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War & Peace

By Sezz    
This was taken at the War & Peace Show at The Hop Farm, Paddock Wood, Kent on Sunday. I know Dave Constable has a shot of this plane in his PF but I think mine is significantly different to warrent an upload Smile

Thanks as always for your time, your thoughts/comments are very welcome.

Regards - Sarah x

Tags: General Kent Transport Spitfire Aeroplane Wwii Hop farm Paddock wood Germans War and peace

Voters: buxton, andytvcams, John_Horner and 116 more

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buxton 13 England
23 Jul 2008 12:06PM
Cracking shot,
John_Horner 15 12 2 England
23 Jul 2008 12:08PM
An excellent capture Sarah. A super shot with wonderful cololurs and great detail.
Very well captured and composed.
Rylands 13 1 2 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2008 12:09PM
Superb image Sarah - however thankfully Luftwaffe personnel did not get many opportunities to gloat over Spitfires being shot down.
DaveU 15 1.4k 127 England
23 Jul 2008 12:10PM
A very good looking shot indeed. I'm just thinking that a BW or sepia version would add an extra touch of "authenticity" though?
Sezz 16 619 15 England
23 Jul 2008 12:12PM
Thanks gentlemen - Dave good idea, I will have a go at that.

Sarah x
Wooly 15 112 4 England
23 Jul 2008 12:19PM
Yes significantly different, you must have used your charms to get the trailer moved that was such a problem to Dave.

A nice contrasty sepia sounds like a good idea.

Contrasty… Is that a word?

User_Removed 13 172 1 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2008 12:23PM
Excellent shot of what couldn't be easy to capture, with everone milling around. Great sky and colours. It would look good as a mono too, i think

avashan 13 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2008 12:27PM
Fantastic shot I love the dark contrast and vivid colours.
Best Regards
User_Removed 14 485 13 England
23 Jul 2008 12:27PM
excellent Sarah, love the Swastika drapped over it, nice touch

NEWMANP 13 1.6k 574 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2008 12:35PM
superb shot, and great composition,
DaveU 15 1.4k 127 England
23 Jul 2008 12:36PM
Lol .... that was quick Sarah. Looks good in sepia Smile
Sezz 16 619 15 England
23 Jul 2008 12:50PM
Strike while the irons hot Dave Wink
leedighton 13 1 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2008 12:53PM
Great shot, stood out well from the thumbnail, I love the sepia version too, maybe a touch of noise would enhance the aged effect?


TelStar 16 116 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2008 12:59PM
I like them both. A good historical reminder; the relaxed mood seems to make it even more so.

23 Jul 2008 1:22PM
Superb shot, vivid colours are fantastic.
sketch 14 1.5k United Kingdom
23 Jul 2008 1:25PM
Both great, both the colour version has the edge for me sweetie

the other sarah x
ChrisV 14 2.3k 26 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2008 1:28PM
I like both too: The sepia tone for it's 'authenticity', but I'm glad we got to see the original in all its glorious colours too. The D300 does get real punch into the exposures doesn't it?
MNPHOTO 13 1 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2008 1:33PM
excellent like the colour best though
Cormy 13 3 England
23 Jul 2008 1:41PM
Both good but the sepia just takes it.
sam10538 13 1 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2008 1:41PM
Well done Sarah, this is great!!
casson 15 3 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2008 1:46PM
I like this
C_Daniels 16 399 10 England
23 Jul 2008 2:02PM
What a strange arrangement, but well taken.
Not keen on the swastika draped across it - WW2 RAF pilots look away Smile
Is the Spitfire one of the few or a replica model...?
User_Removed 13 78 1 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2008 2:02PM
V1 for me

markey075 13 93 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2008 2:13PM
Really great image, timeless!!.

Sezz 16 619 15 England
23 Jul 2008 2:24PM
Thanks everyone, I really appreciate your comments.

Caleb, I know what you mean about the Swastika but this was in the exhibition set up with all the German memorabilia and such like. As for the Spitfire - I'm not sure, looked pretty real to me though!

Sarah x
alyismad 15 9 Wales
23 Jul 2008 3:47PM
wounderful shot

Hanners 15 875 10 Ireland
23 Jul 2008 4:07PM
50 people just can't be wrong... This is absolutely superb, the sepia is also excellent giving a bit more authenticity if you like to the image... Smile
BERTRAM 13 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2008 4:25PM
A brilliant image.Iwish i was there,i just live up the road fron tthere.wish i knew about it.
whiteswan01 13 13 England
23 Jul 2008 4:39PM
excellent shot
Glynn Plus
15 1.2k 1 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2008 4:45PM
I really do love this shot. It could have been taken in the 1940s. Sorry to see a superb machine grounded.
Excellent image version one.
Hoffy 16 262 16 England
23 Jul 2008 5:51PM
Outstanding, love the colour one.
rontear Plus
18 23 9 England
23 Jul 2008 6:27PM
Sepia tone adds a historic element to this cracking image Sarah. Ron.
dathersmith 14 565 12 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2008 6:36PM
An excellent shot Sarah. Both versions have their merits, nostalgic sepia and vivid colour. Its a close run thing but I prefer the colour version.

photophantom 13 108 3 Philippines
23 Jul 2008 6:51PM
Top notch images
Stewy 14 103 2 England
23 Jul 2008 6:58PM
Superb shot. Don't tell him, but I think I prefer this to that other fella's effort!!

