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    Default RNZAF Red Checkers

    I have been fortunate to have been able to see these chaps on a few occasions and thought that I would share with those who have not.

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    Well that was very cool. I love air shows. The last picture looks like a very impressive maneuver. It looks like you had a good time. Have a safe new year and thanks for posting.
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    Nice shots, those yellow planes show up well against the blue sky.

    I saw these guys once, they did some kind of fly past in Dunedin about 20 years ago. Would love to see them performing at an airshow, will have to try to get to Wanaka sometime.

    Thanks for sharing!
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    Nice captures. Are you using your 55-250 for these?
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    Excellent shots! The yellow really pops against the blue sky as said above. I love #2 the most, because it looks like the pilot is giving you the "peace" sign (seems so relaxed despite how technical the maneuvers are)!

    I would also like to say that the choice of 1/500 shutter speed does a fantastic job of keeping great detail in the smoke while allowing the perfect amount of movement from the propellers.
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    Quote Originally Posted by redartsjr View Post
    Well that was very cool. I love air shows. The last picture looks like a very impressive maneuver. It looks like you had a good time. Have a safe new year and thanks for posting.
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    Hi Rick, yep air shows are my favourite for photography. That maneuver is horrid to capture as I've missed it a few times having started shooting too soon or too late!

    Quote Originally Posted by NgaiHill View Post
    Nice shots, those yellow planes show up well against the blue sky.

    I saw these guys once, they did some kind of fly past in Dunedin about 20 years ago. Would love to see them performing at an airshow, will have to try to get to Wanaka sometime.

    Thanks for sharing!
    Thanks Lisa, do try to go and see them they are great and make good pictures.

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    Nice captures. Are you using your 55-250 for these?
    Hy Heaterguy, yep its still the old kit lense working hard! I'm looking at getting a 70-200 L but $$$$$!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by misterfour View Post
    Excellent shots! The yellow really pops against the blue sky as said above. I love #2 the most, because it looks like the pilot is giving you the "peace" sign (seems so relaxed despite how technical the maneuvers are)!

    I would also like to say that the choice of 1/500 shutter speed does a fantastic job of keeping great detail in the smoke while allowing the perfect amount of movement from the propellers.
    Thanks for your kind words misterfour. He was indeed giving the peace sign although I didn't see it though the viewfinder!!
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    Nice set, number 4 is my favorite.

    Have a Happy New Year!
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    Quote Originally Posted by pbailey68 View Post
    Nice set, number 4 is my favorite.

    Have a Happy New Year!
    Thanks pbailey68, it's quite magic to watch!
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    I love that last shot

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    Quote Originally Posted by mikoyan View Post
    I love that last shot
    Thamks miloyan, they are fun to watch.
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