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by Lekky-Man
Sun Feb 07, 2010 12:33 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: TCX Ops Staff - Question For You.....
Replies: 1
Views: 3095

TCX Ops Staff - Question For You.....

Hi, I'm booked on a <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym>-<acronym title="Punta Cana (PUJ / MDPC), Dominican Republic">PUJ</acronym> flight on April 15th. Was just wondering what equipment will be used for this flight as I would love an A332...

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by Lekky-Man
Sat Aug 30, 2008 10:13 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Can I Have Comments On This One Please?
Replies: 2
Views: 4512

Can I Have Comments On This One Please?

This got rejected for 'bad motive'. Thanks all. <br> <center> <font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"> MyAviation.net photo: <br><a href="http://myaviation.net/search/photo_search.php?id=01418451&size=medium" target="_blank"> <IMG SRC="http://myaviation.net/photos/small/1/5/4/...

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by Lekky-Man
Thu Aug 14, 2008 9:52 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Any Idea's For This Pic Please?
Replies: 5
Views: 3896

RE: Any Idea's For This Pic Please?

Thanks Thierry, that makes alot of sense to me. Will bear that in mind for the future.

I thought it would be an interesting shot, purely due to the amount of canvass thats showing!!

Thanks again.

Paul.

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by Lekky-Man
Thu Aug 14, 2008 7:48 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Any Idea's For This Pic Please?
Replies: 5
Views: 3896

Any Idea's For This Pic Please?

Hi All, This one was uploaded purely because I thought it was an interesting shot, but it got rejected with a reason of "Bad Motive". This is the first time for me with such a reason, so any ideas would be of great interest for the future. <a href="http://www.airliners.net/procphotos/rejphoto.main?f...

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by Lekky-Man
Sat May 13, 2006 6:37 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: More Bad News For LHR
Replies: 56
Views: 5839

RE: More Bad News For LHR

Maybe we should all be sending mail and email to BAA stating our concerns and asking them not to push us out altogether, afterall, we could be a great source of income for the airport. Better still, ask the owners of <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">...

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by Lekky-Man
Sat May 06, 2006 4:59 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Very Nice!
Replies: 6
Views: 2669

RE: Very Nice!

I used to work for AAG, hence my User name.

Great shot Gary, many congrats on it. It was also great to see an L188 in the photographers choice.

Cheers,

Paul.

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by Lekky-Man
Sat May 06, 2006 4:56 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Larnaca Airport (LCA)
Replies: 10
Views: 1635

RE: Larnaca Airport (LCA)

Hi Ben, when are you going to Cyprus then?

Might get an A.net meeting going!!!!! LOL

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by Lekky-Man
Thu May 04, 2006 12:50 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Larnaca Airport (LCA)
Replies: 10
Views: 1635

RE: Larnaca Airport (LCA)

Well i live about 4 miles from <acronym title="Coventry - Baginton (CVT / EGBE), United Kingdom">CVT</acronym>, and about 11 miles from <acronym title="Birmingham - International (Elmdon) (BHX / EGBB), United Kingdom">BHX</acronym> but <acronym title="Birmingham - International (Elmdon) (BHX / EGBB)...

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by Lekky-Man
Wed May 03, 2006 1:05 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Larnaca Airport (LCA)
Replies: 10
Views: 1635

RE: Larnaca Airport (LCA)

You never know, but havn't decided which day to go yet. What day are you flying out? I'm going on June 28th, from <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym> by XLA - maybe you could give me a heads up on what to expect to operate the flight, B738...

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by Lekky-Man
Mon May 01, 2006 10:59 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Larnaca Airport (LCA)
Replies: 10
Views: 1635

RE: Larnaca Airport (LCA)

Cheers for the link Spencer.

Had already had a look at that site, very informative.

Might have to just suck it and see!!

Cheers again,

Paul.

