to the Museum at Cosford. The Britannia was the closest, almost directly overhead, whilst the othe...
by RS2
Mon 09 Dec 2019, 7:29 pm
Forum: Historic Aviation
Topic: Caribou at Coventry circa 1995
Replies: 6
Views: 2152

Re: Caribou at Coventry circa 1995

Don't remember the reason but remember the aircraft, went up the bank behind the rugby club to photograph them.

Seem to think there may have been more than a pair over time ?
by RS2
Mon 09 Dec 2019, 7:27 pm
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: Vulcanair P68C
Replies: 7
Views: 1725

Re: Vulcanair P68C

Looks like it was an ordinary survey but having to be carried out, 'out of hours' due to Gatwick proximity,

https://twitter.com/pdgaviation/status/1203991162744430592
by RS2
Sat 07 Sep 2019, 8:34 pm
Forum: Other UK Airshows and Events
Topic: Victory Show, Cosby 2019
Replies: 36
Views: 10846

Re: Victory Show, Cosby 2019

Loving the shot of the departing Spitfire, nice different angle.
by RS2
Sun 11 Aug 2019, 6:22 pm
Forum: General Aviation Photos
Topic: Coastguard Sikorsky S92 in Snowdonia
Replies: 2
Views: 3348

Re: Coastguard Sikorsky S92 in Snowdonia

Great pics, and a good sense of scale including the wider view.
by RS2
Thu 08 Aug 2019, 11:33 am
Forum: Airline & Commercial Aviation Photos
Topic: Frontier at Fort Lauderdale
Replies: 6
Views: 4503

Re: Frontier at Fort Lauderdale

Like the 'biz jet' freighter I've just seen in the Willow Run thread great to see something quite different. Loving the variety on those tails, great set of photos, thanks for posting.
by RS2
Thu 08 Aug 2019, 11:30 am
Forum: Airline & Commercial Aviation Photos
Topic: Willow Run
Replies: 4
Views: 2018

Re: Willow Run

Blimey, well that's something you don't see every day, a 40+ year old Falcon 'biz jet' freighter. Looking at the size of that cargo door looks like a useful bit of kit for adhoc freight, great catch and nice to see something out of the ordinary.
by RS2
Fri 26 Jul 2019, 12:54 pm
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: Australian War Memorial annex (storage facility)
Replies: 4
Views: 3884

Re: Australian War Memorial annex (storage facility)

Very interesting, loving those fuselages 'racked up' for storage.
by RS2
Tue 16 Jul 2019, 5:52 pm
Forum: Royal International Air Tattoo
Topic: East or West ?
Replies: 29
Views: 6464

Re: East or West ?

With the weather forecast it should be all six days of landings from the East.
by RS2
Tue 02 Jul 2019, 9:45 pm
Forum: Royal International Air Tattoo
Topic: East or West ?
Replies: 29
Views: 6464

Re: East or West ?

West is a mixed bag for departures, a lot of stuff is too high (underside shots), some aircraft seem to go vertical at the midpoint, and some helis turn north or south before they reach you. However for the odd fighter or heavy that keeps it low, its a chance to capture a static exhibit in the air w...
by RS2
Fri 28 Jun 2019, 8:08 pm
Forum: Royal International Air Tattoo
Topic: East or West ?
Replies: 29
Views: 6464

Re: East or West ?

If the wind direction allows generally runway 27, aircraft arriving from the East tends to be favourite. If they are landing 27 then apart from the odd helicopter you will pretty much see everything from the eastern end. Western end generally is good for taxying shots but beware you wont see everyth...
by RS2
Thu 13 Jun 2019, 1:18 pm
Forum: Modern Military Photos
Topic: Just something I saw in Lusaka...
Replies: 7
Views: 4576

Re: Just something I saw in Lusaka...

Just posted the same thing on another thread. There are some fantastic photos throughout this forum generally, but its the posts like this with the rarely seen / reported or less common types that I love. Thanks for posting.
by RS2
Thu 13 Jun 2019, 1:17 pm
Forum: Modern Military Photos
Topic: Rare Do 228 back in Europe
Replies: 5
Views: 3065

Re: Rare Do 228 back in Europe

Just catching up on a few older posts that I've missed. There are some fantastic photos throughout this forum generally, but its the posts like this with the rarely seen / reported or less common types that I love. Thanks for posting.
by RS2
Thu 13 Jun 2019, 12:02 pm
Forum: Airshow Photos
Topic: My Cosford Shots
Replies: 11
Views: 2079

Re: My Cosford Shots

Love the cloudscape in the Orion picture.
by RS2
Sat 08 Jun 2019, 5:12 pm
Forum: RAF Cosford Air Show
Topic: Arrivals
Replies: 151
Views: 19894

Re: Arrivals

Think the temporary restricted airspace was only in place until 1700z 1800l so probably diff8cult to have a validation after this time.
by RS2
Sat 08 Jun 2019, 4:15 pm
Forum: Old Warden Air Displays
Topic: Family Airshow - 4th August
Replies: 36
Views: 12792

Re: Family Airshow - 4th August

Surprised Apache and Chinook are down for this one and not the July show.
by RS2
Mon 19 Nov 2018, 10:20 pm
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: ex SAS Agusta 109
Replies: 1
Views: 3191

Re: ex SAS Agusta 109

I saw this at the DMS (Defence Medical School) at Whittington Barracks Lichfield, not sure if its fact but believe they acquired the stretcher doors off the Belgiums so that the airframe could take a stretcher fit for training at DMS.
by RS2
Fri 08 Jun 2018, 7:17 pm
Forum: RAF Cosford Air Show
Topic: RAF Cosford Air Show 2018 - [Main Topic]
Replies: 955
Views: 192591

Re: RAF Cosford Air Show 2018 - [Main Topic]

This may help with road closures Thanks for that ... it really does help i think as i was planning on coming up from the A454 towards Albrighton along Burnhill Green Road ... so looks like i will need to turn right at the end (A464) and then use Cross Road and Station Road to get to the A41 and int...