Chad... The boom operator could have taken those same shots. All your talent is in your camera's processor. Boast away about your access if it's all you can do. Back on-topic, your C-130 shots are the classic example of baddouble IMO. The three images say EXACTLY the same thing. One of those would h...Jump to post
<i>I uploaded them and left it in the hands of a highly acclaimed, talented screener to choose which ones he thought should be uploaded.</i> Wow. An admission of a lack of self-editing ability and screener suck-up all in one sentence. Nice work! <i>Maybe bad double should also mean getting kicked ou...Jump to post
<i>Maybe the blame should be on the photographer. Why not upload the special one by itself?</i> I agree Chad. Blame the photographer: <br><table align=center border=0 width=500><tr><td><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/615582/L/" target="_blan...Jump to post
<i>whats half and half?</i> Like you don't know. Ask any cop on vice squad... <i>I knew you would have a smart ass comment!</i> Dude... it just that you make is SO EASY! Seriously, and to get back on topic... ahem... the only person that blew me away (get your mind outta the gutter Royal) is no long...Jump to post
Ah yes... the Sabbath. My mistake. Forgive me, I grew up around Catholics where Sunday is the "do nothing day." And appropriately, now, I feel guilty... <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> I know for a fact I will be back in NYC soon. The very latest this fall. I'll head to...Jump to post
A tie: Alpha Golf on final (literally) approach to <acronym title="Seattle - Boeing Field / King County International (BFI / KBFI), USA - Washington">BFI</acronym>, passing in front of Mt. Rainier. <img src="http://www.airframes.net/anet/BOAGrainier.jpg"> And Numbers 5 and 6 pushing the throttles on...Jump to post
I've always loved this ad: <a href="http://www.usa.canon.com/html/eflenses/pdf/magad_june2003.pdf" target=_blank>http://www.usa.canon.com/html/eflenses/pdf/magad_june2003.pdf</a> (838k PDF file) Sorry I didn't get a chance to hook up with you in NYC, Futt (and the rest). I got swamped during that we...Jump to post
"A" After being an art director/designer for eight years, I decided earlier this year to make my living as a full-time photographer. I shoot mostly editorial and commercial. Aviation photography has, until this point, been a hobby, but will soon be a side business. Click <a href="http://www.braveele...Jump to post
Same here: <a href="http://www.airliners.net/search/photo.search?distict_entry=true&aircraft_genericsearch=Boeing%20F/A-18%20Hornet&airlinesearch=USA%20-%20Navy&photographersearch=William%20Anthony%20-%20AIRFRAMES" target=_blank>http://www.airliners.net/search/photo.search?distict_entry=true&aircraf...Jump to post
Forgive Royal. He used to ride the short bus. <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/395221/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/395221/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/1/2/2/395221.jpg" ALT="Click he...Jump to post
I am sorry I haven't replied sooner. I don't check the Civ-Av forum very often. <i>Where was the photograph taken from.</i> I was below the departure pattern at the old MCRD housing area (now abandoned). <i>Was it humid the day you took this photo?</i> As739x is correct. Marine Layer. I was shooting...Jump to post
FUH-<acronym title="Durban - International (Louis Botha) (DUR / FADN), South Africa">DUR</acronym>-MIN, As mentioned, it's the amount of distortion in the field of view. Rectilinear lenses attempt to remedy the overt distortion of a fisheye, but if you drop your pov below or above the horizon, you'l...Jump to post
The Museum of Flight here in Seattle is a great museum and I think it certainly qualifies as an "Airline Museum." With the obvious Boeing influence in Seattle, you can see lots of exhibitry and static displays of both contemporary and historic airliners. Just look at what they have in their outdoor ...Jump to post
I got a couple of shots of N126AT at the Museum of Flight for the "Delivery Dinner" including one shot of the a/c being fit with a large rope attached to the towbar for the "pull." I have no idea how far up the queue it is though. The stats page is down. Hopefully all four shots will be accepted. wi...Jump to post
Dave - Try here first: <a href="http://www.editorialphoto.com/forms/licenselock.html" target=_blank>http://www.editorialphoto.com/forms/licenselock.html</a> From this page: <a href="http://www.editorialphoto.com/forms/index.html" target=_blank>http://www.editorialphoto.com/forms/index.html</a> Hope ...Jump to post
Huh? I'm girlie now? <img src="/discussions/graphics/wink.gif" ALT="Big grin"> I think these fights are funny. Keep 'em coming. Very entertaining to read. You want to talk about competition? Get into a press photo pit with 20 other press photographers all vying to get "the shot." That makes th...Jump to post
Also, be aware that some permanent markers have high amounts of alcohol in them (to aid in quick drying) that can damage CDs.
Best to use pens and markers designed for use on optical media.
