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Could it be magic?

By teocali
Had a wonderful day with Mossyoak and Maiwand yesterday, witnessing aircraft carrying out their validation displays in preparation for Farnborough 2010. Haven't had a chance to wade through my pictures yet, but this one of the Vulcan Bomber caught my eye - it reminded me of the Donna Summer classic Could it be Magic? Some of you might remember it Wink
The lens flare over the cockpit it genuine (not photoshopped) and the image has just been tweaked in levels, etc in PS5. There is a halo around the tail particularly, so it is up for mods if anybody fancies having a go.

Settings: F/9 1/8000sec -1.67EV ISO400 AV@700mm tripod

Many thanks for the terrific response to my last upload, Foxy Lady with a special thank you to fish101 and Oakey for their User Awards - really blown away by this and very much appreciated Smile

Tags: Summer General 2010 Vulcan Transport Display Farnborough Donna Bomber Avro Validation Sports and action

Voters: Goodley, Anthony, SteveMoulding and 33 more

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Goodley 12 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2010 12:49PM
like the shot,cant see a halo,well taken,
SteveMoulding 12 3 7 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2010 12:53PM
Great shot, I wouldn't worry about the halo imho. You have the delta shape very well with this view.
harrattp 14 11 4 England
17 Jul 2010 12:55PM
A superb shot Sylvia, check my comments on Richards V3; spooky.
So so sorry to have missed you yet again.

17 Jul 2010 1:06PM
Great shot Sylvia

17 Jul 2010 1:25PM
Wonderfully detailed and sharp image Sylvia,very well captured.
CarolG 14 199 20 Greece
17 Jul 2010 1:43PM
A stunning image, Sylvia, very well captured. 'Could it be magic' reminds me of Barry Manilow! Carol
Maiwand 14 3 73 England
17 Jul 2010 1:56PM
Stunning capture Sylvia. I am afraid that I cant see any problem with this. Wonderful shot of this wonderful old aircraft. Thanks for your compant and sorry you had a difficult trip home.
Vince_S 11 10 England
17 Jul 2010 5:09PM
Excellent shot.

pluckyfilly 15 351 33 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2010 5:19PM
nobody can argue with this grand shot
SurreyHillsMan 13 27 2 England
17 Jul 2010 6:38PM
Love it Sylvia, great lens flare

Graham_P 14 1 19 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2010 6:47PM
Excellent image Sylvia,
This may make me sound as old as Ron "Maiwand" but i can remember when these were quite a common sight in the sky around here!!!
f8 18 9.2k 22 England
17 Jul 2010 8:41PM
Great aircraft,great shot.
Mynett 13 142 6 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2010 8:42PM
great shot and great title

17 Jul 2010 11:15PM
Love this super shot.gray
Ray42 13 3 England
18 Jul 2010 9:35AM
Great shot
18 Jul 2010 10:08AM
Lovely rendering of the old lady - the 'flash' adds something a little special - prefer the equally old classic ''those were the days, my friend" -excellent post, thanks.
Shroomer 14 14 167 England
19 Jul 2010 9:00AM
Great capture showing the sun glint on the canopy and very well exposed into sun Sylvia
Great lyric, Barry manilow and Take That (cover) Smile

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