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by RonS
Wed Dec 21, 2016 2:28 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Boeing T-X First Flight?
Replies: 22
Views: 5427

Re: Boeing T-X First Flight?

https://www.airliners.net/photo/Boeing/B ... /4133103/L

Cheers to Boeing on a successful first flight yesterday. I think they have an excellent chance with winning the bid, especially since they have one flying compared to just a concept.
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https://www.airliners.net/photo/Boeing/B ... /4133103/L

Cheers to Boeing on a successful first flight yesterday. I think they have an excellent chance with winning the bid, especially since they have one flying compared to just a concept.

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by RonS
Tue Mar 24, 2015 2:27 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Article - Captain's Personal Camera Near Crash
Replies: 5
Views: 4626

Article - Captain's Personal Camera Near Crash

Scary. I thought this may be of some interest here... Positioning Of Captain’s Personal Camera Caused Near Crash Of U.K. A330 LONDON—The U.K. Military Aviation Authority (<acronym title="Chennai (Madras) (- Meenambakkam) (MAA / VOMM), India">MAA</acronym>) is calling for changes in the culture and b...

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by RonS
Sun Dec 01, 2013 6:04 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Aviation Photography...where Will It Take You?
Replies: 25
Views: 6900

RE: Aviation Photography...where Will It Take You?

Excellent job Gary. It was a good read and seemed like a great visit.

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by RonS
Thu Mar 14, 2013 2:08 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Recent Photo That Made You Go Wow - Part 16
Replies: 82
Views: 22229

RE: Recent Photo That Made You Go Wow - Part 16

Cheers, Andrej. Thank you...it's an honor to be included in this thread, there are so many incredible photos within it. Thank you all for the comments!

Ron

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by RonS
Thu Oct 25, 2012 1:14 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: 1000 For Kas
Replies: 6
Views: 5145

RE: 1000 For Kas

Congrats Kas. Always good stuff from you!

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by RonS
Thu Jul 19, 2012 5:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue To Announce PVD
Replies: 111
Views: 14939

RE: JetBlue To Announce PVD

If anyone is interested in seeing my photos from the JetBlue announcement event at the <acronym title="PT Mandala Airlines (Indonesia)">RI</acronym> State House yesterday, please feel free to take a look: <a href="http://www.ronstellaphotography.com/Other/JetBlueEvent/24248471_HrhNnv" target="_blank...

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by RonS
Tue Mar 13, 2012 5:23 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Blue Sky Background.
Replies: 15
Views: 3568

RE: Blue Sky Background.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Cor" class="quote" target="_blank">Cor</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>It is either to dark or grainy or contrast is...

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by RonS
Tue Mar 06, 2012 4:32 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Airport Spotting Location Pictures?
Replies: 23
Views: 8262

RE: Airport Spotting Location Pictures?

Suresh, I'm not trying to be funny, but it is ironic, that the other sites Accept spotting locations into their databases. If Anet accepted such photos (I don't believe they do) you could have just sent them a link to the wonderful spotting locations in our <acronym title="Brit Air (France)">DB</acr...

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by RonS
Sat Mar 03, 2012 10:29 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Useful Tool For Photographing/spotting
Replies: 4
Views: 5102

RE: Useful Tool For Photographing/spotting

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/johnkrist" class="quote" target="_blank">johnkrist</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>exotic newsworthy aircraft carries their...

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by RonS
Sat Mar 03, 2012 2:16 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: The Screening Process, A Report Or Interview?
Replies: 83
Views: 12585

RE: The Screening Process, A Report Or Interview?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/il76" class="quote" target="_blank">il76</a> (<a href="#41" class="quote">Reply 41</a>):<br/><i>I often 'direct added' shots that were a bit mor...

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by RonS
Sat Mar 03, 2012 2:06 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Useful Tool For Photographing/spotting
Replies: 4
Views: 5102

RE: Useful Tool For Photographing/spotting

I've been using it a bit when I need it, it is a great tool indeed. Really helps me visualize where the sun will rise and set, and I pick my location accordingly. Great site! If only they could predict when the sun would get blocked by low clouds or when you would simply have a great sunrise with no...

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by RonS
Sun Feb 26, 2012 1:59 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Good Tripod
Replies: 7
Views: 4546

RE: Good Tripod

you really have to have an idea what your budget is

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by RonS
Sun Feb 26, 2012 1:57 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Advice On X2 Lens Extenders.
Replies: 13
Views: 7697

RE: Advice On X2 Lens Extenders.

