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by Avsfan
Tue Oct 10, 2006 10:07 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-14 Future?
Replies: 37
Views: 8025

RE: F-14 Future?

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by Avsfan
Tue Oct 10, 2006 6:42 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Honest Opinions On These Pictures
Replies: 13
Views: 5650

RE: Honest Opinions On These Pictures

Thanks for the input Interpaul.

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by Avsfan
Tue Oct 10, 2006 4:09 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Honest Opinions On These Pictures
Replies: 13
Views: 5650

RE: Honest Opinions On These Pictures

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by Avsfan
Tue Oct 10, 2006 3:38 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Honest Opinions On These Pictures
Replies: 13
Views: 5650

RE: Honest Opinions On These Pictures

Based on the consensus, I will not waist my time to upload the F-18 pics. I will mention that they were taken over Southern Afghanistan during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM. The hornet you see was the flight lead of a 2-ship that was returning to the 'boat' after being on station in support of troops o...

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by Avsfan
Mon Oct 09, 2006 9:18 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Honest Opinions On These Pictures
Replies: 13
Views: 5650

Honest Opinions On These Pictures

Looking for honest opinions on the following pictures before submitting for acceptance in the database. <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photo_zoom.gne?id=264406958&size=m&context=set-72157594290188310" target=_blank>http://www.flickr.com/photo_zoom.gne...ze=m&context=set-72157594290188310</a> <a href...

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by Avsfan
Sun Oct 08, 2006 9:20 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Airforce 2 At LHR!
Replies: 30
Views: 4440

RE: Airforce 2 At LHR!

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by Avsfan
Sun Oct 08, 2006 8:46 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Airforce 2 At LHR!
Replies: 30
Views: 4440

RE: Airforce 2 At LHR!

Hello all, As a real life Air Traffic Controller (did not sleep at a Holiday Inn Express), I decided to show you the official information as to what the FAA Handbook 7110.65R (Feb 16, 2006) says about the US President, US Vice President and the Presidential families. For more information you can rea...

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by Avsfan
Sun Oct 08, 2006 3:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another Near Collision At LAX
Replies: 53
Views: 14485

RE: Another Near Collision At LAX

Avbooks, I was not trying to sound derogatory to you when I asked if you were an actual controller or one for on-line ATC. I have dealt with the on-line ATC thing, and there are a lot of people out there who play controllers online (not real life controllers) and think that they know all of the rule...

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by Avsfan
Sun Oct 08, 2006 12:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another Near Collision At LAX
Replies: 53
Views: 14485

RE: Another Near Collision At LAX

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by Avsfan
Sat Oct 07, 2006 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another Near Collision At LAX
Replies: 53
Views: 14485

RE: Another Near Collision At LAX

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by Avsfan
Wed Sep 27, 2006 2:13 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Nikon D70 Settings
Replies: 37
Views: 5892

RE: Nikon D70 Settings

Hello all, I appreciate all of the responses so far. Hopefully I will be able to test out some things tomorrow at work. I do however need to ask what are the overall settings that you use for the D70. Right now I have the following set for CSM Menu:<UL> 1. Autofocus = <acronym title="Air France">AF<...

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by Avsfan
Wed Sep 27, 2006 5:27 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Nikon D70 Settings
Replies: 37
Views: 5892

Nikon D70 Settings

Hello all, I am curious to find out what settings the Nikon D70 users use for aviation photography. For me I use the fast action pre-programmed settings, but have been know to use either the pre-programmed outdoors settings or shutter priority to capture motion of propellers and such. Most of my avi...

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by Avsfan
Wed Sep 27, 2006 3:54 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Some Help Needed To Improve The Quality
Replies: 17
Views: 7020

RE: Some Help Needed To Improve The Quality

Chris, I would say that you have a very awesome looking photo there. I would agree with everything that has already been said. If you can get all of the minor problems fixed, then you should have a good shot at getting it added to the database. <b><i>Lasham</i></b>...I commend you for your responses...

