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User currently offlineChris28_17 From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 1439 posts, RR: 10
Posted (13 years 9 months 3 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 2152 times:

Well i just thought i would write to show you guys results from my new scanner! Of course thanks to Scott "scooter" for the awesome deal. i just got 14 pics accepted, 12 without warnings... here are just a few examples, (obviously i encourage everyone to check out the rest of my pics!!   )


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Photo © Chris weldy



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*remember, there are 9 other new pics you should check out!!   *

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NEW question... okay, here was a reject pic, and im curious if i can possibly salvage it... its actually one of my favorites, but had "low aesthetic qualities" i assume because of the jetbridge.... but please check it out, i like it alot and wonder if there is any way i can make it better???
http://www.geocities.com/crazy_chris18/US_737_bos_1a.jpg


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Here is something for the flatbed scanners out there to look at!! This is a "before and after" picture..

Here is the print, i actually worked on this picture for quite a while before eventually giving up:
http://www.geocities.com/smoove_as_butta/aadc10hnl.jpg

NOW, check out what a cool picture this was when i scanned the negative!!
http://www.geocities.com/smoove_as_butta/AA_DC10_hnl_1b.jpg


OKay, so anyway, i thought i would share some of my radiant glee  with the rest of you! Besides, i owe you guys thanks for all the great advice i've soaked up in the past months...

___

by the way, Vasco, remember those pictures taking off into the fog?? haha, well those came out rather boring... quality was ok, just not really as cool as i hoped....




CHRIS

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User currently offlineThomasphoto60 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 3967 posts, RR: 22
Reply 1, posted (13 years 9 months 3 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 2060 times:

Nice work Chris, I really like the AA 767.

I really envy all of you guys who have access to airports with diverse traffic patterns. You would think a city as large as Houston with have at least the same # of domestic widebodies as BOS. Its HELL being an IAH spotter sometimes! Unless you like CO, that is.

BTW Chris, what scanner did you buy ?

Thomas



"Show me the Braniffs"
User currently offlineScooter From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 854 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (13 years 9 months 3 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 2055 times:

Ah, Chris, I've changed my mind...I've decided that I need the scanner back.

Just kidding.  

Seriously though, FANTASTIC pics! My favorite is the AA 767 night shot - I liked it so much I made it my desktop wallpaper. Anyway, glad the scanner is working out for you, and I look forward to more killer shots!


User currently offlineUSAir_757 From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 996 posts, RR: 8
Reply 3, posted (13 years 9 months 3 weeks 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 2042 times:

I LOVE THAT NIGHT SHOT!!


Keep MOOOOOOOOOOOOOOORE of those coming!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Cheers,
C. Wassell



-Cullen Wassell @ MLI | Pentax K5 + DA18-55WR + Sigma 70-300 DL Macro Super
User currently offlineNscaler From United States of America, joined Aug 1999, 243 posts, RR: 5
Reply 4, posted (13 years 9 months 3 weeks 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 2026 times:

Actually, those AA DC-10 shots are two different negs. Look at the tree line. You still can see some of the difference though.

Saul


User currently offlineChris28_17 From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 1439 posts, RR: 10
Reply 5, posted (13 years 9 months 3 weeks 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 2026 times:

Nscaler:

Holy crap man your right.... your right there are 2 diff negs but they look identical in print so i guess i really wasnt paying too close attention... well there are some similar "before/after" shots i found too...

and thanks for the comments, guys! did anyone check out that US airways 737?? im curious what anyone thinks of it...

 

CHRIS


User currently offlineDazed767 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 5498 posts, RR: 51
Reply 6, posted (13 years 9 months 3 weeks 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 2022 times:

That USAir 737 that was rejected, was rejected before some of it was blocked by the gate. Those are some nice shots though. I think the second AA DC-10 is perfect though. What kind of scanner, and how much??

Justin Cederholm


User currently offlineUSAir_757 From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 996 posts, RR: 8
Reply 7, posted (13 years 9 months 3 weeks 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 2021 times:

The scanner is formerly "Scooter's" HP S20.

Regards
C. Wassell



-Cullen Wassell @ MLI | Pentax K5 + DA18-55WR + Sigma 70-300 DL Macro Super
User currently offlineChris28_17 From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 1439 posts, RR: 10
Reply 8, posted (13 years 9 months 3 weeks 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 2005 times:

Yup, thats the scanner the HP S20... its great...


WOW! that AA 767 got 400 hits in one day!! im amazed and tickled!


CHRIS


User currently offlineAKE0404AR From United States of America, joined May 2000, 2535 posts, RR: 46
Reply 9, posted (13 years 9 months 3 weeks 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 2002 times:

Congrats Chris and the Boston Skyline shot (boat) turned out pretty nice.
No matter what a lot of people say, BOS is great.....365 days .........all year round and I encourage everyone to come up to to New England.

Regards
Vasco Garcia

P.S. I'll bring back some nice shots from MEX.



User currently offlineBO__einG From Canada, joined Apr 2000, 2771 posts, RR: 18
Reply 10, posted (13 years 9 months 3 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 1986 times:

i REALLY ENJOY WATCHING YOUR WORK CHRIS..
You have done an awesome job of scanning these pictures. In a few weeks I hope, I also will buy a new scanner with these capabilities.. Hope That will increase my chances dramatically ... Great Job man.
Put in More night Shots if you can.. They're my favorite.



Chance favors the prepared mind.
User currently offlineThomasphoto60 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 3967 posts, RR: 22
Reply 11, posted (13 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 1983 times:

Say Chris, what day did you upload these ?

Thomas



"Show me the Braniffs"
User currently offlineChris28_17 From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 1439 posts, RR: 10
Reply 12, posted (13 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 1976 times:

Hey Thomas, i uploaded a week ago sunday, and they were accepted last sunday (2 days ago) afternoon... why?? just wonderin'  

CHRIS


User currently offlineThomasphoto60 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 3967 posts, RR: 22
Reply 13, posted (13 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 1975 times:

Hi Chris,

No particular reason....just curious.

Later,

Thomas



"Show me the Braniffs"
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