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5,000 Pictures For Mick Bajcar

Wed Mar 07, 2007 2:07 pm

Wanted to offer a word of congratulations to Mick Bajcar, who has just achieved his 5,000 picture at Airliners.net

What is even more amazing than this milestone is that Mick still finds time to help many people, especially with older photos, and has screened almost 25,000 pictures in the short time he has been a member of the screening team.

Nice job, Mic Big grin
 
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RE: 5,000 Pictures For Mick Bajcar

Wed Mar 07, 2007 2:10 pm

I have received plenty of help from Mick he is such a great help and a great complement to the screening team.
I love his old stuff and cant get enough of it .
Well done Mick and hope there is plenty to come from you.
Cheers
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RE: 5,000 Pictures For Mick Bajcar

Wed Mar 07, 2007 3:02 pm

Well done Bicer!!!!! An amazing accomplishment in anyone's book.
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RE: 5,000 Pictures For Mick Bajcar

Wed Mar 07, 2007 3:43 pm

Well Done Mick,5000 great shots from you and thoroughly enjoy your shots,hope to see plenty more from you.

Cheers Mark.
 
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RE: 5,000 Pictures For Mick Bajcar

Wed Mar 07, 2007 4:00 pm

Congrats to Mick!!!  champagne 

A great achievement! Not only for the 5000 uploads, but also for the screening time, with the team and on this forum and certainly not forgetting the personal advise!!!

Here is nr. 5000:


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and one of my recent favorites:


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I really admire his oldies, having only recently started with browsing through my own oldies and finding out how much work it is (if only slides had EXIF-data  Smile ...)!

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RE: 5,000 Pictures For Mick Bajcar

Wed Mar 07, 2007 4:09 pm

I would like to add many congratulations to Uncle Mick. This is a real achievement, from a real enthusiast of decades standing.

I believe that Mick's portfolio - particularly of those older images - is a really valuable addition to the site. I also know how hard he works in the screening team and I, for one, very much value his preparedness to remain active within the Forum to offer advice, explanation and critical help to members here. Long may that continue.

All the best, Mick.

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Wed Mar 07, 2007 4:30 pm

A milestone indeed for 'Uncle Mick' who I am sure loves that title !!!

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It is always a pleasure to meet you at Manchester and chat about past and future adventures.
Keep up the good work Mick and I'm sure we all look forward to viewing many more of your new and old images in the future.

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RE: 5,000 Pictures For Mick Bajcar

Wed Mar 07, 2007 4:53 pm

Well Done Mick!

Always a pleasure to look at your pics.
Thanks for all the screening rejections(and accepts) aswell  Wink The personal comments make a possible fix a lot easier!

Must catch up soon, its been a while! Be up in MAN 17/18th March if your around.
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RE: 5,000 Pictures For Mick Bajcar

Wed Mar 07, 2007 5:57 pm

I would like to add my congratulations to Mick. He is a great photographer, a great and helpful screener, and a fine human being.

Keep them coming, Mick!
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RE: 5,000 Pictures For Mick Bajcar

Wed Mar 07, 2007 6:04 pm

5000 Pics is really an achievement ... and how you got there is even more amazing - I mean you are NOT uploading multiple shots from 1 a/c as some do here to get to that mark.

Congrats !!!!


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RE: 5,000 Pictures For Mick Bajcar

Wed Mar 07, 2007 6:04 pm

Congrats Mick  champagne 

Remember that glorious early sunday morning ?

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RE: 5,000 Pictures For Mick Bajcar

Wed Mar 07, 2007 8:42 pm

"Hey Mickey your so fine!"

As someone once said  Wink
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RE: 5,000 Pictures For Mick Bajcar

Wed Mar 07, 2007 9:05 pm

Mick,

Congratulations on this Milestone!!!

As Royal said

Quoting Clickhappy (Thread starter):
What is even more amazing than this milestone is that Mick still finds time to help many people, especially with older photos, and has screened almost 25,000 pictures in the short time he has been a member of the screening team.

