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Lowtide (3)

By ChiliMan
Now then...nothing lowtidish about these but still taken during the beach outing.

This beach is in a place in Singapore called Changi...which is near the airport. That evening, I had to split my attention between the Thamboo bunch traipsing through the low tide and some planes flying directly overhead. Never had such good photo ops in terms of proximity (bearing in mind my cam's zoom ain't too far-reachy) so I tried to make the best of it by taking as many as I could. A few had to be chucked, and a few remained.

The colours and exposure for most of them were kinda mehhh...so I fiddled with them as best I could.

I like the first one here...and another one which I'll upload tomorrow.

For now:

V1: Singapore Airlines.
V2: Tiger Airways (hate the sky in this one - colour's all screwy and stuff).
V3: Don't know who those people are but there's another plane in the distance.

A Smile

Tags: Transport Planes Aeroplanes Airplanes Landscape and travel Portraits and people Dem great metal winged birds

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Comments


colmar 9 42 35 Scotland
4 Mar 2010 2:46PM
Three grand images the planes in v1 and 2 caught well but wow the composition and capture in v3 for me the best of them by a long way like it a lot Colin

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CarolG Plus
10 198 19 Greece
4 Mar 2010 2:56PM
Very well captured, Andrew, but V.3 has to be my choice too, the composition is excellent. Carol
baclark 7 3.7k 24 United Kingdom
4 Mar 2010 3:12PM
Wonder where the planes were off to? V3 for me, looks a wonderful place to stroll.
Barbara
TyChee Plus
11 275 1 United States
4 Mar 2010 3:33PM
Excellent capture. Very crisp shot.
Ty
cats_123 Plus
12 4.6k 27 Northern Ireland
4 Mar 2010 3:34PM
V3 - reminds me of the low flight path on St Maarten..you can almost touch the jumbos! Smile
clicknimagine 6 221 88
4 Mar 2010 3:44PM
fantastic set...
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
4 Mar 2010 3:46PM
V1 & 2 are great images of planes and I can't see anything wrong with the sky in either. As for V3, like everyone else, think it's superb ... and, by the way, that's a stunning sky in that shot too. Just love that great big cloud directly behind the plane.

Ann
woolybill1 Plus
10 22 68 United Kingdom
4 Mar 2010 3:58PM
First two are good plane images; V3 has the context and the character.
Bill
Mynett 8 142 6 United Kingdom
4 Mar 2010 3:59PM
not easy to do a bit like birds in flight.....

I like v 3 very much the other's are good but I love the low flighing just over the people's heads.... wow

Linda
4 Mar 2010 4:30PM
I just love V3 ....
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
4 Mar 2010 4:39PM
Three great images but think I prefer V3 and would like to be there as nice weather over there....all very detailed images
Lillian
franken Plus
14 4.0k 4 Wales
4 Mar 2010 5:05PM
Love ver 3.

Ken
Bob_V 9 1 2 United States
4 Mar 2010 5:12PM
What an excellent set Andrew.
Bob
cassiecat 8 39 46 England
4 Mar 2010 5:42PM
there was me thinking it ws a big bird in your pic lol, even i can see its a plane now Smile (did you clone it out btw) i do like v1 but think my fav for general interest is v3.lesley
tigertimb 9 40 66 United Kingdom
4 Mar 2010 6:59PM
Prefer #1 for the photo Andrew, but #2 definitely the plane for me Smile
Lets hope that neither of them are affected by the tides Wink
Tim
4 Mar 2010 8:09PM
Three superb captures, Andrew, V3 for the context.
Roy
photophantom 8 108 3 Philippines
4 Mar 2010 10:38PM
super shots A.
D.
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
4 Mar 2010 11:00PM
You don't see planes that low very often---well when we do we take cover!

Interesting to see them so low over the beach!
Jennnnnnn
JimV 10 6 3 Canada
6 Mar 2010 3:45AM
For me all three are excellent Andrew, can just imagine the noise as they roar overhead on their way to the runway!
Rgds., Jim
PS. Did you ever fly into the old Hong Kong airport?, that was something else, flying through between the skyscrapers!
Brilane 10 5 12 Wales
8 Mar 2010 1:02AM
Lovely opportunity shots, Andrew.
Brian

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