Set against a flawless blue sky the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight’s Lancaster PA474 “City of LIncoln/Thumper Mk III” flies over RAF Coningsby with sunlight reflected from the huge concrete expanse of the main ASP illuminating its underside.


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My real name is Colin but most people know me as Oscar. I took my first photos in the early 1950s and my favorite subjects are aircraft, natural history, trucks and traction engines. I use Canon EOS cameras and a mix of Canon and Sigma lenses. My website URL is

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  • John Schneider
    John Schneider8 months ago

    great work, love the highlights caused by the sun!

  • Thanks very much John! Just a nice touch of sparkle, I think.

    – Colin Smedley

  • Edward Denyer
    Edward Denyer8 months ago

    Nice one Colin. – Ted

  • Thanks Ted!

    – Colin Smedley

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