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Timing is everything sometimes. Nice one.

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Eastlands Plus
5 760 3 Northern Ireland
14 Sep 2013 9:16PM
Simply brilliant capture of the best of the best, John.
14 Sep 2013 9:59PM
Awesome timing Michael!!
dudler Plus
12 347 659 England
15 Sep 2013 12:24AM
Now, that is either monumentally lucky, or highly skilled...

Given the blur in one 'plane only, indicating good panning technique, maybe it's an example of "the more I practice, the luckier I seem to get"?
AnneB50 Plus
3 118 18 Scotland
15 Sep 2013 9:15AM
Perfect timing, I took some at Torquay a couple of weeks ago buy weather was really dull and they are not nearly as good as this
15 Sep 2013 2:44PM
Great shot.
15 Sep 2013 6:36PM

Quote:Now, that is either monumentally lucky, or highly skilled...

Given the blur in one 'plane only, indicating good panning technique, maybe it's an example of "the more I practice, the luckier I seem to get"?



I like to think it is more skill with a bit of luck Dudler Wink you should give it a try
Thanks for your comments
Mike
dudler Plus
12 347 659 England
15 Sep 2013 7:03PM
That seemed the most likely combination, Mike!

My efforts with a preset Soligor 400mm f/6.3, back in the Seventies, were - erm - "noticeably less successful" than this, and I have far less interest in aircraft now than then. I find that an 85mm suits most of my subjects, and I am VERY happy to leave action photography to those with faster reactions and greater skill...

And this shot remains stunning!
Its that D4 firing off 1000 frames a second Mike....Wink
Great shot

Phil
rickie 11 98 1 United Kingdom
20 Sep 2013 4:13PM
Oops missed this one mike.
Good timing. Got a few like this myself from eastbourne show.
I always seem to follow the one that's covered when they meet Sad

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