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by digby
Mon Mar 12, 2007 8:43 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Runway Heading Info Please?
Replies: 4
Views: 4369

Runway Heading Info Please?

Hi all, I have searched through this and other forums and to no avail. I am trying to find out runway directions for a few airports in the Pacific and wanted to know if anyone has such a list of info for airports around the world as well as the Pacific. Something online would be great! I think I mig...

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by digby
Thu Jan 11, 2007 11:11 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Unbelievable, Boeing Does Not Pay Me..
Replies: 10
Views: 4060

RE: Unbelievable, Boeing Does Not Pay Me..

Sounds very strange given it's Boeing. I have sold to Boeing on a couple of occasions and they paid upfront to get the images quickly for their publication. I would definitely send them another email. As stated above, your account may have slipped through the cracks. Did you send them an invoice or ...

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by digby
Sun Sep 17, 2006 9:29 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: The Kick From A Beautiful Picture
Replies: 41
Views: 5138

RE: The Kick From A Beautiful Picture

Jungle King, I never saw that image when it was first posted, and I must say, a fantastic shot! My mind thought about how difficult it must have been to get it right. So many things had to happen. Well done! Like Roel, I like to go out to try to get a specific shot, but sometimes when you go out to ...

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by digby
Sat Sep 09, 2006 3:58 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Possible Photo Theft By Volga-Dnepr
Replies: 7
Views: 5335

RE: Possible Photo Theft By Volga-Dnepr

I have emailed Misha Popov - ex Adelaide spotter - as his was used on the site too.

Thanks always for the heads up everyone!

Cheers

David.M.

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by digby
Sun Apr 02, 2006 8:27 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Why Is The Homepage Pink & Purple?
Replies: 210
Views: 29090

RE: Why Is The Homepage Pink & Purple?

What a great April fools joke!!! <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/biggrin.gif" alt="Big grin"> If Airliners.net wants to attract more of the female variety, then maybe the site needs a name change, like...... <a href="http://www.eyeliners.net" target=_blank>www.eyeliners.net</a>  <i...

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by digby
Fri Dec 30, 2005 2:42 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Your Best Shot Of The Year.
Replies: 183
Views: 10451

RE: Your Best Shot Of The Year.

<br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/945822/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/945822/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/2/2/8/945822.jpg" alt="Click here for bigger photo!" border="0" width="200" h...

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by digby
Mon Oct 31, 2005 7:47 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: No Room For Creativity.
Replies: 47
Views: 5082

RE: No Room For Creativity.

Hi all, Thank you to all the photographers out there who have recently voted my image as "Photographers Choice". It's hard to imagine that a rejected photo could make it to photogs choice, but I have all of you on here to thank. T-H-A-N-K-S!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/silly.gif" a...

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by digby
Tue Oct 25, 2005 8:11 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: No Room For Creativity.
Replies: 47
Views: 5082

RE: No Room For Creativity.

Hi all, I firstly would like to thank the screening crew and Johan of course for reconsidering the image for addition to the database. It's great to see that forums can still have constructive comments and solutions can still be made. I'm not saying that by coming into the forum to argue my rejectio...

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by digby
Mon Oct 24, 2005 9:07 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: No Room For Creativity.
Replies: 47
Views: 5082

RE: No Room For Creativity.

Matt, I don't blame anyone, nor did I think I was alone. I just wish that A.net could accept more creative images. After all, look at the images which get the views. They are normally the more creative ones, where the photographer had to spend a lot of time perfecting the frame and waiting for the r...

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by digby
Mon Oct 24, 2005 8:16 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: No Room For Creativity.
Replies: 47
Views: 5082

No Room For Creativity.

Hi all, I just wanted to share a recent rejection with you. The rejection of course was for "badmotiv", (a rejection I'm sure most of you have received) but I find it sad that there isn't much room for creativity on this site. Photography in it's essence is about creativity, and it seems (on here) s...

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by digby
Sat Sep 10, 2005 10:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia's 777 Heliconia-Theme Special Scheme
Replies: 37
Views: 6911

RE: Malaysia's 777 Heliconia-Theme Special Scheme

Great scheme... Big grin

When will the rest of the world see it?

Does anyone have any schedules for the first few days or even more?

Cheers

DM

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by digby
Sat Apr 02, 2005 5:19 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Stunning "Dump And Burn"
Replies: 9
Views: 3146

Stunning "Dump And Burn"

Hi all, I just wanted to put this in the forums, because I have witnessed and seen many pictures of the famous F-111 "Dump and Burn", but this one takes the cake! <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/808593/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> ...

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by digby
Fri Dec 17, 2004 5:29 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Question: Canon D30 Night Exposures
Replies: 3
Views: 3945

RE: Question: Canon D30 Night Exposures

HI, I used to own the D30 and took many a long exposure with it, although I don't remember ever taking astrophotography with it. I have since tried astrophotography with my new 20D and have been happy, but not impressed with the performance. I think it's an owner/operator problem rather than equipme...

