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Touchdown in front of Lancing College

By teocali
Well out of my comfort zone here. A Sukhoy SU26 Matador (Red Bull Team) just touching down at the Shoreham Air Show last Sunday. This shot caught my eye because of the background showing Lancing College.
Settings: F/8 1/800sec ev -1 ISO125 shutter priority handheld 70-200@200mm

Many thanks for your C&Cs on my Typhoon upload - very much appreciated as alwaysSmile

Tags: General Landscape and travel Sports and action

Voters: AlanWillis, SurreyHillsMan, Shroomer and 24 more

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Shroomer 10 14 167 England
25 Aug 2009 11:33PM
The old and the new Sylvia, wonderful timing and a great eye for the detail of this

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Bob_V 10 1 2 United States
25 Aug 2009 11:55PM
A well timed capture, such great work.
CarolG Plus
11 199 20 Greece
26 Aug 2009 6:04AM
Memories for me, Sylvia! Can't understand why we haven't seen more uploads on ePZ of this stunning College. A super capture. Carol
Maiwand 10 3 73 England
26 Aug 2009 9:46AM

Quote:The old and the new Sylvia, wonderful timing and a great eye for the detail of this

Cant really say much better than this Sylvia. First class shot.
26 Aug 2009 10:50AM
A well composed shot.
bayleaf 10 8 United Kingdom
26 Aug 2009 11:02AM
Nice capture.
lonely_oryx 10 61 55 England
26 Aug 2009 12:41PM
Well caught
Gezina 11 3 6 United Kingdom
26 Aug 2009 12:57PM
Love the point of view here Sylvia and the college just set it apart from other aircraft shots - beautifully seen, well timed and amazing composition - Ina
26 Aug 2009 4:28PM
For me the image of Lancing College is one picture and the plane is another - but hey, that's just me Smile
pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
26 Aug 2009 5:24PM
sort of agree with Captain Tweaky on this shot but its all a matter of choice - the college is a magnificent building and the plane a brightly lit object which draws me away slightly from the college but having said that its a good picture nice and clean and sharp
Excellent composition with superb detail and lovely colour.
redshank 8 1 United Kingdom
27 Aug 2009 6:18PM
Wonderful concept with super detail.
franfoto 10 2 32 England
27 Aug 2009 8:38PM
This shot pulls me both ways Sylvia, Excellent of the magnificent college as well as the aircraft which is so colourful. Nicely detailed throughout.
DRicherby 9 269 725 United Kingdom
1 Sep 2009 4:05PM
Nice contrast. Can't imagine the kids getting much work done with the Red Bull guys flying around. (Yeah, yeah, I know it's the school holidays.)

It's unfortunate that the plane looks rather static but I don't think there's anything you can do about that, since a longer exposure to blur the prop would blur the college if you panned and blur the whole plane if you didn't.

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