LesF 14 182 9
23 Jul 2008 7:53PM
Different and a stunner Sarah

Briwooly 15 454 6 England
23 Jul 2008 8:04PM
Superb Sarah love it

Neil_Higgins 15 35 3 England
23 Jul 2008 8:29PM
Well i think you have got to grips with the D300, the clarity is superb and the people give it some life, the conversion is very good, but the wonderful colours give #1 the edge for me.
Sezz 16 619 15 England
23 Jul 2008 8:40PM
Thank you all so much for your comments on this one - glad you liked it Smile

Sarah x
paulb20 Plus
14 12 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2008 9:41PM
Nice work Sarah.
neonknight 16 1 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2008 9:55PM
Both shot are crackers nice John
backbeat Plus
15 134 1 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2008 10:13PM
ooh..nice! what great subject matter, and you caught a smashing shot there sarah

Diana 14 2.0k 19 Netherlands
23 Jul 2008 11:16PM
so well composed Sarah as usual I like both of these

John_Humphreys 15 69 2 Ireland
23 Jul 2008 11:47PM
The B&W version looks like it so authentic - like it could have been taken during the war. John
mark1309 14 13 United Kingdom
24 Jul 2008 12:48AM
Fantastic shot 9wish I had known, would have loved to have gone to this),
LuzDeNoche 13 2 France
24 Jul 2008 1:12PM
Superb. Excellent treatment, and the sepia is top notch.
Smile Lucy
Sezz 16 619 15 England
24 Jul 2008 4:49PM
Thanks everyone Smile

Sarah x
RockArea 14 18 3 United Kingdom
24 Jul 2008 5:39PM
A beautifull captured image, Sarah. The colour looks excellent (sepia looks good too).

PLCimagery 15 78 1 England
24 Jul 2008 8:26PM

This really is superb!!! Excellent composition and processing look great too. I've seen Dave's image and your right it is very different to yours. Both BRIL!!
JONTHELENS 14 34 United Kingdom
24 Jul 2008 9:10PM
I like both versions even though 2 goes with the time.
skydivemike 16 47 Northern Ireland
24 Jul 2008 9:38PM
Yep my kind of image. The sepia is just right.

Top work Sarah.

Mike x
Sezz 16 619 15 England
24 Jul 2008 11:07PM
Thank you David, Pete, Jon and Mike - appreciated!
Mike - thank you so much for the award - really chuffed Smile

Sarah x
redstag 15 100 15 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2008 6:54AM
The people really add to the image.
chris-p Plus
15 75 England
25 Jul 2008 8:39AM
Spot of your best
Jouİo 17 56 Finland
25 Jul 2008 12:40PM
superb Sarah!

DeSilver Plus
13 14 12 England
25 Jul 2008 2:35PM
I love the sepia image, but both are very good. Well done. Smile

Richsr 14 91 223 England
25 Jul 2008 8:27PM
Like the details and colours in this - great work.
Regards Richard.
Sezz 16 619 15 England
25 Jul 2008 10:03PM
Thanks Jon, Chris, Jouko, David and Richard - really pleased you liked this one Smile

Sarah x
Dave87 14 42 5 England
26 Jul 2008 10:03PM
It’s not often that I get the opportunity to be the - 100th person - to click a picture but this desires it. We’ve got some smashing photographers down here in Kent and this lady is one of them.

Really is a pleasure to view.

AlleyCatz 15 274 6 England
27 Jul 2008 5:11PM
Sorry to have missed this before...its excellent.
I prefer V1

28 Jul 2008 1:13AM
Love V2 spot on

Sezz 16 619 15 England
29 Jul 2008 11:35PM
Dave, Alley and Paul - your kind comments are really appreciated.

Richard and John - thank you so much for your user awards, that really does mean a great deal to me! Smile

Sarah x
Steve-T Plus
14 56 66 England
2 Aug 2008 12:23AM
Like the sepia toned image. Both excellent.
18 Aug 2008 8:13AM
Both are beautiful..but 1 goes more with the title
Nigel_95 Plus
15 262 2 United Kingdom
4 Dec 2008 8:47PM
I've no idea how I missed this/these Sarah.


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