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by EGBB
Sat Dec 11, 2004 2:17 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Rule Change: Half-naked Woman
Replies: 136
Views: 22226

RE: Rule Change: Half-naked Woman

<i>Do you really want to be remembered for those removed shots?</i> I want to be remembered on Anet for standing up to what is right! I expect people to be polite and show just a bit of respect for my work if nothing else rather than just toss it aside without a second thought Derek Pedley

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by EGBB
Thu Nov 25, 2004 10:19 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photo Rating?
Replies: 85
Views: 8156

Photo Rating?


I just hope Johan holds his hands up and says sorry I got it wrong this time and removes this 'feature' as I for one do not and will not have this gimmick associated with my images

Derek Pedley

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by EGBB
Thu Nov 25, 2004 8:38 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photo Rating?
Replies: 85
Views: 8156

Photo Rating?

I thought we had experts called 'screeners' who decide if pictures are good or bad not the general viewing public!

Please remove this waste of time function ASAP

Derek Pedley

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by EGBB
Wed Oct 20, 2004 4:26 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Dear Colin, Give The Rest Of Us Mortals A Chance
Replies: 12
Views: 5161

RE: Dear Colin, Give The Rest Of Us Mortals A Chance

Not a bad photographer to have part of Airteamimages I suppose  <img src="/discussions/graphics/spin.gif" ALT="Smile/happy/getting dizzy"> Colin has probably helped more people on this forum with his 'positive' expert advice than the rest of us put together and deserves all the credit and prais...

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by EGBB
Sat Oct 16, 2004 7:32 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: An Open Letter To Airliners.net
Replies: 80
Views: 11372

RE: An Open Letter To Airliners.net

Craig, Oh what a fun place you make this forum Many thanks for now attacking me all the Airteamimages photographers the Anet screeners - but I am sure this will give the others a rest for a while I do hope the mods do leave your sad posting on here so yes people can see you in full flow Note: I must...

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by EGBB
Sat Oct 16, 2004 6:08 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: An Open Letter To Airliners.net
Replies: 80
Views: 11372

RE: An Open Letter To Airliners.net

Why is it that the only positive support for Craig and his postings are only from other photographers in Australia?

Most strange - must just be a coincidence  Wink/being sarcastic

Derek Pedley


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by EGBB
Sat Oct 16, 2004 4:03 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: NW CRJ Rejections
Replies: 17
Views: 2280

RE: NW CRJ Rejections

Syncmaster, It does no good complaining about other photographers pictures that get added this does not solve your problem with your rejections - Now take a good look at the rejections again and yes they are dark - Try taking your pictures with the sun behind you next time and maybe you will avoid s...

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by EGBB
Thu Oct 14, 2004 7:18 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: How Can Some People Have More Than 30 Pics/queue?
Replies: 5
Views: 5194

RE: How Can Some People Have More Than 30 Pics/queue?

Paul,

I can hear the laughter a hundred miles away  Big grin Big grin

Derek Pedley

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by EGBB
Thu Oct 14, 2004 1:18 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: An Open Letter To Airliners.net
Replies: 80
Views: 11372

RE: An Open Letter To Airliners.net

Glad this is all now sorted and all the screeners are so much more the happier because of this posting and will I am sure spend even more time screening for us all I look forward to your next positive posting - maybe it will be should the site accept another 1,309 Qantas images by Craig - but no I t...

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by EGBB
Tue Oct 12, 2004 5:17 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: An Open Letter To Airliners.net
Replies: 80
Views: 11372

RE: An Open Letter To Airliners.net

Sam, I have been the target from Craig in the past as you might know - He is clever with his words for sure the way he slags off others but at the same time creeps up to Johan - my advice is to just ignore him as he is obviously just jealous and attention seeking- all very sad in my eyes Derek Pedley

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by EGBB
Tue Oct 12, 2004 3:39 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: An Open Letter To Airliners.net
Replies: 80
Views: 11372

RE: An Open Letter To Airliners.net

Excellent example of today's Anet 'photography' forum why so many of us don't post/contribute here anymore because of trouble makers like this who come here to S... stir rather than to offer any help or advice to others Very sad some people’s lives must be to check on other photographers uploads is ...

