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by witticism
Mon Mar 17, 2008 3:51 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Spotting Hours, How Many A Year?
Replies: 6
Views: 2751

RE: Spotting Hours, How Many A Year?

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by witticism
Tue Mar 11, 2008 11:38 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Starting Out On Aviation Photography
Replies: 7
Views: 4373

RE: Starting Out On Aviation Photography

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by witticism
Sat Mar 08, 2008 3:16 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Feedback For A Beginner?
Replies: 8
Views: 3181

RE: Feedback For A Beginner?

G'day Tim, Looks like you were shooting with an ISO of 1600? (Or the image is compressed to a very low quality). As Chris said above, make sure you have the ISO set as low as possible (usually 100). Also (though I am not familiar with Nikos) make sure your Camera is set up so that each image is reco...

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by witticism
Wed Mar 05, 2008 12:45 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: London Met Police New Advertising: Photographers
Replies: 37
Views: 4251

RE: London Met Police New Advertising: Photographers

Its called the the 'The National Security Hotline' here in the big wide brown land. <a href="http://www.nationalsecurity.gov.au/agd/www/nationalsecurity.nsf/AllDocs/868AD1272BCDEA15CA256FBF007DC082?OpenDocument" target=_blank>http://www.nationalsecurity.gov.au/a...DEA15CA256FBF007DC082?OpenDocument<...

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by witticism
Wed Mar 05, 2008 12:10 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Is Aperture 2 A Worthy Option To Adobe PS3?
Replies: 14
Views: 2949

RE: Is Aperture 2 A Worthy Option To Adobe PS3?

Thanks guys for the feedback.

I'll most likely wait for Elements 6.0.

I'm assuming then if Elements gets you a 70% acceptance rate then it is good at leveling pics then?

Thanks again.
Cheers
Sean

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by witticism
Tue Mar 04, 2008 12:47 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Help With More Rejections
Replies: 41
Views: 4761

RE: Help With More Rejections

Colin, Very quickly, I've only time to check the first pic but WOW! Mate that pic is awesome, the <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym> is crystal clear, as is the taxi beacon flashing on the bottom of the fuselage yet you have conveyed the essence of speed with a slower shutter speed to get the ...

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by witticism
Tue Mar 04, 2008 12:36 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Is Aperture 2 A Worthy Option To Adobe PS3?
Replies: 14
Views: 2949

RE: Is Aperture 2 A Worthy Option To Adobe PS3?

Thanks Chris and Bjorn, Both good ideas and I'll check them out. <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: ...

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by witticism
Tue Mar 04, 2008 10:33 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Is Aperture 2 A Worthy Option To Adobe PS3?
Replies: 14
Views: 2949

Is Aperture 2 A Worthy Option To Adobe PS3?

G'day All, Life priorities at the moment mean (whilst I can afford) I can't justify $900 odd for Adobe Photoshop 3. I've got an Imac and Apple are advertising Aperture 2 for AUD $260 (Can justify) I shoot with a Canon DSLR 350D (I've only one shot on the <acronym title="Brit Air (France)">DB</acrony...

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by witticism
Fri Feb 29, 2008 3:29 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: How Do You Get Photo (camera Settings) Info?
Replies: 2
Views: 6160

RE: How Do You Get Photo (camera Settings) Info?

Thank for the help Bill. <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font...

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by witticism
Fri Feb 29, 2008 1:39 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: How Do You Get Photo (camera Settings) Info?
Replies: 2
Views: 6160

How Do You Get Photo (camera Settings) Info?

G'day All, I was just wondering if there is anyway to acquire the camera settings (ISO, Aperture, Focal length, shutter speed) etc from a photo on the <acronym title="Brit Air (France)">DB</acronym>? Some photographers are helpful and list the settings in the info / label with their photos but most ...

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by witticism
Thu Feb 28, 2008 9:16 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: New To The Forum.
Replies: 15
Views: 4749

RE: New To The Forum.

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by witticism
Thu Feb 28, 2008 1:44 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: New To The Forum.
Replies: 15
Views: 4749

RE: New To The Forum.

G'day Tills, Welcome to an addictive hobby!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/wink.gif" alt="Wink"> Lucky you having contacts at Canon. I'm new to this as well and I've only got one photo on the <acronym title="Brit Air (France)">DB</acronym> but that is with a Canon 300D so the 450D wil...

