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cpd
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My God, 20 Images... I Don't Believe It!

Tue Mar 10, 2009 9:21 am

I'm not one to say much about my photos - but god - I've finally reached 20 images in the database. I don't believe it.  faint 


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It's utterly pathetic compared with the hundreds and thousands others have - but I'll take it given my irregular uploading efforts.  Wink Onwards to 50 I guess.  Smile
 
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RE: My God, 20 Images... I Don't Believe It!

Tue Mar 10, 2009 12:23 pm



Quoting Cpd (Thread starter):
compared with the hundreds and thousands others have

No need to compare with others, Chris! Set your own personal targets. By the way, 20 is a nice figure too  Smile Remember, you can never get to the big numbers without going through the small numbers (one by one).

Congrats to this milestone and up to the next one!  champagne 

Best regards,

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RE: My God, 20 Images... I Don't Believe It!

Tue Mar 10, 2009 12:50 pm



Quoting Cpd (Thread starter):
I've finally reached 20 images in the database. I don't believe it.

Congratulations!

Quoting Cpd (Thread starter):
Onwards to 50 I guess.

With 50 pictures you will be in the list of a.net photographers:

http://www.airliners.net/about/photographers.main

My favorite in your portfolio:


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I like the livery, I like the plane, I like the location (even when I haven't been there - yet)

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RE: My God, 20 Images... I Don't Believe It!

Tue Mar 10, 2009 2:31 pm



Quoting Cpd (Thread starter):

..... and tell me this Chris, would this be through Aperture or PS.

Congrats again and here's to the 50 mile stone!!! Big grin enjoy!

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RE: My God, 20 Images... I Don't Believe It!

Wed Mar 11, 2009 1:36 am

Quoting Fergulmcc (Reply 3):
..... and tell me this Chris, would this be through Aperture or PS.

PS for the edits on this one.

Thanks for the comments and encouragement everyone.  Smile

Regards,
Chris.

[Edited 2009-03-10 18:37:23]
 
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RE: My God, 20 Images... I Don't Believe It!

Wed Mar 11, 2009 8:34 am

Well done Cpd. I'm still trying to get my 1st on here. Got some on another site. Have to keep trying I guess.
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RE: My God, 20 Images... I Don't Believe It!

Tue Mar 17, 2009 10:05 am

Well Done Chris! I haven't even got 1 on yet....
I love this pic-
http://www.airliners.net/photo/Freed...&sort=&photo_nr=&prev_id=&next_id=
Unfortunately I think this was the one that crashed off the coast of France last year...
319/320/321/332/333/359/388/733/734/735/736/737/738/739/743/744/752/762/763/772/77E/773/77W/788/789/E70/E90/Q400/AT7/DH4/SF3/RJ85
 
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RE: My God, 20 Images... I Don't Believe It!

Thu Mar 19, 2009 9:53 am

Quoting AussieAir (Reply 5):
Well done Cpd. I'm still trying to get my 1st on here. Got some on another site. Have to keep trying I guess.

Thanks and good luck.   Message me if you need help.  

Since my camera is now scheduled for servicing - I'm going back over my older photos to see what I can get out of those. I have a couple of good ones lined up.  

It's now 21 images, I got Scarlet Lady in my collection now (G-VRED).

That's probably one of my last images with the Nikon D80 (I have about 5 more I will try).

I've moved up to more exotic things - tonight I picked up a brand new Nikon D700 camera body.  I'm in camera heaven.   That thing feels so solid, the ability to customise it just how I want it to work, the high ISO performance. My goodness.   Smile

Quoting WILCO737 (Reply 2):
My favorite in your portfolio:

Thanks - that happens to be my favourite as well.  Smile Taken from the observation deck at Sydney Airport on a wonderful afternoon.

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RE: My God, 20 Images... I Don't Believe It!

Thu Mar 19, 2009 11:00 am



Quoting Cpd (Reply 7):
Thanks - that happens to be my favourite as well. Smile Taken from the observation deck at Sydney Airport on a wonderful afternoon.

I have a shot from this bird in LAX, but quality isn't too good. But I should try to upload it as I like the livery a lot. And during a sunny day it looks even better!

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RE: My God, 20 Images... I Don't Believe It!

Thu Mar 19, 2009 11:10 am

Quoting WILCO737 (Reply 8):
I have a shot from this bird in LAX, but quality isn't too good. But I should try to upload it as I like the livery a lot. And during a sunny day it looks even better!

I'm kicking myself because I started this game after beautiful old Nalanji Dreaming (747 Classic) was put out of service. She was also a lovely old bird, as were all the QF B743s. You could always pick one of those coming from a distance.

I hope they resurrect the Nalanji Dreaming colour scheme, much like Wunala was moved to the B744ER.  

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RE: My God, 20 Images... I Don't Believe It!

Fri Mar 20, 2009 9:05 pm

Congrats on reaching 20. I know the feeling as I was there with you not more than a year ago. Keep at it is all I can say. A year ago my acceptance ratio was around 18% then I got lucky and caught a few days of near perfect conditions and somehow had my processing flow click all at the same time.
Now I have over 50 in the db and an acceptance ratio of over 50%. More importantly I have the confidence to work on and submit shots I may have previously held back. And its interesting because when I only had a 2 queue limit I wanted more and now that I have a 10 or whatever limit I dont think I have more than 2 in the queue at a time anyway.
I think I can now agree with most people on here that while the quality of the shot is important, it's really just about finding the right editing flow.
Good luck and look forward to your post at 50.
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RE: My God, 20 Images... I Don't Believe It!

Fri Mar 20, 2009 9:51 pm

cpd - Congrats on your 20th.

I just reached my 20th today as well! Thank you too all the screeners out there, I've learned alot from your comments! Learned a real lot from this forum too, so thank you also!

http://www.airliners.net/search/phot...d%20J%20Stella&distinct_entry=true

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