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In the cold seat

By javam    
A second upload from yesterday's Flying Legends display at Duxford.

The wing walkers are always a highlight at any show imho. Speaking as someone who does not like to get in an airplane, it amazes me than anyone would decide to strap themselves to the outside of one.

Probably back to warbirds tomorrow, but cannot promise there will not be more of these too.

Hope you had good weekends and as always, thanks for looking.


Tags: Flying Flight Plane Transport Duxford Aviation Wingwalker Breitling Acrobatics Flying legends

Voters: speybay, mohikan22, RogBrown and 90 more

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speybay 17 7 United Kingdom
1 Jul 2012 10:52PM
Great shot ,like the crop.

rhys47 13 3 2 United Kingdom
1 Jul 2012 10:59PM
A fantastic image.
RogBrown 15 3.1k 10 England
1 Jul 2012 11:09PM
Superb shot & beautifully framed too.
paskinmj 13 11 1 United Kingdom
1 Jul 2012 11:11PM
Great image and well timed.
canonfan 11 7 United Kingdom
1 Jul 2012 11:16PM
Superb image
geoffrey baker 18 501 1 Wales
1 Jul 2012 11:19PM
Great work.
User_Removed 20 2.8k 11 United Kingdom
2 Jul 2012 7:20AM
Top shot Neil. You should be proud of this one. Wink
LesF 15 182 9
2 Jul 2012 7:38AM
Well framed and another spot on shot

rontear Plus
19 23 9 England
2 Jul 2012 8:12AM
Exposure indeed Neil, perfect.
User_Removed 20 2.8k 11 United Kingdom
2 Jul 2012 10:19AM
I'm not at all surprised Neil.
Very well taken shot.
Even the girl seems to be looking at your camera.
Wel done on POTW. Wink
javam 17 1.1k 19 United Kingdom
2 Jul 2012 10:26AM
Wow and wow again!

I was very pleasantly surprised and pleased when the email about the EC came through, two in a row was a good feeling on its own, but to get the POTW was a shocker.

Thanks Pete, what a great way to start the week!

Thanks also for your comments all, always appreciated.

Thanks again.

NexusImages 15 1.8k 4 United Kingdom
2 Jul 2012 10:39AM
popped back in to have another look (and jaw drop) at this image and notice you have POTW. Congrats!!! Well deserved.
philhomer 12 88 32 England
2 Jul 2012 10:45AM
excellent vibrant image, but share your thoughts regards planes Wink
2 Jul 2012 11:10AM
fantastic shot! but no exif data?what was the percentage of image crop. top work!!!
Buffalo_Tom Plus
15 2.3k 26 Wales
2 Jul 2012 11:26AM
Surpassess the other days awards..fantastic.
javam 17 1.1k 19 United Kingdom
2 Jul 2012 11:40AM
Full house, thanks Ann Wink

Thanks also Mdoubleya and Tom for your UA's, very much appreciated.

And thanks for your comments Amanda, Phil.

Cheers all!

Quote:Fantastic shot! but no exif data?what was the percentage of image crop. top work!!!

Sorry, my workflow and template makes auto exif impossible as it keeps sticking pentax metadata in. Exif info now entered and I have uploaded the pre crop and rotation version for info.

2 Jul 2012 12:01PM
Top knotch photogrpahy yet only 34 votes .... are people on here blind?
sut68 18 2.0k 77 England
2 Jul 2012 12:45PM

Quote:A few more to come, but I may have peeked early!

It would seem not Wink

Well done mate Smile
SlowSong Plus
13 10.3k 30 England
2 Jul 2012 1:04PM
Awesome. Smile
Mynett 13 142 6 United Kingdom
2 Jul 2012 2:11PM
WOW, and congrats on the well deserved awards tooSmile
dathersmith 15 565 12 United Kingdom
2 Jul 2012 2:19PM
Deserves all the awards Neil, stunning work.

javam 17 1.1k 19 United Kingdom
2 Jul 2012 3:46PM
Thanks all, much appreciated.

Cheers for your UA Paul, that means a lot, thanks.
ianrobinson 12 1.2k 8 United Kingdom
2 Jul 2012 4:04PM
A superb shot and a great angle for the shot.
A well deserved award or 2.

Tynnwrlluniau Plus
12 112 39 Wales
2 Jul 2012 6:26PM
Congratulations on all the well-deserved awards. Superb image!
ColouredImages 17 47 35 United Kingdom
2 Jul 2012 7:10PM
Excellent piece of photography and worthy of ALL the accolades
tonyng Plus
12 12 3 United Kingdom
2 Jul 2012 7:14PM
Lovely shot. Rather him than me. Congrats Smile
javam 17 1.1k 19 United Kingdom
2 Jul 2012 7:25PM
Thanks very much for your UAs Martin and Mike, very much appreciated.

Ian, Alun, Mike and Tony, cheers for your comments.

Tony, I hope she is not reading this Wink
cassiecat 13 39 46 England
2 Jul 2012 8:29PM
congrats on all the awards, well deserved. love the angle of the shot and worth adding some sky for balance.lesley
chris-p Plus
16 75 England
2 Jul 2012 9:19PM
Very well done...
Nick_G 13 41 England
2 Jul 2012 10:04PM
Seen quite a few of these shots around various forums,but this is one of the best IMO. Very well taken.
geoffrey baker 18 501 1 Wales
2 Jul 2012 11:17PM
Congratulations on POTW mate, well deserved.
javam 17 1.1k 19 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2012 12:37AM
Thanks all and thanks very much for the UA Chris.
3 Jul 2012 5:31PM
Great work!
adentenur 10 9 Indonesia
4 Jul 2012 12:57AM
really wow! image.
love the color and the background.

javam 17 1.1k 19 United Kingdom
5 Jul 2012 10:24PM
Thanks both.
Nigel_95 Plus
16 262 2 United Kingdom
14 Jul 2012 10:38PM
Congratulations on all the awards Neil, sorry its taken me so long to see this and comment.

michaelo Plus
15 15 1 United Kingdom
31 Dec 2012 9:46AM
Great shot ,like the crop.
A very strong dynamic shoot. Have the plane at 45 Degrees across the frame really does work well.

A well time capture.

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