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by draigonair
Mon Nov 27, 2006 1:26 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: More Photos On Front Page? (24hr/photogchoice)
Replies: 44
Views: 1691

RE: More Photos On Front Page? (24hr/photogchoice)

as i said above, you just have to get used to it  Wink
hehe

cheers
Nick

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by draigonair
Sat Nov 25, 2006 2:18 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: AMS: 06/24 How Much Longer?
Replies: 20
Views: 5191

RE: AMS: 06/24 How Much Longer?

What about the fields on the left side of the official spot? They will also all be used i suppose?

Nick

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by draigonair
Sat Nov 25, 2006 12:12 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: More Photos On Front Page? (24hr/photogchoice)
Replies: 44
Views: 1691

RE: More Photos On Front Page? (24hr/photogchoice)

Johan,

I think you should keep it as it is now, just to get used to it. I indeed find it a good decision to do this as this will give more photographers more exposure!

cheers

Nick

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by draigonair
Fri Nov 24, 2006 1:30 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: More Photos On Front Page? (24hr/photogchoice)
Replies: 44
Views: 1691

More Photos On Front Page? (24hr/photogchoice)

Hey,

Just noticed that there are now 5 photos showing for top of 24hours and photographers choice! Does this mean the top 5 photos of last 24hours are now going to be shown on front page? Nice little change i guess, give photographers more exposure!

cheers
Nick

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by draigonair
Thu Nov 23, 2006 8:34 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Bad Weather, Would Like Some Opinions Or Tips
Replies: 8
Views: 5571

RE: Bad Weather, Would Like Some Opinions Or Tips

Indeed, if there is no sun you need higher ISO values and that doesnt really help to improve the quality of the photo! I also have some shots from bad weather and most get rejected for quality so when there is no sun i just dont bother. They turn out to be of high grain and a big zoom wont help eith...

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by draigonair
Wed Nov 22, 2006 4:44 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Screen For Editing (apple Cinema Display)
Replies: 7
Views: 3851

RE: Screen For Editing (apple Cinema Display)

thnx for the info.

No one else who has experience with this screen with a pc they can share?
Would help  Smile

cheers

Nick

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by draigonair
Mon Nov 20, 2006 5:12 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Screen For Editing (apple Cinema Display)
Replies: 7
Views: 3851

RE: Screen For Editing (apple Cinema Display)

So in this case the Apple screen would still be a good choice? I have a good video card so the connection isn't a problem. Besides the apple what other screen do you recommend (same price as Apple Cinema 20")

Nick

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by draigonair
Mon Nov 20, 2006 3:11 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Screen For Editing (apple Cinema Display)
Replies: 7
Views: 3851

Screen For Editing (apple Cinema Display)

Hey guys, I think I'm having a problem with my screen for getting a lot of rejections lately..I have a dell screen rather old and if i check out my rejected photos on my friends screen i can see a lot more grain than I'm able to see on my own one. I have been thinking of purchasing an Apple Cinema D...

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by draigonair
Wed Nov 15, 2006 12:33 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Quality Help
Replies: 4
Views: 2841

Quality Help

Hey, I usually don't post here asking 'what is wrong' but i just want to see some opinions on this rejected photos (quality) <a href="http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/rejections/big/20061114_N67058tak1.jpg" target=_blank>http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/r...ctions/big/20061114_N67058tak1.jpg</a>...

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by draigonair
Tue Nov 14, 2006 4:22 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Where Dirty Is?
Replies: 25
Views: 4021

RE: Where Dirty Is?

Just wondering, if you cant see the dust spots right away and you really have to search for it or even use an editing technique then why reject it? I would say this type of situation don't reject it for this minor defect (very minor). If the spot is visible just one quick glance at it, off course. B...

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by draigonair
Sun Nov 12, 2006 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines That Still Use 747SPs
Replies: 12
Views: 5098

RE: Airlines That Still Use 747SPs

YK-AHB was at Amsterdam about 2 weeks ago..nice sight!

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by draigonair
Sun Nov 05, 2006 11:52 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Going Back To Fs2004....
Replies: 31
Views: 11384

RE: Going Back To Fs2004....

is the LSD compatible with FSX?

cheers

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by draigonair
Sun Oct 29, 2006 2:22 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Can It Make The Database?
Replies: 8
Views: 4449

RE: Can It Make The Database?