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by EGBB
Mon Sep 20, 2004 5:57 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: 20D Results
Replies: 54
Views: 3079

RE: 20D Results

Hi all, Many thanks for all the emails regarding my first 20D shots - to answer some of your questions from my first day out: <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/666366/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/666366/M/" target...

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by EGBB
Sat Aug 21, 2004 4:32 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photo Sales Statistics
Replies: 78
Views: 6269

RE: Photo Sales Statistics

Johan, I asked a simple nice polite question I thought: Even if you say that every single sale was just a 6x4 print has Anet never made more than 20p per print? And you reply: <i>I don't know what you're trying to insinuate but the stats you see are the stats we get from Photobox. Airliners.net give...

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by EGBB
Fri Aug 20, 2004 8:13 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photo Sales Statistics
Replies: 78
Views: 6269

RE: Photo Sales Statistics

Wietse / Konstantin If you take Konstantin's stats and round them up to say 80 GBP and divide that by 755 print sales that still only comes to 10p per print - While your stats Wietse come out at 7p Even if you say that every single sale was just a 6x4 print has Anet never made more than 20p per prin...

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by EGBB
Fri Aug 20, 2004 6:44 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photo Sales Statistics
Replies: 78
Views: 6269

RE: Photo Sales Statistics

Robin,

Looking at your stats you only have to sell 'just' another 368 prints and then you will then get paid your 50 GBP  Big grin


Derek Pedley



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by EGBB
Fri Aug 20, 2004 4:50 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photo Sales Statistics
Replies: 78
Views: 6269

RE: Photo Sales Statistics

Henks said: 4. Currencies will be paid out in different currencies, if possible (to reduce currency exchange rate errors). Then the amount will be paid out when one of the currencies exceeds 50. So all photographers who never get to this '50' over years will never get paid but Anet will be paid each...

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by EGBB
Mon Jul 12, 2004 10:24 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Queue Jumping - Screener Caught
Replies: 65
Views: 5217

RE: Queue Jumping - Screener Caught

<i>Derek there is a reason I didn't reply to your e-mail regarding joining Airteamimages - why would I want someone like you "managing" my work</i> Craig, perhaps you were scared off by the word 'Team' in AirTeamImages but should we ever decide to rename the site to AirSelfImages we know where to co...

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by EGBB
Mon Jul 12, 2004 7:54 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Queue Jumping - Screener Caught
Replies: 65
Views: 5217

RE: Queue Jumping - Screener Caught

Craig, You started this thread with the sole intention of trying to make yourself look clever while at the same time trying to make Glenn Stewart and the other screeners out as cheats period! I repeat what I said in my previous post in that screeners should have priority screening and indeed be paid...

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by EGBB
Mon Jul 12, 2004 4:51 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Queue Jumping - Screener Caught
Replies: 65
Views: 5217

RE: Queue Jumping - Screener Caught

Sorry to disagree with you all but in my opinion all screeners images SHOULD be given priority over other photographers - Look what they all do for the rest of us for no reward Imagine if they never screened our pictures for us and it was all down to Johan Some of you people really make me sick! Der...

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by EGBB
Fri Jul 09, 2004 9:22 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: A Road Crossing For This Jumbo, How Impressive!
Replies: 27
Views: 4389

RE: A Road Crossing For This Jumbo, How Impressive!

Fully agree with you Peter <a href="http://www.airliners.net/discussions/aviation_photography/read.main/135121/6/" target=_blank>http://www.airliners.net/discussions/aviation_photography/read.main/135121/6/</a> <a href="http://www.airliners.net/discussions/aviation_photography/read.main/134842/6/" t...