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by Lekky-Man
Sun Apr 30, 2006 12:32 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Larnaca Airport (LCA)
Replies: 10
Views: 1635

RE: Larnaca Airport (LCA)

One of the best things about Cyprus is Keo - until you mentioned it, I had forgotton about it!! Something else to look forward to.

Cheers Ben.

Paul.

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by Lekky-Man
Sat Apr 29, 2006 11:47 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Larnaca Airport (LCA)
Replies: 10
Views: 1635

Larnaca Airport (LCA)

Hi all, Not 100% sure if this is the right forum to ask in but here goes!! I am off the the above at the end of June this year and was wondering if anyone could tell me the state of play regarding spotters/photography at <acronym title="Larnaca - International (LCA / LCLK), Cyprus">LCA</acronym>. Do...

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by Lekky-Man
Sat Apr 29, 2006 11:46 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Larnaca Airport (LCA)
Replies: 2
Views: 4203

Larnaca Airport (LCA)

Hi all, Not 100% sure if this is the right forum to ask in but here goes!! I am off the the above at the end of June this year and was wondering if anyone could tell me the state of play regarding spotters/photography at <acronym title="Larnaca - International (LCA / LCLK), Cyprus">LCA</acronym>. Do...

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by Lekky-Man
Sat Apr 29, 2006 11:44 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Spotters' Database
Replies: 3
Views: 13100

RE: Spotters' Database

Yes I do.

Freebird Aviation Database.

Absolutely superb, and havn't found anything that comes close to it yet, for types, info, reports, or indeed being up to date.

Have a look here:

www.freebirddb.com

Cheers,

Paul.

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by Lekky-Man
Tue Sep 06, 2005 12:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 757 And TU204
Replies: 8
Views: 3046

RE: 757 And TU204

Well I used to work for a company that employed the <acronym title="Tunisair (Tunisia)">TU</acronym>-204 in Europe, and indeed it still does. Operationally, a very reliable aircraft (there were two operating, both for TNT, <acronym title="Aeroflot (Russian Federation)">SU</acronym>-EAG and EAJ). As ...

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by Lekky-Man
Tue Aug 23, 2005 7:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Is SEX Written On This 747?
Replies: 66
Views: 22170

RE: Why Is SEX Written On This 747?

Hi all, Great topic!! I'm still waiting for those great Polish reg's, <acronym title="SATA Air Azores (Portugal)">SP</acronym>-ERM and <acronym title="SATA Air Azores (Portugal)">SP</acronym>-UNK!! The Candadian one C-UN<acronym title="Air Transat (Canada)">TS</acronym> will for sure never be releas...

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by Lekky-Man
Fri Jun 10, 2005 3:27 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Question Re This Pic......
Replies: 10
Views: 3465

RE: Question Re This Pic......

One other thing. Where can I find the info you suggest regarding workflows etc?

LM

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by Lekky-Man
Fri Jun 10, 2005 3:22 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Question Re This Pic......
Replies: 10
Views: 3465

RE: Question Re This Pic......

OK, Have now done some screening of my own and deleted 8 in total, so hopefully that'll save someone about 10 mins.

Will have to re-process them again now!!

LM

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by Lekky-Man
Fri Jun 10, 2005 3:07 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Question Re This Pic......
Replies: 10
Views: 3465

RE: Question Re This Pic......

The TU-154 has been deleted. I will check the sizes again, but I'm pretty confident they are all 1024x768.

Thanks for the idea!!

LM

[Edited 2005-06-09 20:21:11]

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by Lekky-Man
Fri Jun 10, 2005 2:58 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Question Re This Pic......
Replies: 10
Views: 3465

RE: Question Re This Pic......

I didn't mean I didn't want the others on, just this one in particular I do!!

Uploading stuff for the hell of it isn't my style, as I've not uploaded for about 6 or 7 months!!

LM

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by Lekky-Man
Fri Jun 10, 2005 2:55 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Question Re This Pic......
Replies: 10
Views: 3465

RE: Question Re This Pic......