Wow i really like it!
Good luck with it...find it a rare photo which would be very interesting to have in database!

cheers

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by draigonair
Thu Oct 26, 2006 9:57 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Herpa Wings 1:500 Selling Couple Rare Ones
Replies: 0
Views: 9680

Herpa Wings 1:500 Selling Couple Rare Ones

Hey, Not sure if anyone is interested in them but im selling a couple of rare herpa's Great addition and most are c/s which are not around anymore and airlines which have gone bankrupt. Here is a list: 1:500 Herpa Wings all Old Generation TWA 747-200 Swissair 747-300 n/c All Nippon Airlines 747-200 ...

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by draigonair
Tue Oct 17, 2006 1:03 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: FS2002 Is Out
Replies: 41
Views: 7581

RE: FS2002 Is Out

hahah good old times  Smile

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by draigonair
Mon Oct 16, 2006 11:13 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: My Non A.Net Collection
Replies: 9
Views: 4391

RE: My Non A.Net Collection

wow great airport shot!!
Whats the ICAO code of that airport?
Now i would like to play some golf there! but hmm maybe with my handicap..not so sure that would be good, good chance i will hit the ball on the runway instead of the golf course hehe

cheers
Nick

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by draigonair
Sat Oct 07, 2006 3:25 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Motiv For Tail Shot
Replies: 6
Views: 3580

RE: Motiv For Tail Shot

i read both those posts before posting this one. However my shots shows the tail perfectly and it isn't a close up of the artwork, which isn't aloud.
If crop it tighter will it then bot a good motiv(as said above, croping it before the door)?

Nick

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by draigonair
Sat Oct 07, 2006 1:47 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Motiv For Tail Shot
Replies: 6
Views: 3580

Motiv For Tail Shot

Hey, im still a bit confused with tail shots..i read the new rules and it said the following: "It is still allowed to have logos or artwork in the photos as long as a siginificant and recognisable portion of the aircraft displayed, such as in this shot." Now this shot was rejected for motive, altoug...

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by draigonair
Sat Oct 07, 2006 1:33 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Johan's Queue
Replies: 35
Views: 3845

RE: Johan's Queue

love the virign shot..shame it didnt get on

cheers
Nick

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by draigonair
Thu Oct 05, 2006 8:36 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Is This Monitor Gonna...
Replies: 9
Views: 4275

RE: Is This Monitor Gonna...

one other question
how is the Apple Cinema screen (20inch/23inch) for editing?

cheers

Nick

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by draigonair
Thu Aug 24, 2006 1:55 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Recovering Deleted Photos
Replies: 2
Views: 1348

Recovering Deleted Photos

Hey guys,

i got a quick question...some photos on my camera got deleted and i was wondering if there is anyway to recover these photos...i didnt take any photos after that.
Anyone got some ideas?

let me know!

cheers
Nick

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by draigonair
Thu Aug 10, 2006 11:46 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Whats Your Luckiest Shot Ever?
Replies: 108
Views: 7558

RE: Whats Your Luckiest Shot Ever?

Guess my lucky shot would have been this one...one of a kind i guess.. i was enyoing my inflight entertainment and i always keep my window shades up to sometimes have a look outside...Then i saw this...with my headset still on listening to the movie i snapped bunch of shots..This one was best one. <...

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by draigonair
Mon Jun 05, 2006 11:31 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Pocked Camera
Replies: 18
Views: 1929

RE: Pocked Camera

Do any of these small cameras have a zoom between 15-20mm lens?

so many suggestions here i still have no idea which one to go with!

cheers
Nick

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by draigonair
Sun Jun 04, 2006 11:18 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Pocked Camera
Replies: 18
Views: 1929

Pocked Camera

Hey guys, Im looking to buy a pocket camera but im not sure which one. I will mainly use it for ramp shots cockpit shtos and cabin shots (as its easy to cary around). Now i have no idea which to buy. If money is not an issue can anyone suggest a good pocket camera which will give good results? Indoo...

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by draigonair
Mon May 15, 2006 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A-346 Landing Gear On Fire In Shanghai
Replies: 22
Views: 19733

RE: A-346 Landing Gear On Fire In Shanghai

aah that too bad.. I do remember my self when living in Shanghai that these <acronym title="China Eastern Airlines">MU</acronym> pilots did land very hard! Me and my family always though, oh no, not another one of those fighter pilots! Especially in the MD11's they slam them on runway and usually we...

