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Lamb's Wool

By MrsS    
So I guess I'll have to be the first!

AND - - It's my EPZ Second Birthday today - - and I didn't realise until I saw the two stars!!! Wink

A bit late for me on a Saturday, but what the heck!

Been a fab day at the Airshow, gr8 to see lots of EPZ friends, and put faces to names at last!

Well worth the VIP tickest - - had an absolute ball - - got BigCol fast asleep on our settee now, after a few ales and an Indian takeaway = = well, that's life!

Catch up soon - - thanks for looking - - off to recharge both mine and the camera's batteries in preparation for tomorrow Smile

Fran x

Oh, it's the Red Arrows, BTW - - and lots more of them to come!! Wink

Tags: Fun Red arrows General Transport Aircraft Epz meet Southport airshow Fine company Sports and action

Voters: NexusImages, BEVZED, jhm and 60 more

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BEVZED 12 1.1k United Kingdom
6 Sep 2008 10:58PM
What a stunner!

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NexusImages 12 1.8k 4 United Kingdom
6 Sep 2008 11:00PM
NO mods allowed???
jhm 11 Scotland
6 Sep 2008 11:00PM
That is just so awesome.

MrsS 13 4.5k 18 England
6 Sep 2008 11:02PM
Thanks Beverley. Mand and Jim Smile

Sorted, Mand - - do your worst! Wink

Fran xx
MarkT 15 119 2 England
6 Sep 2008 11:06PM
Great capture Fran Smile

6 Sep 2008 11:07PM
Hi All,

What a great day, good to meet you all.

Great pic too Smile

MrsS 13 4.5k 18 England
6 Sep 2008 11:08PM
Thanks Mark - - hope you're talking about my shot and not the Mod Wink

Fran x
NexusImages 12 1.8k 4 United Kingdom
6 Sep 2008 11:08PM
Mod added and a happy 2nd birthday too
For those unkowing, Mod is of Fran and Bruffy.
MrsS 13 4.5k 18 England
6 Sep 2008 11:09PM
Thanks too, Iain (proper spelling!) Gr8 to meet you too! It was a good day out, wasn't it! Wink

Fran x

PS, have noticed the mod, Mand, Thanks (I think!!) Wink
sherlob Plus
13 3.1k 129 United Kingdom
7 Sep 2008 12:22AM
Stunner Fran - have my award in appreciation. Last time I saw sharp arrowes like this was with a certian Mr Hensons shot. This might not have the colour, but I love the diagnal comp and well... its just spot on really isn't it?

Hope you had a good day. The mod with Mark looks a little damp :-(

Anthony 18 5.6k 17 United Kingdom
7 Sep 2008 1:08AM
absolutely spot on, one of the best Red Arrows shots i have seen ina while. Glad you had a great time.

CarolG 13 199 20 Greece
7 Sep 2008 6:55AM
Fantastic capture, Fran, look forward to more! Carol
Glynn 13 1.2k 1 United Kingdom
7 Sep 2008 7:47AM
Dramatic image (i can hear them). Nice use of aircraft as lead and sharp as a knife.

Hope that you and Paul are well Fran.

Wooly 14 112 4 England
7 Sep 2008 8:20AM
Great composition Fran.

MrsS 13 4.5k 18 England
7 Sep 2008 8:39AM
WOW! Thanks Adam! Praise indeed! Smile

Thanks too, Anthony, Carol, Glynn and Alan Smile

(Bet they weren't as loud as Lee, Anthony!) Wink

Cheers All
Fran xx

Oh, and Adam, it wasn't wet, just reeeeaaaallllyyy windy! Smile
Wilmot 11 338 1 United Kingdom
7 Sep 2008 8:53AM
Amazing shot.well done.
Buffalo_Tom Plus
13 2.3k 9 Wales
7 Sep 2008 8:57AM
Fantastic comp and presentation Fran.A cracker.Glad you all had a good day and the weather held fine for you.Different down here.
sut68 16 2.0k 76 England
7 Sep 2008 9:03AM
Maybe a touch oversharpened for here, but does look good on the original ... nice one m'dear x
MrsS 13 4.5k 18 England
7 Sep 2008 9:28AM
Thanks Steve, Tom and MrS Smile

Fran xx
javam 15 1.1k 19 United Kingdom
7 Sep 2008 9:40AM
Sorry Fran, missed the upload last night. I agree with Paul, but the light and contrails look very good and composition is spot on so would imagine the full size shot is a good un.

danbrann 15 640 17
7 Sep 2008 10:05AM
It was good how you got them to fly like that in a sort of pattern.
youngwooly 12 1 England
7 Sep 2008 10:10AM
Great shot and the angle is spot on, makes you get all patriotic and that