Thanks guys for the info. Having a decent point of view is ALWAYS welcome as I am still very new to this and I learn more every day.

I will send the original to you Fergulmcc. Cheers.

LM

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by Lekky-Man
Fri Jun 10, 2005 2:44 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Question Re This Pic......
Replies: 10
Views: 3465

Question Re This Pic......

Hi all, At the moment I have no less than 20 in the upload queue. This one is the only one I really want on though, as I just love it. <a href="http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/big/ready/LZHMI_BHX040605.jpg" target=_blank>http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/big/ready/LZHMI_BHX040605.jpg</a> I was j...

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by Lekky-Man
Fri Jun 10, 2005 2:20 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Help On Badquality
Replies: 13
Views: 2233

RE: Help On Badquality

So the purple up in the top left isn't the sky then?

LM

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by Lekky-Man
Wed Jun 08, 2005 4:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RAF Tornado Doing An Escort?
Replies: 9
Views: 3159

RE: RAF Tornado Doing An Escort?

Yep, Have just heard that a suspect package which no-one could account for was found.

Nothing more as yet.

LM

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by Lekky-Man
Wed Jun 08, 2005 4:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RAF Tornado Doing An Escort?
Replies: 9
Views: 3159

RAF Tornado Doing An Escort?

Hi all, Have heard that an RAF tornado has this evening escorted a Thomsonfly B737 from <acronym title="Coventry - Baginton (CVT / EGBE), United Kingdom">CVT</acronym> to somewhere, probably <acronym title="London - Stansted (STN / EGSS), United Kingdom">STN</acronym>. Anyone have any news of it? I ...

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by Lekky-Man
Sat Feb 19, 2005 9:24 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: I Had These Rejected - Advice?
Replies: 1
Views: 2920

I Had These Rejected - Advice?

Hi all, As the title says, I have had these rejected, and would love some advice. 'Bad Colour' <a href="http://myaviation.net/?pid=00292196" target=_blank>http://myaviation.net/?pid=00292196</a> <a href="http://myaviation.net/?pid=00292195" target=_blank>http://myaviation.net/?pid=00292195</a> There...

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by Lekky-Man
Sun Jan 30, 2005 6:56 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: LHR- 30th January
Replies: 8
Views: 1764

RE: LHR- 30th January

Just for your info, the Romanian President is due into <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> this afternoon, on B707 YR-<acronym title="Abingdon (ABB), United Kingdom">ABB</acronym>, ETA 1645. Hope that gives you (or someone else) something to look forward to....

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by Lekky-Man
Sun Jan 30, 2005 6:51 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Air Canada Fake
Replies: 17
Views: 4836

RE: Air Canada Fake

That test was performed in the UK, at Kemble airfield, if my memory serves me correctly.

Paul.

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by Lekky-Man
Wed Nov 17, 2004 3:13 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Airband Scanner Recommendations
Replies: 19
Views: 7782

RE: Airband Scanner Recommendations

I too had an MVT-7100, but changed it for the MVT-9000 Mk2. Couldn't fault the 7100, and the 9000 is just as good. Here's a link to a good photo of it:- <a href="http://www.javiation.co.uk/mvt9000.html" target=_blank>http://www.javiation.co.uk/mvt9000.html</a> Good luck and happy listening!! Paul.

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by Lekky-Man
Mon Aug 16, 2004 12:41 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Need Help With These Two.....
Replies: 13
Views: 4860

RE: Need Help With These Two.....

Yes, I use PhotoShop 7 and usually to get rid of the grain I use Helicon Noise Filter. Usually, I'd run the shot through the noise filter only the once, which is the first thing in my workflow. AFter that it's onto PhotoShop to adjust the levels, and once happy, crop the image. Occasionally if the g...

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by Lekky-Man
Sun Aug 15, 2004 3:01 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Need Help With These Two.....
Replies: 13
Views: 4860

RE: Need Help With These Two.....

