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by C133
Thu Apr 13, 2006 2:22 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: C-5 Crash Badquality
Replies: 10
Views: 3236

RE: C-5 Crash Badquality

Good job, Alex. Now get airborne....

Terry

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by C133
Thu Apr 13, 2006 2:17 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Jaggies, Or Acceptable?
Replies: 5
Views: 1632

RE: Jaggies, Or Acceptable?

Fergul McClean's workflow tips on the upload page might help you. His sharpening routine involves several passes on a second layer and then erasing any jaggies. It's helped me a lot, for what that's worth. Also for what it's worth, and I'm no screener, the picture looks to me like it could use more ...

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by C133
Mon Apr 10, 2006 11:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan Am Is Back!
Replies: 60
Views: 18768

RE: Pan Am Is Back!

How about American's bare metal finish being from the thirties! The stripes changed over the years, but the bare aluminum hasn't.

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by C133
Mon Apr 03, 2006 11:04 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Is This The April Fools Photo Of The Year?
Replies: 24
Views: 9847

RE: Is This The April Fools Photo Of The Year?

If the gear was raised before the start of climb on takeoff it would be tough enough, but to descend to a meter or two altitude at high speed would take nerves of titanium. It looks real to me though, and hats off to the crew as well as the photographer. Now, when does the court martial begin?

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by C133
Wed Mar 29, 2006 1:35 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Quality Reject--Comments Please?
Replies: 6
Views: 2983

RE: Quality Reject--Comments Please?

I have 4 frames of this guy so I started over with another and have uploaded it. I really like the shot and of course hope it makes it, but I left it less sharpened this time and will keep my fingers crossed against "soft".

Thanks for the help, it's appreciated.

Terry

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by C133
Wed Mar 29, 2006 10:52 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Quality Reject--Comments Please?
Replies: 6
Views: 2983

RE: Quality Reject--Comments Please?

Man, I guess you guys have better eyes than I do but okay, thanks. I'll try again from scratch see what happens.

T.

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by C133
Wed Mar 29, 2006 9:17 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Quality Reject--Comments Please?
Replies: 6
Views: 2983

Quality Reject--Comments Please?

<a href="http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/rejections/big/20060328_G-BNLXlax060213tw2.jpg" target=_blank><img border=0 src="http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/rejections/big/20060328_G-BNLXlax060213tw2.jpg" width=650 height=441 alt="http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/rejections/big/20060328_G-BNLXl...

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by C133
Fri Mar 24, 2006 12:42 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: German F-4F Phantoms At Holloman
Replies: 8
Views: 1977

RE: German F-4F Phantoms At Holloman

The one that made it has a very obvious star and bar, and well as tail markings that look U.S. to me. Where are any German markings?

I think you need the assistance of a db editor on this, and I hope it's gets sorted out so we can all see the images.

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by C133
Fri Mar 24, 2006 11:30 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: I Am Going To Quit ....
Replies: 56
Views: 6184

RE: I Am Going To Quit ....

Beautiful shot, Robin, and I'm glad it's in the db. As frustrating as my many rejections have been, there is always something to learn from them, when the offense is clearly stated so it can be understood. Having said that, the bar seems to be moving higher and higher. Is the site's total acceptance...

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by C133
Wed Mar 22, 2006 12:14 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Help Please On Reject, Quality.. My Opinions
Replies: 19
Views: 6910

RE: Help Please On Reject, Quality.. My Opinions

My recent uploads have been alternating between rejects for jagged and soft, just terrible. Yesterday I printed out Fergul McClean's PDF on workflow from the upload page and see an immediate improvement in results. There is no limit to post processing techniques, but ones that work for A.net are few...

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by C133
Tue Mar 14, 2006 7:43 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Fundamental Question About Digital Images
Replies: 9
Views: 4537

RE: Fundamental Question About Digital Images

Improved lens speed often goes with high quality, but speed isn't critical, most of the time. It's all about quality, quality, quality, on A.net.

