Varsity1 wrote:an event that is practiced hundreds if not thousands of times in the same training timeframe in the US/Canada.
These are the photos I've found that bear some resemblance in one way or another to your description or sketch: 0646795,1154485,1945341 1945344,4441891,0052825 2324286,2344831 I expanded the search to Chile and Argentina (just thinking of countries that may have coastal airports with mountains in th...Jump to post
Just for full disclosure;He got banned (+ all photos deleted) on his first account back in March for continously uploading and appealing marginal and unfixed photos, for which he had been warned plenty of times. Plus leaving 'fuck u' comments under photos and posting similar texts on the forum and ...Jump to post
Vikkyvik, that's what really gets me the most. They aren't the most spectacular, but I've had worse get accepted somehow, so I figured those would have had at least some sort of chance. I guess not though. It is what it is. Borderline shots will by definition sometimes get accepted and sometimes ge...Jump to post
New quarter, and since Braybuddy hasn't started it yet, new thread. Some photos from July 4th: https://photos.smugmug.com/Events/July-4th-2019-at-FHCC/i-dXQnCWs/0/b20cc870/X2/IMG_0171-X2.jpg https://photos.smugmug.com/Events/July-4th-2019-at-FHCC/i-7xb45j4/0/fcd5eaef/X2/IMG_0174-X2.jpg https://photo...Jump to post
I get the feeling, Vik, that you get some sort of kick out of vehemently disagreeing with everything I post. Not at all, sorry if you feel that way. I just happen to vehemently disagree with some of it. I don't know if you ever shot film or slide but if not are you really in a position to be pontif...Jump to post
But digital has made people lazy So did autofocus. So did interchangeable lenses. So did zoom lenses. So did fancy coatings on lens elements to reduce glare/flare. So did autoexposure. etc.... but it needs to be realised by those who never shot film/slide that it was a pretty complex operation and ...Jump to post
Also, lead based paint and asbestos ARE environmental concerns. Breathing in toxins like those can cause cancer. Sorry, I was addressing the "Could it be they want the wall to survive the next big quake and last longer than five years?" part of your statement. What I am hearing is the who...Jump to post
What is under the mural as far as asbestos or lead or if the wall has been compromised and needs to be strengthened. Could it be they want the wall to survive the next big quake and last longer than five years? Then they should do a structural analysis, not an environmental review. Also, if they wa...Jump to post
Based on the shots in your Feedback thread:
B6 and BA look slightly blurry, but borderline. I've seen the same or slightly worse accepted.
AA looks a bit more blurry than borderline.
AS definitely looks blurry.
It is unconscious bias. You don't know you're excluding them, but they may feel excluded. I'm not disagreeing with that. But as long as it doesn't affect job-related activities/promotions/reviews or whatever, it's not a huge worry. I mean, I'm all for being as inclusive as possible in the workplace...Jump to post
Felt Friday’s quake pretty good in Las Vegas. New location? It’s very odd feeling a major earthquake from far away, knowing that someone somewhere is having a very different (bad) experience at that moment. Definitely. It was like I literally heard the quake come and go. That happened with my very ...Jump to post
Except, if you delineate people into separate groups you may actually be alienating them and unknowingly cause harm. They may see you joking around with another group of people and wonder why you don't do that with them, or that you're joking about them and thus the reason they are excluded. You're...Jump to post
Sent quite a few out into the streets...I almost ran out butt naked. In LA?? Felt both of them here southeast of downtown. 7/5 was a bit stronger, but both were of the gentle-rolling persuasion. Feels like you're on a small boat in 2-foot waves. When we felt the 7/5 one, I immediately said oh crap,...Jump to post
This is the problem with SJWs...cover, take down, hide etc until what happens? Nobody learns the history anymore because all the lessons are gone. Completely counterproductive. I wonder if they realize that one day, some of the stuff that they painted / sculpted / whatever will be painted over / to...Jump to post
When HR investigated, the men said that they didn't know their female coworkers were uncomfortable and would have stopped if asked. The team lead added that he's forgetful with names and resorts to gender-based nicknames. That's a pretty stupid excuse. Learn your team's names, for goodness sake. 5....Jump to post
hey guys i would like to know what you think is the best settings for just going to a airport no airshow. im not new to plane photography ive been doing this for 2 years but as of lately im have not been happy with my results i think that might be cause i joined here and saw all of your pictures. w...Jump to post
I currently own a 2015 Mazda 6 with a 6 speed manual. I really like it. It's fuel efficient, comfortable, reasonably fun to drive, and it looks really sharp. The manual gearbox is really tight and precise. It's a joy to operate. Performance wise, it's not a quick car but I'll take fuel efficiency o...Jump to post
Some people buy cards based on write speed and whatever else. I tend to buy cards based on cost (whatever's relatively cheap). Never really had an issue with them. Any camera is "good enough" to shoot aircraft. It depends on what you want to get out of it. If you want to upload to A.net, t...Jump to post
vikkyvik wrote:2018 Mazda CX-9 (purchased slightly used) - my first automatic transmission Incorrect Yeah....I know. But other considerations came into play. Mazda's automatic transmission isn't too bad. I only get pissed off at it maybe once or twice per drive. I've had a 2012 Corolla for seven ye...Jump to post
Currently on my 3rd Mazda: 2018 Mazda CX-9 (purchased slightly used) - my first automatic transmission in a long time. Previously: 2015 Mazda 6 with 6-speed manual 2010 Mazda 3 2.5L with 6-speed manual 2002 Civic EX with 5-speed manual (purchased from my dad) Each car has been an improvement. Quite ...Jump to post
The difference in screener opinion on HIF/LIF is a perfect argument for casting a wider net; that is, accepting more images. Now, I don't actually think "screening to accept" actually exists, since screening by definition is looking for flaws in an image. But think of it this way - if some...Jump to post
airkas1 wrote:Isn't the post I made in the other thread clear enough?The photo in the thread starter post has been updated in the mean time, so the answer is 'hangar'.