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by witticism
Wed Feb 27, 2008 1:47 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Long Exposure Shots
Replies: 3
Views: 4140

RE: Long Exposure Shots

Check out this discussion for more tips; <i><a href="/discussions/aviation_photography/read.main/300152" target=_blank>How Do You Do This, Night Shot.</a></i> <font size=1>(by <a href="/discussions/profile.main?username=EMA747" class=quote target=_blank>EMA747</a> Feb 8 2008 in Aviation Photography)...

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by witticism
Tue Feb 26, 2008 3:41 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: New To The Hobbie
Replies: 23
Views: 5799

RE: New To The Hobbie

G'day Jason, Welcome to an addictive hobby  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/wink.gif" alt="Wink"> Good effort to start out with. I'm no expert and relatively new to the hobby, caveats aside ... From looking at your South West 738 pic, (interesting angle - nothing much like it in the <ac...

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by witticism
Mon Feb 25, 2008 3:13 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: What Is The Best Spot For Planespotting?
Replies: 48
Views: 9207

RE: What Is The Best Spot For Planespotting?

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by witticism
Sat Feb 16, 2008 1:25 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: A Rare Aircraft For Prescrene:
Replies: 10
Views: 4096

RE: A Rare Aircraft For Prescrene:

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by witticism
Sat Feb 16, 2008 1:11 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Finally On The Fifth Try...
Replies: 5
Views: 4003

RE: Finally On The Fifth Try...

He's like a dog with a bone  Wink

Great photo!

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by witticism
Sat Feb 16, 2008 1:08 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Motive On This Rejection
Replies: 13
Views: 3837

RE: Motive On This Rejection

If only you were taller ... or had a higher ladder  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/wink.gif" alt="Wink"> For what it is worth, its a great photo ... wonder what the Load Master (or whom ever he was) was sticky-beaking at? We have a similar problem in <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford ...

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by witticism
Thu Feb 14, 2008 1:25 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Help Pls. Dust Spots @ 1/30sec But Not 1/400th Why
Replies: 8
Views: 4606

RE: Help Pls. Dust Spots @ 1/30sec But Not 1/400th

Thanks guys for your help and advice. I pretty much expected it was the dust on my sensor  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/frown.gif" alt="Sad"> [annoying considering I only got it cleaned a couple of weeks previously]... yes funny how they come factory fitted with dust!  <img src=...

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by witticism
Thu Feb 14, 2008 3:24 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Help Pls. Dust Spots @ 1/30sec But Not 1/400th Why
Replies: 8
Views: 4606

Help Pls. Dust Spots @ 1/30sec But Not 1/400th Why

These are some awesome photos and some of my favs on A.net. <a href="http://www.airliners.net/open.file/1309212/M/" target=_blank>http://www.airliners.net/open.file/1309212/M/</a> <a href="http://www.airliners.net/open.file/1303911/M/" target=_blank>http://www.airliners.net/open.file/1303911/M/</a> ...

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by witticism
Mon Feb 11, 2008 11:19 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: How Do You Do This, Night Shot.
Replies: 4
Views: 5261

RE: How Do You Do This, Night Shot.

>"Set the exposure for the appropriate time, and when the shutter is closing, the flash will trigger, and then you will have those lines of light, plus an outline of the aircraft at the point where the flash triggered."> That is one powerful flash! ... And some awesome timing to get the flash to tri...

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by witticism
Mon Feb 04, 2008 1:59 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Stolen Photos?
Replies: 3
Views: 2036

RE: Stolen Photos?

'What goes around comes around ' so said Bob! As long as he is not profiting from it .... ... there are some really wrong things in this world and unfortunately there are some absolute wankers ... such as this guy .... ... but then there are some great people such as yourself who care about injustic...

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by witticism
Sat Feb 02, 2008 1:28 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: My PS Is Kaput -Can Any One Help Edit These Pls?
Replies: 7
Views: 3820

RE: My PS Is Kaput -Can Any One Help Edit These Pls?

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by witticism
Sat Feb 02, 2008 3:57 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Please Help With Rejections
Replies: 11
Views: 4525

RE: Please Help With Rejections

Brett, Great photos mate. (I'm a newbie here so I have no qualified opinion to give on the quality ... I'll defer that to the experts) I was just curious what time of day you took this photo as they aircraft are very well lit ... I can never seem to get the whole plane lit that well (But then again ...

