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User currently offlineThom@s From Norway, joined Oct 2000, 11953 posts, RR: 46
Posted (11 years 11 months 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 6092 times:

This is mainly just for fun, but it could perhaps show how you as a photographer has improved since your first picture on a.net.

Being the ego-maniac I am, I'll go first:

My First photo:


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Photo © Thomas Andre Hjelmen



My latest accepted photo:


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Photo © Thomas Andre Hjelmen



What has changed? Well, I got hold of a digital camera for one. That is definetly a quality improvement. Stnadards are much higher now, so it makes sence that the newest additions are better looking than the old ones.

Right, your turn.  Smile

Thom@s


"If guns don't kill people, people kill people - does that mean toasters don't toast toast, toast toast toast?"
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User currently offlineGerardo From Spain, joined May 2000, 3481 posts, RR: 30
Reply 1, posted (11 years 11 months 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 6036 times:

Plug festival? Why not!  Wink/being sarcastic

My first on the left (added June 11, 2001), the latest on the right (added October 21, 2002).

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The first pic was taken with my Canon EOS 30 and I think it was a negative scan. The latest pic was taken with my Sony F707.

BTW: My first slide scan uploaded here was my 3rd pic accepted. I still remember, how impressed I was with that deep blue sky.

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Regards
Gerardo



dominguez(dash)online(dot)ch ... Pushing the limits of my equipment
User currently offlineOH-LZA From Finland, joined Jun 2001, 1000 posts, RR: 4
Reply 2, posted (11 years 11 months 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 6028 times:

My first one is on the left (March 18th, 2002) and my latest is on the right (October 2nd, 2002).


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The first one was taken with a old Canon FD system on Kodak Elitechrome Extracolour 100. The new one, on the other hand, was taken with a new Nikon system on Fuji Provia 100F.

Alex


User currently offlineBA777 From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2001, 2179 posts, RR: 7
Reply 3, posted (11 years 11 months 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 6017 times:

I have a split between film and digital, but my first and my most recent have been digital, so far  Wink/being sarcastic


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Photo © Henry Lidster
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Photo © Henry Lidster



BA777


User currently offlineSukhoi From Sweden, joined May 2006, 373 posts, RR: 8
Reply 4, posted (11 years 11 months 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 6009 times:

I will have a go, all I can say is thank god I went digital  Wink/being sarcastic

1st Pic 063907 added 24/01/00

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Photo © Paul Dopson


Latest Pic 286274 added 20/10/02

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Photo © Paul Dopson



Cheers

Paul


User currently offlinePRM From Burkina Faso, joined Apr 2002, 351 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (11 years 11 months 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 6000 times:

First one (left) 31st May 2002, latest 21st October 2002 - no change in my old analog equipment or film (still good old prints  Wink/being sarcastic ) just changes in editing skills will be seen  Smile/happy/getting dizzy


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Cheers
Paul


User currently offlineAviationIvi From Germany, joined Feb 2001, 777 posts, RR: 7
Reply 6, posted (11 years 11 months 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 5992 times:

first:

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Photo © Ivica Ramljak - FRA Spotting


latest:

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Photo © Ivica Ramljak - FRA Spotting



what has changed? camera (from the worst you can imagine to an EOS 50E), scanner (S20), film (from negs to slides)

Regards from FRA
Ivica


User currently offlineThom@s From Norway, joined Oct 2000, 11953 posts, RR: 46
Reply 7, posted (11 years 11 months 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 5975 times:

Paul, I remember that first picture of yours. It was one of the first pictures I saw on this site.  Smile

Thom@s



"If guns don't kill people, people kill people - does that mean toasters don't toast toast, toast toast toast?"
User currently offlineVIR380 From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2002, 621 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (11 years 11 months 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 5975 times:

My first Photo :


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Photo © Tony Silgrim

 Sad


My latest photo :


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Photo © T Silgrim



cheers Tony


User currently offlinePH-OTO From Netherlands, joined Mar 2002, 434 posts, RR: 31
Reply 9, posted (11 years 11 months 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 5967 times:

I've not been around very long, so there's not much difference in the shots. Same camera, same scanner. I've gained a lot of experience with Photoshop though

My first:

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Photo © Martin Boschhuizen



My latest (not my last I hope):

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Martin Boschhuizen






Look very closely between the lines of this message, and you will see the captain beating up the jumpseater
User currently offlineCathay111 From Australia, joined Oct 2006, 55 posts, RR: 14
Reply 10, posted (11 years 11 months 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 5964 times:

My first and latest photos.


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Photo © Craig Murray
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I'll leave you to decide which is which!