How did you clear out heavy noisy when you using very high ISO with low F number and what about the EV number set to -1 or just normal 0 setting? Some moderately heavy use of noise reduction in Adobe Camera Raw, which I find has great controllable noise reduction without losing too much detail. Als...Jump to post
If it's the kind of thing both spouses are into, then whatever, I don't care. But you should certainly know that in advance.
TheFlyingDisk wrote:What if she says no?
As I understand it, ORD is reconfiguring to eventually only east-west runways - is that correct? If so, I'm wondering how that's going to work in the winter when winds during snow storms seem to be from the north at 15-20 (or more) knots(as I recall, it's been a while). Slick runways with a solid c...Jump to post
I don't know why anyone is surprised that online debate sounds the way it does. Hundreds/thousands/millions of people who will likely never meet, never interact in any meaningful way, have their own ideas/influences/views that they think are correct, and can always cover for more extreme statements ...Jump to post
This is what happens when you have 70 year old guys whine about "the good old days" of paid membership and ridiculing anyone who might not be an expert on certain things. Not only are you not going to attract any women most younger guys are going to be off put by it as well. That may be p...Jump to post
Nothing amusing. To me it looks the same based on pictures I´ve seen from 30 years ago. Streets may have become a lot safer, but visually it doesn´t look that much different to me. And if how it looks visually from a distance was the true measure on whether anything's changed, then you might have a...Jump to post
787Driver wrote:Not a lot has changed tbh.
787Driver wrote:Downtown LA wins the category for the most boring downtown area of any city I’ve ever visited.
Americanil96 wrote:Honestly I just don't like pop general (idc if its in english or another language).but can someone elaborate this?
flipdewaf wrote:3D year will produce lower drag. The fact that that both edges of the aero foil are touching the wall make it more approximate to a wing of infinite span which assuming incompressible low speed flow means no lift induced drag.
Still makes no sense. You are the second biggest winner in history you care about coming in third? BS, you play to win and your only chance is to let it ride and hope she didn't bet her whole bankroll. He blew it on purpose I mean it sure seems like he did. No....I don't think you get it. Given: Em...Jump to post
Erm I never suggested 50...I said i have 50 photos in the database, but raising the max for experienced photographers might work, like you said probably no more than 20. Isn't it already that way? Certainly used to be. If you had no photos in the DB, you could only upload 1 or 2 at a time. Once you...Jump to post
It is to balance out the forces. You have less vibrations that way. you can observe this on helicopters, if the rotor in the back fails the cabin start to turn counter to the rotation of the blade. The same force applies on the nacelle of the propeller engine. To balance that our you have counter r...Jump to post
If you just want to snap some photos without much concern for the lighting and such, then go to the In'n'Out on the north side of the airport (location #4 in the link Jehan provided) and the Proud Bird on the south side (location #2). At the In'n'Out (more specifically, the part across the street), ...Jump to post
is there actually some basis behind this? Behind what? All I've got so far is your friends went to a cheesy tourist attraction in Vegas while you drew something on the wall of the building next door. Your friends were tripping and one came by the next day. You're asking if there's a "basis&quo...Jump to post
There was a guy who asked some hypothetical questions about an airplane (I think he asked about a 707) crashing into a building - unfortunately, that was shortly before 9/11, so it got the attention of the Feds... More specifically I think he actually specified the World Trade Centre in his questio...Jump to post
When I'm looking at the airfield as a passenger, the lights are almost invisible and the field looks dark, except for the aircraft beacons -- and those runway guard lights (those are BRIGHT!). You mean when you look at it from in the air? I think runway and taxiway lights are probably designed so t...Jump to post