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by EGBB
Fri Jul 09, 2004 8:59 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: A Road Crossing For This Jumbo, How Impressive!
Replies: 27
Views: 4389

RE: A Road Crossing For This Jumbo, How Impressive!

I don't agree with all the 'self plugs' we get every day whether it be from the photographer or his mates but Justin seems to have been singled out as the bad guy and the only culprit for some inexplicable reason which I don't understand and which I feel is wrong! In my opinion he is nowhere near as...

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by EGBB
Fri Jul 02, 2004 1:19 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Now How Did This Photo Not Get "bad People"?
Replies: 18
Views: 5638

RE: Now How Did This Photo Not Get "bad People"?

Another quality photographer forum thread!

But thanks for the extra hits though  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

Bring back Anet 'Photography Forum'

Derek Pedley

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by EGBB
Wed Jun 23, 2004 1:01 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Badmotiv Help
Replies: 16
Views: 2057

RE: Badmotiv Help

Colin,

I am very glad to hear your happy to share your equipment because I just can't wait until Farnbough when your MkII will be 'my' camera for the week along with this new posh lens you told me about  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

Derek

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by EGBB
Sat Jun 12, 2004 1:17 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Change Of Mentality
Replies: 42
Views: 3233

RE: Change Of Mentality

I can hear you loud and clear here in sunny Brum Paul Surely it is time for action to save this forum from becoming a total kindergarten rather than the respected place people once came to share and learn about our hobby. Now it is more an area to attack others be it screeners or photographers /self...

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by EGBB
Thu Jun 10, 2004 8:33 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Change Of Mentality
Replies: 42
Views: 3233

RE: Change Of Mentality

Nice post Wietse! To me the big problem is this 'photogrpahic forum' is open to far too many 'silly children' who come here to criticise at every opportunity with 'thousands' of stupid posts be it screeners or photographers Solution is warn and then kick them out otherwise people will not contribute...

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by EGBB
Mon May 24, 2004 4:54 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: LHR Meet This Saturday!
Replies: 84
Views: 6594

RE: LHR Meet This Saturday!

Donder10 It was taken with a D60 using the Canon EF300mm f4.0 L <acronym title="Island Airlines (USA) and Eagle Air/Arnaflug (Iceland)">IS</acronym> <acronym title="Koh Samui (USM), Thailand">USM</acronym> & 2x Converter I thought it came out ok but it is hard this time of the year to fight the haze...

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by EGBB
Mon May 24, 2004 12:32 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: LHR Meet This Saturday!
Replies: 84
Views: 6594

RE: LHR Meet This Saturday!

I was lucky enough to get the Kenya 777 way before the <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> mass of photographers but it was rejected for bad quality I am sad to say  <img src="/discussions/graphics/crying.gif" ALT="Crying"> <a href="http://airliners.net...

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by EGBB
Sun May 23, 2004 6:26 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Congratulations Tim De Groot! :)
Replies: 15
Views: 3581

RE: Congratulations Tim De Groot! :)

Looks like Tim, Martin and now Wietse have all had the same idea but all three have executed this ' sunrise art' to perfection Superb work from all three of you! Now should I get up early and go to <acronym title="Birmingham - International (Elmdon) (BHX / EGBB), United Kingdom">BHX</acronym> and ge...

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by EGBB
Sun May 23, 2004 6:09 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Congratulations Tim De Groot! :)
Replies: 15
Views: 3581

RE: Congratulations Tim De Groot! :)

Wietse

Take a look at Martins new sunset shots!

Derek

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by EGBB
Fri May 21, 2004 5:12 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Clearly Recognizable
Replies: 28
Views: 2687

RE: Clearly Recognizable

Many thanks Johan and all concerned: <br><table align=center border=0 width=500><tr><td><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/582287/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/582287/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos...

