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Red Arrow

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 16 October 2011 in Documentary & Street and Portfolio.

Well, you just couldn't miss them out of this story, we all love the RAF Red Arrows, here's a lone one flying part of a larger display routine in the air above South Shields.

Event: Great North Run
Where: South Shields
When: 18th. September 2011

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Chris Pereira from San Francisco, California, United States

love this shot! I've always wanted to see the Red Arrows (here in the states, we have the Navy's Blue Angels, but a blue plane on a blue sky makes for a boring photograph on my part)

16 Oct 2011 5:17am

@Chris Pereira: Actually I'd love to see the Blue Angels give a performance over here, they have the advantage of that smashing blue and yellow contrasty combination.

sunstonemaria from California, United States


16 Oct 2011 5:40am

THeoF from Emden, Germany

excellent action shot. very well captured

16 Oct 2011 6:16am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Simple symmetry, a lovely shot

16 Oct 2011 6:19am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Excellent in all it's simplicity

16 Oct 2011 6:35am

ryse from bordeaux, France

Comme une marionnette tenue par deux fils ! Superbe capture !

16 Oct 2011 6:58am

Shannj from Bangkok, Thailand

superb shot... really! good timing too!!! very nice! 2 thumbs up!

16 Oct 2011 7:24am

Silvia Ganora Photography from Italy

Beautiful! Love it!

16 Oct 2011 7:57am

L'Angevine from Angers, France

c'est la couleur du ciel qui m'impressionne

16 Oct 2011 7:58am

Ank from Zwolle, Netherlands

Great shot and I love the kind of 'old' colors!

16 Oct 2011 8:22am

PATRICK from miramas, France


16 Oct 2011 8:43am

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

A mystery who has tied the plane to the left of the picture ... ! A great visual effect. I love this picture. It has something magical ... A great shot! A hug, Adela

16 Oct 2011 9:57am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

again the timing is spot on

16 Oct 2011 10:05am

Loukas from Ilioupolis, Greece

Nice shot Curly

16 Oct 2011 10:10am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Classic shot - like one of those old aircraft collector's cards.

16 Oct 2011 10:14am

Steve from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Great Capture...

16 Oct 2011 10:22am

Heinz from Hamm, Germany

das ist sehr gut geworden.

16 Oct 2011 10:23am

tataray from france, France

Bizarre couleur du ciel !...parait irréel .))

16 Oct 2011 10:27am

P J W Miller from Chase Terrace, United Kingdom

Nicely framed Curly, I have a few posted images from the Sunderland air show, it is a shame one of the pilots was killed

16 Oct 2011 10:28am

PascalXLD from Rennes, France

Superbement saisi

Bonne journée

16 Oct 2011 10:38am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Fine capture !

16 Oct 2011 11:05am

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

great directional photo, follow the red arrow lol how original

16 Oct 2011 11:09am

J.R. from Ginowan, Japan

Nice, great job

16 Oct 2011 11:55am

Florence from Paris, France

Great find for the title. So adequate.

16 Oct 2011 12:07pm


excellent :0
realy great shot...well done!

16 Oct 2011 12:36pm

Nilla´s photo shoots from Östergötland, Sweden

Now I read about the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team at Google. For ex. The Red Arrows have performed over 4,000 displays worldwide in 53 countries It´s amazing....
Focus is automatically on the plane, nothing to disturb all around. Good work!

16 Oct 2011 1:13pm

Jean-Luc T. from Juignac, France

Beautiful shot.

16 Oct 2011 1:24pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Great shot and a nice title. Beautiful. :)

16 Oct 2011 1:28pm

Don Levesque from Saint John, Canada

Superb capture!

16 Oct 2011 2:13pm

franz from Baden, Austria

amazing ...

16 Oct 2011 2:20pm

Andrew from Simsbury, United States

Great image, very nicely framed. Also, good timing to get the plane flat towards you with perfect trails.

16 Oct 2011 2:41pm

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

excellent capture Curly.

16 Oct 2011 2:44pm

Don - Slackwater from Spokane, United States

A very good action shot, Curly! I like the clean, sharp image you were able to achieve.

16 Oct 2011 2:58pm

Tomek from Poznań, Poland

It looks like a toy. Nice compositon.

16 Oct 2011 3:01pm

Leen from Bruges, Belgium

Nice 'vintage' colors.

16 Oct 2011 3:02pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Wow! Fantastic! Great shot!

16 Oct 2011 3:37pm

Laurie from Prescott, United States

Beautiful image of this incredible plane, Curly! Doesn't it just make your heart fill with pride to see these magnificent pilots - the very best of the best, doing their stuff? The pilots are all so handsome, too!

16 Oct 2011 4:15pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Excellent! I like the flashy paint scheme they use.

16 Oct 2011 4:34pm

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

Fabulous color and shape...and joyful playful spirit !! :-)

16 Oct 2011 4:59pm

Roman from Thiersee, Austria

great action shot!

16 Oct 2011 5:09pm

Ainsley from Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Nicely captured, very iconic.

16 Oct 2011 5:34pm

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Great shot

16 Oct 2011 6:40pm

Maria from California, United States

I like the colors Curly...

16 Oct 2011 7:02pm

Magda from Vancouver, Canada


16 Oct 2011 8:12pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

fine capture

16 Oct 2011 8:23pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

ps - i like the fine art presentation

16 Oct 2011 8:24pm

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Great shot...great tones

16 Oct 2011 9:46pm

JoeB from Brampton, Canada

Frozen beauty, I'm fascinated by the two lines it's leaving behind.

16 Oct 2011 10:24pm

Dokmateo from Madrid, Spain

Fantastic shot. I'm just working right now on my series of plane photos just like this one =)) you'll see probably next week. Cheers.

16 Oct 2011 10:58pm

San G. from United States

Never heard of the Red Arrows, beautiful. Great catch to see it flying this way.

17 Oct 2011 12:37am

Marcos Roberto from California, United States


17 Oct 2011 3:38am

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Wow, this is fantastic. I love aviation images and your colors are sublime. This is a classic!

17 Oct 2011 3:55am

johbont from rotterdam, Netherlands

nice contrast

17 Oct 2011 4:16am

Julie from Easton, United States

What a great capture!

17 Oct 2011 4:32am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

They are fantastic..

17 Oct 2011 9:08am

mahshid from tehran, Iran

great shot.

17 Oct 2011 9:23am

Goddess ☼ Ƹl¡ from Tehran, Iran

I like POV here

17 Oct 2011 11:20am

Michelle from Elverson, United States

Very cool, superb colors!

17 Oct 2011 1:13pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Beautifully framed shot Curly! ;-)

17 Oct 2011 1:43pm

foto forte from Phoenix, United States

Wow....beautiful color...wonderful composition!

17 Oct 2011 10:09pm

digitalCG from Manchester, United Kingdom

Love it Curly. Simple yet punchy.

19 Oct 2011 11:48am

Ian Smith from London, United Kingdom

Nice shot Curly!

19 Oct 2011 9:03pm

Véronique from Here & Now, France


13 Nov 2011 2:12pm