OK, I have re-cropped it, and re-uploaded it just now. What do you think it's chances are now? <a href="http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/big/ready/ECINZ_BHX030804_PGT.jpg" target=_blank>http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/big/ready/ECINZ_BHX030804_PGT.jpg</a> Cheers all for your help. Paul.

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by Lekky-Man
Sun Aug 15, 2004 2:55 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Need Help With These Two.....
Replies: 13
Views: 4860

RE: Need Help With These Two.....

Thanks for the replies guys.

I noticed the line after it had got rejected, but I KNOW it wasn't there when I uploaded it, so where has it come from?

Paul.

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by Lekky-Man
Sun Aug 15, 2004 2:43 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Need Help With These Two.....
Replies: 13
Views: 4860

Need Help With These Two.....

Hi all, Had these two rejected, the first one for 'badborders' (I don't see any borders myself!!) and the other for 'badmotive', even though I uploaded it as 'Tails and Winglets' - any idea's poeple? <a href="http://airliners.net/procphotos/rejphoto.main?filename=ECINZ_BHX030804_PGT.jpg" target=_bla...

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by Lekky-Man
Sun Jun 13, 2004 6:00 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Should I Appeal?
Replies: 6
Views: 2181

RE: Should I Appeal?

Thanks alot people for all your pointers. Phil, I'll have a go at that dodge tool, and nope, I have no problem with you editing my shot, it's always good to learn from others and seeing the results afterwards makes it even better!! Cheers again all, I have a play around and see what I can do with it...

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by Lekky-Man
Sun Jun 13, 2004 12:47 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Should I Appeal?
Replies: 6
Views: 2181

Should I Appeal?

Hi all, This one has just been rejected for badqualitybadcolour. <a href="http://airliners.net/procphotos/rejphoto.main?filename=GZAPU_CVT070604_PGT_FA.jpg" target=_blank>http://airliners.net/procphotos/rejphoto.main?filename=GZAPU_CVT070604_PGT_FA.jpg</a> Any ideas as to what I can do to improve it...

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by Lekky-Man
Wed Jun 09, 2004 1:40 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Has This One Got Any Chances At All?
Replies: 3
Views: 4023

RE: Has This One Got Any Chances At All?

Cheers for that Michael, I will email you the original when I get home later.

Indeed, the sky was quite dark, and I did try to lighten it up in PS.

Paul.

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by Lekky-Man
Wed Jun 09, 2004 1:11 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Has This One Got Any Chances At All?
Replies: 3
Views: 4023

Has This One Got Any Chances At All?

Hi all, I'm wondering if this shot has any chances of being acceptable as I have tried to manipulate it as best I can, but without success. http://airliners.net/procphotos/rejphoto.main?filename=RA-74016_B_<acronym title="Coventry - Baginton (CVT / EGBE), United Kingdom">CVT</acronym>_<acronym title...

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by Lekky-Man
Fri May 28, 2004 7:20 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Coventry Photo Locations?
Replies: 2
Views: 3267

RE: Coventry Photo Locations?

Hi there, Being <acronym title="Coventry - Baginton (CVT / EGBE), United Kingdom">CVT</acronym> based I can tell you there are a few good places to get shots. The best (IMO), if RWY05 is being used, would be near to the West entrance to the airport, through Baginton Village. Drive past the entrance ...

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by Lekky-Man
Fri May 07, 2004 11:01 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Help With This One Please....
Replies: 4
Views: 5260

RE: Help With This One Please....

I only used Helicon Noise Filter on this one, then cropped and sharpened it.

If i was to re-work it, do you think i'd get it accepted?

Thats for the comments anyway.

Paul.

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by Lekky-Man
Fri May 07, 2004 3:30 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Help With This One Please....
Replies: 4
Views: 5260

Help With This One Please....