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by EGBB
Fri May 21, 2004 1:04 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Clearly Recognizable
Replies: 28
Views: 2687

RE: Clearly Recognizable

Jeff, I am sure the focal point to you is the pilot only because of this thread but: 'The rule essentially is that the primary subject of the photo must be the aircraft, not the person' I would say 95% is aircraft! No rush regarding the rejections but if I, and other photographers, have thousands of...

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by EGBB
Thu May 20, 2004 11:16 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Clearly Recognizable
Replies: 28
Views: 2687

RE: Clearly Recognizable

Could I ask that Johan is made aware of this thread by a crew member and he makes a statement on this as a matter of urgency. Before anyone says 'appeal the rejections' this takes 2 months on average and we need this sorting now in my opinion. If this is just, as Colin has suggested, maybe one scree...

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by EGBB
Thu May 20, 2004 10:10 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Clearly Recognizable
Replies: 28
Views: 2687

RE: Clearly Recognizable

Just had another bunch rejected: <a href="http://airliners.net/procphotos/rejphoto.main?filename=0550dap.jpg" target=_blank>http://airliners.net/procphotos/rejphoto.main?filename=0550dap.jpg</a> <a href="http://airliners.net/procphotos/rejphoto.main?filename=0829dap.jpg" target=_blank>http://airline...

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by EGBB
Thu May 20, 2004 3:36 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Clearly Recognizable
Replies: 28
Views: 2687

RE: Clearly Recognizable

<I>I think that the debate is less about whether the pilot is recognisable, and more about how some types of airplane can possibly be photographed without the pilot being recognisable!</i> I fully agree Andy! The last thing I want to do is waste my time uploading images and of course the screeners t...

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by EGBB
Thu May 20, 2004 6:02 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Clearly Recognizable
Replies: 28
Views: 2687

Clearly Recognizable

I have just received this rejection (from a screener in training) and would like to know peoples/screeners view on this please as I do not think the pilot is 'clearly recognizable ' <a href="http://airliners.net/procphotos/rejphoto.main?filename=0743dap.jpg" target=_blank>http://airliners.net/procph...

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by EGBB
Wed May 19, 2004 1:07 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Consumer Zoom Lens Expectations
Replies: 23
Views: 4143

RE: Consumer Zoom Lens Expectations

More like-

'Beware - Colin has a new camera and he lets you play with it'

Do I break the bank and buy a MkII or just go for that 70-200 F2 glass for this year  Confused

Derek

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by EGBB
Sat May 08, 2004 11:00 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Canon 100-400L Is - Your Thoughts
Replies: 87
Views: 9295

RE: Canon 100-400L Is - Your Thoughts

Gary Watt - average hits 598 Andy Martin - average hits 1169 Andy, Try not writing a book in each image caption and you will find your hit rate will soon drop  <img src="/discussions/graphics/spin.gif" ALT="Smile/happy/getting dizzy"> Gary, Why not go for the 300 F4 Prime it will give you far h...

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by EGBB
Mon May 03, 2004 4:10 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: LHR. Parking At The Huts 27R Beware!
Replies: 10
Views: 4105

RE: LHR. Parking At The Huts 27R Beware!

Ben,

I have left strict instructions with both the BAA and airport police to move anyone taking BA 319 pictures so I guess this was the reason you were moved  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

Derek

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by EGBB
Wed Apr 28, 2004 4:05 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Welcome To Amsterdam
Replies: 27
Views: 3360

RE: Welcome To Amsterdam

Paul, Well I must admit your name was first to come into my head as the screener who sent the email <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggrin.gif" ALT="Big grin"> It's Paris next week so I will do my best to take a few thousand nice dirty <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> shots to show the...