User currently offlineJetTrader From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 586 posts, RR: 11
Reply 11, posted (11 years 11 months 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 5962 times:


Ok...my turn. This looks like fun.

Before I get to the shots though I'll say this, and this is directed at everyone who is still fairly new to this hobby.

There was a time when what I now know to be seriously soft and really quite horrid shots really did look, to my then untrained eye, damn sharp! I look at them now and cringe. Those shots obviously aren't here to view and it was some time before I had my first shot accepted. I used to get pretty mad at the constant rejections but with time I got there...now approaching 600 shots in the database.

I suppose the message is that we all improve over time and if you are prepared to spend a little time and to listen to advice available from many here (special thanks here to Gary Watt who helped me enormously in those early days!) then you will eventually reach the required standard.

I still have bad days when I just delete a shot in disgust after trying to get it just right in PhotoShop...but these days I just relax and move on to the next shot - some shots just weren't meant to be.

Ok...I've bored you enough...now for the killer blow...

My first shot on the left taken back in March 2000 and scanned from a slide (don't remember what brand but probably Fuji Sensia), the most recent on the right, D60 digital  Big thumbs up


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Photo © Dean Barnes
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Photo © Dean Barnes



As much as there is a dramatic improvement in quality I'm still striving for better  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

Regards,
Dean



Life's dangerous. Get a f**king helmet!
User currently offlineCfalk From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (11 years 11 months 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 5960 times:

Ohhh... the shame.

First, print film and scanned on a flatbed scanner:


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Photo © Charles Falk



And Last, on Provia through a Nikonscan:


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Photo © Charles Falk



User currently offlinePRM From Burkina Faso, joined Apr 2002, 351 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (11 years 11 months 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 5953 times:

@Thomas

I hope it was a good not too distant memory!



User currently offlineThom@s From Norway, joined Oct 2000, 11953 posts, RR: 46
Reply 14, posted (11 years 11 months 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 5943 times:

Sorry, you'll have to explain that sentence for me. I'm having a bad day I guess. Big grin

Thom@s



"If guns don't kill people, people kill people - does that mean toasters don't toast toast, toast toast toast?"
User currently offlineJetTrader From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 586 posts, RR: 11
Reply 15, posted (11 years 11 months 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 5937 times:

Craig,

you might recall I mailed you about using some of your "window views" on my personal site - that shot over Antarctica is still there - thanks mate!

http://www.flzero.here.co.uk/window/sky_pics.htm

Disclaimer  Wink/being sarcastic - that ISP is no more so please excuse site content as I'm not able to FTP in and update anything...well that's my excuse and I'm sticking with it!

Cheers,
Dean



Life's dangerous. Get a f**king helmet!
User currently offlineGranite From UK - Scotland, joined May 1999, 5568 posts, RR: 63
Reply 16, posted (11 years 11 months 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 5927 times:
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Hi all

Thanks Dean...money in the post  Smile

My first:

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Photo © Gary Watt


Latest upload:

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Photo © Gary Watt



Latest from my local and the first from my favourite destination. The city still there but the airport closed  Sad

I am in the position to greatly improve Cathay A340 scan. Should get this done sometime.

Regards

Gary Watt
Aberdeen, Scotland


User currently offlineSkymonster From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 17, posted (11 years 11 months 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 5913 times:

This was my first shot on airliners.net - it was the first picture I ever tried to upload and it got accepted - thats been a hard act to follow! At the time it was uploaded, it was also the first pic of DC-8 HB-IGH on the database:

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Photo © Andy Martin


One and a half years and 801 photos later, here's my latest on the database. Another first, this was the first picture of G-OBMP in BMIBaby colours, and also the first picture of the "Extra Terrestrial" logo-jet:

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Photo © Andy Martin


One thing that strikes me immediately... In the year and a half or so that I have been uploading pictures to this site, the number of photographs in the database has doubled - around 142,000 to 287,000. If the number of submissions keeps increasing at the rate it has been doing, I wouldn't be surprised to see the site reach half a million pictures in the next year and a half.

Andy


User currently offlineTappan From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 1538 posts, RR: 41
Reply 18, posted (11 years 11 months 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 5918 times:

My first.....

