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They fly through the air with the greatest of ease,

By saltireblue    
Thank you to all for the comments on The Wrong Tuba.
I hope I made a few of you smile or laugh...that's what Silly Sunday is all about...bringing a smile to people's lips and not taking the photography toooo seriously.

I am dead chuffed with these four uploads. Taken on Saturday at the village fete, where a fairground was attracting a lot of interest.
These were whizzing around overhead at about 1000 miles per hour and each chair was coming round every 3 seconds or so and at varying heights. That I managed to capture any of the chairs containing passengers is in itself an achievement!

As ever, thanks for bothering.


Tags: General Scared Fairground Having fun Expressions

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saeidNL 8 3 Netherlands
30 May 2011 4:03PM
What a wonderful set of images, all very timed indeed,

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mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1929 United Kingdom
30 May 2011 4:03PM
Great set, love V3 in particular for its crazy angle.
franken Plus
15 4.6k 4 United Kingdom
30 May 2011 4:07PM
Another excellent set especially ver 3.

mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
30 May 2011 4:18PM
I have a kinda upset stomach due to my recent trip Malc,and these uploads are no bleeding help to me at all !!
A fine stomach churning set !!
Lillian Plus
9 22 17 United Kingdom
30 May 2011 4:19PM
Rather them than me! I would have been horribly sickSad
wonderful candids all of the set, very well captured Malc
woolybill1 Plus
11 23 72 United Kingdom
30 May 2011 4:25PM
That's a grand set, Malc real in-yer-face stuff with crazy angles and speeds.
You are 100% right about Silly Sunday Smile
I think Mick should keep off the Guinness until after he's been on the fairground rides Smile
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
30 May 2011 4:36PM
Excellent set, Malc...think V2 & V4 are my faves Smile
Trev Smile
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
30 May 2011 6:17PM
Great expressions ... I can never get these right ... nearly always just sky !
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
30 May 2011 6:56PM
Sharp as tacks, all 4 images-- Great Work---- Jennnnn
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
30 May 2011 7:06PM
brilliant set malc wonderful detail and colours v2 for me today a cracker nice one Wink
imagio 11 12 1 England
30 May 2011 7:22PM
Spot on Malc

User_Removed 9 26 2 United States
30 May 2011 7:44PM
These are fabulous, Malc! Really great! You weren't on it yourself, were you? Flawless photos and great fun to see people terrorizing themselves!!
pamelajean Plus
12 1.1k 2023 United Kingdom
30 May 2011 9:16PM
Great captures, the images convey the fun of the fair so well.
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
30 May 2011 10:37PM
Great fun captures, love their expressions...........Sandy
LexEquine 12 19 United States
30 May 2011 10:37PM
"You would 'never see me on this amusement park ride,' Malc." Four excellent & well-togged action images with nice color, clarity, & composition. Artistic work, indeed.

Peter Wink
danbrann Plus
13 637 17
30 May 2011 10:37PM
All cracking shots Malcolm. Good captures.
PhillipMinnis 8 94 4 Australia
31 May 2011 6:01AM
Four more excellent action images! Perfect camera control, great expressions and good composition! Brilliant!


31 May 2011 6:06AM
Great set of captures Malc, love the expressions, rather them than me though !

Rock Plus
16 10 2 England
31 May 2011 8:28AM
A thought came to me as I viewed these fine shots.

"If we kept the children up there all the time would it stop the having a mobile permanently stuck in the ear ?"

When I attempt to talk to the Grandson he looks up slowly and says WHAT.

There endeth my thought for the day.

Grumpy Granddad.
NeilWigan Plus
7 17 16 England
1 Jun 2011 1:53AM
well caught action shots ,good expressions on show.
AnneWorner 10 620 43 United States
2 Jun 2011 7:08PM
Gah! Some of these give me vertigo Tongue especially v3. Were you on the ride? Checking the EXIF I see a focal length of 43mm, so you were close. It is amazing to see the different expressions on people's faces and how each reacts differently to this kind of experience.

My mother visited us in Florida when John and I got married. We went to Disneyworld and that year Space Mountain was a brand new ride. We waited in line over one hour to get on the roller coaster, and I remember the three of us each reacting differently - my mother was screaming, my husband was laughing and my voice was frozen - wonder what our faces would have shown?
Mynett 9 142 6 United Kingdom
2 Jun 2011 7:53PM
these are really fun to see, captured so well so sharp and some great squeels of delight

Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
5 Jun 2011 11:53AM
A fantastic set of fairground images, you've captured some fabulous expressions and colours. You've captured all the fun of the fair in these excellent action shots. I guess these youngsters were fair game for your long lens!

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