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Red Leader

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 7 August 2013 in Transportation and Portfolio.

A nice close up of the leading Hawk trainer (Red One) from the RAF Red Arrows display team. Shot at this year's Sunderland International Air Show.

PENTAX K100D 1/1000 second F/6.7 ISO 200 450 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Mirjam from Kyiv, Ukraine

Really beautiful. An image with speed.

7 Aug 2013 5:20am

PATRICK from miramas, France

another excellent capture

7 Aug 2013 5:36am

ursulakatariina from Ed, Sweden

Beautiful shot.

7 Aug 2013 5:49am

Christine from Ellemford, United Kingdom

Great capture

7 Aug 2013 5:58am

Lai Chan See from Singapore, Singapore

Clear close shot - excellent.

7 Aug 2013 6:00am

Richard from Ellemford, United Kingdom

Well captured Curly

7 Aug 2013 6:15am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Terrific capture Curly, who can fail to be amazed by the skill of these guys and ladies

7 Aug 2013 6:45am

Catherine from France

Try to escape .....
Beautiful shot !
Have a nice day.

7 Aug 2013 7:28am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Splendide shot!!! Bonne journée.

7 Aug 2013 8:33am

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Beautiful close capture and contrast of colors.

7 Aug 2013 8:38am

gerard1948 from Somewhere on earth, Spain

Excellent capture, red on blue background, the image is beautiful. The equivalent of the "Patrouille de France".
Have a nice day.

7 Aug 2013 8:38am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Great capture, Curly love those jets:)

7 Aug 2013 9:20am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

nifty series

7 Aug 2013 9:33am

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice & wonderful!
so beautiful frame, colors & lights!

7 Aug 2013 10:10am

Ainsley from Derbyshire, United Kingdom

A wonderful institution. Long may it continue!

7 Aug 2013 11:50am

Devi from Chennai, India

Stunning capture !!!

7 Aug 2013 12:06pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Beautiful mid-air capture with great clarity!!

7 Aug 2013 12:21pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

A wonderful capture Curly! Bravo! ;-)

7 Aug 2013 12:34pm

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Excellent capture !

7 Aug 2013 12:36pm

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

Wonderful shot, Curly!

7 Aug 2013 12:51pm

Kate from EXETER, United Kingdom

This series really inspires me Curly ( i started my macro journey with a macro conversion lens screwed onto my standard lens my very first post ( you can see it in my portfolio ) used this set up you can see the effect I think it cost me £20 and came with fisheye etc )

7 Aug 2013 2:10pm

Lena from San Francisco, United States

Gorgeous ! great series...

7 Aug 2013 4:13pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Great capture of this Hawk trainer. Excellent. A fine shot, Curly. :)

7 Aug 2013 5:24pm

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Ower and beauty. Very fine.

7 Aug 2013 5:30pm

Irene from San Francisco, United States


7 Aug 2013 6:53pm

The Mouse from Glasgow, United Kingdom

Nice close up.

7 Aug 2013 7:06pm

David from Avranches, France

Some great zoom in that shot Curly and not a hint of the wobbles. Excellent shot.

7 Aug 2013 8:18pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Was enjoying yesterday's shot immensely - the young fellow getting nicked :-) This one here is superb, Curly! You have the knack for getting these fast shots so beautifully! I love it :-)

7 Aug 2013 8:39pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Fantastic clarity! I love the color and especially the blue smoke! Such a perfect action image!

7 Aug 2013 10:04pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A really beautiful shot!

7 Aug 2013 10:09pm

Carol from Leamington, Canada

Very impressive, the clarity is superb.... a beautiful visual against that blue sky! Excellent!

7 Aug 2013 11:46pm

AMH from Buenos Aires, Argentina

QUE BUENA !!!!! como lo logras !!!! me gusta en pleno vuelo es extraordinaria !!!!!!! =) . un beso muy grande querido Curly . Alejandra

8 Aug 2013 2:29am

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

Very nicely shot.

8 Aug 2013 3:22am

Abena from Illinois, United States

I love that movement and color, superb shot Curly!

8 Aug 2013 3:35am

John Jungklaus from Chase Mills, NY, United States

A super clean shot !! Wonderful frame too !!

8 Aug 2013 5:12am

Pnyks from Warsaw, Poland

That is one great capture! I like the whole series, but some of the images are just simpy stunning. Wonderful job.

8 Aug 2013 8:16am

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

superb catch

3 Sep 2013 9:59am

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

superb catch

3 Sep 2013 9:59am

1/1000 second
ISO 200
450 mm (35mm equiv.)