Hi all, This got rejected for 'badquality', and was wondering if it can be saved at all. I still have to original if anyone wants me to email the pic to them. Thanks in advance for any help, all comments are appreciated. http://airliners.net/procphotos/rejphoto.main?filename=VTAID_<acronym title="Lo...

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by Lekky-Man
Mon Apr 26, 2004 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Maldivian Air Taxi At Coventry (?)
Replies: 7
Views: 2551

RE: Maldivian Air Taxi At Coventry (?)

Donder10, <acronym title="Coventry - Baginton (CVT / EGBE), United Kingdom">CVT</acronym> is ok, but ideally you need to have airside access to get the best shots, unless you have a half decent zoom lense. At 23 end of the runway, there is a retail park which is right under the final approach which ...

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by Lekky-Man
Sat Apr 24, 2004 9:50 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: New Photo - Thomson's Baby!
Replies: 3
Views: 2811

RE: New Photo - Thomson's Baby!

This one will be G-THOC.

G-BVKC is due to be made into G-THOD.

HTH

Paul.

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by Lekky-Man
Sat Apr 24, 2004 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Maldivian Air Taxi At Coventry (?)
Replies: 7
Views: 2551

RE: Maldivian Air Taxi At Coventry (?)

Purely a night stop and re-fuel en-route, nothing else. Occasionally, they stop at BHX too.

Paul.

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by Lekky-Man
Sat Apr 24, 2004 8:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Maldivian Air Taxi At Coventry (?)
Replies: 7
Views: 2551

RE: Maldivian Air Taxi At Coventry (?)

Hi Ringway, The Maldivian Air Taxi Twotters have paid visit's to <acronym title="Coventry - Baginton (CVT / EGBE), United Kingdom">CVT</acronym> on delivery. The route was something like, ???-<acronym title="Toronto - Lester B. Pearson International (Malton) (YYZ / CYYZ), Canada - Ontario">YYZ</acro...

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by Lekky-Man
Fri Apr 16, 2004 8:47 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Trying To Improve My Fuji S7000
Replies: 9
Views: 3973

RE: Trying To Improve My Fuji S7000

Simon, I too have an S7000. I bought the <acronym title="Trans Mediterranean Airlines (Lebanon) and Airnorth Regional (Australia)">TL</acronym>-FX9 and I must say I'm happy with it, although the extra 1.5 times isn't that noticable to tell you the truth. It does make a difference though so if you wa...

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by Lekky-Man
Sat Apr 10, 2004 9:01 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Eurofly 747? What Airline C/s Is This One In?
Replies: 5
Views: 5444

RE: Eurofly 747? What Airline C/s Is This One In?

It was this machine:- <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/535329/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/535329/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/9/2/3/535329.jpg" ALT="Click here for bigger photo!" bo...

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by Lekky-Man
Tue Apr 06, 2004 3:34 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: My 1st Photo.(Im So Happy) And Its Doing Great!
Replies: 12
Views: 4479

RE: My 1st Photo.(Im So Happy) And Its Doing Great!

It's a similar story here. Most of my shots are done on Auto, but if it's particularly sunny, I'll set it to Shutter Priority, and put on a higher speed to try and get the shot less blurred!!

Good luck with future shots anyway.

Paul.

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by Lekky-Man
Mon Apr 05, 2004 8:08 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Queue Is Getting Higher Again!
Replies: 22
Views: 3774

Queue Is Getting Higher Again!

Anyone else noticed?

Screeners - you are obviously all very busy, but PLEASE don't let the queue get to sky high figures again!!

Paul.

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by Lekky-Man
Mon Apr 05, 2004 7:59 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: My 1st Photo.(Im So Happy) And Its Doing Great!
Replies: 12
Views: 4479

RE: My 1st Photo.(Im So Happy) And Its Doing Great!

Hi LHRSIMON,

Fantastic shot, good luck for future pictures.

I too use the S7000, care to swap settings sometime?

Paul.

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