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by dullesguy
Sun Jan 30, 2011 12:18 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: MIA Spotting
Replies: 13
Views: 3743

MIA Spotting

I've been out of spotting for a while, but will be in <acronym title="Miami - International (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA</acronym> area soon. Are the "holes" still a good place to go? Is parking available at this spot? How often is RWY 12 used if winds are favoring that operation? I only have 24...

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by dullesguy
Thu Aug 10, 2006 5:30 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Best "friend Spotter" Airports In The USA
Replies: 28
Views: 7746

RE: Best "friend Spotter" Airports In The USA

I can vouch for <acronym title="Washington - Ronald Reagan National (DCA / KDCA), USA - Virginia">DCA</acronym>/<acronym title="Baltimore / Washington - International (Friendship) (BWI / KBWI), USA - Maryland">BWI</acronym>/<acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (IAD / KIAD), USA - Virgin...

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by dullesguy
Thu Jul 13, 2006 1:44 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Calling EF 300 F2.8 Is L Owners- Is It Worth It?
Replies: 30
Views: 6550

RE: Calling EF 300 F2.8 Is L Owners- Is It Worth It?

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by dullesguy
Fri Jul 07, 2006 12:32 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: For A Change! Acceptable Motive?
Replies: 13
Views: 3553

RE: For A Change! Acceptable Motive?

i agree with the resized version looking a bit forced. i don't think it'll make A.net..but man its a cool shot for your own records!

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by dullesguy
Tue Jul 04, 2006 4:44 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: The Canon EF 70-200mm F/4L USM
Replies: 65
Views: 8078

RE: The Canon EF 70-200mm F/4L USM

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by dullesguy
Tue Jul 04, 2006 1:46 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: The Canon EF 70-200mm F/4L USM
Replies: 65
Views: 8078

RE: The Canon EF 70-200mm F/4L USM

I've tried out the 70-200L f2.8 <acronym title="Island Airlines (USA) and Eagle Air/Arnaflug (Iceland)">IS</acronym> on my 300D and used it at full zoom and the image was clear clear clear! Every lense has a downside, you've just gotta find what will work for you. Budget, telephoto length, aperture,...

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by dullesguy
Mon Jul 03, 2006 9:41 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: 300D Or D50?
Replies: 16
Views: 3468

RE: 300D Or D50?

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by dullesguy
Mon Jul 03, 2006 3:58 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: 300D Or D50?
Replies: 16
Views: 3468

RE: 300D Or D50?

I personally have the 300D, and this is simply because I used the Canon Elan 7e SLR before this. So i had the canon lenses already, and there was no point in wasting money to switch to Nikon. Each brands have their weak points and strong points, but both are great quality. What you need to do is phy...

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by dullesguy
Sun Jul 02, 2006 8:08 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Monthly Payments
Replies: 4
Views: 1559

Monthly Payments

Is there such thing to buy a lense (Canon 100-400L <acronym title="Island Airlines (USA) and Eagle Air/Arnaflug (Iceland)">IS</acronym>) and be allowed to pay monthly payments but with no interest? If so, how would I go about it? Are there companies that allow this, or does it all have to do with cr...

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by dullesguy
Fri Jun 30, 2006 10:32 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Lense Thoughts: Canon EF 100-400mm F/2.8L Is USM
Replies: 44
Views: 8380

RE: Lense Thoughts: Canon EF 100-400mm F/2.8L Is USM

on a side note..what modifications do you think will be made to the 100-400L IS lense in the future?

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by dullesguy
Fri Jun 30, 2006 7:15 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: L-glass With 300D
Replies: 18
Views: 3697

RE: L-glass With 300D

Greg thats what i needed to see..answers my question..

Howd you get that access onto Andrews AFB anyway? was it the airshow?




Stephen

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by dullesguy
Thu Jun 29, 2006 12:54 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: L-glass With 300D
Replies: 18
Views: 3697

L-glass With 300D

Hey I 'm just wondering as I'm as 300D user, when using L glass on this "lower" canon body when compared to 20D/30D is there any noticable quality difference when using L glass on these bodies? Just wondering...

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by dullesguy
Wed Jun 28, 2006 5:58 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: What Will Your Next Lens(es) Be? #2
Replies: 38
Views: 4744

RE: What Will Your Next Lens(es) Be? #2

Canon 100-400L IS is next for me..oh how i wish i had the funds for it right now.

