Aviation Photography

Red Arrows Photos: Stunning Winter Pictures

Stunning pictures of the Royal Air Force’s display team with the winter sun providing a beautiful backdrop. The photos were taken by Lincolnshire-based photographer Claire Hartley during the 2014-15 winter training sessions of the world famous Red Arrows in the Scampton area. Claire has previously featured on the 7dayshop.com blog with her top tips on aviation photography. Read her last blog post by clicking here. You can also find more of her amazing work by following her on Facebook, Twitter and Flickr (just click on the…

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The selfie stick: 5 ‘facts’ that may surprise you

1. 1925 – the first ‘selfie stick’? The selfie stick is an extendable rod or monopod with a mount or clamp to hold your smartphone or camera at one end and handle at the other end. The idea is that you can take better pictures of yourself (known as a selfie) or group shots. Some even have remote or Bluetooth controls. But the selfie stick may be a much older phenomenon. In December 2014, the BBC reported about a photo of a couple taken in…

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Amazing aircraft photos & 10 aviation photo tips

Are you heading to an air show this summer and want to take some quality photos of the aircraft? With the internationally famous Farnborough airshow and other displays coming up, we asked one photographer for her tips on how to get the best images. Claire Hartley has had a long-standing interest in aviation having grown up in Lincolnshire, which has been home to numerous air bases, but only really began to specialise in taking photos of aircraft in the past year…

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