100% agree on this, keep up the great work!

cheers,


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RE: 5,000 Pictures For Mick Bajcar

Wed Mar 07, 2007 9:34 pm

Hi Mick,
major achievement here...
i had the pleasure of HQ'ing your 5000th
congratulations & keep them coming!!

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RE: 5,000 Pictures For Mick Bajcar

Wed Mar 07, 2007 10:17 pm

Mick!!!!  wave 

An absolute gentleman and a pleasure to know you. It's always great to meat up with you, Paul and Jid in MAN. Congratulations on this huge milestone, well done mate,  bigthumbsup 
I had a great time at WADD in '05 and hopefully I will make it over again sometime, thanks again for your hospitality, very much appreciated.
So you have done 25000 photos in this short time as a screener, does the wife ever see you!! Big grin

Congrats again Mick!

Take care

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RE: 5,000 Pictures For Mick Bajcar

Wed Mar 07, 2007 10:20 pm

Hi Mick,

Congratulations and thank you for all these wonderful pictures, for your long hours screening our pictures and for taking your time to pass on to us some of your photography/editing/screening wisdom!
Just sit back, relax and have a glass of Merlot...enjoy your life!
 
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RE: 5,000 Pictures For Mick Bajcar

Wed Mar 07, 2007 10:39 pm

Congratulations! and thanks for the dedication you are giving to aviation photography. You hae a nice variety in your subjects and composition. I appreciate the positive suggestions for improvement. Hope to meet you in person someday.
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RE: 5,000 Pictures For Mick Bajcar

Wed Mar 07, 2007 10:40 pm

Mick is a good man. He will respond if you send him an email - unlike alot of people here...

And he shares GREAT PHOTOS !!!!  bigthumbsup 
 
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RE: 5,000 Pictures For Mick Bajcar

Wed Mar 07, 2007 10:58 pm

Congrats! Keep bringing them oldies!

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RE: 5,000 Pictures For Mick Bajcar

Wed Mar 07, 2007 11:31 pm

Congratulations, Mick!

Great stuff, quite a few real gems among those 5000...
 
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RE: 5,000 Pictures For Mick Bajcar

Wed Mar 07, 2007 11:36 pm

Congratulations, Mick, and thanks for all your efforts in sharing your collection and assisting others!

A few of my favorites from Mick's staggering range of early work:

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And, from what I assume was the closest I ever came to meeting him:

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Photo © Mark Carlisle



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RE: 5,000 Pictures For Mick Bajcar

Wed Mar 07, 2007 11:43 pm

Mick,

Well done....always a pleasure to screen your pics, and even more of a pleasure to have gotten to know you better. The accolades above say enough, and I wanted to be part of that.

Congrats again!

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RE: 5,000 Pictures For Mick Bajcar

Thu Mar 08, 2007 12:52 am

Hello Mick

Congratulations to you!  bigthumbsup   champagne  This is a great major achievement.  Smile

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RE: 5,000 Pictures For Mick Bajcar

Thu Mar 08, 2007 3:08 am

Hi Mick...

Fantastic!! What a great achievement indeed. I enjoy all your aviation photos for sure, especially the oldies.

Congrats my friend  Smile

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RE: 5,000 Pictures For Mick Bajcar

Thu Mar 08, 2007 4:01 am

I'd also like to add my congratulations to Mick! He's a gentleman and always offers his time and advice on here no matter what. He has helped me in the past with a few things which I greatly appreciated.

Great work Mick, keep it up!

Regards
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RE: 5,000 Pictures For Mick Bajcar

Thu Mar 08, 2007 6:44 am

Congratulations Mick!
Great photographer and screener and helper giving assistance when everyone else is keeping covered. Much appreciated!
Keep it up!  thumbsup 

2 of my favorites:

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Taken at my homebase almost exactly 2 years before I was born.  old   Wink

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RE: 5,000 Pictures For Mick Bajcar

Thu Mar 08, 2007 7:08 am

too cool man Cool

Great job Mick!
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Thu Mar 08, 2007 8:46 am


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Congratulations Mick.

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Thu Mar 08, 2007 12:12 pm

Indeed congrats to Mick. I have received a few emails from him about a few questions I had but I don't know him personally. In any way, it is a great achievement of course!!! Congrats Mick, your work is appreciated.

