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by NPeterman
Fri Jan 01, 2021 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aviation Tariffs between US and EU
Replies: 16
Views: 1864

Re: Aviation Tariffs between US and EU

If Airbus sent these components to Mirabel, added a screw or two etc to the parts then sent them to Mobile (or "assemble" in Canada the presently non N American components sent from EU to AL ), does that make it Canadian and not subject to tariffs? Though the transport cost may be almost ...

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by NPeterman
Wed Mar 20, 2019 11:24 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre-Screening: Desert Air DC-3
Replies: 5
Views: 1649

Re: Pre-Screening: Desert Air DC-3

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Thank you both!

Does this fight the bill better in terms of sharpness? I am trying to not overdo it and increase it gradually!

https://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/ai ... ca25e4c00b

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by NPeterman
Tue Mar 19, 2019 1:37 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre-Screening: Desert Air DC-3
Replies: 5
Views: 1649

Re: Pre-Screening: Desert Air DC-3

Thank you! I’ll pull it down tomorrow and give it a touch more sharpening :)

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by NPeterman
Mon Mar 18, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre-Screening: Desert Air DC-3
Replies: 5
Views: 1649

Pre-Screening: Desert Air DC-3

Hey Guys, After a long hiatus from the site due to life "stuff" I thought I would get back into the swing of maybe uploading a bit! The only thing is A) I have been away for ages and B) I am now using a new laptop, to which I may not quite have gotten used to. As such, could I get some tho...

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by NPeterman
Tue Jul 10, 2018 7:01 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: 757's Parked at RIC
Replies: 12
Views: 4978

Re: 757's Parked at RIC

These are not C-32Bs, guys, as someone indicated above, they are ex-civilian 757s operated by L3 for the FBI/DOJ. I can dig up the N numbers later, as I shot them both while I lived near KRIC.

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by NPeterman
Tue Jan 30, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: What's Your Favorite Photo from 2017?
Replies: 16
Views: 3038

Re: What's Your Favorite Photo from 2017?

Looking at my Acceptances (or lack thereof) in 2017 and 2016, it becomes a bit obvious that my activity on the site dropped significantly after the changes that were made a few years back. In light of that, my actual favorite shots of 2017 weren't even uploaded sadly :( That being said, of the whopp...

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by NPeterman
Tue Dec 12, 2017 12:44 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Canon 6D mark II
Replies: 16
Views: 2790

Re: Canon 6D mark II

I will admit, I have been more than pleased with my 6D Mark II after picking it up from Adorama on a great Black Friday sale last Month. Although from reading this thread it would seem like perhaps I should return it :shock: I have found the AF to be accurate and fast enough for my uses, even using ...

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by NPeterman
Sat Nov 04, 2017 4:07 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre-screen - Delta 744 at DFW
Replies: 6
Views: 1571

Re: Pre-screen - Delta 744 at DFW

https://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/air ... 25414d5919

Does that link work?
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Sorry, that was dumb of me.

https://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/air ... 25414d5919

Does that link work?

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by NPeterman
Sat Nov 04, 2017 2:32 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre-screen - Delta 744 at DFW
Replies: 6
Views: 1571

Pre-screen - Delta 744 at DFW

Hey Guys, I have been having some (new) camera woes as of late, and of course I found myself with a super rare movement and nothing to shoot it with by my not-so-sharp new camera ( see this thread for details on that... http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=1377847 ) I would really ...

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by NPeterman
Fri Nov 03, 2017 2:38 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: New 7D Mark II - Difficulty with Sharp Photos
Replies: 5
Views: 1489

Re: New 7D Mark II - Difficulty with Sharp Photos

I have not yet, I admit I didn't expect to have such OOF results out of the box, as I never have in the past. Clearly I will have to figure out how to do some AFMA :(

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by NPeterman
Fri Nov 03, 2017 1:33 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: New 7D Mark II - Difficulty with Sharp Photos
Replies: 5
Views: 1489

New 7D Mark II - Difficulty with Sharp Photos

Good evening, I was hoping to maybe get some thoughts/input from the group. I recently became the owner of a Canon-refurbished 7D Mark II, as what seemed like a deserving replacement to my 6 year old and well used 7D. Took it out today and the results were ... well somewhat alarming. With my 7D, I n...

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by NPeterman
Sat Jul 29, 2017 5:17 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: What was the hardest A-net picture for you to take?
Replies: 37
Views: 6972

Re: What was the hardest A-net picture for you to take?

Definitely a cool topic! Two of my shots come to mind as being the most challenging for me to take. First was this shot of an AeroUnion P-3A Firebomber in California. The whole story would take way too long to relate here, but amidst a camping trip, a forest fire, and an eventual evacuation, this sh...

