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by acontador
Wed Dec 11, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Chilean Air Force C-130 disappears on its way to Antarctica
Replies: 24
Views: 5518

Re: Chilean Air Force C-130 disappears on its way to Antarctica

This is a very sad and unfortunate accident, right now the 38 occupants and the aircraft are presumed lost at sea. If the 38 people on board are confirmed as deceased, then this would be the worst accident in history affecting a Chilean aircraft. All out thoughts are right now with the families and ...

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by acontador
Fri Nov 08, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Update - Punch List of Bugs, Errors, Requests
Replies: 235
Views: 86889

Re: Update - Punch List of Bugs, Errors, Requests

I uploaded three images last night and only two of them are viewable in the queue right now. The other one won't load despite having been uploaded. Now it looks like two more I just added also won't load. Anyone else having this issue? Hello Yes we are aware and others would be having these issues....

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by acontador
Mon Nov 04, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Update - Punch List of Bugs, Errors, Requests
Replies: 235
Views: 86889

Re: Update - Punch List of Bugs, Errors, Requests

Any plans to get the photo screening queue shrunk down in the near future? I'm seeing an estimated wait period of 17-18 days. :faint: My queue is full and I probably should wait it out, but I have a ton of unused recent images I'd love to upload. Just wanted to say thank you to the screeners for pu...

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by acontador
Mon Oct 28, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Any new info on MyAviation.net?
Replies: 42
Views: 47293

Re: Any new info on MyAviation.net?

Hi All MyAviation.net will return in 2019 no firm date as of yet but it will Paul Hi Paul, I hope this is going to happen... so many users here looking forward to myaviation being put back online with the old database . Fingers crossed that this will happen. Cheers from ZRH, Fred Don't want to burs...

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by acontador
Tue Oct 08, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Value in photograph collections
Replies: 3
Views: 8292

Re: Value in photograph collections

Hi Ulrik,

Just sent you a PM.

Good luck,
Andres

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by acontador
Tue Oct 08, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Update - Punch List of Bugs, Errors, Requests
Replies: 235
Views: 86889

Re: Update - Punch List of Bugs, Errors, Requests

Thanks Paul!

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by acontador
Sat Oct 05, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Update - Punch List of Bugs, Errors, Requests
Replies: 235
Views: 86889

Re: Update - Punch List of Bugs, Errors, Requests

Currently no pictures are accepted into the site, as well as no uploads, shows "pending processing" for a few hours now.

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by acontador
Sat Oct 05, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Is the upload queue broken?
Replies: 13
Views: 9229

Re: Is the upload queue broken?

Same here, also accepted pictures do not appear in the site, in my case it shows "Accepted - pending processing" for several hours now.

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by acontador
Tue Jul 30, 2019 10:56 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Update - Punch List of Bugs, Errors, Requests
Replies: 235
Views: 86889

Re: Update - Punch List of Bugs, Errors, Requests

It seems it has sorted out itself now.

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by acontador
Tue Jul 30, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Update - Punch List of Bugs, Errors, Requests
Replies: 235
Views: 86889

Re: Update - Punch List of Bugs, Errors, Requests

fabrycape wrote:
spompert wrote:
View counters are stuck again.

Again, and not for all the images, but a lot of them are set to "0" from hours.
Fabrizio

And picture id 5604215 does not appear on any page but on my main page, picture accepted about 4 hours ago.

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by acontador
Mon Apr 30, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: SCL Spotting Assistance
Replies: 7
Views: 3794

Re: RE: SCL Spotting Assistance

Everything else is not really within a reasonable walking distance from the terminal, and no good public transportation to these spotting points either, so you will need a car or some good soul who is willing to take you there! Hi, I'm planning to visit Santiago later this year and plan to do some ...

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by acontador
Fri Oct 20, 2017 6:21 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Image standards slipping?
Replies: 128
Views: 32782

Re: Image standards slipping?

In the past it was enough for A.net to offer high quality pictures of airplanes, since the access and equipment needed to get those were rather restrictive and difficult to obtain for the average viewer. Anyone who used to spent hours surfing the web for such pictures will confirm this! Almost 20 ye...

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by acontador
Fri Oct 20, 2017 11:56 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Image standards slipping?
Replies: 128
Views: 32782

Re: Image standards slipping?