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RE: 5,000 Pictures For Mick Bajcar

Fri Mar 09, 2007 1:43 am

Many thanks to everyone for their kind words.
I first found this site almost three years ago just after I had finished working and, whilst at times it has driven me crazy, it has been a great help too.
I still use the site as a database hence my uploading of interminable old black and white photos from a time when few people bothered recording them. I could however write a book about the contacts I have made through them and love it when an old photo touches a nerve. Since moving to digital I have been taking better photographs with some that are even good by my standards, my favourite actually being the one Jid showed above - different.
I have made a lot of friends, most of whom I have never even met, though they are undoubtedly friends. Those that I have met because of the site, I felt I had known for ages because of it (aviopic being a classic case).
Before unexpectedly being asked to screen I had at times doubted the fairness, the impartiality of screening. Now that I am inside and have screened almost 25000 images I can say that I have not seen even the slightest sign of it, not once.
Just remember when the site is driving you crazy, when you get rejections from those damned screeners, remember that even when you disagree, we are not being unfair.
Above all else, have fun.
I do !
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RE: 5,000 Pictures For Mick Bajcar

Fri Mar 09, 2007 1:44 am

Nice one Mick.
I really enjoy your oldies, and thanx for always answering my emails. Keep em coming.. Big grin
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RE: 5,000 Pictures For Mick Bajcar

Fri Mar 09, 2007 3:53 am

You know Mick....... I believe there is a dark side in everybody.
And after thinking for at least a day I suddenly remembered yours !  idea 



You still owe me a BEER......... with interest !
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RE: 5,000 Pictures For Mick Bajcar

Fri Mar 09, 2007 4:18 am

Quoting Dendrobatid (Reply 29):
we are not being unfair.
Above all else, have fun.
I do !

Spoken like a true gent.  thumbsup 
 
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RE: 5,000 Pictures For Mick Bajcar

Fri Mar 09, 2007 4:32 am

Congratulations Mick, very well done on a great number of photos online.

Some really nice old gem's you have, thanks for sharing them  Smile

Cheers,
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RE: 5,000 Pictures For Mick Bajcar

Fri Mar 09, 2007 6:04 am

Well done Mick....
wish you the very best
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RE: 5,000 Pictures For Mick Bajcar

Fri Mar 09, 2007 6:09 am

Congrats on this great achievement Mick!

And a great example of how to have 5000 photo's online without polluting the DB.

See you in LBG.

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RE: 5,000 Pictures For Mick Bajcar

Fri Mar 09, 2007 8:45 am

Having met this fantastic photographer and gentleman in person, I can only offer my utmost words of appreciation for the time, dedication and effort shown to not only this site, but our combined passion of aviation photography.

Mick and I spent a day together in San Diego at the "Wings over Gillespie" Airshow, and then ran down to SAN for more fun !! His knowledge of aviation related facts is frankly immense and it was my honor to share that time together.

I'm trolling my way to 500 images, and Mick, you have sprinted to 5000!

Well done and cheers to you my friend,

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RE: 5,000 Pictures For Mick Bajcar

Fri Mar 09, 2007 8:53 am

Congratulations on this amazing achievement!  bigthumbsup 

And thanks for letting me use a photo for a project a couple months ago.  Smile
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RE: 5,000 Pictures For Mick Bajcar

Fri Mar 09, 2007 9:36 am

Is my first post around here and I just want to say Congrats Mick!! You have a lot of great pictures, they serve as an inspiration to the new spotters that are growing up day by day like myself...
 
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RE: 5,000 Pictures For Mick Bajcar

Fri Mar 09, 2007 3:25 pm

Congrats Mick!
And I suppose you still have A LOT more to come eh? Go on! Keep making us jealous with these shots of those golden days when planes still smoked!  Smile

Cheers,
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RE: 5,000 Pictures For Mick Bajcar

Sat Mar 10, 2007 12:01 pm

Well done Mick. A pleasure to view your photos old and new. Keep em coming. You put a lot into your photos and the web site that many of us appreciate. Thanks for your time.

Regards,
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