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by dullesguy
Wed Jun 21, 2006 8:09 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Good Place To Spot In CVG
Replies: 5
Views: 7774

RE: Good Place To Spot In CVG

Check out the viewing area which is ap arking lot that is right next to runway 36R/18L. Its been a while since I've been there, but the <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> flight usually lands on that runway..just to let you know the sun wont be in an ideal position, but its still manageable. <...

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by dullesguy
Fri Apr 28, 2006 10:22 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Show Me Your Stuff...non L Glass Users!
Replies: 30
Views: 4936

Show Me Your Stuff...non L Glass Users!

This isnt a hating post or anything like that towards you fortunate bunch who have the L glass. Waiting for my blessing of the L glass in the future i sometimes have to just remind myself that although it'd be so nice to have, i can still get great shots with my 75-300 F4-5.6 <acronym title="Surat T...

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by dullesguy
Sat Apr 22, 2006 11:55 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: How Well Does The Is Work
Replies: 3
Views: 4492

How Well Does The Is Work

Hey, Got some questions for you <acronym title="Island Airlines (USA) and Eagle Air/Arnaflug (Iceland)">IS</acronym> users on the 100-400L and the 70-200 2.<acronym title="Grand Air (Philippines)">8L</acronym> well first of all..is there any difference in performance of the <acronym title="Island Ai...

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by dullesguy
Fri Apr 07, 2006 9:28 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Congrats To Jonathan Derden .. 2 Million Views!
Replies: 10
Views: 4477

RE: Congrats To Jonathan Derden .. 2 Million Views!

keep up the good work derden...I'll take that L glass off your hands anytime you're ready...


Stephen

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by dullesguy
Sat Mar 11, 2006 1:12 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Need Help ID'ing This Helicopter
Replies: 2
Views: 3357

RE: Need Help ID'ing This Helicopter

its as if the numbers before the 093 are painted out and arent apparent in the original..ah well thanks for the help Corey!

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by dullesguy
Sat Mar 11, 2006 12:28 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Need Help ID'ing This Helicopter
Replies: 2
Views: 3357

Need Help ID'ing This Helicopter

hey all..can anyone tell me the reg and type of helicopter this? i snagged this earlier today..thx for the help



http://img95.imageshack.us/img95/1917/armyhelicopterok3fs.jpg






Stephen

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by dullesguy
Mon Mar 06, 2006 4:04 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Replacing 300D With?
Replies: 12
Views: 2625

RE: Replacing 300D With?

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by dullesguy
Mon Mar 06, 2006 3:42 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Replacing 300D With?
Replies: 12
Views: 2625

RE: Replacing 300D With?

For those of you who have switched from the 300d up to the 20D could you tell me what your biggest notice of change was? My main reason for wanting to upgrade is to be able to do some cool low light shots and use that high ISO with such little grain. I just wanna know what your impressions are. By t...

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by dullesguy
Mon Feb 20, 2006 1:08 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Am I Getting Tired Of LHR Spotting?
Replies: 27
Views: 5665

RE: Am I Getting Tired Of LHR Spotting?

Paul, I'd kill just to be around <acronym title="Nashville - International (Metropolitan) (BNA / KBNA), USA - Tennessee">BNA</acronym> traffic again... try being only close to <acronym title="Lafayette - Purdue University (LAF / KLAF), USA - Indiana">LAF</acronym>. Piper, piper, piper..ohh maybee a ...

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by dullesguy
Mon Feb 20, 2006 4:47 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: How Airplanes Look - Or How They Should Look
Replies: 15
Views: 3649

RE: How Airplanes Look - Or How They Should Look

sorry..didnt read the above post properly..asked a question that was already answered.

[Edited 2006-02-19 20:53:08]

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by dullesguy
Mon Feb 20, 2006 4:28 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Am I Getting Tired Of LHR Spotting?
Replies: 27
Views: 5665

RE: Am I Getting Tired Of LHR Spotting?

I just don't see how <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> can get boring. Maybee its just because I'm in luv with aviation in general..i could watch Southwest 737s all day and snap pics of them if thats all I had..I love the ATC and photography aspects of it ...

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by dullesguy
Fri Feb 03, 2006 2:54 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: What Will Your Next Lens(es) Be?
Replies: 68
Views: 5590

RE: What Will Your Next Lens(es) Be?

Jan, I don't want to start a whole big debate about this, but could you elaborate a tad on "little soft". Was it bearable when using full zoom at 400mm on action shots? I just wanna know b/c i'm set on getting this lense when I get the money..but if the softness is that big a issue i'll save even mo...