Well this feels like the old days - a discussion! Apologies if this is slightly hijacking your thread, Karl, but here's an example of one of my recent rejections: http://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/airliners/1/5/7/4618751.jpg?v=v4a97a7bc484 When it was initially rejected for underexposure I appeal...

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by acontador
Wed Oct 18, 2017 7:33 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Image standards slipping?
Replies: 128
Views: 32782

Re: Image standards slipping?

Nice to see some old faces back - Paul, it has been ages, hope you are doing well my friend! While I would love to dwell on how great (or awful, it depends on each of your individual experiences) A.net was in the past, the truth is that both the aviation photography world and the site have changed d...

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by acontador
Wed Oct 11, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: What was the hardest A-net picture for you to take?
Replies: 37
Views: 6999

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

All good, thanks Kas, hope all is good with you, too.
Cheers,

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by acontador
Tue Oct 10, 2017 1:32 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: What was the hardest A-net picture for you to take?
Replies: 37
Views: 6999

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

I have a few that were difficult in different ways: This one (and many more from these flights) took me about 4 years to finally get all the clearances, many meetings, lot's of study and preparation work, and a 3 hour briefing prior to the flight! But it was worth it :D 1907331 Only one time so far ...

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by acontador
Tue Nov 03, 2015 11:59 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Exaggerated Photo Comments
Replies: 34
Views: 4967

RE: Exaggerated Photo Comments

Hi William, While I fully support that this forum is open for discussion, I think it is also important that we all do so with respect and accepting that the site has laid out certain rules to do so. Therefore, considering that as far as I can see you do not contribute with pictures (nor remarks asso...

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by acontador
Sun Oct 25, 2015 6:33 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Exaggerated Photo Comments
Replies: 34
Views: 4967

RE: Exaggerated Photo Comments

Since it was my picture that was affected, I guess I should say a few words. Just in case, this is the original remark of the picture: "Anybody noticing anything different in this picture? You have got to love Heathrow for the variety and sheer number of airliners that come and go in a steady stream...

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by acontador
Thu Sep 10, 2015 7:45 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: New Creative Team
Replies: 95
Views: 11204

RE: New Creative Team

Hi Thierry, <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ThierryD" class="quote" target="_blank">ThierryD</a> (<a href="#92" class="quote">Reply 92</a>):<br/><i>Yet, exceptions are allowed ...

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by acontador
Thu Sep 10, 2015 11:48 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: New Creative Team
Replies: 95
Views: 11204

RE: New Creative Team

Hi Thierry, <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ThierryD" class="quote" target="_blank">ThierryD</a> (<a href="#90" class="quote">Reply 90</a>):<br/><i>I haven't heard anything fro...

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by acontador
Thu Sep 03, 2015 5:30 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: New Creative Team
Replies: 95
Views: 11204

RE: New Creative Team

Hi Thierry, I fully understand your point, and I can only say that currently our upload guidelines clearly state (amongst others) for acceptable motives as follows: - Photos with distracting or obstructing objects in the foreground (this is especially true for gate shots which are very difficult to ...

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by acontador
Thu Sep 03, 2015 1:30 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: New Creative Team
Replies: 95
Views: 11204

RE: New Creative Team

Hi Thierry, <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ThierryD" class="quote" target="_blank">ThierryD</a> (<a href="#57" class="quote">Reply 57</a>):<br/><i>see attached photo as an exa...

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by acontador
Wed Sep 02, 2015 12:56 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: New Creative Team
Replies: 95
Views: 11204

RE: New Creative Team

Hi Thierry, <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ThierryD" class="quote" target="_blank">ThierryD</a> (<a href="#48" class="quote">Reply 48</a>):<br/><i> It has been relaxed a bit n...

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by acontador
Tue Sep 01, 2015 10:46 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Question To The Screeners
Replies: 68
Views: 7682

RE: Question To The Screeners

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/taakid" class="quote" target="_blank">taakid</a> (<a href="#54" class="quote">Reply 54</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Hi David, I sent ...

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by acontador
Mon Aug 31, 2015 1:10 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Question To The Screeners
Replies: 68
Views: 7682

RE: Question To The Screeners

Well, I suggest you have a good look at what is being accepted these days, just a few from today: <br/><table align="center" border="0" width="500"><tr><td><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/2694037/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/...

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by acontador
Sun Aug 30, 2015 1:58 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Question To The Screeners
Replies: 68
Views: 7682

RE: Question To The Screeners

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/gasman" class="quote" target="_blank">gasman</a> (<a href="#35" class="quote">Reply 35</a>):<br/><i>However given as you say, the screening proc...

