DUXFORD Flying Legends 2007

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  1. trackend

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    Same as before I thought it may pay to start a FL thread for this years crop of snaps
    I'll start the ball rolling with these, but as I'm off to work soon I haven't had time to start sorting them so Ill stick on some more tomorrow.
     

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    You got some good ones Trackend, I'll stick mine up in a bit.
     
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    K you got home ok then mossie?
     
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    Nicely done, Lee! :thumbleft: Seeing a Lakenheath bird in the heritage flight is neat!
     
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    Unfortunately the lighting was terrible very flat and grey Eric, but the cloud lifted a bit and some of my later attempts are a bit better
     

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    Yeah, just down the road, that contra-rotating Spit is absolutley gorgeous.
     
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    I've got rather a lot of shots to go through
     

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    Are those with the Bigma, Lee? They look pretty darn good!
     
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    Very nice pics. Looks like you guys had a good time there.
     
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    The nickname for the big Sigma lens (50-500mm).
     
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    Yes Eric it is the bigma Though i still need lots of practice to get the best out of it but Im happy with my first attempts
     

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    Very nice, Lee! :thumbleft: I like your angles with the B-17. Are you using a UV, or any filter on the Bigma? I had to take mine off as it was softening the focus. I think I got a crappy filter, so I will try and find a better one. As much as I love not having more glass to be reflective in the light path, I don't want another chipped lens.
     
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    Nice video, Peter.
     
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    Very nice pics and stuff. I think I am going to have to go next year.
     
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    I am but Ive also got a sky light I tried both but can't see a difference to be honest Eric although the skylight is not so UV friendly but like you I cant afford to replace this lens in a hurry.

    It would be good to see you there Adler I'll buy you a pint.

    sorry about the over sizing on the earlier shots Im using new software and have just sussed out where I was going wrong

    Im trying to group my pics a bit so this next lot are all Spitfires
     

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    Nicely done! I like the pan shot. You are definitely getting the hang of that lens. The second shot of the climbing spit is great too.
     
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    Thanks for the compliment Eric coming from you its quite something.
    Cant let my friends in the US down so heres a few P51's for you Mustang addicts
     

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    Man oh man, I have got to get back over the pond to Duxford again. I forgot how great that show was. The first and third shots are really appealing, Lee, and great prop blur! Keep this up and I'll have to put you on staff at VG-photo!
     
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