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by Avsfan
Tue Sep 26, 2006 10:37 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Signs Your Microdrive Is Dying
Replies: 9
Views: 3012

RE: Signs Your Microdrive Is Dying

I would agree with all the others who shoot with some type of CF card. I use a CF card in my D70 (not like the ones mentioned earlier) and have not had any problems with it either. I have been told my many at camera stores to try and avoid using the microdrive. <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95%...

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by Avsfan
Tue Sep 26, 2006 10:30 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Laying Down The Rules
Replies: 76
Views: 6489

RE: Laying Down The Rules

I know that this thread has not been talked about lately and I dont look to restart a fire, but doesn't the most popular photo for the day go against what can or can not be posted on A.net as pertaining to copyright issues? <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><...

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by Avsfan
Mon Sep 25, 2006 5:42 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Registration But No Routing...tracking Possible?
Replies: 3
Views: 3950

RE: Registration But No Routing...tracking Possibl

Goto a site called www.flightaware.com. It is free to register on and it will provide you lots of information about aircraft flights along with airport flight information.

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by Avsfan
Mon Sep 25, 2006 5:15 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Comments And Suggestions Requested
Replies: 4
Views: 3037

RE: Comments And Suggestions Requested

I could have sworn that the Prowler was uploaded at 1024x694. Here is a link to the 1024 size photo: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photo_zoom.gne?id=246217548&context=set-72157594290188310&size=o." target=_blank>http://www.flickr.com/photo_zoom.gne...text=set-72157594290188310&size=o.</a> Sorry tha...

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by Avsfan
Mon Sep 25, 2006 4:46 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Comments And Suggestions Requested
Replies: 4
Views: 3037

Comments And Suggestions Requested

Looking for comments and suggestions on the following pictures prior to submitting for approval/rejection. I will point out that I understand that they might need to be cropped down so that they don't "look too far in the distance, resulting in too much 'empty space' in the image". <br><table align=...

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by Avsfan
Mon Sep 25, 2006 4:37 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Taking A Poll
Replies: 3
Views: 1481

Taking A Poll

I am taking a poll of forum visitors to see which of the three photographs has the potential to make it to the database. <b>Please</b> follow the below listed rules and those rules only. <UL> 1. Please state which photo you think could make the database. 2. State either...#1...#2...#3...Niether 3. I...

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by Avsfan
Sun Sep 24, 2006 2:47 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Leave It Or Pull It?
Replies: 8
Views: 3601

RE: Leave It Or Pull It?

I agree with there being too many people in the picture. In addition, what is that spot in the pilot's window?

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by Avsfan
Sat Sep 23, 2006 1:42 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Fake Photo?
Replies: 25
Views: 7821

RE: Fake Photo?

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by Avsfan
Sat Sep 23, 2006 12:08 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Here Is A Winning Response Form The Screeners
Replies: 40
Views: 5986

RE: Here Is A Winning Response Form The Screeners

This will be my last comment on this thread and I am sorry to say it, but it will mainly be directed towards JeffM...I posted that quote after a few screeners made comments about the photo of the E-3 after others requested to look at it. Unfortunately, those screeners did not offer any advise as to ...

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by Avsfan
Sat Sep 23, 2006 11:12 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Does This Qualify As A.net Material?
Replies: 12
Views: 4373

RE: Does This Qualify As A.net Material?

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by Avsfan
Sat Sep 23, 2006 10:35 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Here Is A Winning Response Form The Screeners
Replies: 40
Views: 5986

RE: Here Is A Winning Response Form The Screeners

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by Avsfan
Sat Sep 23, 2006 9:55 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Does This Qualify As A.net Material?
Replies: 12
Views: 4373

RE: Does This Qualify As A.net Material?

I have read all of your responses and knew that pretty much everyone would say that it would be rejected for motive. <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-layou...

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by Avsfan
Sat Sep 23, 2006 4:18 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Does This Qualify As A.net Material?
Replies: 12
Views: 4373

Does This Qualify As A.net Material?

To all, Please let me know if this qualifies as A.net material. <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=00836707&size=medium" target="_blank"> <IMG SRC="http://myaviation.net/pho...

