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by mdwalkman
Wed Oct 14, 2009 6:57 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: What Frustrates You Most About 'plane Photography?
Replies: 80
Views: 6962

RE: What Frustrates You Most About 'plane Photography?

girlfriend/wife.

if you go to airport alone: She will blame you for not taking her out with you

however,

if you take her with you: She will never stay at airport for more than 2 hours

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by mdwalkman
Wed Sep 12, 2007 11:30 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Bad Contrast, How To Improve?
Replies: 4
Views: 4257

Bad Contrast, How To Improve?

Rejected for bad contrast, need your help please, thanks!

https://www.airliners.net/procphotos/...ain?filename=20070912_DSC_8055.JPG

Thanks!

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by mdwalkman
Thu Aug 17, 2006 11:40 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Time For A Game. Guess The Rejections.
Replies: 20
Views: 4903

RE: Time For A Game. Guess The Rejections.

1. level?
2. level?
3. JPG compression?

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by mdwalkman
Thu Aug 10, 2006 9:42 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: LHR - Not The Best Time To Come!
Replies: 43
Views: 7795

RE: LHR - Not The Best Time To Come!

Problem with Myrtle Av too??  Confused

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by mdwalkman
Sun Aug 06, 2006 2:54 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Manipulation... Again.
Replies: 66
Views: 5595

RE: Manipulation... Again.

very strong light at 30000ft+, plus excellent visibility. Sometimes you have shoot at -0.7 or -1 <acronym title="Atlantic Southeast Airlines (USA)">EV</acronym> to get correctly exposed aircraft. So, correctly exposed sky <acronym title="Air Comores and Crimea Air (Ukraine)">OR</acronym> correctly e...

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by mdwalkman
Sun Jul 30, 2006 10:39 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Overexposed?
Replies: 5
Views: 1749

RE: Overexposed?

But there is no detail in the highlight. The fuselage should be pure white isn't it?

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by mdwalkman
Sun Jul 30, 2006 10:00 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Overexposed?
Replies: 5
Views: 1749

Overexposed?

Why "overexposed"? I am confused. Please help, thanks. <a href="http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/rejections/big/20060730_DSC_4196.JPG" target=_blank><img src="http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/rejections/big/20060730_DSC_4196.JPG" width=650 height=444 alt="http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/rejec...

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by mdwalkman
Wed Jun 29, 2005 1:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX 747-412 About To Do Its 1st Pax Flight.
Replies: 29
Views: 10356

RE: CX 747-412 About To Do Its 1st Pax Flight.

B-HKD departed <acronym title="Xiamen (- Gaoqi) (XMN / ZSAM), China">XMN</acronym> for <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / VHHH) (closed), China - Hong Kong">HKG</acronym> on 19th June. Ther...

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by mdwalkman
Tue Jun 28, 2005 9:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777LR World Tour - Beijing?
Replies: 1
Views: 2119

RE: 777LR World Tour - Beijing?

Air China has interest on buying 772LR?  confused 

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by mdwalkman
Tue Jun 28, 2005 5:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777LR World Tour - Beijing?
Replies: 1
Views: 2119

777LR World Tour - Beijing?

Hi does any one know why Boeing 777-200 LR made a stop at Beijing? Beijing is not listed in the world tour destinations at Boeing's official web site.

Cheers

Ray

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by mdwalkman
Tue Jun 28, 2005 5:12 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: 777LR World Tour - Beijing?
Replies: 1
Views: 2156

RE: 777LR World Tour - Beijing?

Opps the wrong forum

please delete

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by mdwalkman
Tue Jun 28, 2005 5:10 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: 777LR World Tour - Beijing?
Replies: 1
Views: 2156

777LR World Tour - Beijing?

Hi does any one know why Boeing 777-200 LR made a stop at Beijing? Beijing is not listed in the world tour destinations at Boeing's official web site.

