RIAT from Totterdown

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Nice catch on the shockwaves on the Raptor!

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Is that £10.00 to charity or the farmers pocket


Simons pocket I hope !! that man, his family and all the helpers work there butts off 24/7. He should have been in charge in 2008!!! but lets not go there :whistle:

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The F-18 shot is a stunner :clap:

Gonna poke my head above the parapet but it does seem that consistently the best shots seen from shows are often taken from outside the showground - its the only explanation I can think of for not getting the same kind of stuff inside myself (nothing to do with lack of skill, ahem) :biggrin: :biggrin:
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you definately need to be outside the airfield to get the best shots of the flying display, things are just too far away otherwise!

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Hi Lozza,

Great photos! I really liked the one with the post-processing with Photomatix.

How do you get this effect? I Googled Photomatix and I found the HDR program and can only find information that describes the merging of differently exposed photos of the same scene ... but presumably the shot of the Raptor was a single frame and then you adjusted the tones in Photomatix?

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DanO1978 wrote:Vulcan is the best - a lot of the others suffer softness and blur to be quite honest.


Very harsh I'd say.A top set of pictures I reckon.

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Great shots Lozza, what kit is that 1.7 converter on? :clap: :clap:

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Great shots!!

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Great shots. Did you go on base on Sunday or freeload the whole weekend?
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Post by lozza »

Firstly thanks for all the comments

jonah626 wrote:Hi Lozza,

Great photos! I really liked the one with the post-processing with Photomatix.

How do you get this effect? I Googled Photomatix and I found the HDR program and can only find information that describes the merging of differently exposed photos of the same scene ... but presumably the shot of the Raptor was a single frame and then you adjusted the tones in Photomatix?

Regards
Jonah


Jonah yes the Raptor shot is single frame, then opened in CS3 and saved three times as a tiff with three different EV settings normally one as per shot then one at +1 and one at -1, then run the three into Photomatix choose which prefix i like save then reopen in CS3 and adjust accordingly, well thats how i do it :dunno:

PaulB wrote:Great shots. Did you go on base on Sunday or freeload the whole weekend?


O so harsh, freeload :shock: , actually its not a money thing, havn't got a problem with the show price just after so many years of going in i just prefer Totterdown, like that fact that i can take everything with me and not got to carry it all around, the one show of the year where i treat myself its bacon and eggs, hot tea, cold beer all from the comfort of the cooking kit in the back of the car and the deck chair out front

Still got the big climb again in October for Axalp :sad:

Hardcase wrote:Great shots Lozza, what kit is that 1.7 converter on?


Nikon D300 and Nikkor 300mm F2.8.


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Thanks for reply Lozza.

I think I'll have to get me a copy of Photomatix!

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luv the F22 take off with crowd and KC 10 :clap:

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lozza wrote:

Nikon D300 and Nikkor 300mm F2.8.


lozza


Very nice! I have to make do with the Sigma 300mm F2.8. :sad:
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Superb, Lozza. Stand outs for me are the C-17 topside and the Super Hornet burner shot. Lovely Raptor topsides! The Vulcan topside is super!

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Absolutely the best yet in the right place at the right time and well executed.

Ignore sour puss freeloader comments with the ridiculous distance to the display lines it is seldom best inside any airshow these days, Farnborough was even worse. Ironic isn 't it that those that pay to enter the show aren't allowed to have the planes too close but those who live there, and can't move if they want to, get the closest flying.

Well done

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I loved the raptor done in photomatix.You can do a single photo in photomatix,but it has to be a raw file.When in photomatix click the automate option at the top.Then click batch single files.Then you need to click on the convert Raw files into pseudo-HDR images.But if you are using jpegs 3 shots in photoshop is the other way. :smile:
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