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by draigonair
Tue May 09, 2006 8:14 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Australian Flying Schools...which One?
Replies: 4
Views: 2336

RE: Australian Flying Schools...which One?

can anyone suggest anything?

cheers
Nick

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by draigonair
Tue May 09, 2006 2:03 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Australian Flying Schools...which One?
Replies: 4
Views: 2336

Australian Flying Schools...which One?

Hey guys, Not sure if this is the right place but im wondering if anyone can recommend a good flying school to me in Australia...There are so many to choose from and i just want some opinions from other people. I want to become a commercial pilot so i need ATPL etc. What are the best schools? I know...

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by draigonair
Tue Apr 04, 2006 6:46 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Is This A Goer?
Replies: 10
Views: 1812

RE: Is This A Goer?

Well it might actually...there might be just enough wing in this shot to make it as it looks real nice!

Good luck with it,

cheers
Nick

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by draigonair
Sun Apr 02, 2006 5:59 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Some Ideas On This One
Replies: 11
Views: 4460

RE: Some Ideas On This One

Hey, Because this shot i had to take rather fast as it was very crowded and the people were starting to move away...Indeed i dont have the complete boggies which is a shame...and well you cant have a car there so i couldnt stand on anything...I can try to upload this one again: <a href="http://hyves...

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by draigonair
Sun Apr 02, 2006 9:30 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Some Ideas On This One
Replies: 11
Views: 4460

RE: Some Ideas On This One

OK this is the best i can do...becuase if i zoom out even more a big blue wall will be on the left and that distracts the eye very much.. <a href="http://hyves.net/showImage.php/13974979_6_TiHf.jpeg" target=_blank>http://hyves.net/showImage.php/13974979_6_TiHf.jpeg</a> With that blue wall: <a href="...

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by draigonair
Sun Apr 02, 2006 7:55 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Some Ideas On This One
Replies: 11
Views: 4460

RE: Some Ideas On This One

Thanks for the quick replies. That was my whole intent...to create a perspective to see how big it actually is. If there are not people you don't really have a frame of reference to see how large it actually is. Also you don't see the faces of these people...so i personally don't find that a good re...

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by draigonair
Sun Apr 02, 2006 7:48 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Some Ideas On This One
Replies: 11
Views: 4460

Some Ideas On This One

Hey guys, I don't really like posting 'motiv rejection' shots but this is now the second time this week and this one is just mind boggling....Its a shot of an A380 engine..now first off all i have seen other photos of single engines in one shot on the database. Also it was rejected for badcommon whi...

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by draigonair
Sat Apr 01, 2006 9:25 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Wide Angle Lenses
Replies: 20
Views: 4389

RE: Wide Angle Lenses

EF 10-22mm is a great lens! <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/1013780/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/1013780/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/0/8/7/1013780.jpg" alt="Click here for bigger p...

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by draigonair
Thu Mar 30, 2006 1:54 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Need Some Advice
Replies: 6
Views: 4239

Need Some Advice

Hey guys, wel i dont really post my rejections here (long time ago i used to but recently not really) but this one im bit confused about...First off all most photos which i upload which are bigger thant 1024x (i.e 1200x) get rejected for quality.. Anyways this shot was rejected for; quality common m...

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by draigonair
Mon Mar 27, 2006 6:59 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Any Thoughts On Improving These Shots?
Replies: 13
Views: 4880

RE: Any Thoughts On Improving These Shots?

heey,

yeh i agree the last shot needs some CCW (maybe 1.5) and not sure how your origional photo is but try to get them more in the center..
Im affraid the BA shot is a lost cause mate!
Good luck

Nick

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by draigonair
Mon Mar 27, 2006 3:58 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Well Done Javier Guerrero!
Replies: 14
Views: 3436

RE: Well Done Javier Guerrero!

offcourse i already have seen this shot...but seeing again doenst hurt me at all!! awesome shot mate  Smile Must have a steady hand!!
cheers

Nick

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by draigonair
Mon Mar 27, 2006 1:31 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: How Do I Activate The Tcas In My Pmdg Aircraft?
Replies: 12
Views: 33744

RE: How Do I Activate The Tcas In My Pmdg Aircraft?

hmm weird im currently flying and on the LSD767 is does work...im now in PMDG737-700 and i did that exactly but then i pres the TFC i get those radar lines...but no TCAS is shown...it doenst even say that in the screen...any ideas?
cheers

Nick

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by draigonair
Sun Mar 26, 2006 4:41 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Experience With Canon Lenses
Replies: 10
Views: 5237

RE: Experience With Canon Lenses

Its a great lens and gives really good photos! I would highly recommend it!

good luck

cheers
Nick

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by draigonair
Sun Mar 26, 2006 4:38 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Queue Problems? Missing Pictures?
Replies: 13
Views: 3278

RE: Queue Problems? Missing Pictures?

