Airbourne from the Wishtower Balcony (Updated)

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Airbourne from the Wishtower Balcony (Updated)

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Hi There

Spent an enjoyable afternoon watching the free airshow at eastbourne from the balcony in front of the Wish tower cafe on the seafront.
Sun came out just before the flying started and a very enjoyable display it turned out to be

Its last day is tomorrow, so if you fancy checking it out... its well worth a visit.

John

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That is a serious amount of vapour coming off the Typhoon John!

Lovely set of shots. :clap:

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That first Tiffie shot is stunning! :clap: :clap: :clap:

The rest are all rather nice too :)
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Great set love the Red's and the typhoon the F-16 isn't bad either :clap: :clap: :clap:
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AndyBeau wrote:That is a serious amount of vapour coming off the Typhoon


The most vapour ive seen!! Ive never seen it come on the canopy like that though!! Great catch!!
Stunning vapour shot!! :yahoo:
Great shot of the parachute being released! :clap:

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That first Typhoon shot :drool: :drool: :topbombing: :rock: :cool: :clap: :clap:

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Another vote for that Typhoon - superb shot.
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Indeed, a fantastic vapour shot of the Typhoon, well captured.

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Nice shots there John I was on the beach and enjoyed the airshow :grin: thought the F-16 was teh highlight you dont know why Scot stopped his typhoon display before carrying on do you?

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Wow, that's as good a Typhoon shot as I've ever seen! :cool:

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A lovely set of shots! The R/A trio is very nice as are the F16 and Typhoon shots :clap:

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That first Typhoon shot is superb :clap:

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Wow! Stunning shots, the Reds are excellent and the Typhoon shots are amazing :clap: :clap: Looks like a good spot there :smile:
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Really like the first shot, lovely blue sky behind it and a lovely sharp photo! The vapour coming off that first shot of the Typhoon is possibly the best vapor shot I've ever seen, you can see how much it's squeezing the air! Last shot of the Phoon is also lovely too.

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Another vote for the 1st Typhoon shot, one word, AWESOME. :clap: :clap: :smile:

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Thanks to everyone for the positive comments and glad you liked the pictures... for a free airshow there was a terrific variety of aircraft, in fact it would have been good even if you had to pay..

If it's on next year i shall definitely be returning.. a few more shots for you, together with the 1st shot of the typhoon vapour sequence.

John

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Sweet baby Jesus! Never seen vapour like that on the first Typhoon shot before! :shock: :clap: :clap:

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What Karl said - wow!

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What gear were you using they are some stonking shots :clap: :clap:
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The first Typhoon shot is an absolute cracker. Top job :clap:
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Stunning ! :rock: :rock: :smile:
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timuss wrote:What gear were you using they are some stonking shots :clap: :clap:


Hi Timuss

The bulk of them are shot on an EOS 1DMKIII with a 500 F4L lens... for the F16 shots I added the 1.4TC to up it 700mm equivilant.

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JohnH500 wrote:
The bulk of them are shot on an EOS 1DMKIII with a 500 F4L lens... for the F16 shots I added the 1.4TC to up it 700mm equivilant.

John


Blimey! As a matter of interest I've just looked at that lens and converter on Warehouse Express, and you could get a pretty good car for what they would cost! Still, very good shots that's for sure. :clap:
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Usually find 'seaside snaps' a little dull (apart from Dawlish)....these were exceptional. Typhoon in natures own wind-tunnel ! :drool:

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Nice shots there again John, Like the typhoon shot :clap:

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