Cheers

Ray

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by mdwalkman
Wed Jun 15, 2005 8:02 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Neatimage 5.0
Replies: 5
Views: 2064

RE: Neatimage 5.0

I suggest you stay with V4.0 as V5.0 is shareware now. Some functions are "locked".  Sad

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by mdwalkman
Wed Jun 15, 2005 6:08 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Neatimage 5.0
Replies: 5
Views: 2064

RE: Neatimage 5.0

Why can't go back?
Just delete the version 5.0 and re-install 4.0.

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by mdwalkman
Wed Jun 08, 2005 11:55 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Beijing And Shanghai Spotting! Any Problems?
Replies: 8
Views: 6253

RE: Beijing And Shanghai Spotting! Any Problems?

Visit gate 16/17 at Terminal 2 of <acronym title="Beijing - Capital (PEK / ZBAA), China">PEK</acronym>. That's a great spot also. <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/826631/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/826631/M/" ta...

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by mdwalkman
Wed Jun 01, 2005 4:21 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Digi-pads: Any Good?
Replies: 2
Views: 2181

RE: Digi-pads: Any Good?

I am usig the digi-pads, they did great job for my D70.
Haven't used sensor-swab before but I suspect they are almost identical.
I would not go for the ridiculously priced sensor-swab.

Ray

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by mdwalkman
Tue May 31, 2005 10:27 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Air Taxi Net
Replies: 93
Views: 5355

RE: Air Taxi Net

No never received any permission request from them, one of my shot is on the web site!

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by mdwalkman
Mon May 30, 2005 9:03 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Heathrow - Perimeter Road Near 27R
Replies: 79
Views: 4290

RE: Heathrow - Perimeter Road Near 27R

I remember someone was saying the road was to be closed last December. But still accessible now...

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by mdwalkman
Sun May 22, 2005 12:20 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Reverse Thrust Pictures Thread
Replies: 50
Views: 3819

RE: Reverse Thrust Pictures Thread

<br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/760094/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/760094/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/4/9/0/760094.jpg" alt="Click here for bigger photo!" border="0" width="200" h...

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by mdwalkman
Fri May 20, 2005 4:32 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Why Are People So Rude. Would It Hurt Them To.....
Replies: 33
Views: 5407

RE: Why Are People So Rude. Would It Hurt Them To.....

For many photographers, "Contact" function is for photo sales, nothing else...

 Sad

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by mdwalkman
Fri May 20, 2005 1:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Eastern @ LHR
Replies: 9
Views: 2155

RE: China Eastern @ LHR

Thanks for the plug  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/wink.gif" alt="Wink"> I don't think Chins Southern will fly to <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>, because Guangzhou(where <acronym title="China Southern Airlines">CZ</acronym> is based at) i...

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by mdwalkman
Wed May 04, 2005 8:17 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Badinfo Help Please
Replies: 7
Views: 2694

RE: Badinfo Help Please

I had the same problem, really headache.
I wasn't sure if it is 0 or O too, so I copy&paste the text of a reg of an existing Gulf air photo, and it worked!

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by mdwalkman
Thu Apr 28, 2005 7:33 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Hong Kong/HKG Spotting
Replies: 35
Views: 4642

RE: Hong Kong/HKG Spotting

Better email some photographers based at <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / VHHH) (closed), China - Hong Kong">HKG</acronym>. It can be terrible to take photo at <acronym title="CURRENT: Ho...

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by mdwalkman
Sat Mar 12, 2005 9:44 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Head Screeners Now Handling The Appeals
Replies: 18
Views: 3818

RE: Head Screeners Now Handling The Appeals

Aha, now I know why my appeal was rejected within one hour of submission.

Good improvement though, I don't have to wait 3 weeks for "final decision" from Johan anymore.  cheerful 

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by mdwalkman
Thu Mar 10, 2005 6:45 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Brand's Of CDR's Used To Back-up Your Photos
Replies: 10
Views: 5209

RE: Brand's Of CDR's Used To Back-up Your Photos

I use Philips DVD+RW discs to backup photos.

Ray

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by mdwalkman
Sun Feb 27, 2005 7:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chinese Airlines: How Do They Operate
Replies: 7
Views: 4271

RE: Chinese Airlines: How Do They Operate

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Helv...