Might be these photos have been accepted and are waiting to get into the database? I had that couple days ago.
cheers
Nick

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by draigonair
Sat Mar 25, 2006 11:03 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Masterclass: Exposure
Replies: 48
Views: 4797

RE: Masterclass: Exposure

I know you cant change the actual exposure but i was saying that you can adjust it with curves...you can change alot with that..
and what do you not understand with 'i usually always'?? Because under some conditions i dont use AV..

Nick

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by draigonair
Sat Mar 25, 2006 9:50 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Trying To Get Photo #2 Up...
Replies: 3
Views: 4424

RE: Trying To Get Photo #2 Up...

Tom,

they are nice shots especially the panned one but indeed a bit soft and will likely get rejected for badsoft!
GOodluck in future!

cheers
Nick

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by draigonair
Sat Mar 25, 2006 9:25 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Recent Rejections
Replies: 8
Views: 2555

RE: Recent Rejections

Great shots mate The SAS and CRJ do indeed look better...The problem was they were a tad soft and now the airline titles are sharp so should be okay! Hmm the <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> is indeed bit dark and shame its rejected but oh well...what you can do it fiddle around with th...

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by draigonair
Sat Mar 25, 2006 9:19 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Masterclass: Exposure
Replies: 48
Views: 4797

RE: Masterclass: Exposure

i Usually always shoot in AV mode and one very good thing to use in adobe is the 'curves' option. Just fiddle around with it till you get the best result, very handy tool for giving the jpeg a good exposure!

cheers
Nick

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by draigonair
Sat Mar 25, 2006 9:06 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Daniel & Robert Fall Hit The 1000 Mark!
Replies: 12
Views: 4419

RE: Daniel & Robert Fall Hit The 1000 Mark!

yeh great photos!
cheers

Nick

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by draigonair
Sat Mar 25, 2006 9:05 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: I Am Going To Quit ....
Replies: 56
Views: 6219

RE: I Am Going To Quit ....

Quoting Mfz (Reply 35): @ all And this leads me to a more basic problem. There MIGHT possibly be dustspots (regardless if they come from a dirty window or from dust on the sensor) in this photo, but the point is: they are not visible to a normal human eye. To MAKE them visible you have to run the ph...

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by draigonair
Thu Mar 23, 2006 9:04 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: I Am Going To Quit ....
Replies: 56
Views: 6219

RE: I Am Going To Quit ....

Great photo and sad that it is rejected...i my self dont see a great problem with this..It has become very difficult to get photos in the database... The following shot was rejected for being badquality and badcommon...same kind of thing i have made her smaller and re-uploaded it but uploading at 12...

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by draigonair
Wed Mar 22, 2006 6:48 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Plug Time! Your Latest A.net Photo
Replies: 132
Views: 7271

RE: Plug Time! Your Latest A.net Photo

oh i forgot this is my latest one <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/1021218/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/1021218/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/8/1/2/1021218.jpg" alt="Click here for bi...

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by draigonair
Wed Mar 22, 2006 8:46 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Plug Time! Your Latest A.net Photo
Replies: 132
Views: 7271

RE: Plug Time! Your Latest A.net Photo

great shots everyone..

Javier why was that one rejected?? its an awesome shot showing some great panning skil!!

cheers
Nick

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by draigonair
Wed Mar 15, 2006 6:56 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: I Just Do Not See...
Replies: 30
Views: 3470

RE: I Just Do Not See...

Great shot mate  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" alt="Smile"> i dont really see a softness problem..Maybe the fact that its black and white it can cause it to look dark...I just quickly fiddled around with 'curves' in adobe photo shop and it can be made alot lighter...Maybe i...

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by draigonair
Tue Mar 14, 2006 8:50 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: EF100-400mm Problem (sharpness)
Replies: 18
Views: 3137

RE: EF100-400mm Problem (sharpness)

OK thanks guys im getting a better and clearer picture here! So from what i have learned (heheh) i will put the focusing on the center focus point and use AVmode (which i was) but then minimal F8 and off course the lowest ISO setting...I will go to airport tomorrow after work as i work at the airpor...

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