T.

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by C133
Tue Mar 14, 2006 12:38 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Fundamental Question About Digital Images
Replies: 9
Views: 4537

RE: Fundamental Question About Digital Images

All sensors are not created equal, either. Look at the camera review sites and I think you will see noise an important item in the review of all or most cameras. It's all about the electronics. I believe that most photographers here always shoot with the lowest ISO possible for the conditions, to mi...

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by C133
Tue Mar 07, 2006 12:39 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Why Go For A 1 Series Body? Here's Why.
Replies: 17
Views: 3669

RE: Why Go For A 1 Series Body? Here's Why.

Perfect shots to be sure, but what's up with that brown water? Ugh.

Terry

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by C133
Tue Mar 07, 2006 12:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Old Planes With PTVs
Replies: 34
Views: 7092

RE: Old Planes With PTVs

If I remember it correctly, <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>'s first system on 707s (late sixties) was a videoplayer (huge, in the cockpit where the second jumpseat had been) that fed small TVs between the FC seats and scattered overhead in coach. Version 2 was film based, with ...

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by C133
Tue Feb 21, 2006 12:16 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why 767s Can Fly 41,000ft And 747s Don't?
Replies: 43
Views: 28895

RE: Why 767s Can Fly 41,000ft And 747s Don't?

Different airplanes all have a "sweet spot" (my term) in altitude, determined mainly by the capability of the wing and their weight. The 747SP could climb above optimum altitude (for the wing) all the time, but it took inordinate power to keep them there, and was inefficient. Twins have to survive a...

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by C133
Tue Feb 07, 2006 9:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA DC-10-10 At LHR
Replies: 40
Views: 15408

RE: AA DC-10-10 At LHR

I won't claim to be an authority on this, but I flew captain on the <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> DC-10s from 1984 to 1996. According to my operating manual all <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> DC-10-10s had a max take-off weight of 430,000 pounds. N123, ...

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by C133
Sat Jan 28, 2006 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747 Service In The Early Days
Replies: 37
Views: 9433

RE: 747 Service In The Early Days

American initiated U.S. domestic 747 service with 2 leased Pan Am -100s, <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>. The date was March 2, 19...

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by C133
Tue Jan 24, 2006 11:17 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Categories "Special" And "Hybrid"
Replies: 74
Views: 7671

RE: Categories "Special" And "Hybrid"

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by C133
Tue Jan 24, 2006 4:26 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Leveling A 10MM Shot.
Replies: 8
Views: 1898

RE: Leveling A 10MM Shot.

Mine came from reallyrightstuff.com, item # RRS-337. It's listed as an "Acrylic double bubble dual-axis spirit level, fits camera hot shoe." I'm reading this from a catalog that arrived recently, but I found it online when I ordered it. And it's $30.

Good luck.


Terry

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by C133
Sun Jan 22, 2006 8:10 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Leveling A 10MM Shot.
Replies: 8
Views: 1898

RE: Leveling A 10MM Shot.

I think the answer to your leveling dilemma is to make it 'look' level when there's not an obvious line to work from. Then cross your fingers and hope the screeners agree with your assesment. Jwenting has a point about bubble levels; I bought one that slides in the hotshoe and mention to the screene...

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by C133
Sun Jan 22, 2006 8:00 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Categories "Special" And "Hybrid"
Replies: 74
Views: 7671

RE: Categories "Special" And "Hybrid"

Does this seem like quicksand to the average guy or is it just me? Way too complicated and intricate, IMHO....

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by C133
Fri Jan 13, 2006 5:15 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Motiv Reject--comments?
Replies: 3
Views: 2027

RE: Motiv Reject--comments?

I tried to center between the vertical stablizer and the nose as I have before, but can see I probably should have left the entire tail alone. Guess I'll rework it and try again. Thanks for the replies, gentlemen.

