Derwent Reservoir is the middle of three reservoirs in the Upper Derwent Valley inDuring the Second World War the reservoir was used by pilots of the 617 Squadron for practising the low-level flights needed for Operation Chastise (commonly known as the “Dam Busters” raids), due to its similarity to the German dams. the northeast of Derbyshire.

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A 3 Image Bracketed Exposure Processed In Photomatix Pro, With Added Lancaster


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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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  • Karen Martin
    Karen Martinalmost 2 years ago

    Excellent work – the Lancaster is my all time favourite plane…. would love to go up in one

  • LoneAngel
    LoneAngelalmost 2 years ago

    stunning work

  • Tom Gomez
    Tom Gomezalmost 2 years ago

    Super work Colin …

  • Edward Denyer
    Edward Denyeralmost 2 years ago

    Good one Colin. – Ted

  • peaky40
    peaky40almost 2 years ago

    Wonderful work, love this too!

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