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by Avsfan
Sat Sep 23, 2006 4:15 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Here Is A Winning Response Form The Screeners
Replies: 40
Views: 5986

RE: Here Is A Winning Response Form The Screeners

Ok....just curious to know if this crop would make the grade? <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photo_zoom.gne?id=249921232&size=o" target="_blank">http://www.flickr.com/photo_zoom.gne?id=249921232&size=o</a> <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt ...

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by Avsfan
Sat Sep 23, 2006 2:38 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Here Is A Winning Response Form The Screeners
Replies: 40
Views: 5986

RE: Here Is A Winning Response Form The Screeners

I can see that there are a lot of different opinions on this subject and I appreciate everyone's opinion. Maybe my biggest arguement or opinion is based on what I was trying to point out and that is the fact that the e-mail from the head screener (HS) was identical from the one sent from the first s...

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by Avsfan
Fri Sep 22, 2006 1:59 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Here Is A Winning Response Form The Screeners
Replies: 40
Views: 5986

Here Is A Winning Response Form The Screeners

I know that this is going to start up a whole new so called forest fire, but I had a photo recently rejected and here is what each of the e-mail responses had to say. <UL><b>1. First rejection response.</b> <i>Dear (Name Withheld), This mail is sent to you to confirm that some or all of the photos y...

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by Avsfan
Thu Sep 21, 2006 1:55 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Sign Up To Become A Screener!
Replies: 130
Views: 14388

RE: Sign Up To Become A Screener!

I just took a look at the application and IMHO it doesnt really ask what type of equipment a potential screener has. I believe that the type of computer equipment can make a big difference as to how a screener judges a picture. Things like the following need to be asked: <UL> 1. Is the computer a <a...

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by Avsfan
Thu Sep 21, 2006 7:57 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Any Of These Crops A.net Material?
Replies: 12
Views: 5128

RE: Any Of These Crops A.net Material?

I agree that the 1st one would work. I also agree with Fly747 and try to recrop the photo to remove some of the sky. As for the motive issue, this brings up discussions in other threads. I think this would be motive. It seems that screeners and others on A.net are afraid to publish photos of close-u...

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by Avsfan
Tue Sep 19, 2006 10:11 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Looking For Opinions On This Photo
Replies: 16
Views: 7148

RE: Looking For Opinions On This Photo

The reason I did the original crop was because the picture was taken with the left wingtip (rightside) slightly out of the picture. I cropped the leftside (right wingtip) just slightly to try and match it. I would have to say that your crop seems to look pretty good. Thanks so far for the help and o...

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by Avsfan
Tue Sep 19, 2006 12:02 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Looking For Opinions On This Photo
Replies: 16
Views: 7148

RE: Looking For Opinions On This Photo

Going back to my original post, and waiting for a picture to show up on myaviation.net, I have posted two different versions of a pitcure that was originally rejected and am now try to get posted again. Please let me know which one looks better. along with that, please let me know what can be done t...

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by Avsfan
Mon Sep 18, 2006 12:04 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Reflections
Replies: 21
Views: 2147

RE: Reflections

Definitely a great shot!

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by Avsfan
Mon Sep 18, 2006 9:04 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Looking For Opinions On This Photo
Replies: 16
Views: 7148

RE: Looking For Opinions On This Photo

Hangar, This is how the rejections went: <UL TYPE=1> 1st time: Info/Centered/Level <UL> <LI>Left the registration, code, and CN blank <LI>You can see it was not centered or level </UL> 2nd time: Info/Grainy <UL> <LI>Only info I left out was the cn data. From other pictures on the site, you dont need...

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by Avsfan
Mon Sep 18, 2006 8:14 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Best Spotting Settings For A EOS Digital Rebel
Replies: 7
Views: 8545

RE: Best Spotting Settings For A EOS Digital Rebel

HangarRash, Sorry about misreading the post title. Chris, goto this website: <a href="http://alpha02u.c-wss.com/inc/ApplServlet?SV=WWUCA900" target=_blank>http://alpha02u.c-wss.com/inc/ApplServlet?SV=WWUCA900</a> and you can download a manual for the camera. I found it by going throught the Canon we...