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by NPeterman
Fri Mar 18, 2016 1:40 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: US Citizen Arrested At Chkalovsky, Russia.
Replies: 13
Views: 4858

RE: US Citizen Arrested At Chkalovsky, Russia.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/scbriml" class="quote" target="_blank">scbriml</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Because Sovietjet...

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by NPeterman
Tue Mar 15, 2016 2:07 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post-Screening: Dark/Centered
Replies: 4
Views: 686

RE: Post-Screening: Dark/Centered

Awesome, thanks guys! I was more puzzled by the centered rejection on this one  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/> Dark is an easy fix in this case, so hopefully I will get it re-uploaded soon! Thanks for your t...

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by NPeterman
Mon Mar 14, 2016 7:07 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post-Screening: Dark/Centered
Replies: 4
Views: 686

Post-Screening: Dark/Centered

Hey Guys, I would love some feedback on a photo. It seems every time I feel like I am getting back into stride... I have a batch of photos that reeducates me. So after losing 8 to Centered and soft, I did want to stop and ask about this one <a href="http://www.airliners.net/procphotos/rejphoto.main?...

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by NPeterman
Mon Mar 14, 2016 4:47 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Recent Photo That Made You Go Wow! - Part 30
Replies: 9
Views: 4571

RE: Recent Photo That Made You Go Wow! - Part 30

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/zachary165" class="quote" target="_blank">zachary165</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>I am glad to see that this was accepte...

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by NPeterman
Sat Feb 20, 2016 4:27 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: PreScreen: Obstruction/Motive In Unique Museum
Replies: 5
Views: 868

RE: PreScreen: Obstruction/Motive In Unique Museum

Thanks for the input guys! I toned down the brightness and pushed the contrast. It's a bit wonky in terms of conditions with all the sawdust from the construction, but I really like the shot and would love to see it on the site  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/sm...

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by NPeterman
Fri Feb 19, 2016 6:34 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: PreScreen: Obstruction/Motive In Unique Museum
Replies: 5
Views: 868

PreScreen: Obstruction/Motive In Unique Museum

Hey Guys, I have a somewhat unusual shot that I would like to get thoughts on. My initial instinct is that there is no way that this shot would be accepted here, but recalling a few photos of unique situations with obstructions, I decided I would at least ask. I was lucky enough to be on hand for th...

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by NPeterman
Sun Jan 24, 2016 6:53 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: New A/C (Helicopter) Types And Banner Promotion
Replies: 1
Views: 6124

New A/C (Helicopter) Types And Banner Promotion

Hey Guys, This is a thought I have been kicking around for a few weeks now that I wanted to maybe get some input on. I also wanted to wait long enough that I didn't get accused of trying to drive up hits or views on a photo of mine that is involved in this question. Back in December, I had the good ...

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by NPeterman
Tue Sep 08, 2015 12:56 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: New Creative Team
Replies: 95
Views: 11167

RE: New Creative Team

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ghajdufi" class="quote" target="_blank">ghajdufi</a> (<a href="#88" class="quote">Reply 88</a>):<br/><i>This shot would work for me perfectly if...

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by NPeterman
Mon Sep 07, 2015 9:41 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: New Creative Team
Replies: 95
Views: 11167

RE: New Creative Team

I am excited to hear about these changes. Unlike many, I haven't had a large number of shots binned for being too creative. The only one that ever irked me a little was this shot of an Etihad A340 at <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JF...

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by NPeterman
Wed May 13, 2015 3:47 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Were You Ever In Danger While Shooting An Anet Pic
Replies: 39
Views: 7809

RE: Were You Ever In Danger While Shooting An Anet Pic

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/notaxonrotax" class="quote" target="_blank">notaxonrotax</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i>Wow, I missed this story as I wa...

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by NPeterman
Sat May 02, 2015 11:13 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Were You Ever In Danger While Shooting An Anet Pic
Replies: 39
Views: 7809

RE: Were You Ever In Danger While Shooting An Anet Pic

I actually have one that I thinks qualifies! <br/><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/photo/Aero-Union/Lockheed-P-3A-Aerostar/1795824/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/photo/Aero-Union/Lockheed-P-3A-Aerostar/1795824/M/" target="_blank">View Med...

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by NPeterman
Sun Feb 08, 2015 8:21 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Spotting Wide-bodies At BWI
Replies: 10
Views: 5115

RE: Spotting Wide-bodies At BWI

Thrustvector, Hello! As a Washington/<acronym title="Baltimore / Washington - International (Friendship) (BWI / KBWI), USA - Maryland">BWI</acronym> former regular, I cannot recommend the WashBalt Spotters Group highly enough! They are a fantastic group with a vast wealth of knowledge, and plenty of...