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by mdwalkman
Sun Feb 27, 2005 1:42 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Interested In Feedback
Replies: 23
Views: 3165

RE: Interested In Feedback

haha, that's obviously badcolorbadsoftbadqualitybadmotiv Big grin

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by mdwalkman
Thu Feb 24, 2005 5:12 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Badsoft?
Replies: 8
Views: 2357

RE: Badsoft?

Thumb up. That is great help Mr Bajcar I will try it out.  Smile

Ray

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by mdwalkman
Wed Feb 23, 2005 9:45 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Badsoft?
Replies: 8
Views: 2357

RE: Badsoft?

Hi Mick

I use Photoshop CS. Could you explain "sharpening a touch more in the lightness channel in LAB mode" in a little more detail please? Thanks!

Ray

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by mdwalkman
Wed Feb 23, 2005 9:04 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Badsoft?
Replies: 8
Views: 2357

RE: Badsoft?

but if I apply sharpen it will be "badjagged"... <img src="/discussions/graphics/nut.gif" ALT="Nuts"> <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;bo...

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by mdwalkman
Wed Feb 23, 2005 8:49 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Badsoft?
Replies: 8
Views: 2357

Badsoft?

<a href="http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/rejections/big/DSC4366_no_one_use_this_file_name.jpg" target=_blank>http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/r...4366_no_one_use_this_file_name.jpg</a> I can't see it looks soft.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/confused.gif" ALT="Confused"> Can some one wi...

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by mdwalkman
Wed Feb 16, 2005 10:48 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Bad Criteria .. Suspect
Replies: 16
Views: 2522

RE: Bad Criteria .. Suspect

i think the exposure is not that bad. It looks dark because the weather at background is awful. Becareful if you add too much exposure you may lose details of the "Royal Jet" letters on fuselage... resize to 1024, rotate 0.5 <acronym title="Air Marshall Islands">CW</acronym> and add *a little bit* o...

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by mdwalkman
Wed Feb 16, 2005 10:14 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Help Needed! Royal Camera Store!
Replies: 8
Views: 3467

RE: Help Needed! Royal Camera Store!

Look here:

http://www.resellerratings.com/seller1895.html


P.S. the web site is always a good reference before you order something from a Internet store.

Cheers

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by mdwalkman
Sun Feb 13, 2005 10:20 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: BadQuality - How To Improve?
Replies: 4
Views: 3719

RE: BadQuality - How To Improve?

Great help guys, thanks.

I think I will give the "overview" another go. The rest 3 seems have no chance because I already used full zoom (600mm) and they are cropped severely.

Thanks again.

Ray

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by mdwalkman
Sun Feb 13, 2005 9:41 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: BadQuality - How To Improve?
Replies: 4
Views: 3719

BadQuality - How To Improve?

Hi all, rejection help again. These are some of my badquality rejection: <a href="http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/rejections/big/DSC_1542_filtered.jpg" target=_blank>http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/rejections/big/DSC_1542_filtered.jpg</a> <a href="http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/rejections/...

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by mdwalkman
Thu Feb 03, 2005 11:44 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Survey : Your Favourite Photograhy Airports
Replies: 18
Views: 3611

RE: Survey : Your Favourite Photograhy Airports

Favorite airport: 1.<acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>: nice photography environment(fresh air, grass field, shops nearby, etc.);lots of traffic, tons of 747 & 777 2.<acronym title="Beijing - Capital (PEK / ZBAA), China">PEK</acronym>: loads of Russian airc...

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by mdwalkman
Thu Feb 03, 2005 7:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Is 787 So Lucky To China?
Replies: 11
Views: 5199

RE: Why Is 787 So Lucky To China?

What's following 777? 787. that's it, nothing special.

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by mdwalkman
Sun Jan 30, 2005 3:20 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Badcolor? How Come?
Replies: 6
Views: 1939

RE: Badcolor? How Come?

http://homepage.ntlworld.com/weimang.wang/temp/ua744.jpg

added 7 unit blue and cropped a little bit, should be OK this time?

