Blackpool Air Show
Blackpool Air Show is held every year but not always in such good weather conditions. This August day was perfect: blue sky, warm, no wind.
We’d never been to an air show before, so had no idea what lenses to take, if a tripod would be needed, what shutter speed to use……
………but just trusted to luck. After all, when these things are zooming towards you at considerable speed, there isn’t much time to ponder on what you read in a magazine some time ago about how to take photographs at an air show.
We got there early enough to bag a good space on the steps on the seafront promenade, where we sat back to enjoy the show along with many thousands of others.
These magnificent men( AND WOMEN) in their flying machines certainly wowed the crowd.
After a good couple of hours of entertainment The Red Arrows left us with the most beautiful vapour trails over the sea:
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