<i>You'll get advice to crop it, and that you should probably think about jumping onto the DSLR bandwagon and eventually re-try the shot with L glass. Maybe some day you will!</i> Hehehe... such a troublemaker you are Mike. If I were a Customs agent I'd run you down and harass you. <img src="/...Jump to post
Damn. I leave town for a few days and all this exciting stuff happens... New AirTran 737. Royal starts giving Dave shit. Dave dishes it right back like a pro. Then Bill J. pours some on. I'm feeling left out! Had a great day at <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN)...Jump to post
<i>If you think it is unclear in any way, please feel free to submit suggestions on how it can be improved.</i> I've been going over the wording of the "Use Photos" page. I'll submit suggested re-writes. As it is now written, I think it leaves too many loopholes. As a <i>legal</i> document, it defin...Jump to post
L-188 - <i>Because I was under the impression that was <acronym title="CSA Czech Airlines">OK</acronym>.</i> Therein lies the problem. I think many are unclear on the <i>Use Photos</i> criteria established here. And regardless, other publications took the image after the NY Times did but didn't foll...Jump to post
Wietse - It's just a bunch of armchair copyright lawyers here who've probably never been involved in an infringement case. This notion that the only way to prove copyright is by having an image on A.net is ludicrous and laughable. Saying that shows how little one knows of copyright. Also, I love how...Jump to post
What the Futt? Brian, what kind of shooter is your friend? Photojournalist? Commercial? Art? Sports? Fashion? Porn? (Met her at a Futterman Fiesta maybe? <img src="/discussions/graphics/wink.gif" ALT="Big grin">) Each area has different requirements. Just like aviation photography has special ...Jump to post
From Airliners.net's "Use Photos" page: <i>You may not use these photos on any web page, commercial or non-commercial, for profit or non-profit, without <font color="red"><b>written permission from the photographer. You may however link to the photos in the manner described below.</b></font> Have yo...Jump to post
Adel - Like I mentioned in my e-mail to you. You should: 1.) Immediately register both images. That can be done here: <a href="http://www.copyright.gov/register/visual.html" target=_blank>http://www.copyright.gov/register/visual.html</a> It costs you $30 and a stamp but the legal benefits are numero...Jump to post
One thing to test is the image upload page. I don't think it as efficient as was intended when using a Mac. After uploading an image and returning to upload more images, the "Submit info and upload the photo" button grays out. That requires the user to reload the whole page thereby wiping out most o...Jump to post
Anyone else make it to the departure today? The weather sucked, but I managed a few frames anyway... <img src="http://www.airframes.net/anet/raptor13R.jpg"> <img src="http://www.airframes.net/anet/raptorburners.jpg"> (I higher-res version of this is in the queue.) <div align="center"> <img src="http...Jump to post
Interesting story PPGMD. I am sure my problem was lack of contrast for the <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> to fix on. Which, by definition, is a form of stealth. Though, it couldn've happened with any gray military bird. I love the vectored thrust on this a/c though. Very cool to see the he...Jump to post
Josh - I was amazed by the aircraft's angles. In the shot above, you can see the geometric symmetry. All the angles are consistent. Stealth technology amazes me. And I swear my autofocus had trouble with this aircraft's paint. The gray seemed to confuse it. Or maybe I was just shaking with excitemen...Jump to post
Jet City Aviation Photography is A.net user Bronko. Hope he doesn't mind my saying so. <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggthumpup.gif" ALT="Big thumbs up"> And he's fast becoming a <b>great</b> photographer. I've spent many hours hanging out at <acronym title="Seattle - Boeing Field / King Co...Jump to post
Johan, thank you for responding. I am not sure if anything has changed, but I will offer a link to people who feel calling an image "fake" is not a light allegation. It can affect a photographer. While most here are hobbyists, some are not. (Garfinkel, Garcia, Liard to name a few.) <font size=+1><b>...Jump to post
<i>Amen. That wasn't that hard to work out, was it? </i> That wasn't the hard part N-Dub... Making it happen is a whole different battle. <img src="/discussions/graphics/wink.gif" ALT="Big grin"> Some just need to understand the amount of time, effort and yes, money that goes into a hobby/prof...Jump to post
Again with the "offend" thing. It's not that you offended me, you insulted me. And insulted others in the process. Look at the forums. I never go on the offensive, but if someone calls my work "a dime a dozen" you are sure as hell I am going to defend myself. Call me defensive if you wish, but I wor...Jump to post
<i>With all due respect, Mr. Anthony, I think you've overestimated your importance to airliners.net. While your 203 photos are nice, they're a dime a dozen, and your $5 a month is just as easily replacable. </i> Thanks "N-Dub." Or Sam. Or whatever your name is since you choose to remain anonymous an...Jump to post
I'm glad to see the thread highlighted above deleted. To the Mods, thank you.
To avoid these problems in the future, a mandate from Admin concerning "fake" threads and a formal rule change in the forums would be commendable.
Again, thank you for you attention in this matter.
<i>But I still hope they don't get their way.</i> Johan, this is the indignant attitude I speak of. What has this user contributed to this site? (Note he's grandfathered in on the username.) So far, very little. As a matter of fact, as Jaspike has illustrated, he's broken forum rules and if I am not...Jump to post
<i>Example of what?</i> An example of how the burden of proof is suddenly shifted onto the photographer from someone unqualified to do so. It's not a difficult concept. Timz. By the way... how many photos have you contributed to this site? Until you prove your qualifications to criticize, I'll just ...Jump to post