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by acontador
Sun Aug 30, 2015 2:52 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Question To The Screeners
Replies: 68
Views: 7682

RE: Question To The Screeners

Well, this is fun to read...actually not  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/embarrassed.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/> I suggest we keep the pre/post-screening where it belongs, not here. Regarding the screening process and interface, I could post...

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by acontador
Fri Aug 28, 2015 7:56 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Question To The Screeners
Replies: 68
Views: 7682

RE: Question To The Screeners

Hi Oleg and Alexei, To answer your question straight, nothing has changed. We all (and I mean <acronym title="Challenge Air Cargo (USA) and Rheintalflug (Austria)">WE</acronym> all) get pictures rejected, nobody likes that, but we all need to be reminded that a rejection is simply the result of a di...

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by acontador
Fri Aug 28, 2015 4:04 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: New Creative Team
Replies: 95
Views: 11204

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/A388" class="quote" target="_blank">A388</a> (<a href="#43" class="quote">Reply 43</a>):<br/><i>I may have overlooked this but when uploading cr...

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by acontador
Thu Aug 27, 2015 1:43 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: New Creative Team
Replies: 95
Views: 11204

RE: New Creative Team

As Pete has stated, this is an ongoing work and will require some time until we have some clear guidelines towards what we can accept and what not. In the meantime, please be all encouraged to upload your unusual shots (again if already tried before, and please don't forget to put a note for the scr...

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by acontador
Fri Aug 21, 2015 6:52 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Current Upload Turn Around Times
Replies: 14
Views: 4204

RE: Current Upload Turn Around Times

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/G-CIVP" class="quote" target="_blank">G-CIVP</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>My understanding is that the screeners volunte...

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by acontador
Sun Aug 09, 2015 3:05 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Cloning Warning
Replies: 14
Views: 6355

RE: Cloning Warning

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/winterlight" class="quote" target="_blank">winterlight</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>So cloning out dust spots is okay bu...

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by acontador
Wed Jun 10, 2015 11:32 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Two Rejections For "Info"
Replies: 8
Views: 1241

Two Rejections For "Info"

Hi Peter, <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ptrjong" class="quote" target="_blank">ptrjong</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>The second is a water bombe...

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by acontador
Sun May 31, 2015 6:07 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Three Reasons To Photograph GA Aircraft
Replies: 32
Views: 5739

RE: Three Reasons To Photograph GA Aircraft

Just in case you forgot, we have and Upload Guide, and at the very beginning the first two points are as follows: "1.Images taken before the digital era (pre 2002 as a rough guideline) will be screened with more leniency because of their historical value and rarity, and to expand our database. The o...

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by acontador
Tue Mar 10, 2015 1:09 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Spotting @ Buenos Aires.
Replies: 7
Views: 4540

RE: Spotting @ Buenos Aires.

Hi Juan,

Yes, I should be around, just send me an instant message (see link on top of each post).

Cheers,
Andrés

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by acontador
Thu Mar 05, 2015 2:05 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Spotting @ Buenos Aires.
Replies: 7
Views: 4540

RE: Spotting @ Buenos Aires.

Hi Juan, Unfortunately <acronym title="Santiago - Arturo Merino Benitez (Pudahuel) (SCL / SCEL), Chile">SCL</acronym> nowadays has also seen a sharp decline in safety around the perimeter, and I really cannot recommend going anywhere by yourself. Again, local help is definitely needed, and some spot...

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by acontador
Tue Mar 03, 2015 11:43 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Spotting @ Buenos Aires.
Replies: 7
Views: 4540

RE: Spotting @ Buenos Aires.

Hi Juan, I am sure one of our contributors from Buenos Aires will give you some good advice, but having been personally to both airports spotting, I can only suggest you to please not go alone! Both areas (<acronym title="Buenos Aires - Ezeiza / Ministro Pistarini (EZE / SAEZ), Argentina">EZE</acron...

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by acontador
Fri May 30, 2014 2:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Approves Etops 330 For 787
Replies: 42
Views: 18992

RE: FAA Approves Etops 330 For 787

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/thenoflyzone" class="quote" target="_blank">thenoflyzone</a> (<a href="#25" class="quote">Reply 25</a>):<br/><i>If you are referring to a taxiwa...