I would get both, but start with the 1.4x mkII. The 1.4 will <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> with both lenses and the 2x will <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> with the 2.8. I've never had an issue with the <acronym title="Augsburg Airways (Germany)">IQ</acronym> from my 1.4 ii or 2x...

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by RonS
Wed Feb 15, 2012 3:19 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Recent Photo That Made You Go Wow - Part 14
Replies: 244
Views: 32590

RE: Recent Photo That Made You Go Wow - Part 14

<br/><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/photo/Cessna-185E-Skywagon/2062088/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/photo/Cessna-185E-Skywagon/2062088/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br/><img src="/aviation-photos/small/8/8/0/2062088.jpg" alt="Click ...

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by RonS
Wed Feb 15, 2012 1:27 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Please Help Me With My Pictures
Replies: 8
Views: 1326

RE: Please Help Me With My Pictures

Man, I need some BBQ this weekend too! Anyway, I did the same as you. Uploaded larger than 1024x, didn't even know what the aspect ratio was supposed to be, etc etc. The links provided to you will be an excellent help. I also did a search on this forum and printed out every "masterclass" in the arch...

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by RonS
Tue Feb 14, 2012 12:05 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre-Screening - Two Things (Newark727)
Replies: 13
Views: 1222

RE: Pre-Screening - Two Things (Newark727)

Nice photos, I agree with Darren. I can't see the softness being an issue though. Brighten up that chopper!

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by RonS
Tue Feb 14, 2012 12:01 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Strange Ratings On My Photos
Replies: 18
Views: 6659

RE: Strange Ratings On My Photos

Paul, I agree with you 100%. I'm not going to even bother to speculate as to the why, but I do know for sure that many photos of mine are rated down after a few months, and they no longer appear in the Top Rated section. This has been talked about many times. O'well, I'm not going to let it bother m...

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by RonS
Mon Feb 13, 2012 11:57 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Which Lens?
Replies: 8
Views: 4600

RE: Which Lens?

Darren has some good points. I will just mention that whey I owned both a 40D and 7D, the 24-105 just about no use. If I wanted to go wide, I wanted to go wide and I would use my Tokina 11-16. If I wanted Telephoto, I would go with my 70-200. You might say, oh well the 24-105 will be a great "walk a...

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by RonS
Fri Feb 10, 2012 7:13 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Disappointing Screening Call
Replies: 22
Views: 1928

RE: Disappointing Screening Call

I'm so sick of the take it or leave it attitude around here lately. When the contributors bring up a percieved issue, regardless if Spencer is right or wrong, you should listen and try to at least understand. Dana, I at least give you credit for having a different viewpoint, and debating it. Peter, ...

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by RonS
Mon Jan 16, 2012 10:50 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Anet's Social Media Postings
Replies: 57
Views: 5313

RE: Anet's Social Media Postings

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/sovietjet" class="quote" target="_blank">sovietjet</a> (<a href="#22" class="quote">Reply 22</a>):<br/><i>You seem to scrutinize the hits so in ...

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by RonS
Mon Jan 16, 2012 12:56 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Anet's Social Media Postings
Replies: 57
Views: 5313

RE: Anet's Social Media Postings

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/spencer" class="quote" target="_blank">spencer</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i>I do agree there's some weird choices (IMO...

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by RonS
Mon Jan 16, 2012 2:19 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Anet's Social Media Postings
Replies: 57
Views: 5313

RE: Anet's Social Media Postings

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/dlowwa" class="quote" target="_blank">dlowwa</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>every effort is made to wait for the 24-hour w...

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by RonS
Mon Jan 16, 2012 12:40 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Anet's Social Media Postings
Replies: 57
Views: 5313

RE: Anet's Social Media Postings

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Silver1SWA" class="quote" target="_blank">Silver1SWA</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>It would be great if we could work out...

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by RonS
Thu Jan 12, 2012 12:41 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Nikon 300mm 2.8 VR II + 1.4x/2x TCs: Any Thoughts?
Replies: 16
Views: 10858

RE: Nikon 300mm 2.8 VR II + 1.4x/2x TCs: Any Thoughts?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/vishaljo" class="quote" target="_blank">vishaljo</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>Tony u traitor</i></font></td></tr></table...

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by RonS
Wed Jan 11, 2012 11:34 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Help On Wide Angle Lens?
Replies: 5
Views: 6303

RE: Help On Wide Angle Lens?