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by dullesguy
Fri Feb 03, 2006 2:51 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Sigma Or Canon 70-200 F2.8?
Replies: 31
Views: 9104

RE: Sigma Or Canon 70-200 F2.8?

Sorry I havn't tried both lenses..I got to do some shooting with the 70-200 <acronym title="Falcon Air Express (USA)">F2</acronym>.8 <acronym title="Island Airlines (USA) and Eagle Air/Arnaflug (Iceland)">IS</acronym> and man is it sharp! even at full zoom. I'm a firm believer of you get what you pa...

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by dullesguy
Fri Feb 03, 2006 1:12 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: What Will Your Next Lens(es) Be?
Replies: 68
Views: 5590

RE: What Will Your Next Lens(es) Be?

When I get my job in the Tower or Center..who knows what the FAA will be doing! I'm gonna get the 100-400L. My school budget isn't allowing for any kind of upgrades right about now. I just love the idea of having that extra reach of 400mm



Stephen

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by dullesguy
Mon Jan 30, 2006 3:15 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: MDW Meetup Question
Replies: 21
Views: 1889

RE: MDW Meetup Question

I didn't go due to the weather..hey Tim, are you planning on coming down to MDW within a couple of weeks? I'd like to meet up and do some spotting wx permitting.



Stephen

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by dullesguy
Sat Jan 28, 2006 6:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 In The USA
Replies: 40
Views: 10621

RE: A380 In The USA

Hey all, Sorry I didnt word my question as specific as I should've. I'm asking mainly from a spotters point of view..i want to grab a great shot of this plane with my 300D to get this in my records. Just wondering when the A380 will first come into US territory and where..be it test flight, experime...

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by dullesguy
Sat Jan 28, 2006 1:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 In The USA
Replies: 40
Views: 10621

A380 In The USA

Hey everyone..just a question..when and where do you think the A380 will make its first debut appearance in the USA??



Stephen

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by dullesguy
Fri Jan 27, 2006 8:35 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Spotting Tips For DTW
Replies: 1
Views: 5547

RE: Spotting Tips For DTW

Hey, I did a search and found this thread that might be of some help for you <i><a href="/discussions/aviation_photography/read.main/210558/" target=_blank>Photography At <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acronym></a></i> <font size=1>(by <a href=...

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by dullesguy
Fri Jan 27, 2006 6:00 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: The Global Planespotters List
Replies: 50
Views: 3207

RE: The Global Planespotters List

Stephen Dobbins - KIND and KIAD/KBWI/KDCA when I'm home

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by dullesguy
Thu Jan 26, 2006 5:49 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: MDW Meetup Question
Replies: 21
Views: 1889

RE: MDW Meetup Question

Weather for Saturday isnt lookin so good..you all still gonna meet up if its cloudy? I dont think i'll make the drive if forecasts arent sayin partly cloudy.


What time are you all meeting up??


Regards
Stephen

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by dullesguy
Thu Jan 19, 2006 11:15 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: MDW Meetup Question
Replies: 21
Views: 1889

RE: MDW Meetup Question

Bruce,
You gonna come down for the meet? It'd be cool to meet you, and see your new gear!


How do I get to Portillos? And is this gonna be the official meeting spot? What time are you all gonna get there?



Stephen

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by dullesguy
Thu Jan 19, 2006 1:53 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Renting Glass
Replies: 1
Views: 1426

Renting Glass

Hey all, Does anyone know just the rough estimate of how much it'd cost to rent some L glass for the day? Like a 100-400L just for the day..we don't have any stores like that around here at Purdue that would do it..but i guess a drive down to Indy might be worth it. This might be a longshot..but are...

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by dullesguy
Thu Jan 19, 2006 1:51 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: MDW Meetup Question
Replies: 21
Views: 1889

RE: MDW Meetup Question

Count me in! I'll be there bright and early..hopefully we'll get some sunshine.

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by dullesguy
Wed Jan 18, 2006 1:25 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: MDW Meetup Question
Replies: 21
Views: 1889

MDW Meetup Question

Hey everyone, I was searchin the archived threads and noticed the <acronym title="Chicago - Midway International (MDW / KMDW), USA - Illinois">MDW</acronym> Meetup for Jan 28th. It wouldnt let me add to that post so im makin a new one. Are you all still planning on meeting? I was thinking of driving...

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by dullesguy
Fri Dec 16, 2005 6:31 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Your Best Shot Of The Year.
Replies: 183
Views: 10262

RE: Your Best Shot Of The Year.