Terry

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by C133
Fri Jan 13, 2006 4:37 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Motiv Reject--comments?
Replies: 3
Views: 2027

Motiv Reject--comments?

I'm not sure I understand this reject for motiv. Because I cropped off the stabilizer? That's been done that before without problem. If anyone can enlighten me it would be appreciated, and thanks in advance. Terry <a href="http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/rejections/big/20060112_N77258lax051230tw....

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by C133
Fri Dec 23, 2005 10:49 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Your Best Shot Of The Year.
Replies: 183
Views: 10257

RE: Your Best Shot Of The Year.

Late to the party, but here's mine: <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/922120/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/922120/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/0/2/1/922120.jpg" alt="Click here for big...

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by C133
Wed Dec 07, 2005 10:41 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Spotters In The News
Replies: 8
Views: 4423

RE: Spotters In The News

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by C133
Wed Dec 07, 2005 4:24 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Spotters In The News
Replies: 8
Views: 4423

RE: Spotters In The News

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by C133
Wed Dec 07, 2005 3:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC-10: Major And Catastrophic Accidents?
Replies: 60
Views: 10161

RE: DC-10: Major And Catastrophic Accidents?

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by C133
Wed Dec 07, 2005 3:49 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Spotters In The News
Replies: 8
Views: 4423

Spotters In The News

An article from the Toronto Globe and Mail made my local paper today. It tells how spotters tipped the world to secret <acronym title="Rome - Ciampino (CIA / LIRA), Italy">CIA</acronym> prisoner flights in Europe. Apologies if this has been discussed before, but I didn't find it, if so. Here's the l...

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by C133
Tue Dec 06, 2005 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC-10: Major And Catastrophic Accidents?
Replies: 60
Views: 10161

RE: DC-10: Major And Catastrophic Accidents?

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by C133
Tue Dec 06, 2005 11:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC-10: Major And Catastrophic Accidents?
Replies: 60
Views: 10161

RE: DC-10: Major And Catastrophic Accidents?

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by C133
Tue Dec 06, 2005 6:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC-10: Major And Catastrophic Accidents?
Replies: 60
Views: 10161

RE: DC-10: Major And Catastrophic Accidents?

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by C133
Mon Dec 05, 2005 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC-10: Major And Catastrophic Accidents?
Replies: 60
Views: 10161

RE: DC-10: Major And Catastrophic Accidents?

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by C133
Wed Nov 30, 2005 4:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No AA 747's?
Replies: 57
Views: 10880

RE: Why No AA 747's?

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by C133
Tue Nov 29, 2005 11:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No AA 747's?
Replies: 57
Views: 10880

RE: Why No AA 747's?

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by C133
Thu Nov 24, 2005 3:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Many Airlines Still Use Tail Logo Lights?
Replies: 68
Views: 18211

RE: How Many Airlines Still Use Tail Logo Lights?

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by C133
Thu Nov 17, 2005 2:33 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: LAX Spot Question
Replies: 7
Views: 2475

RE: LAX Spot Question

I think your fenced off area is what used to be a nice park, before 9/11. As for spotting at <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>, try this site: <a href="http://home.hetnet.nl/~mvdb22/spottersunited/laxspot.htm" target=_blank>http://home.hetnet.n...

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by C133
Mon Nov 07, 2005 12:10 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Breakin Tha Rulezzz
Replies: 9
Views: 2062

RE: Breakin Tha Rulezzz

Tim, thanks for the thread because when I saw the 717 shot I thought "Wow, I'd never have even tried that one." I hope a screener will comment.

Terry

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by C133
Sat Nov 05, 2005 8:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Do Airliners Board On The Left?
Replies: 60
Views: 13422

RE: Why Do Airliners Board On The Left?

Don't think this has been mentioned, but all of American Airlines' DC-3s and Convair 240s had passenger doors on the right. That is simply how they wanted it, and the manufacturers accommodated the request. That was the end of it though, as all subsequent equipment types were standardized to the maj...

