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Any Thoughts On These Pics?  
User currently offlineSonic99 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (13 years 5 months 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 2690 times:


Any comments on these photos is greatly appreciated. The KLM 747 shot seems a tad grainy, do you think it'll make the cut?

http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/big/ph-buu.jpg
http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/big/f-gisa.jpg
http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/big/c-fyiy.jpg

Thanks
Sonic99

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User currently offlineCYKA From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (13 years 5 months 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 2633 times:

Very nice pics indeed, looks like a.net material to me. What scanner do you use?

User currently offlineChris28_17 From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 1439 posts, RR: 10
Reply 2, posted (13 years 5 months 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 2628 times:

Great spotting location!!

i think the KLM has the best chance, the others however are on the wrong side of the sun, otherwise, pretty good (as is the KLM, but it still looks ok)

CHRIS


User currently offlineRindt From Germany, joined May 2000, 930 posts, RR: 13
Reply 3, posted (13 years 5 months 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 2628 times:

Personally, the only one that stands a chance is the KLM shot... Had you been on the other side, with the sun behind you, it would most likely be easily accepted. The AirFrance is a little "soft" and is in overcast conditions... there's nothing worse than a white plane, with a white background. As for the AC 320, same deal as the KLM, and if the tail wasn't chopped off, it would certainly stand a chance...

Just my .02 cdn cents...


Regards,
Rob




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User currently offlineSonic99 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (13 years 5 months 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 2606 times:


CYKA,

Scanner's an HP6300c. Not the best for scanning negs but it does the job.

Regards
Stephan


User currently offlineBodobodo From Canada, joined May 2000, 553 posts, RR: 11
Reply 5, posted (13 years 5 months 6 days ago) and read 2579 times:

Hi Stephan,

I agree with Rob about the KLM 747. With better lighting (the sun behind you rather than the plane) it would have a good chance. 55th avenue is a great place to shoot from but at the time that KLM's flight leaves you're shooting right into the sun. I learned the hard way (many wasted shots at first) that unless you're trying for a particular effect you really need to be conscious of the lighting and not force the issue just to get a shot. It means that you will occasionally miss something exciting like a 747 liftoff but the shots that you do take will be much more consistent and more likely to get accepted.

I go to a variety of locations at Dorval depending on the runway that I want, the wind direction, and the time of day and in just about every case the primary consideration is the lighting since it can make a huge difference to the quality of the shot. I was in the same position as you this time last year when I had almost no luck getting photos accepted and now I am getting photos accepted consistently and placing lighting as a matter of prime importance made an amazing difference. If you like check my profile and e-mail me if you want some tips on how to improve your chances of getting photos accepted and also if you feel like shooting at Dorval together some time.

Cheers,
Felix



User currently offlineSonic99 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (13 years 5 months 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 2570 times:


Thanks guys,

Yeah Felix, I know what you mean. Dorval can be a tricky place to get those good shots, especially around 55th. BTW, saw your KLM shot - you must have been shooting oposite to my location that day or thereabouts. I just thought that the effect would be kind of neat with the orange sky and all. Been to a few locations around the airport and saw an opportunity or two slip by - didn't have my camera with me. How many times does that happen..  Sad

Stephan


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