An underside view of the BBMF’s world war two Lancaster bomber, painted as the “Phantom of the Rhur”, in RAF Coningsby circuit against a flawless blue sky with undercarriage down and half flap selected. Picture taken from my back garden!

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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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  • Nigel Bangert
    Nigel Bangertover 1 year ago

    Nice angle, the light is catching it perfectly.

  • Thanks Nigel!

    – Colin Smedley

  • Woodie
    Woodieover 1 year ago

    Excellent under view, into Faves , Cheers Neil

  • Thanks a lot Neil!

    – Colin Smedley

  • Edward Denyer
    Edward Denyerover 1 year ago

    Great shot Colin. – Ted

  • Thanks Ted!

    – Colin Smedley

  • Glenn Cecero
    Glenn Ceceroover 1 year ago

    Wonderful image, Colin!

  • Thanks for that Glenn!

    – Colin Smedley

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

    This is superb work !! – Colin

  • Thanks Colin!

    – Colin Smedley

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