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Photo © Mark Garfinkel


my last, just a couple of days ago

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Photo © Mark Garfinkel


I am now trying to get two planes through the moon because I think some may start to get tired of seeing the same type of moon silhoutte....
Last night in Boston, one plane (DC-9) climbing out of 4ooo feet was "in" the moon and a departing MD-80 was climbing out of 1500 feet and was "exiting" the moon....SO frustrating! One more second is all I needed..The photo shows the higher DC-9 "in" the top half of the moon and only the tail of the MD-80 with the rest of the fuselage "out" of the moon...UGHHHH!
Mark


User currently offlineJeffM From United States of America, joined May 2005, 3266 posts, RR: 51
Reply 19, posted (11 years 11 months 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 5897 times:

Great idea,

First, and latest

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Photo © Jeff Miller
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v/r
Jeff


User currently offlineKG4IKI From United States of America, joined Jul 2002, 55 posts, RR: 2
Reply 20, posted (11 years 11 months 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 5876 times:

Ah, a plug fest! I must join this  Smile

My first...Canon A2 on P100F scanned with a Canon 2710 scanner, uploaded 6.27.02:


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Photo © Chris Starnes



My last...Canon D60 on large JPEG setting, uploaded 10.21.02 (15 more in the HQ from the Shaw Airshow)


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Photo © Chris Starnes



Still debating if I want to keep the D60 or send it back  Smokin cool

chris


User currently offlineJwenting From Netherlands, joined Apr 2001, 10213 posts, RR: 18
Reply 21, posted (11 years 11 months 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 5873 times:

Send it back and spend the money on glass and film...

Last (but not the best, colours are a bit flat):

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Photo © J.T. Wenting



First:

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Photo © J.T. Wenting



Best (IMO):

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Photo © J.T. Wenting



Differences are only in film and scanner.
I've not become a better photographer (don't need to  Innocent) but I've exchanged amateur printfilm and a cheapo slidescanner for professional slidefilm and a midrange slidescanner (though the CRJ was taken on amateur slidefilm I tried as an experiment).



I wish I were flying
User currently offlineJderden777 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 1755 posts, RR: 28
Reply 22, posted (11 years 11 months 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 5860 times:

my very first upload....never thought the site would progress to what it is today though....amazing...

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Photo © Jonathan Derden


added March 3, 1999
and my latest addition to a.net....i'm very proud of this one as well....hopefully i've gotten better since my early days a few years ago....hehehe  Smile/happy/getting dizzy


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Photo © Jonathan Derden


(^ actually my 2nd most recent addition, my favorite of late and my 1,050th photo on a.net, added just a few days ago)

i have some more in the line right now waiting to be screened....maybe those will be up soon


Chris,
you need to send that D60 to me!  Wink/being sarcastic you don't have any use for it
hehehe just kidding!




"my soul is in the sky" - shakespeare
User currently offlineMikey From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 193 posts, RR: 1
Reply 23, posted (11 years 11 months 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 5851 times:

My first photo accepted, taken with a point and shoot camera.


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Photo © Michael Arcellana




My recent one, taken with a D60


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Mike



Ex LAX, LGB, SNA aviation photographer
User currently offlinePRM From Burkina Faso, joined Apr 2002, 351 posts, RR: 0
Reply 24, posted (11 years 11 months 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 5837 times:

@Thomas

That means I'm just  Nuts -and I hope you liked it!