MrsS 13 4.5k 18 England
7 Sep 2008 10:35AM
Thanks Neil, Danny and Mark Smile

No probs, Neil, we were tired enough and that was without a long drive! Smile

They wouldn't DARE not do what I asked, danny! Wink

Can hear you singing the National Anthem from here, Mark! Grin

Fran x
kaybee 15 6.8k 26 Scotland
7 Sep 2008 10:57AM
They are coming to get you woman

I must say - the longer I look, the better I like.
It is stunning
MarkBroughton 12 286 1 United Kingdom
7 Sep 2008 11:31AM
This is a belter Fran, happy to make it an rc, hope you get some good'uns today too

Mand is soooooooo dead for that mod lol

Great to meet you guys at last, it was a great day
daviewat 16 4.1k Scotland
7 Sep 2008 11:39AM
Love the image Smile

But Big Col + beer + curry + sofa asleep = wind !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ;-(
sherlob Plus
13 3.1k 129 United Kingdom
7 Sep 2008 12:34PM

Quote:Maybe a touch oversharpened for here

Not sure I agree.
Juliee 13 382 4 England
7 Sep 2008 12:36PM
A fantastic capture, I like the muted tones in the sky with the red lights on the planes.

jdh2 13 1 1 United States
7 Sep 2008 2:31PM
wonderful shot. I have tried shooting objects against a blank sky and have trouble with camera trying to find focus. guess I'll have to read my manual more. This is a great angle of the planes. Jerry
MrsS 13 4.5k 18 England
7 Sep 2008 3:34PM
Thanks Roy, Mark, Dave, Julie and Jerry Smile

Course they are, Roy, how could they resist ??? Wink

We just went to bed and left him, Dave Wink

Think this was at approx 1,000 th of a sec, don't know if that helps or not Grin

Fran x
7 Sep 2008 5:20PM
Fantastic shot fran I love the angle Briliant.(*)_(*)

MrsS 13 4.5k 18 England
7 Sep 2008 5:22PM
Thanks Kai, gr8 to meet you Smile

Fran x
Nice one!
bunbeam 14 2 United Kingdom
7 Sep 2008 6:21PM
wow, love it
dathersmith 12 564 12 United Kingdom
7 Sep 2008 6:35PM
Nice one Fran, great detail in the smoke. Good to meet you at last, we had a great weekend.

newy17 13 273 United Kingdom
7 Sep 2008 8:20PM
Love the comp and smoke Fran nice one chuck Smileand bugger i didnt get any pap shots Smile
martin.w Plus
17 591 22 United Kingdom
7 Sep 2008 8:36PM
A cracking capture Fran, love the angle Smile
wamp 13 276 8 England
7 Sep 2008 8:52PM
This is a belter Fran, the angle and vapor trails coming off some of the wings looks so very good. Large is so good and well worth a peek

MrsS 13 4.5k 18 England
7 Sep 2008 8:56PM
Thanks Christopher, Bun, Darren, Ian, MrW and Sean Smile

Did you get the Vulcan, Ian? Grin

Fran x
viscostatic 13 45 5 United Kingdom
7 Sep 2008 9:40PM
Great composition and light.

MrsS 13 4.5k 18 England
7 Sep 2008 9:43PM
Thanks Phil Smile

F x
rossi 16 142 11 England
7 Sep 2008 9:50PM
Fran, happy second.

As for the shot, damn good image. The tones, composition and colours are superb.

I think I'll have to come along next year.

tigertot 16 36 England
7 Sep 2008 9:56PM
Ditto all the above - cracking shot! Not had chance to photograph them this year, but love looking at everyone's piccies. This has to be one of my fav's.
MrsS 13 4.5k 18 England
7 Sep 2008 9:58PM
Thanks Ian and Lesley Smile

Fran x
GillyB Plus
14 317 8 United Kingdom
7 Sep 2008 10:13PM
Happy 2nd ePzday Fran, super shot to celebrate with.

sut68 16 2.0k 76 England
7 Sep 2008 10:18PM

Quote:I think I'll have to come along next year.

... you said that last year too Tongue
DolphinLady 13 54 1 Wales
8 Sep 2008 11:15AM
This is the best ever shot of the Red Arrows I have seen Fran.
MrsS 13 4.5k 18 England
8 Sep 2008 5:45PM
Thanks Gill and Hilary Smile

WOW! Hilary, real praise - - thank you Smile

Fran x
dark_lord Plus
15 2.4k 600 England
9 Sep 2008 7:57AM
Nice one! I've got a few mods to upload later Smile
georg 14 4 South Africa
11 Sep 2008 8:18AM
This is good timing! Brilliant!
MrsS 13 4.5k 18 England
11 Sep 2008 6:52PM
Thanks Keith and Georg Smile

Fran x

Thanks for the mods too, Keith Wink
EllieEdge 12 15 42 Norway
22 Sep 2008 12:42PM
Great compostition and detail in the tails.
- Ellie
MrsS 13 4.5k 18 England
22 Sep 2008 9:55PM
Thanks, glad you like it Ellie Smile

Fran x

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