In my opinion if you own a crop sensor you need to have an UWA lens. Believe me, i tried to get out of buying one. Went to a 17-55 and thought I could have the best of both worlds. One a crop sensor 17MM is just not wide enough (for me) for interior shots and landscape / travel photography / citysca...

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by RonS
Tue Jan 10, 2012 3:32 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Best Spotting Locations
Replies: 14
Views: 6562

RE: Best Spotting Locations

AMS / EHAM. Great up close spots, great light, great people, good food, etc.

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by RonS
Tue Jan 10, 2012 12:41 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: How Do I Get Rid Of This Lens Flare?
Replies: 26
Views: 6418

RE: How Do I Get Rid Of This Lens Flare?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/vikkyvik" class="quote" target="_blank">vikkyvik</a> (<a href="#23" class="quote">Reply 23</a>):<br/><i>Ahhh, THAT lens flare!</i></font></td></...

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by RonS
Mon Jan 09, 2012 7:04 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: How Do I Get Rid Of This Lens Flare?
Replies: 26
Views: 6418

RE: How Do I Get Rid Of This Lens Flare?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/il76" class="quote" target="_blank">il76</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i>Kas, the black slider is default set at '5'. Try...

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by RonS
Mon Jan 09, 2012 6:38 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: How Do I Get Rid Of This Lens Flare?
Replies: 26
Views: 6418

RE: How Do I Get Rid Of This Lens Flare?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/airkas1" class="quote" target="_blank">airkas1</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i>How do I do that though?</i></font></td></...

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by RonS
Mon Jan 09, 2012 2:08 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: How Do I Get Rid Of This Lens Flare?
Replies: 26
Views: 6418

RE: How Do I Get Rid Of This Lens Flare?

My standard procedure is to get rid of any of that blue, the shadow clipping area. Make sure noise is under control and it is relatively sharp and not blurry, then it's in the hands of the screeners. In my opinion, if those 4 critical things are in the range of acceptability, it has the potential to...

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by RonS
Mon Jan 09, 2012 1:04 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Appeal Time
Replies: 12
Views: 3733

RE: Appeal Time

Yeah, i did a double take when I saw that! I thought there was a glitch !

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by RonS
Mon Jan 09, 2012 1:03 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: How Do I Get Rid Of This Lens Flare?
Replies: 26
Views: 6418

RE: How Do I Get Rid Of This Lens Flare?

There is a way for the image to show what black area is clipping shadows and what white area is blown out in <acronym title="Ukraine International Airlines">PS</acronym>, but I don't adjust levels in <acronym title="Ukraine International Airlines">PS</acronym> anymore and couldn't tell you. If you e...

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by RonS
Sun Jan 08, 2012 2:40 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Appeal Time
Replies: 12
Views: 3733

RE: Appeal Time

Nice going Lars! And nice going <acronym title="Highland Air (Sweden)">HS</acronym>...one seems to have made it to the front page! Obviously the viewers and aviation fans agree with your decisions. Keep pressing that accept button  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics...

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by RonS
Sun Jan 08, 2012 2:37 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: How Do I Get Rid Of This Lens Flare?
Replies: 26
Views: 6418

RE: How Do I Get Rid Of This Lens Flare?

Kas, from my experience with these types of shots and trying to get acceptance, in the dark areas like the nose and from the flaps on each wing to the winglet, you can have dark areas yes, but you can't clip the shadows and lose the dark details. I can't tell unless I look at the histogram, but I su...

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by RonS
Sun Jan 08, 2012 2:06 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: How Do I Get Rid Of This Lens Flare?
Replies: 26
Views: 6418

RE: How Do I Get Rid Of This Lens Flare?

Hey Kas, I don't see anything abnormal. Exactly what is to be expected in this light / conditions / settings I think. Nice going, looks good.

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by RonS
Sat Dec 17, 2011 3:55 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre-screening: Double
Replies: 9
Views: 776

RE: Pre-screening: Double

I would say try both. But the nose shot is great, upload that first!

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by RonS
Thu Dec 15, 2011 1:10 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Recent Photo That Made You Go Wow - Part 14
Replies: 244
Views: 32590

RE: Recent Photo That Made You Go Wow - Part 14

Wow thanks again guys. Thanks Acontador for posting! I must say though, thank you to the screening team as well. Without their support this shot could have easily went to the Trash can. Thanks guys. Florian, great shot as well. This one made me not only go wow, it made me want to duck! <br/><center>...

