Lancaster B.VII NX611 night taxy run by Colin Smedley

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Lancaster B.VII NX611 night taxy run by 

Lancaster “Just Jane” fired up and rolling on a night taxy run at East Kirkby’s Aviation Heritage Centre.

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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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  • Edward Denyer
    Edward Denyerabout 2 years ago

    Good one Colin. – Ted

  • Thank you, Ted.

    – Colin Smedley

  • Colin J Williams Photography
    Colin J Willia...about 2 years ago

    Superb !!!

  • Thanks Colin! It took a lot of waiting about with numb fingers and toes but I think it was worth it.

    – Colin Smedley

  • Matt Sillence
    Matt Sillenceabout 2 years ago

    wow. love it

  • Thanks Matt! I may be getting on a bit but my hands are still steady. This shot was hand-held at 1/6th sec!

    – Colin Smedley

  • Nigel Bangert
    Nigel Bangertalmost 2 years ago

    Awesome, the props are captured perfectly.

  • Thank you very much Nigel.

    – Colin Smedley

  • Kit347
    Kit347almost 2 years ago

    Very nice image & very dramatic .Gorgeous lighting & colours for a night shot ,love the yellow circled prop tips .Only thing missing for me in this image is the sound of the four big merlin engines !!!!!!!!!!!!!! Never mind .Excellent image.

  • Thanks a lot for your appraisal Kit! The shot was lit with a single floodlight.

    – Colin Smedley

  • Colin J Williams Photography
    Colin J Willia...about 1 year ago

    An Iconic Image !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Superb Colin !!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Thanks again Colin!

    – Colin Smedley

  • Colin J Williams Photography
    Colin J Willia...about 1 year ago

    Brilliant Shot !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Many thanks for the feature Colin!

    – Colin Smedley

  • larry flewers
    larry flewersabout 1 year ago

    just brilliant

  • Thanks a lot Larry!

    – Colin Smedley

  • Spencer Trickett
    Spencer Trickettabout 1 year ago

    Top shot Colin – congrats on your feature!

  • Thanks very much Spencer!

    – Colin Smedley

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