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Photo-a-Day  (Sunday, 19th June, 2011)


Taken from the green bridge, Haigh Hall Plantations.

Photo: David Barker  (Nikon D3000 Sigma 70-300mm lens 1000/s at f/5.6)
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Comment by: dave on 19th June 2011 at 00:04

an apache flew over abram other day

Comment by: Gerald Pilkington Canada on 19th June 2011 at 00:36

Good shot , your tax payers pounds at work, it must be RAF, nobody in wigan could own that, you never know.

Comment by: peterp on 19th June 2011 at 07:38

just looks like a matchbox toy

Comment by: NADROJ on 19th June 2011 at 11:06

It's a Chinook

Comment by: Margaret Wall on 19th June 2011 at 11:44

It may be irrational but helicopters scare me. I always imagine the two sets of blades touching one another and then it would be a catastrophe!

Comment by: Phil Whitehead on 19th June 2011 at 14:00

Nice shot, i like helicopters and fly radio controlled versions, good fun.

Comment by: dave marsh on 19th June 2011 at 16:54

Always remind me of the terrible war in Vietnam.

Comment by: Jean F (Wales) on 19th June 2011 at 21:48

What a great picture David.
I took a picture of a helicopter flying over us (not as low as this i may add !) When i looked at it on camera it was the size of a buzzing bee !!Ah well !

Comment by: David Barker on 19th June 2011 at 22:27

Thanks for your comments.

Comment by: John W Winstanley on 20th June 2011 at 09:15

Nice photo David but a slower speed say 320 /400 would have given the motion blur to the rotors

Comment by: Andy 'no longer randy' Strickland on 1st July 2011 at 03:54

I might wear Simon Cowell trousers but even I know thats a Chinook. Anyway, try a shutter speed of about 1/125 to get good blur on them rotors, me pie eating mate !!

Comment by: Barry "Sausage Jockey" Coomer on 2nd July 2011 at 06:30

I may be slighty bald and a retard from Crewe but even i know that's a chinook.
I post my address later if anyone interested.......

Comment by: Beware Of MOMs Who Dress Like Simon Cowell on 6th July 2011 at 12:32

All that needs to be said to you Cowell ::

'imitation is the sincerest form of flattery'

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