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by EGBB
Wed Apr 28, 2004 4:24 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Welcome To Amsterdam
Replies: 27
Views: 3360

RE: Welcome To Amsterdam

Andy,

You should be ok if you upload only 154,345,924 KLM pictures - I think that extra one I uploaded is what must have upset him

I have more awaiting upload so I will expect further hate mail  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

Derek

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by EGBB
Wed Apr 28, 2004 3:37 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Welcome To Amsterdam
Replies: 27
Views: 3360

Welcome To Amsterdam

I have just received this email through the contact photographer interface which I thought you might like to see. Hi, I guess you have a good view of planes taking off somewhere near or at the airport but this should not mean taking 154,345,924 photos of KLM planes from the same spot while they take...

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by EGBB
Sat Apr 24, 2004 4:58 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: My First Photo Visit @ LHR Report (quite Long)
Replies: 15
Views: 4551

RE: My First Photo Visit @ LHR Report (quite Long)

Gary,

Sounds like we have some exciting BA 319s on the way from Ben  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

Derek

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by EGBB
Tue Apr 20, 2004 3:03 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Rejection Vs Acceptance?
Replies: 13
Views: 2151

RE: Rejection Vs Acceptance?

I fully agree with Tamsin on this point as we all could go and take side on landing shots at say <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> 'yawn yawn' and get a 100% upload rate - its when you (try) and push the limits of yourself your equipment and what will get ...

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by EGBB
Mon Apr 19, 2004 5:35 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: You Can't Change Badmotiv!
Replies: 52
Views: 3977

RE: You Can't Change Badmotiv!

<i>it's not the standard of the pic that causes the reject but my poor eyesight/monitor glreshield that causes me to f*** up</i> When Johan deletes the top uploads section can we have a 'top excuses' section to replace it please - This would be number one for sure <img src="/discussions/graphic...

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by EGBB
Mon Apr 19, 2004 4:49 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: You Can't Change Badmotiv!
Replies: 52
Views: 3977

RE: You Can't Change Badmotiv!

Will, If you write in the comments box 'If rejected PLEASE tell me how exactly I could improve on this one' you are admitting you know this is not up to standard so why upload it in the first place? I would imagine for each personal message a screener sends he/she could have uploaded another image f...

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by EGBB
Mon Apr 19, 2004 3:54 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: You Can't Change Badmotiv!
Replies: 52
Views: 3977

RE: You Can't Change Badmotiv!

Will, Looking at your image it is badmotiv full stop. You know it is I know it is The screeners know it is So why upload and why expect a screener to waste time writing to you explaining why he/she rejected it as its not even a border line case? I can see why the screeners get so angry at times now ...

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by EGBB
Mon Apr 19, 2004 3:17 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: At Last, A Upload Limit Is Here!
Replies: 40
Views: 4978

RE: At Last, A Upload Limit Is Here!

Gary, Sorry I should have said well done Johan for making the change well done screeners for persuading him and well done to all the photographers of Anet who spoke out for this change. It goes to show people do listen now and again and act for the good of the photographers but more importantly the ...

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by EGBB
Mon Apr 19, 2004 12:17 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: At Last, A Upload Limit Is Here!
Replies: 40
Views: 4978

RE: At Last, A Upload Limit Is Here!

30 limit is well overdue in my opinion well done Johan! Still think it should be a far lower limit say 5 max for new photographers rising to 6 for under 2000 pictures on the site and then 30 for the rest  <img src="/discussions/graphics/spin.gif" ALT="Smile/happy/getting dizzy"> So we should se...

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by EGBB
Sun Apr 18, 2004 5:46 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Canon Lens Collection Q's.
Replies: 35
Views: 3214

RE: Canon Lens Collection Q's.

The Canon 300mm f4 has been the best buy I have ever made full stop. To me it is the most underrated lens that Canon produces

Derek

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by EGBB
Sat Apr 17, 2004 5:48 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Why Badmotive?
Replies: 16
Views: 1948

RE: Why Badmotive?

Garry, I don't like to see fences in pictures but that's just me - you see pictures like this or much worse uploaded on Anet each day so I guess it can't be that? As for the second I have no idea its perfect to me! The Airteamimages logo well only adds a bit of extra class to the pictures  <img...

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