Spitfire - Cosford - HDR by Colin  Williams Photography

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2 Seperate HDR images, Processed In Photomatix Pro, and Merged in Autopano Pro

Fuji Fs100, Tripod Mounted.

The Spitfire is the most famous British fighter aircraft in history. It won immortal fame during the summer months of 1940 by helping to defeat the German air attacks during the Battle of Britain.

The prototype made its first flight four years earlier as Britain’s industry geared up to re-arm against the threat from Nazi Germany. From the beginning pilots recognised it as a thoroughbred combining a perfection of design with superb handling characteristics.No.19 Squadron put this eight-gun fighter into service in August 1938 and by the outbreak of war, a year later, nine squadrons were equipped. Production rapidly built up and by July 1940 there were nineteen Spitfire I squadrons available. Although Hurricanes outnumbered Spitfires throughout the Battle of Britain, it was the Spitfire which captured the imagination of the British public and enemy alike.Perhaps the greatest compliment paid to this aircraft was made at the height of the Battle of Britain by a German ace, who in a moment of anger and frustration, turned to his Commander in Chief and demanded a squadron of Spitfires!

This machine is the oldest surviving example of its type.

Ever since a child, aviation has been a keen interest of mine, with warbirds being my favourite. Since joining Redbubble, I have become a keen follower of HDR work, which I am concerntrating on at the moment.

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  • missmoneypenny
    missmoneypennyabout 3 years ago

    Superb image Colin

  • Thanks Chris !

    – Colin Williams Photography

  • Thank you so much Chris

    – Colin Williams Photography

  • John Schneider
    John Schneiderabout 3 years ago

    Good one, Colin!

  • Thanks John as always !

    – Colin Williams Photography

  • Sheryl Gerhard
    Sheryl Gerhardabout 3 years ago

    Great POV Colin. Almost looks like a butterfly. :)

  • Thank you so much

    – Colin Williams Photography

  • Edward Denyer
    Edward Denyerabout 3 years ago

    Nice angle and shot Colin. – Ted

  • Thanks Ted !

    – Colin Williams Photography

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  • Many Thanks for the Feature !!

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