25 Post contains links and images Bruce : This is an interesting thread. A lot of you guys had very good pics for your first ones..obviously you've been around a camera before coming to airlin
26 Post contains links and images MD : My First... View Large View MediumPhoto © Ville Ripatti ...and latest View Large View MediumPhoto © Ville Ripatti All my photos are taken So
27 Post contains links and images Lewis : My first photo that was uploaded in early January 1999. Not really today's a.net standards! Photo taken during taxi from an OA A300-605R with my IXUS
28 Post contains links and images Mirage : My first, added on December 1998, scanned with a flatbed, using a Minolta 500si and Sigma 100-300 lens. View Large View MediumPhoto © Luis Rosa M
29 Post contains links and images Res : recent: View Large View MediumPhoto © Tim Lachenmaier First:View Large View MediumPhoto © Tim Lachenmaier I'm still a biz jet kinda' guy -Ti
30 Post contains links and images MDL_777 : Hey, this is a pretty cool topic. I'll join in... Here's my first photo accepted: View Large View MediumPhoto © Michael Licko Taken with a Vivita
31 Post contains images Staffan : Oldest and most recent: Staffan
32 Post contains links and images Serge : Hi, First: View Large View MediumPhoto © Serge Walczak Most recent: View Large View MediumPhoto © Serge Walczak ..Serge
33 Post contains links and images Wietse : First: View Large View MediumPhoto © Wietse de Graaf Scanned on a HP5300C flatbed, taken with Superia 400 asa film Latest batch: View Large View
34 Post contains images ExitRow : First on the left, latest on the right. Only 2+ months between the two...
35 Post contains links and images Jofa : First: View Large View MediumPhoto © Johan Kellerman Latest: View Large View MediumPhoto © Johan Kellerman
36 Post contains images Lennymuir : Hmm..... I wish I had a digi-cam two years ago.... Gerry
37 Post contains images Msh744 : Well, doesn't really show improvement, as I only have 2 pics on the site, but I'll post them anyways.
38 Post contains links and images N737MC : Well here I am guys My First Photo, ahhhh!!!!!!!! View Large View MediumPhoto © Aaron Mandolesi and Today's style photos by me. View Large View M
39 Planeboy : Yes sir - You have done well - even before you ventured into "digital territory" !!
40 Post contains links and images BO__einG : My FIrst: Added Feb4, 1999. View Large View MediumPhoto © Bo Kim My Latest: Added October 20. View Large View MediumPhoto © Bo Kim I am tryi
41 Post contains links and images 747 4-ever : Here's my first airliner: View Large View MediumPhoto © Daniel & Robert Fall and one of my latest: View Large View MediumPhoto © Daniel & Ro
42 Post contains links and images Je89_w : Might as well join the plug fest MY FIRST PHOTO IN AIRLINERS.NET View Large View MediumPhoto © Je89 W. Added January 29, 2001 MY LATEST PHOTO IN
43 Post contains links and images Alaskaairlines : OK guys here are mine: View Large View MediumPhoto © Dmitry Kudryn and View Large View MediumPhoto © Dmitry Kudryn -Dmitry
44 Post contains images Sabena 690 : My first two : My last two : /Frederic
45 Post contains links and images Hias : First: View Large View MediumPhoto © Mathias Henig Last: View Large View MediumPhoto © Mathias Henig All the best Mathias www.spotter.de.vu
46 Post contains links and images Skyliner : My first on a.net (Argus C-3 rangefinder camera, Kodachrome-X, Photo CD scan): View Large View MediumPhoto © George W. Hamlin The latest (Nikon F
47 Post contains images Thom@s : Another plug: At present these are my latest photos, but it shows something which is rather important when it comes to photography these days: Nice we
48 Post contains images PUnmuth@VIE : First: 09.07.2000, Last: 24.10.2002 Peter
49 Post contains links and images Ned Kelly : My first one is from a badly scratched print that was accepted in Jan 2001, photo taken July 1979. (still the only photo of this in the db in Delta c/
50 Post contains links and images Kingwide : First: View Large View MediumPhoto © Jason Taperell I looked at the large one and I'm surprised how soft it is. I didn't think I'd changed my pro
51 Skymonster : Another comment... To all those who say that airliners.net standards are unattainable, just look at how the established contributors have improved the
52 Post contains links and images Luchtzak : Hi all, my first one, a SN Brussels Airlines RJ100 -- OO-DWC View Large View MediumPhoto © Bart Noëth my last one, Alitalia A319 -- I-BIMA View
53 Post contains links and images Ckw : OK, here's my first View Large View MediumPhoto © Colin K. Work Looking at it now, kinda surprised it got in as a first attempt considering the v
54 Post contains links and images EGBB : My turn to join the party ! First December 2000 View Large View MediumPhoto © Derek Pedley Latest uploaded today View Large View MediumPhoto &cop
55 Post contains links and images Apuneger : Hi, My first one: View Large View MediumPhoto © Ivan Coninx I took this one on October 1st 2002 and it was added on October 6th 2002. When I look
56 Post contains links and images GOT : I guess it's time for me to join in too: View Large View MediumPhoto © Robert Sjödell I remember I was really proud of the first picture, and co
57 Post contains links and images Xenon : Hi all, My first: With EOS300: View Large View MediumPhoto © Alaerts Daniel My last With C2100UZ: View Large View MediumPhoto © Daniel Alaer
58 Post contains links and images PPGMD : First Nikon Coolpix 775 View Large View MediumPhoto © Shawn Clark Latest: Nikon Coolpix 995 with Wide Angle Lens View Large View MediumPhoto &cop
59 Post contains links and images Hkg_clk : First pic: View Large View MediumPhoto © B. van Langenberg Most recent: View Large View MediumPhoto © B. van Langenberg
60 Post contains links and images Joge : First: View Large View MediumPhoto © Jorgos Tsambikakis Last: View Large View MediumPhoto © Jorgos Tsambikakis -Joge
61 Post contains links and images Dc1030 : Hi Friends. Well here are my pictures. The older one at airliners.net....An American Airlines DC-10-10 taxing at Mexico City International in 1980. Sh
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