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 Photo-a-Day      (Sunday, 19th June, 2011) Views: 2,895 
Chinook
 Chinook   by David Barker  (Nikon D3000 Sigma 70-300mm lens 1000/s at f/5.6)
Taken from the green bridge, Haigh Hall Plantations.

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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