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by Avsfan
Mon Sep 18, 2006 6:54 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Best Spotting Settings For A EOS Digital Rebel
Replies: 7
Views: 8545

RE: Best Spotting Settings For A EOS Digital Rebel

What model of Canon DSLR is it?

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by Avsfan
Mon Sep 18, 2006 6:50 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Looking For Opinions On This Photo
Replies: 16
Views: 7148

RE: Looking For Opinions On This Photo

Sorry I meant to take that out of the post. That was the way the picture was before it was leveled and centered. The link in the original post shows it leveled and centered.

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by Avsfan
Mon Sep 18, 2006 5:59 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Camera And Lens For A Novice Photographer...
Replies: 13
Views: 7142

RE: Camera And Lens For A Novice Photographer...

I shoot with a Nikon D70 that comes with an 18-70mm wideangle lens. In addition to that, I have a Tamron 70-300mm telephoto with macro feature. My D70 with the 18-70mm lens was around $1200 and I got the Tamron lens on ebay for a good price but dont remember what it was. Note: The Nikon D70S is ligh...

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by Avsfan
Mon Sep 18, 2006 5:05 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Looking For Opinions On This Photo
Replies: 16
Views: 7148

RE: Looking For Opinions On This Photo

Here is the original prior to the first rejection: <a href="http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/rejections/big/20060820_VFA-122-F-18F-1-_DSC_0543.jpg" target=_blank><img src="http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/rejections/big/20060820_VFA-122-F-18F-1-_DSC_0543.jpg" width=650 height=440 alt="http://www...

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by Avsfan
Mon Sep 18, 2006 4:18 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Looking For Opinions On This Photo
Replies: 16
Views: 7148

RE: Looking For Opinions On This Photo

Right now the picture is set at 1024x692.

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by Avsfan
Mon Sep 18, 2006 4:09 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Looking For Opinions On This Photo
Replies: 16
Views: 7148

Looking For Opinions On This Photo

Hello all, I am looking for opinions on this photo: <a href="http://myaviation.net/?pid=00836610" target="_blank">http://myaviation.net/?pid=00836610</a>. I have had it rejected before, but tried to adjust some of the settings to hopefully improve it. Please let me know what I might need to do to co...

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by Avsfan
Sun Sep 17, 2006 10:02 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Nikon D50, D70, D80, D200. Please Help Me Compare
Replies: 32
Views: 13052

RE: Nikon D50, D70, D80, D200. Please Help Me Compare

Everyone so far has made some really good points. I shoot with the D70 and have since Dec 2004. So far I have shot just under 12,000 photos with the D70 and have had no problems what so ever. I have tried the D70S in stores and do like that fact that it is lighter than the D70. Unfortunately I have ...

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by Avsfan
Sun Sep 17, 2006 12:17 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: The Process Of Screening Debate
Replies: 81
Views: 7396

RE: The Process Of Screening Debate

After reading through the entire thread, I have noticed that there are a lot of good comments both for and against the screening process. I would have to say that Lindyfield (Edward) said it best back in reply #60. I think that his suggestions would really help all photographers who want to have pho...

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by Avsfan
Thu Sep 14, 2006 11:29 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Done Uploading!
Replies: 119
Views: 5258

RE: Done Uploading!

I would like to start off by saying that I have read the entire thread and am sorry to hear that an individual who has been with the site for such a long time will not be posting any more photos. Unfortunately I would have to agree with a lot of you when it comes to screening process. Granted I have...

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by Avsfan
Wed Sep 13, 2006 2:43 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Another "motiv" Rejection...
Replies: 15
Views: 4698

RE: Another "motiv" Rejection...

Personally I love the shot. I agree with you and that there should be more upclose shots of pilots...especially in fighters. To me it does not matter if parts of certain places of the aircraft were cropped out. In my opinion, all of the screeners dont look at the photos the same way. I have had phot...

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