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On a wing and a prayer

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 24 September 2011 in Transportation and Portfolio.

The Breitling wing walkers - scary stuff!

Event: Sunderland International Air Show
Where: Seaburn Beach
When: 31st. July 2011

PENTAX K100D 1/2000 second F/5.6 ISO 200 450 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

wow ! so beautiful capture !

24 Sep 2011 6:23am

Chris Pereira from San Francisco, California, United States

great colors! Love that orange against the gray background

24 Sep 2011 6:56am

Chris Pereira from San Francisco, California, United States

woah! I did not notice the wing walkers!

24 Sep 2011 6:57am

The Mouse from Glasgow, United Kingdom

Wonder what their insurance costs?
Yet another great shot curly.

24 Sep 2011 7:19am

J.R. from Ginowan, Japan

Do they pray before they do that? I'm not sure God would say "Test Me" like that. Really a great capture

24 Sep 2011 7:21am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom


24 Sep 2011 7:30am

PATRICK from miramas, France


24 Sep 2011 7:57am

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

A magnificent aerial friend! They are spectacular and precise ... A hug, Adela

24 Sep 2011 8:08am

Véronique from Here & Now, France

Superbe !!! *****

24 Sep 2011 8:40am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Super catch !

24 Sep 2011 9:03am

BBM from United Kingdom

Great capture! they were great to watch! see mine here http://bbm-photoblog.com/Eastbourne_Airshow_Airbourne.htm

24 Sep 2011 9:05am

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

Butterflies on planes : what a find

24 Sep 2011 9:25am

Florence from Paris, France

Truly an incredible spectacle, those ones are so nice with their intense orange color.

24 Sep 2011 1:05pm

Visualaccent from somewhere in the, United States

Superb aerial pictures but after those two deadly accidents here in USA (Reno and West Virginia) it makes me nervous.

24 Sep 2011 2:28pm

marci from in, Morocco

how embarrassing, though, to show up to the show in the same outfit . . .

24 Sep 2011 2:56pm

PascalXLD from Rennes, France

Superbe et très coloré

Bonne journée

24 Sep 2011 3:05pm

dr pankaj shukla from panaji, India

excellent capture ..I liked the colors of the aircrafts as well as the cloud formation at their rear ....

24 Sep 2011 3:11pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Beautifully composed shot Curly! They are far braver than I to attempt something like that! Nicely captured! ;-)

24 Sep 2011 3:33pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Wow. Superb capture and nice title. Brave men. Great. :)

24 Sep 2011 5:49pm

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

It's easy to see why these get so many bookings around the country...noisy, colourful, acrobatic and very exciting. They put a smile on peoples faces as did this one fella...good, no brilliant capture!

24 Sep 2011 7:52pm

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

Wonderful light and color...a bit scary. The recent airshow in Reno, Nevada, USA, ended in flames when one of the planes plummeted into the viewing stands. :-(
Other than that, these shows are so entertaining and thrilling !!

24 Sep 2011 8:13pm

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States


24 Sep 2011 8:40pm

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

Superb shot. 5*****

24 Sep 2011 8:50pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Wonderful capture and daring stunts for the wing walkers!

24 Sep 2011 9:11pm

Yonatan from New York, United States

Superb capture. I like to think of myself as adventurous, but I think these wing walkers can rest assured that I'm not as adventurous as them!

24 Sep 2011 9:29pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Wonderful color! I don't think I would like to be doing that. Great capture!

24 Sep 2011 9:29pm

dean musgrove from Simi Valley, United States

A prayer? I think they are streaming prayers. Another great image from this event!

25 Sep 2011 2:55am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A most excellent shot of these performers and the grand old planes.

25 Sep 2011 7:00am

Albert from Sweden, living in Hamburg, Germany

Good exposure! Looks scary, but the smoke is cool.

25 Sep 2011 10:57am

daniela scharnowski from Berlin, Germany

wow, I´m not too much into planes but this really looks exciting!

25 Sep 2011 12:05pm

Tom from Stekene, Belgium

I like the symmetry from the planes very much in this picture! Wonderfull.

25 Sep 2011 1:26pm

Val37 from Tours, France

Nice composition, I like it !

25 Sep 2011 6:42pm

Reinald Van De Walle from Vigo, Spain

Que calidad de foto. ¡Fantástico!

25 Sep 2011 7:54pm

Ralph from Overijssel, Netherlands


26 Sep 2011 11:18am

Laurie from Prescott, United States

Wonderful capture, Curly! These look very much like the plains that flew over our Arizona Centennial last weekend! You must have been in a plane yourself to capture this. Beautiful.

26 Sep 2011 11:28am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Nice image

4 Oct 2011 6:15pm

1/2000 second
ISO 200
450 mm (35mm equiv.)