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by C133
Mon Oct 24, 2005 12:14 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Clarifying The Quality Issues
Replies: 9
Views: 3435

RE: Clarifying The Quality Issues

Paul, I recently had a rejection on a photo I very much liked that was shot before 8AM. I think it looked somewhat like yours, just a bit flat. Probably about what the eye saw in real time, but not acceptable here. For what it's worth, you might try pumping up the saturation and contrast a tad on yo...

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by C133
Sat Oct 08, 2005 9:05 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Digital SLR Camera Settings
Replies: 18
Views: 6866

RE: Digital SLR Camera Settings

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by C133
Sat Oct 08, 2005 8:49 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Thoughts About What Is Going On Here.
Replies: 19
Views: 4575

RE: Thoughts About What Is Going On Here.

Wet conditions wouldn't affect rotation or liftoff, but lots of other things might, such as weight, center of gravity, perhaps wind, and pilot technique. I vote for the latter as being most in play on that particular takeoff. Hey, tail strikes shouldn't happen, but they do, occasionally.

Terry

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by C133
Thu Oct 06, 2005 10:09 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: LAX Spotting Outing - October 8
Replies: 118
Views: 8148

RE: LAX Spotting Outing - October 8

I'm busy on Saturday morning, but intend to join the group in the afternoon, if there is enough room on the hill. Maybe I'll have to settle for someplace down the hill. To think I was there for 3 hours completely alone on Tuesday morning.

Terry

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by C133
Sat Sep 24, 2005 7:18 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Whats The Purpose Of This Light? (F100)
Replies: 11
Views: 5383

RE: Whats The Purpose Of This Light? (F100)

Maybe a "logo light", shining on the vertical stabilizer.

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by C133
Fri Sep 02, 2005 2:16 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Nikon D200 Rumor Topic
Replies: 7
Views: 3139

RE: Nikon D200 Rumor Topic

Someone 'knowledgeable' on DP Review predicts the announcement in November.......

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by C133
Fri Sep 02, 2005 2:09 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Anything To See/shoot In Tulsa
Replies: 23
Views: 4384

RE: Anything To See/shoot In Tulsa

No one mentioned that the main American maintenance base is at TUL. It might provide a surprise or two, but that's what it would be--a surprise.

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by C133
Sat Aug 27, 2005 11:56 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Portable Hard Drive For Photo Storage
Replies: 11
Views: 3896

RE: Portable Hard Drive For Photo Storage

Check out the Epson P2000--great device. Around $500 new, but possibly less on Ebay.

Cheers,
Terry

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by C133
Sat Aug 27, 2005 1:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilots Forget To Put Down Landing Gear
Replies: 45
Views: 18666

RE: Pilots Forget To Put Down Landing Gear

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by C133
Fri Aug 26, 2005 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilots Forget To Put Down Landing Gear
Replies: 45
Views: 18666

RE: Pilots Forget To Put Down Landing Gear

EVERY airplane with retractable landing gear has a gear up warning system triggered by reduced throttle, usually coupled with landing flaps, airspeed, something to avoid nuisance warnings. It is not easy to land with the gear retracted and yet it happens. The old saw is "Say again about landing gear...

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by C133
Mon Aug 22, 2005 5:06 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Michael Carter - Two Million Hits Man
Replies: 27
Views: 4444

RE: Michael Carter - Two Million Hits Man

Wow! 2,000,000 and counting, while your pictures get better and better. Great stuff Mike, and thanks for all the help, too.

Terry

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by C133
Tue Aug 16, 2005 6:39 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: New Photographers Choice Award
Replies: 68
Views: 6248

RE: New Photographers Choice Award

I like the feature, but have a suggestion. I just tried to vote on a picture and got a message warning that it had only been 22 hours and so many minutes since I previously voted. I'll probably not get around to voting on that picture later, after the clock resets. How about limiting the vote to onc...

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