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Marham 28th Feb 2018

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Marham 28th Feb 2018

Post by ChrisCwmbran » Fri Mar 01, 2019 1:51 pm

Hi all, thanks for looking at this post.

Having driven up from South Wales during the morning, we found on arrival at Marham that the field kindly opened by the farmer was already full so we had to make do with whatever spot we could find. Having been very concerned about the weather it at least brightened up enough for the event to happen, but the photographic conditions were what I would describe as challenging. Here are four images I thought were at least worth sharing.

ImageGR-4 by Chris Long, on Flickr

ImageFormation by Chris Long, on Flickr

ImageGR4 Diamond 9 Formation by Chris Long, on Flickr

ImageBreak! by Chris Long, on Flickr

Thanks for looking, and thanks to everyone at RAF Marham for a great afternoon.

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Re: Marham 28th Feb 2018

Post by ROSEB » Fri Mar 01, 2019 2:46 pm

Thanks for posting - great photos, was also there - was a great afternoon!

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Re: Marham 28th Feb 2018

Post by James Cutting » Fri Mar 01, 2019 3:40 pm

Nice shots Chris, definitely worth the journey!

Gutted to have missed out :'(
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Re: Marham 28th Feb 2018

Post by ChrisCwmbran » Fri Mar 01, 2019 3:50 pm

Thank you both for the comments!

It's a shame you couldn't be there James - that said it was quite a gamble for us i.e. a 440 mile return trip which given the whether forecast could so easily have blown us out. Still, I'm glad we did bother in the end.

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Re: Marham 28th Feb 2018

Post by Arkie603 » Fri Mar 01, 2019 10:41 pm

Great pics :thumb:
It was a AWESOME DAY :clap: :clap:
Glad you made it :thumb: what a day ......

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Re: Marham 28th Feb 2018

Post by ChrisCwmbran » Fri Mar 01, 2019 10:44 pm

Thanks Arkie603 :)

As days go it reminded me very much of watching the last ever Concorde flight land at Filton.

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Re: Marham 28th Feb 2018

Post by nbroadsman » Fri Mar 01, 2019 11:28 pm

I'd say it was well worth your long journey, you've captured a historic day with a great set of shots and made the difficult conditons add to the impact of the photos rather than detract, brilliant.

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Re: Marham 28th Feb 2018

Post by Punkrunner62 » Sat Mar 02, 2019 6:19 am

Very nice shots, we made the trip from Aberdeen 1100 miles for us, but well worth it. We met and spoke to many nice folk during the day.
Cheers.

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Re: Marham 28th Feb 2018

Post by prefontaine72 » Sat Mar 02, 2019 10:19 am

Awesome shots there Chris well done mate

Dougie :)

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Re: Marham 28th Feb 2018

Post by ChrisCwmbran » Sat Mar 02, 2019 10:43 am

Thank you for your comments :) It was a very special afternoon.

Punkrunner62 - I'm so glad you guys had a good day too. That's quite a drive.

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Re: Marham 28th Feb 2018

Post by F3 » Sat Mar 02, 2019 11:32 am

Surely worth the trip for those last nine-ship pics which must have us all green with envy. The one with the formation in silhouette is quite dramatic.

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Re: Marham 28th Feb 2018

Post by BFM » Sat Mar 02, 2019 7:59 pm

Great shots and good to meet some really nice people after coming down from Aberdeen with Punkrunner62,well worth the trip and goodbye to the Tonka.

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Re: Marham 28th Feb 2018

Post by PeteHemsley » Sat Mar 02, 2019 8:30 pm

9 ship image is lovely.

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Re: Marham 28th Feb 2018

Post by paddyboy » Sun Mar 03, 2019 6:52 am

Hi Chris :P

Nice work, bud :thumbs:

Well worth the drive, I'd say ;)

Thanks for posting :thumb:

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Re: Marham 28th Feb 2018

Post by ChrisCwmbran » Sun Mar 03, 2019 9:46 am

Thanks guys.

If anyone who couldn't be there wants full resolution files for the images let me know.

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