Southend Airshow

145146It’s that time of year again, time to go to the airshow and come back disappointed with my results.

I went for a few years after getting my first SLR, then when I got my first autofocus SLR and then, after a long break, when I went digital. I know the results won’t be great but I seem to have to keep trying.

Southend isn’t the best venue for an airshow from a photographer’s perspective and it’s probably better to just go and enjoy the event rather than attempt to take pictures. It’s all about the direction of the light and, since you’re looking south, you’re almost always shooting into the light, at least until the middle of the afternoon. Read More…