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Silver streak

By ianrobinson  
One of one p38s left I believe in the UK after the crash last year at Duxford, a sad day that was.
Here I used a Lee circular polariser with the idea it will take the glare away from the cockpit so the pilot would be visible and the glare from the shiny silver plane would be dampened.
I used the polariser on all the shots that day and it seemed to work well with my position the planes position and the sun's.

Tags: General Interceptor War planes P-38 lightning Sports and action

Voters: canonfan, Daisymaye, Jocelia and 25 more


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Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
3 Jul 2012 2:20AM
Great image. .........Sandy

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howdog Plus
8 25 1 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2012 5:56AM
Wow What a shot Ian! (i have this on my wall)
Iain
3 Jul 2012 8:48AM
Brilliant shot.
3 Jul 2012 1:35PM
Excellent work Ian,cracking good detail Wink
ianrobinson 7 1.2k 8 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2012 1:40PM
thank you all for your comments and votes, and thank you very much for your user award Iain that was a nice surprise.
tomcat 11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2012 5:50PM
Works well Ian

Adrian
Jestertheclown 8 7.4k 249 England
3 Jul 2012 8:51PM
A fine shot of a 'Lockheed P38 Lightning.'
Known by the Japanese as 'The Twin-Tailed Devil.' Apparently, they decimated the Japanese opposition.
3 Jul 2012 11:17PM
A brilliant shot Ian,well done..Lin
doolittle 7 1 2 South Africa
4 Jul 2012 3:17PM
The polariser worked well and the s/speed was perfect.
Nigel_95 Plus
10 260 2 United Kingdom
21 Aug 2012 10:45PM
Great shot of this aircraft Ian.

Nigel
ianrobinson 7 1.2k 8 United Kingdom
21 Aug 2012 10:50PM
Thank you Nigel and everyone for your comments and votes they are as always very welcome.

Ian

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