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I've just seen all the wonderful planes fly over my back garden to honour the Queen on her official birthday. Fabulous. It reminded me of last year when after the Olympian Parade the Red Arrows did their fly past over the City so I've dug out a couple of pictures I didn't upload from then. It seems I even got a seagull in V1 too. It should really have been a pigeon. Grin

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 400D
Lens:18.0-270.0 mm
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:10 Sep 2012 - 3:48 PM
Focal Length:110mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.6
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/1000sec
Exposure Comp:+2/3
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Fly Past
Username:SlowSong SlowSong
Uploaded:15 Jun 2013 - 1:11 PM
Tags:Fly past, General, Landscape / travel, London, Photo journalism, Planes, Transport
Votes:41
Variant - ReportVariant - Report

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7332 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom886 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jun 2013 - 1:20 PM

V2 is classy, but I love the gull in V1! I'm glad you led with that one. As though it wanted to join in...
Moira

rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jun 2013 - 1:35 PM

Resplendent images Chris and in the heart of London. A case of right place right timeGrin
Ron.

cabbie
cabbie e2 Member 7cabbie vcard United Kingdom
15 Jun 2013 - 1:44 PM

Version 2 for me well done

Bob

Michaela_Solway
Michaela_Solway e2 Member 3Michaela_Solway vcard
15 Jun 2013 - 1:48 PM

Great little set of before & after.. v2 captures the arrows brilliantly.. Excellent

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jun 2013 - 2:17 PM

Love V1, like they came out of that bit of blue, the hole in the clouds. Flying over the lovely city with a seagull, having a birds eye view. Great set Chris.......Sandy

NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven e2 Member 2246 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jun 2013 - 2:51 PM

Great ambassadors for the UK............GrinGrinGrin

franken
franken e2 Member 112924 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jun 2013 - 3:10 PM

Version 2 for me Chris and I also like the gull in version 1.Smile

Ken

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 5TrevBatWCC vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jun 2013 - 3:18 PM

Before I read your write up, I thought 'A seagull has got in on the act in V1!' Wink Photographing aircraft in flight isn't easy, and I would imagine the Red Arrows is twice as difficult. Great set, Chris...especially V2 Smile
Trev Smile

marktc
marktc e2 Member 342 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jun 2013 - 3:26 PM

A fab set Chris

nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jun 2013 - 3:42 PM

All are well taken shots, Chris. V2 is super.

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7125 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jun 2013 - 3:55 PM

Superb captures, Chris. Carol

pascalg
pascalg e2 Member 637 forum postspascalg vcard France
15 Jun 2013 - 4:31 PM

beautiful!

helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 6337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jun 2013 - 5:07 PM

Great set , and yes v2 is very well done - I am going with v3 today , we don't often get to see the mix of coloured smoke afterwards SmileSmile
Helen

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4180 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jun 2013 - 7:05 PM

Yes, shame it's not a pigeon, but the gull is doing his best to join in! Love them all Chris -I'd never have thought to have taken a pic after the planes had gone as in v3. It works so well without the planes and those coloured clouds.
Ann

ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 7135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore16 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jun 2013 - 7:48 PM

Ohhh...V2 is awesome! I really like Vs 1 and 3 too for the 'whole event'. Ann has a very good point about V3...works very well! I too would never have thought of taking it.

Andrew

fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 12915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2013 - 7:34 AM

For sheer impact No. 2 wins it for me. Altogether a fine set of images.

Albert

saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 33382 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway22 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2013 - 2:35 PM

The seagull is protecting its aerial territory against intruders!Smile

Malc

danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 9462 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2013 - 1:21 PM

Three super images Chris.

ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 1123 forum postsColleenA vcard South Africa3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2013 - 3:05 PM

A great capture, we watched this live on Sky news from South Africa...3 great images

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 81874 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2013 - 7:47 PM

Your very own fly past Smile 3 excellent images.
Brian.

bliba
bliba  8 Austria2 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2013 - 5:08 PM

great images and title

adriansart
2 Aug 2013 - 11:08 AM

Wonderful Chris the formation of those jets are the star of the show and is what makes this image very different!

Adrian.

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