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by NPeterman
Tue Nov 11, 2014 2:26 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Database Problems?
Replies: 114
Views: 9317

RE: Database Problems?

I have a few that are due to be screened shortly as well, feel free to have at them if you want more test images,


Nick

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by NPeterman
Sun Oct 05, 2014 2:11 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photo From Ground Vs Photo From Air
Replies: 6
Views: 7041

RE: Photo From Ground Vs Photo From Air

I can not confirm this with 100% certainty, but when I took this first photo of <acronym title="Great Lakes Aviation (USA)">ZK</acronym>-OKQ at <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym> earlier this year there was a helic...

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by NPeterman
Sun Sep 07, 2014 5:41 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: LAX Night Shooting From P3
Replies: 1
Views: 4365

RE: LAX Night Shooting From P3

Andrew, I flew through <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> in late February and while my flight (QF108 from <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>) parked at the new TBIT, t...

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by NPeterman
Fri Jun 13, 2014 2:10 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre-Screening: Level Concerns/Difficulties
Replies: 8
Views: 697

RE: Pre-Screening: Level Concerns/Difficulties

Thanks guys! Both of them are in the queue and waiting to be screened. I will probably run a few more through here in the coming days.

Nick

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by NPeterman
Tue Jun 10, 2014 12:44 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre-Screening: Level Concerns/Difficulties
Replies: 8
Views: 697

RE: Pre-Screening: Level Concerns/Difficulties

Thanks, Angad! No polarizer involved, just some nice winter light!

Here is another try of B.

https://www.airliners.net/addphotos/b...ready/d1402404105.6447img_0260.jpg

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by NPeterman
Tue Jun 10, 2014 10:14 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre-Screening: Level Concerns/Difficulties
Replies: 8
Views: 697

Pre-Screening: Level Concerns/Difficulties

Hello All, I would love some thoughts/help on some photos of mine. I have had the damndest time getting photos taken from this place to feel level. Between light poles at various angles and the old tower in the background there is no lack for suitable reference points, but none of them agree with on...

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by NPeterman
Thu Apr 24, 2014 5:35 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Commercial Opportunity For All Photographers
Replies: 48
Views: 6376

RE: Commercial Opportunity For All Photographers

DFW/AFW , I'd love to be on the list

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by NPeterman
Sun Apr 13, 2014 7:08 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: BKK Suvarnabhumi Airport Spotting
Replies: 4
Views: 2986

BKK Suvarnabhumi Airport Spotting

Hey Guys, Later this week I am headed to Thailand for the first time, and it looks as though I will have some time to kill near the airport before my flight back to Sydney. I was wondering what if any experience people have had with spotting near Suvarnabhumi Airport, and whether or not it is feasib...

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by NPeterman
Sat Mar 22, 2014 3:48 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Default Image Showing On Many Shots In DB
Replies: 64
Views: 6069

RE: Default Image Showing On Many Shots In DB

Just to share a recent experience (and to see if any others had the same issue). Like others, I had my images in the queue disappear for a while, replaced by the default image. However, when they came back, I noticed that one of my images was showing as being in the queue twice (not sure if this was...

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by NPeterman
Wed Mar 12, 2014 8:22 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Spotting At Kingsford Smith
Replies: 10
Views: 5222

RE: Spotting At Kingsford Smith

Korpenko, I am actually studying in Sydney at the moment, and similarly am restricted to using buses. I have successfully made it to the above mentioned deck at Rydges, the Beach, Qantas Dr, and Shep's Hill (See link below) all using buses, so it is certainly doable. Which one you need to hit will o...

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by NPeterman
Wed Mar 05, 2014 4:34 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Air To Air Shots
Replies: 9
Views: 3934

RE: Air To Air Shots

I hear in Sydney it runs north of $800 per hour, so definitely not cheap.

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by NPeterman
Tue Mar 04, 2014 10:18 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Missing Accepted Images
Replies: 20
Views: 2933

RE: Missing Accepted Images

Does this issue have anything to do with why I randomly had an Image from the 26th (out of my 15 uploads from that date) get screened early and accepted last night?

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by NPeterman
Thu Feb 13, 2014 3:40 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post Screening-Distance And Centered
Replies: 7
Views: 597

RE: Post Screening-Distance And Centered

Hey guys, Thanks for the input. The only rejection reasons were Distance and Centered. I ultimately did end up appealing it a few minutes ago. Nothing to lose, right? I'm really hoping it'll get a second chance because I like it cropped the way it is. Worst case scenario I can try it a little tighte...