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by mdwalkman
Sun Jan 30, 2005 2:34 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Badcolor? How Come?
Replies: 6
Views: 1939

Badcolor? How Come?

Rejected for badcolor, a bit confused...  <img src="/discussions/graphics/confused.gif" ALT="Confused"> <a href="http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/rejections/big/DSC_0741_filtered.jpg" target=_blank>http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/rejections/big/DSC_0741_filtered.jpg</a> Why badcolor? Pleas...

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by mdwalkman
Wed Jan 26, 2005 9:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Direct Flight Between China And Taiwan
Replies: 5
Views: 6220

RE: Direct Flight Between China And Taiwan

Get your gears ready and upload photos here.  Big thumbs up

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by mdwalkman
Mon Jan 24, 2005 8:37 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Badcameraangle - Help Please
Replies: 2
Views: 1543

Badcameraangle - Help Please

Hi guys Just curious, why these shots are "badcameraangle"? For my other rejections I can figure out why more or less... but I really don't know why these are rejected for not being perfectly level... <a href="http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/rejections/big/DSC_2617_filtered.jpg" target=_blank>htt...

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by mdwalkman
Thu Jan 20, 2005 11:42 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Text Changed @ Remark
Replies: 15
Views: 2231

RE: Text Changed @ Remark

yes it is possible.
so becareful when you reply e-mails to strangers.

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by mdwalkman
Mon Jan 17, 2005 4:59 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Nikon D70 Questions.
Replies: 4
Views: 2633

RE: Nikon D70 Questions.

Turn the grid on in the viewfinder so you have something to reference when shooting to avoid "badcameraangel" rejection.  Big grin

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by mdwalkman
Mon Jan 17, 2005 1:04 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Tough Screening
Replies: 9
Views: 1685

RE: Tough Screening

Hi

first one: part of the landing gears are not shown, a little grainy.

second one: not sharp enough (look at the "VP..." on the engine)


hope this help  Smile

Ray

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by mdwalkman
Fri Jan 14, 2005 3:24 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: BA039 LHR-PEK (pics Only)
Replies: 17
Views: 14614

RE: BA039 LHR-PEK (pics Only)

The seats were quite comfortable. I am 181cm(don't know how to convert to foot) tall and I don't feel stressful at all.

Ray

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by mdwalkman
Thu Jan 13, 2005 8:47 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: BA039 LHR-PEK (pics Only)
Replies: 17
Views: 14614

BA039 LHR-PEK (pics Only)

Hi all, this is my 1st trip report here. I do not intend to write boring large chuck of text but to give you some real photos... hope you like it. The trip: Date: 09/12/2004 Route: LHR/EGLL -> PEK/ZBAA Aircraft: Boeing 777-236ER, G-YMME Flight duration: 9:45 Load factor: 100% OK, my trip start from ...

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by mdwalkman
Tue Jan 04, 2005 1:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Cargo/Air China Cargo/China Airlines Cargo?
Replies: 14
Views: 6464

RE: China Cargo/Air China Cargo/China Airlines Cargo?

Air China Cargo: A Joint Venture of Air China and CITIC Pacific. Air China hold 75% share. It operates 4 742F/SCD and 1 747F which come from Air China and all cargo cabin in Air China's domestic and international passenger aircrafts. China Cargo: A Joint Venture of China Eastern and China Airlines. ...

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by mdwalkman
Wed Dec 22, 2004 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Sommer Schedule 2005
Replies: 68
Views: 11113

RE: LH Sommer Schedule 2005

Munich-Beijing, still no daily?

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by mdwalkman
Thu Dec 16, 2004 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350-800 To Cost $154M, A350-900 To Cost $170M-WSJ
Replies: 74
Views: 9258

RE: A350-800 To Cost $154M, A350-900 To Cost $170M-WSJ

I guess if there were a huge Chinese huge B7E7 order, it will not announced until a big event between US&China goverment. When you looked at the big Chinese airbus orders in this year, you can find that they are all following some diplomatic visitings. As you know, all big Chinese carriers are opera...

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