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by RonS
Mon Dec 12, 2011 1:54 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Where Is The Plane In This Picture?
Replies: 87
Views: 10028

RE: Where Is The Plane In This Picture?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/derekf" class="quote" target="_blank">derekf</a> (<a href="#79" class="quote">Reply 79</a>):<br/><i>And without people like me there would be no...

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by RonS
Fri Dec 09, 2011 2:55 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Where Is The Plane In This Picture?
Replies: 87
Views: 10028

RE: Where Is The Plane In This Picture?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/FYODOR" class="quote" target="_blank">FYODOR</a> (<a href="#51" class="quote">Reply 51</a>):<br/><i>I see nobody who would like to limit Derek o...

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by RonS
Fri Dec 09, 2011 2:23 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Where Is The Plane In This Picture?
Replies: 87
Views: 10028

RE: Where Is The Plane In This Picture?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Psych" class="quote" target="_blank">Psych</a> (<a href="#49" class="quote">Reply 49</a>):<br/><i>But I do agree with Derek that the young femal...

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by RonS
Fri Dec 09, 2011 1:57 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Recent Photo That Made You Go Wow - Part 14
Replies: 244
Views: 32590

RE: Recent Photo That Made You Go Wow - Part 14

V-Man, you beat me too it posting Karl's photo! Way to go Karl. I guess you found a use for the 24-105 after all on the beach. I hope you had fun, killer photo.

Florian, thanks again!

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by RonS
Fri Dec 09, 2011 1:46 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Where Is The Plane In This Picture?
Replies: 87
Views: 10028

RE: Where Is The Plane In This Picture?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/derekf" class="quote" target="_blank">derekf</a> (<a href="#40" class="quote">Reply 40</a>):<br/><i>Clearly a similar image with a man in it wou...

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by RonS
Fri Dec 09, 2011 12:12 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Where Is The Plane In This Picture?
Replies: 87
Views: 10028

RE: Where Is The Plane In This Picture?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/derekf" class="quote" target="_blank">derekf</a> (<a href="#28" class="quote">Reply 28</a>):<br/><i>I struggle to see its value for inclusion in...

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by RonS
Fri Dec 09, 2011 12:02 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Advice On A Tripod Purchase?
Replies: 18
Views: 6615

RE: Advice On A Tripod Purchase?

Matteo - I'm probably in the market for a tripod upgrade at some point in the future, mostly because I need additional support for heavier lenses. I do believe that the heavier and more expensive tripods provide a sturdier foundation, and after all that is what it is all about (keeping the lens stur...

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by RonS
Wed Dec 07, 2011 12:55 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Where Is The Plane In This Picture?
Replies: 87
Views: 10028

RE: Where Is The Plane In This Picture?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/vikkyvik" class="quote" target="_blank">vikkyvik</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>But GreatA**!</i></font></td></tr></table>...

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by RonS
Tue Dec 06, 2011 11:12 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Sigma 120-300 OS
Replies: 3
Views: 4419

RE: Sigma 120-300 OS

Wolfram is one of my Contacts on Flickr. He was one of the first I know of to get this lens and he has had very good success it appears and from what he told me via email. He has a lot of wildlife and even aviation on his stream, so look through it. Also, he's got a 100% crop with a 2x <acronym titl...

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by RonS
Sun Dec 04, 2011 4:58 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Future Of Night Photography (Beacons)
Replies: 10
Views: 6168

RE: Future Of Night Photography (Beacons)

I happen to love star effects. Like most things in life, subjective.

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by RonS
Mon Nov 28, 2011 2:52 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: 75-300 III USM Or 70-300 Is USM
Replies: 14
Views: 6141

RE: 75-300 III USM Or 70-300 Is USM

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/eggohoek" class="quote" target="_blank">eggohoek</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>Buy the same price Canon 70-200 f4 L.</i><...

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by RonS
Thu Nov 17, 2011 2:05 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: How Do I Do This In Photoshop?
Replies: 24
Views: 7031

RE: How Do I Do This In Photoshop?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/photopilot" class="quote" target="_blank">photopilot</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>Everybody always overthinks the proble...

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by RonS
Wed Nov 09, 2011 11:08 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: New To Canon 7D - Noise, Banding? Advice Needed.
Replies: 27
Views: 14495

RE: New To Canon 7D - Noise, Banding? Advice Needed.

I was just looking over a photo I took last week in RAW. It appears to have banding in the sky. I think this is what you mean by banding, correct? Settings: f/11 1/13th ISO 100 @ 11MM. 20 Luminance NR applied in LR3 during processing. <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/ronstella/6329642167/" targ...

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