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by NPeterman
Thu Feb 13, 2014 4:23 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post Screening-Distance And Centered
Replies: 7
Views: 597

RE: Post Screening-Distance And Centered

I guess if need be I could certainly do so, but when I see a photo like this: <a href="http://www.airliners.net/photo/Lufthansa/Airbus-A330-343/2394393/&sid=5d242607409327b5448426696bc06018" target="_blank">http://www.airliners.net/photo/Lufth...d=5d242607409327b5448426696bc06018</a> where there...

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by NPeterman
Wed Feb 12, 2014 11:27 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post Screening-Distance And Centered
Replies: 7
Views: 597

RE: Post Screening-Distance And Centered

Thanks, Vik. I feel like if a random floating head in the bottom, or half an arm can be in a shot that was clearly not composed to have that portion of a human in it, than a crop to consciously show some birds in their entirety should be ok...

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by NPeterman
Wed Feb 12, 2014 10:16 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post Screening-Distance And Centered
Replies: 7
Views: 597

Post Screening-Distance And Centered

Hello All, I was hoping to get some input on a recent rejection. I will be the first to admit that it is not the most standard of compositions, but upon conferring with several other A.net photographers, we felt that the motive was compelling enough to give it a shot, especially as centered and dist...

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by NPeterman
Wed Feb 12, 2014 10:15 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Please Delete-Inadvertant Duplicate Post
Replies: 0
Views: 373

Please Delete-Inadvertant Duplicate Post

Duplicate, please delete

[Edited 2014-02-12 14:17:17]

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by NPeterman
Tue Jan 28, 2014 4:24 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Appeals Process
Replies: 2
Views: 2259

Appeals Process

Hey Guys, I have a quick question. Yesterday I appealed a rejection, something I don't do quite often enough to know the process intimately. At that time I am fairly certain the queue statistics showed 2 photos waiting for the head screeners, who I believe are the ones who handle appeals. Anyhow, lo...

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by NPeterman
Mon Nov 25, 2013 12:26 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Spotting @JFK
Replies: 11
Views: 3465

RE: Spotting @JFK

-28F? Sheesh Moose, that is beyond brutal!

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by NPeterman
Wed Nov 20, 2013 2:31 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: How To Catch Retro AA
Replies: 6
Views: 4164

RE: How To Catch Retro AA

Does it transit <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym>, yes. I caught it there a few months back. Just one thing to keep in mind, spotting at <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> can be very...

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by NPeterman
Wed Nov 20, 2013 2:29 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Priority Screening And Banner
Replies: 8
Views: 3613

RE: Priority Screening And Banner

The Qatar OneWorld 77W got a banner here on A.net based on what I can see, not sure why it would and this wouldn't, unless it being Qatar's first OneWorld jet had anything to do with it...

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by NPeterman
Fri Nov 15, 2013 3:57 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: California Trip
Replies: 14
Views: 3879

RE: California Trip

If you wan't military at Nellis, try to see if an exercise will be going on. That place can be brutally quiet if there isn't one. Similarly, El Centro is only busy during certain times of the year.

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by NPeterman
Thu Nov 07, 2013 4:03 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Heavies At LAX- Distributed Evenly Amongst North/s
Replies: 16
Views: 5592

RE: Heavies At LAX- Distributed Evenly Amongst North/s

The address is 9601 Airport Blvd, Los Angeles, <acronym title="Air China">CA</acronym> I shot there for at least half of my <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> trip this past December, and never had issues. I always bought a little food or drink ...

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by NPeterman
Wed Nov 06, 2013 3:49 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Heavies At LAX- Distributed Evenly Amongst North/s
Replies: 16
Views: 5592

RE: Heavies At LAX- Distributed Evenly Amongst North/s

The Burger King should also work just fine for this time of year if you are committed to wanting to shoot the north side for a change

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by NPeterman
Mon Sep 23, 2013 1:32 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post Screening Heat Haze?
Replies: 34
Views: 1550

RE: Post Screening Heat Haze?

Len90,

Looking at it, I see some visible along the leading edges of the wings. It can tend to make the photo look jagged or oversharpened along that bare metal on the leading edge.

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by NPeterman
Sun Sep 15, 2013 5:11 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Un-Sharpening A Photo?
Replies: 11
Views: 4908

RE: Un-Sharpening A Photo?

Photopilot, My in camera sharpening is set to off, as it has been for the year + that I have owned this camera. One theory that a friend of mine has put forward is that it could have something to do with the method that photoshop is using to resample the image when I resize, which is something else ...

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