Great post I must say. This was my favorite from this year which was taken from <acronym title="Washington - Ronald Reagan National (DCA / KDCA), USA - Virginia">DCA</acronym> Tower..just the fact that my future "office" will have views like this makes me happy. <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" siz...

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by dullesguy
Mon Nov 28, 2005 10:42 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Bad Quality/help
Replies: 3
Views: 3290

RE: Bad Quality/help

thanks for the input i'll give it another shot

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by dullesguy
Mon Nov 28, 2005 10:10 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Bad Quality/help
Replies: 3
Views: 3290

Bad Quality/help

Hey all got this one rejected for "quality"

https://www.airliners.net/procphotos/...ain?filename=n8979ebwiwhileago.jpg


Any tips on to make it better?


Thanks

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by dullesguy
Sat Nov 05, 2005 2:25 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: DEN Photo Situation
Replies: 3
Views: 2427

DEN Photo Situation

Hello all, I'll be going to Denver on Nov. 12-15 with a nice layover in <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym> for some pics on the garages. But I wanted to know what the <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton Int...

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by dullesguy
Wed Sep 21, 2005 11:13 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Bad Info Help
Replies: 2
Views: 3045

RE: Bad Info Help

nevermind everyone..i figured it out..sorry about that..

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by dullesguy
Wed Sep 21, 2005 11:05 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Bad Info Help
Replies: 2
Views: 3045

Bad Info Help

Hey all, sorry its another help with rejection thread but I just need a bit of help here. This got rejected for bad info..is it because I didnt put the registration for the Indy air crj?? <a href="http://www.airliners.net/procphotos/rejphoto.main?filename=busyiadpushyoyo.jpg" target=_blank>http://ww...

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by dullesguy
Mon Jun 27, 2005 4:17 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Trying Out Lenses
Replies: 8
Views: 2226

RE: Trying Out Lenses

yea i know this isnt new for the veterans around here..but i hope it helps out the new folks as ya said. I tried out the 70-200 2.8 <acronym title="Island Airlines (USA) and Eagle Air/Arnaflug (Iceland)">IS</acronym> lense..verry verry fast <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> of course...i took...

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by dullesguy
Sun Jun 26, 2005 8:59 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Trying Out Lenses
Replies: 8
Views: 2226

Trying Out Lenses

I just want to share with everyone whos looking into getting new glass for their camera body..ive noticed more and more posts about advice on the lenses and such.. i went out to the camera store to actually try out the 70-200 2.8 they didnt have the 100-400L in stock so ill be back..but it really he...

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by dullesguy
Thu Jun 23, 2005 7:26 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Moon Shots Tonight (22nd)
Replies: 15
Views: 2693

RE: Moon Shots Tonight (22nd)

It says the cameras dont catch this "big illusion" how do photographers get those huge moon shots then??

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by dullesguy
Fri Apr 29, 2005 7:23 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Canon 100-400L Non Aviation Photography
Replies: 14
Views: 4716

Canon 100-400L Non Aviation Photography

I know its been discussed over and over but I havnt seen many shots of non aviation subjects with the Canon 100-400L vs the canon 70-200L 2.8 <acronym title="Island Airlines (USA) and Eagle Air/Arnaflug (Iceland)">IS</acronym> Im going to make some good cash this summer and will have enough for eith...

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by dullesguy
Mon Apr 18, 2005 3:16 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Anyone Tried/using The 300D Modified Firmware?
Replies: 2
Views: 4132

RE: Anyone Tried/using The 300D Modified Firmware?

I use the wasia hack..works like a charm..its like having a mini 10D. if anything did go wrong, you can always revert back to the original firmware by just loading it back on the CF card and thats it.

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by dullesguy
Sun Apr 17, 2005 7:15 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photography Opportunities At US Airports
Replies: 39
Views: 6660

RE: Photography Opportunities At US Airports

My question goes back to <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym>. I know that out west the sun tends to get quite high starting about now, is it worth going to <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</a...

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by dullesguy
Sun Apr 17, 2005 2:47 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Badborder
Replies: 4
Views: 1274

RE: Badborder

Hey Joe, I was wondering where you took these pics from? Only good spots at <acronym title="Columbus - Port Columbus International (CMH / KCMH), USA - Ohio">CMH</acronym> that i know of is the parking garage, i might be driving through <acronym title="Columbus - Port Columbus International (CMH / KC...

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