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by digby
Fri Nov 26, 2004 4:25 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: You Compare.... Consistant?
Replies: 6
Views: 1712

You Compare.... Consistant?

Hi all, I'm not one to jump up and down about the decisions of the screeners, however it can become very disheartening when an image is rejected for "badmotiv". Even worse is when you see a similar shot added to the database a couple of days later. I'd say that about 80-90% of my rejected shots are ...

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by digby
Wed Oct 13, 2004 1:29 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: 20D List
Replies: 20
Views: 2746

RE: 20D List

David Morrell (another Australian user of the 20D) Canon 20D -No problems thus far either. Canon 100-400L <acronym title="Island Airlines (USA) and Eagle Air/Arnaflug (Iceland)">IS</acronym> Canon 75-300 <acronym title="Koh Samui (USM), Thailand">USM</acronym> <acronym title="Business Air (United Ki...

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by digby
Tue Oct 12, 2004 11:28 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Camera Type User List
Replies: 98
Views: 5227

RE: Camera Type User List

Could someone please remove me from the D1 list... and add me to the D60 list too.

I do not own any Nikon camera's. Big grin

cheers

David.M

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by digby
Thu Oct 07, 2004 4:24 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: 14000 Airliners.net Members
Replies: 26
Views: 1459

RE: 14000 Airliners.net Members

O/T Johan, You have come up with some cracker responses of late, including the one about the logo submission... ie: [quote] <i> I simply wanted the best design and whether he's an active member or not or eats children for breakfast is simply not relevant. End of discussion.</i> and the one above.......

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by digby
Thu Oct 07, 2004 4:10 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: New Airliners.net Top-of-Page Design!
Replies: 162
Views: 16696

RE: New Airliners.net Top-of-Page Design!

I like the new Logo, and think it makes a welcome change to the site. The whole design contest echo's the aviation industry and seems very ironic.... <i><b>An airline looks at new aircraft and sizes up all the good and bad points of each submission... The airline then purchases a new aircraft and pu...

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by digby
Tue Oct 05, 2004 11:33 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Canon Generic Battery Experiences.
Replies: 13
Views: 2855

RE: Canon Generic Battery Experiences.

Darren, I have a couple of the generic batteries, and have not even noticed the difference. With the battery pack attached to the camera, I can shoot all day without needing to recharge. Even using the camera at night and having to focus and refocus all the time it rarely even reads half full after ...

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by digby
Sat Oct 02, 2004 8:20 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Your Local - The Pro's And Con's For Photography!
Replies: 45
Views: 7437

RE: Your Local - The Pro's And Con's For Photography!

ADL/YPAD, Pro's 1) Plenty of places to spot from as Ryan.H. mentioned. 2) Security aren't a hassle if you're nice to them. 3) A new Multi user terminal under construction, to be completed by oct 2005. 4) Photography spots from the new terminal will be fantastic. 5) We get odball stuff in from time t...

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by digby
Wed Sep 29, 2004 4:41 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Generic Filenames - A Recommendation
Replies: 8
Views: 1558

RE: Generic Filenames - A Recommendation

Nice idea Glenn, I might have to invest in some software and a new computer to keep all files stored. At the moment if I process an image it gets renamed as such, Rego-Date-Airport-description-original image number. eg: <acronym title="AMC Aviation (Egypt)">9V</acronym>-SRC_120904_YPAD_TAIL_4451 I c...

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by digby
Wed Sep 29, 2004 3:25 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Who Is Sam Chui?
Replies: 38
Views: 10586

RE: Who Is Sam Chui?

Royal,
I nearly fell of my chair when I saw the link to www.samchoy.com!!!

Nice one!!

Is he related to BRUCE GUY? Big grin

DM

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by digby
Fri Sep 17, 2004 9:05 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Craig Hits 4 Million!
Replies: 25
Views: 4078

RE: Craig Hits 4 Million!

Well done Craigos!
I certainly contributed to adding some hits your way. Great photos as always.

Cheers

David.M.

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by digby
Fri Aug 27, 2004 6:29 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Post Your Fav. Shot(s) That Did Not Make It Here
Replies: 54
Views: 7412

RE: Post Your Fav. Shot(s) That Did Not Make It Here

Eksath, The <acronym title="Malaysia Airlines">MH</acronym> shot was a 777 arriving into <acronym title="Adelaide (ADL / YPAD), Australia - South Australia">ADL</acronym> in darkness as usual. It's the only chance to get a shot of it while it's moving in the mornings. I cant wait for summer so that ...