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by witticism
Sat Feb 02, 2008 3:42 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: My PS Is Kaput -Can Any One Help Edit These Pls?
Replies: 7
Views: 3820

RE: My PS Is Kaput -Can Any One Help Edit These Pl

>"Where did you get the 747-400 photo from? Was it taken from beside the road, or elsewhere?"> I could tell you ... but then I'd have to kill you! Well you see the good thing about taking your dogs spotting with you is you have to explore areas that you can both go to. ( My dogs went nuts chasing ra...

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by witticism
Thu Jan 31, 2008 11:27 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: My PS Is Kaput -Can Any One Help Edit These Pls?
Replies: 7
Views: 3820

RE: My PS Is Kaput -Can Any One Help Edit These Pls?

Thanks for your help James and Tom, Never ceases to amaze me how helpful people in this community are. <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border...

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by witticism
Thu Jan 31, 2008 3:09 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: My PS Is Kaput -Can Any One Help Edit These Pls?
Replies: 7
Views: 3820

My PS Is Kaput -Can Any One Help Edit These Pls?

G'day All! I'm Sean and a new member to A.net and have just started taking up this awesome hobby. (I'm learning ... getting better each day) I've upgraded Computers and can't get <acronym title="Ukraine International Airlines">PS</acronym> to work on my new computer (I'm going to have to buy a new c...

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by witticism
Thu Jan 31, 2008 1:18 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Maybe Not The Lens To Use Near An Airport
Replies: 9
Views: 5350

RE: Maybe Not The Lens To Use Near An Airport

"I know what this is ... it is a water heater? No? Is it a Snow Cone maker? An Espresso machine?" --------- I don't think you need to get up along the perimeter fence line to get a good shot with this mutha .... you could be in the next suburb and still have cropped out too much of the <acronym titl...

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by witticism
Wed Jan 30, 2008 2:53 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Help With Rejections From LAS.
Replies: 9
Views: 4207

RE: Help With Rejections From LAS.

Awesome photos Bubbles. Looks like you were sitting within the Airfield itself? There must be some close perimeter viewing points at <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">LAS</acronym>? If you look closely at the Alaska Md-83 pic ... just above he nose of the...

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by witticism
Wed Jan 30, 2008 2:32 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Sensitive Areas - Self-Governance?
Replies: 21
Views: 2453

RE: Sensitive Areas - Self-Governance?

>"Fact is that some electronic devices (like cell phones) can interfere with electronic systems of an airplane;"> Thierry makes an excellent point. I've always wondered why don't the digital displays, computers and other electronic devices in the aircraft (such as in-flight entertainment systems whi...

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by witticism
Sun Jan 27, 2008 1:51 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Two Blury Rejects
Replies: 3
Views: 1908

RE: Two Blury Rejects

Joey, Great photos I reckon. Especially the second one, but then again I am not a screener and am very new to photography so what would I know!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/wink.gif" alt="Wink"> I like your pics if it is any consolation. Keep shooting and having fun. Cheers Sean

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by witticism
Sun Jan 27, 2008 1:36 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: New To Sydney - Looking For Friends To Spot With.
Replies: 16
Views: 6392

RE: New To Sydney - Looking For Friends To Spot With.

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by witticism
Sat Jan 26, 2008 12:07 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: New To Sydney - Looking For Friends To Spot With.
Replies: 16
Views: 6392

RE: New To Sydney - Looking For Friends To Spot With.

Thanks for your help CPD and Chris. (The Wiki link was especially helpful) I've discovered most of the spots you mentioned CPD but didn't know about the observation deck in T1. (I was wondering how some of the amazing shots of aircraft - with the city in the background - such as: <a href="http://www...

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by witticism
Sat Jan 26, 2008 11:33 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Excessive Noise Reduction?
Replies: 18
Views: 3148

RE: Excessive Noise Reduction?

G'day Henk, Hope you are well. I'm just new to this site and to aviation photography (its addictive! ... my dogs love it as well) but I think you have some great shots. I especially like the Dassault Super Etendard photo above ... the colour scheme is fantastic ... especially if the French Navy ever...

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by witticism
Sat Jan 26, 2008 5:11 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: New To Sydney - Looking For Friends To Spot With.
Replies: 16
Views: 6392

New To Sydney - Looking For Friends To Spot With.

G'day, I'm a new member to this site and new to Aviation photography ... which I am becoming addicted to! I was just wondering if there is anyone out there who would like to meet up to take some shots and maybe give me some tips. I'm amazed at the skill of the photographers on this site and would li...

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