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by acontador
Thu May 29, 2014 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Approves Etops 330 For 787
Replies: 42
Views: 18992

RE: FAA Approves Etops 330 For 787

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/gemuser" class="quote" target="_blank">gemuser</a> (<a href="#18" class="quote">Reply 18</a>):<br/><i>My understanding, admittedly from a long t...

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by acontador
Tue May 13, 2014 12:30 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-14: Purpose Of Vertical Line On Rear Fuselage?
Replies: 13
Views: 12933

RE: F-14: Purpose Of Vertical Line On Rear Fuselage?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/moriarty" class="quote" target="_blank">moriarty</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>There's often a vertical line paint...

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by acontador
Tue Apr 29, 2014 1:39 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Which Side Of The Plane To Seat- From Buenos Aires
Replies: 3
Views: 3734

RE: Which Side Of The Plane To Seat- From Buenos Aires

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/oly720man" class="quote" target="_blank">oly720man</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>It looks like the prevailing wind, in Ma...

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by acontador
Sun Apr 06, 2014 11:29 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Upload Rules: "The Owner Of This Aircraft Is"
Replies: 1
Views: 3108

RE: Upload Rules: "The Owner Of This Aircraft Is"

Gabriel, just sent you a message so that you can contact me directly.

Cheers,
Andrés

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by acontador
Mon Mar 31, 2014 6:43 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: HDR Images
Replies: 64
Views: 4589

RE: HDR Images

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ckw" class="quote" target="_blank">ckw</a> (<a href="#55" class="quote">Reply 55</a>):<br/><i>I wouldn't think anything said would necessarily p...

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by acontador
Sun Mar 23, 2014 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Headed To Santiago De Chile For Fidae
Replies: 2
Views: 3573

RE: A380 Headed To Santiago De Chile For Fidae

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SCL767" class="quote" target="_blank">SCL767</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>AIB380 operated by F-WWOW is currently ...

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by acontador
Thu Mar 20, 2014 7:03 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: SCL Spotting Assistance
Replies: 7
Views: 3794

RE: SCL Spotting Assistance

Hi John, Just found also this picture: <br/><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/photo//1384236/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/photo//1384236/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br/><img src="/aviation-photos/small/6/3/2/1384236.jpg" alt="Click h...

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by acontador
Thu Mar 20, 2014 12:27 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: SCL Spotting Assistance
Replies: 7
Views: 3794

RE: SCL Spotting Assistance

Hi John, In my profile you will find a (crude) spotting locations map fro <acronym title="Santiago - Arturo Merino Benitez (Pudahuel) (SCL / SCEL), Chile">SCL</acronym>. Mind you that some points are no longer accessible. The time you are indicating is the worst in terms of heat haze, very difficult...

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by acontador
Wed Mar 12, 2014 11:26 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Av Photographer &FlightRadar24 View Heathrow Visit
Replies: 12
Views: 3145

RE: Av Photographer &FlightRadar24 View Heathrow Visit

Adding to what all have said, a rubber lens hood helps a lot (almost necessary), and on sunny days the low morning/evening light is the best. You get the best results when shooting straight forward through the thick glass, but there you will meet quite some obstacles. Traffic turning for eastern gat...

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by acontador
Fri Feb 14, 2014 12:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Back To SCL
Replies: 17
Views: 8444

RE: KLM Back To SCL

And now also a picture available! <br/><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/photo/KLM---Royal/Boeing-777-306-ER/2395468/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/photo/KLM---Royal/Boeing-777-306-ER/2395468/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br/><img src="/...

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by acontador
Fri Feb 07, 2014 11:45 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Recent Photo That Made You Go Wow! - Part 21
Replies: 40
Views: 16180

RE: Recent Photo That Made You Go Wow! - Part 21

Some very nice ones being added at the moment, and these two just caught my eye: <br/><table align="center" border="0" width="500"><tr><td><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/2390484/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/2390484...

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by acontador
Mon Jan 27, 2014 12:31 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: 1000-th Photo Accepted. Time To Stop.
Replies: 7
Views: 3904

RE: 1000-th Photo Accepted. Time To Stop.

Hi Sergey, I had the pleasure of giving the final <acronym title="Harmony Airways (Canada)">HQ</acronym> to your 1,000th picture yesterday, congrats! Absolutely understandable that you want (and probably need) to take a time out from uploading. If there is any comfort in that, we all have been there...

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