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by digby
Thu Aug 26, 2004 8:18 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Post Your Fav. Shot(s) That Did Not Make It Here
Replies: 54
Views: 7412

RE: Post Your Fav. Shot(s) That Did Not Make It Here

A few that have been rejected, primarily for badmotiv, although after seeing some of the other types of shots uploaded lately, there seems to be plenty of inconsistancy. *bitch mode off* I have reduced in size and quality. <img src="http://www.users.bigpond.net.au/sophie/VXB_01.jpg"> <img src="http:...

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by digby
Fri Aug 20, 2004 7:15 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Unusual Aircraft Movements In Adelaide
Replies: 3
Views: 2713

RE: Unusual Aircraft Movements In Adelaide

Chris, Adelaide doesn't see a great deal of aircraft movements, especially US<acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> aircraft. We have had quite a busy week (considering the size of Adelaide) which has included 2 x US<acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> C-17's, about three Gulfstreams a couple ...

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by digby
Mon Aug 16, 2004 5:29 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photographing Spotter's Places..
Replies: 40
Views: 4436

RE: Photographing Spotter's Places..

Plenty of places around my local here in Adelaide, Australia. They are always changing, especially because of the construction of the <acronym title="New Orleans - Lakefront (NEW / KNEW), USA - Louisiana">NEW</acronym> terminal. My favourite spot is at a skatepark located at the end of runway 05/23 ...

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by digby
Mon Jul 19, 2004 9:41 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Contest: Design The New A.net Top Of Page Logo!
Replies: 366
Views: 54579

RE: Contest: Design The New A.net Top Of Page Logo!

Just a couple more designs I've been toying with...





Cheers,

David.M.

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by digby
Mon Jul 19, 2004 2:46 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Your Photo Stats
Replies: 60
Views: 5552

RE: Your Photo Stats

Mine included below: Nr of photos: 382 Nr of photo views: 611147 Nr of aircraft registrations: 240 Nr of aircraft (generic versions): 80 Nr of airlines you have photographed: 80 Average views 1608 which in Australian based photographers is the second highest average second only to the one and only S...

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by digby
Sun Jul 18, 2004 9:07 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Congrats To Sam & Joe
Replies: 51
Views: 4907

RE: Congrats To Sam & Joe

Sam,
No problems.

I just wanted to clarify what you meant when you said that the shot was taken with a small zoom lens.

Cheers

David.M.

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by digby
Sun Jul 18, 2004 11:51 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Congrats To Sam & Joe
Replies: 51
Views: 4907

RE: Congrats To Sam & Joe

Sam, Before you go and ask <acronym title="Canberra (Fairbairn) (CBR / YSCB), Australia - Australian Capital Territory">CBR</acronym> ops about the photo, how about you ask the photographer who took the shot? The equipment to take this photo was a 19mm lens! And nothing more. <br><center><font color...

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by digby
Fri Jul 16, 2004 3:40 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Contest: Design The New A.net Top Of Page Logo!
Replies: 366
Views: 54579

RE: Contest: Design The New A.net Top Of Page Logo!

Not sure what you think, but any constructive critique would be appreciated. <img src="http://www.users.bigpond.net.au/sophie/08web.jpg"> I see it more as a way to enhance the website like advertising it, and for the quick navigation to be placed underneath the logo somewhere. It could be incorporat...

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by digby
Wed Jul 14, 2004 8:11 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Badmotiv This Time :-( ...
Replies: 10
Views: 2919

RE: Badmotiv This Time :-( ...

QA332, I like the shot. The reflections are noticeable, however cloning them out is a quick fix. The only problem I see now, is that because you have mentioned your image in the forums, and especially because it has been rejected twice, you are less likely to get it accepted. I like the motiv, and t...

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by digby
Mon Jul 12, 2004 3:35 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Airliner Passenger Window Dimensions
Replies: 1
Views: 6623

Airliner Passenger Window Dimensions

Hi all,
I was wondering if anyone could point me in the right direction to find out the dimensions of a standard aircraft window for both Boeing and Airbus.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Cheers

DM

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by digby
Thu Jul 08, 2004 9:17 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Nice One!
Replies: 19
Views: 2912

Nice One!

I do get to search through images every once in a while, and came across this one... <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/615106/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/615106/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photo...

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by digby
Thu Jul 08, 2004 9:05 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Funny Pics While Spotting
Replies: 45
Views: 8282

RE: Funny Pics While Spotting

<img src="http://www.users.bigpond.net.au/sophie/SQ_aerobridge_lady.jpg"> A 777 has just pushed back from the aerobrdige, and the ground staff lady hithced up her skirt and was showing a "bit of leg" to the pilots. About the funniest aviation image I have actually caught on camera. (Please - no sarc...

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by digby
Wed Jun 09, 2004 9:15 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Transit Of Venus
Replies: 11
Views: 2159

RE: Transit Of Venus

Much the same pictures here in Australia, except the "dot", I mean Venus was travelling from the upper right hand side across to the left hand side.




Cheers

David.M.

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by digby
Mon Mar 29, 2004 5:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2 Initials: What Airline Are You?
Replies: 301
Views: 20885

RE: 2 Initials: What Airline Are You?

I have an airline, <acronym title="Maersk Air (Denmark)">DM</acronym> DAN Maersk Air (Denmark) <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/543465/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/543465/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG S...

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by digby
Mon Mar 15, 2004 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Info On 2 Antonov Flights To Ypad In March?
Replies: 1
Views: 4699

Info On 2 Antonov Flights To Ypad In March?

Hi all, I just wanted to know if anyone has any information on two Antonov 124's which are meant to be coming to <acronym title="Adelaide (ADL / YPAD), Australia - South Australia">ADL</acronym> in March. We are supposed to have one on the 16th and another soon after, but as yet, no one seems to kno...

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by digby
Sun Mar 14, 2004 10:02 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Success At Last!
Replies: 4
Views: 2878

RE: Success At Last!

Hi Ryan,
Nice shot... keep 'em coming.

Must catch up with you in Adelaide some time. There are plenty of us around.

David.M.

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by digby
Sun Mar 14, 2004 9:59 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: On The Road...where To Store All Those Images?
Replies: 6
Views: 4653

RE: On The Road...where To Store All Those Images?

Vasco, Vasco, Vasco....


Nixvue! Nixvue! Nixvue!


David.M.

p.s. don't skimp on gb. go the 30gb or larger.

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by digby
Wed Jan 28, 2004 8:40 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Great Work From Wietse!
Replies: 17
Views: 3477

RE: Great Work From Wietse!

I am a little fond of this one myself... open it large and you'll see what I mean! <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/497681/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/497681/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/...

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by digby
Tue Dec 23, 2003 2:57 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Show Us Your Most Popular Shot 2003!
Replies: 91
Views: 6861

RE: Show Us Your Most Popular Shot 2003!

I was hoping it would have been the landing shot of the same aircraft, however I'll have to settle with 26K on this shot....Also my most popular shot so far. I'm happy.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Ge...

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by digby
Fri Dec 12, 2003 9:50 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Canon 1D Replacement?
Replies: 1
Views: 2728

Canon 1D Replacement?

Hi all, I have been hunting around online looking to see if there will be a replacement for the 1D in the near future. I am under the assumption that the 1Ds is not an upgraded version of the 1D, rather it is the studio version of the same camera, with different megapixel resolution, and a few other...

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by digby
Thu Dec 11, 2003 9:48 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Highlight Of The Year At Your Home Airport
Replies: 59
Views: 7553

RE: Highlight Of The Year At Your Home Airport

Favourite this year for Adelaide so far would have to be: A 757 charter.. "yeah I hear you, nothing too special, but those of you who have been to <acronym title="Adelaide (ADL / YPAD), Australia - South Australia">ADL</acronym> will understand." <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIA...

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by digby
Wed Dec 03, 2003 10:13 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Check Out This Picture?!
Replies: 25
Views: 4340

RE: Check Out This Picture?!

Thanks again for the comments. I was really surprised at the lack of noise. Not nearly as loud as a 727!! I was no where near it when the reversers were fully activated, so it made a "swoosh" noise as the wing passed overhead. Kind of creepy knowing that it was going to pass over my head, but it was...

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by digby
Wed Dec 03, 2003 4:58 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Check Out This Picture?!
Replies: 25
Views: 4340

RE: Check Out This Picture?!

No probs Paul.  Smile

David.M.

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by digby
Wed Dec 03, 2003 4:29 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Check Out This Picture?!
Replies: 25
Views: 4340

RE: Check Out This Picture?!

Hi guys, I can assure you that the image is genuine. I have 10 shots before this one, and about six shots after. The lens used was a Sigma 28-105mm f2.8 @ 28mm. I was on the edge of the hardstand and nearly sh!t myself when the wing passed overhead. The A340-500/600 has a wingspan of 63.70m, and Can...

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by digby
Wed Nov 19, 2003 12:13 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Hand Held Action Night Photography Is Painful
Replies: 30
Views: 6040

RE: Hand Held Action Night Photography Is Painful

This was my attempt at action night shots, and was pleasantly surprised with the result. I wasn't surprised at the rejection though. My usual "badesthetics" rejection  <img src="/discussions/graphics/rolleyes.gif" ALT="Insane"> At least it wasn't rejected for "baddark" <img src="/discussio...

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by digby
Tue Oct 21, 2003 10:49 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Too Much Concorde Is Barely Enough...
Replies: 5
Views: 3190

Too Much Concorde Is Barely Enough...

I have been scanning through the last few days of uploads and am really impressed with the quality of Concorde photos which have been accepted to the database. As someone who has only seen Concorde (once while sitting in a <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> 742 in 1987) on two occasions a...

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