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by whisperjet
Mon Apr 13, 2009 9:08 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Spotting At FRA
Replies: 5
Views: 5365

RE: Spotting At FRA

I'm not a FRA local but I think RWY 25 is in use more often than the opposite. However, still might be possible that you have bad luck and 07 is in use.

Stefan

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by whisperjet
Mon Apr 13, 2009 8:48 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Spotting At FRA
Replies: 5
Views: 5365

RE: Spotting At FRA

Hi Steve,

below a link to a spotting guide with useful information about the spotting places in Frankfurt:

http://nuespotter.free.fr/index.php?src=spotp/fra/index.htm

Hope this helps...

Stefan

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by whisperjet
Mon Apr 13, 2009 8:39 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Spotting Trip To USA May/june 2009
Replies: 30
Views: 4780

RE: Spotting Trip To USA May/june 2009

Hi, the flights to <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> are booked now and it's time to get a hotel. Can anybody recommend something (also for Boston). The hotel from which picture 1 in my posting above was taken would be great. Does anybody know ...

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by whisperjet
Sun Apr 12, 2009 8:40 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Spotting Trip To USA May/june 2009
Replies: 30
Views: 4780

RE: Spotting Trip To USA May/june 2009

Hi, thanks to everybody for the replies. I think the decision is almost made know  <img src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" alt="Smile"> What about these spots, are they accessible to the public and without a car as well? <br><table align=center border=0 width=500><tr><td><center>...

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by whisperjet
Sat Apr 11, 2009 10:40 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Spotting Trip To USA May/june 2009
Replies: 30
Views: 4780

RE: Spotting Trip To USA May/june 2009

Well, <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> sounds good to me but my favourite would be <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>. Flights from Boston are not too expensive at the moment and if some...

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by whisperjet
Sat Apr 11, 2009 10:24 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Spotting Trip To USA May/june 2009
Replies: 30
Views: 4780

RE: Spotting Trip To USA May/june 2009

Hi,

I will stay in Boston for the first two days only and planing to go somewhere else by plane.
Since I'm too young to rent a car and that's why I'm looking for airports with easily accessible spots.


Stefan

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by whisperjet
Sat Apr 11, 2009 1:06 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Spotting Trip To USA May/june 2009
Replies: 30
Views: 4780

Spotting Trip To USA May/june 2009

Hi, I just booked some unbelievable cheap flights to Boston for May 28th to June 2nd. Since i have never been to the states before for plane spotting I would be thankful if somebody can recommend some good airports where spotting is possible without a car. Personally I do not like approach spots ver...

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by whisperjet
Sat Apr 11, 2009 1:03 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photo Permit For Taking Photos At Paris-CDG
Replies: 7
Views: 10001

RE: Photo Permit For Taking Photos At Paris-CDG

Hi David, I have been to <acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym> about two weeks ago. The signs telling that photography without written permission is forbidden are still there but during this visit and my visit in Februrary I haven't experienced any co...

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by whisperjet
Wed Apr 08, 2009 4:18 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photo Acceptance - Night Photos Rejections (A388)
Replies: 22
Views: 4763

RE: Photo Acceptance - Night Photos Rejections (A388)

Not sure if your PS version supports it but usually it is necessary to download a special "Raw-Plugin" on the Adobe website.

Stefan

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by whisperjet
Fri Apr 03, 2009 7:53 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Why Are My Comments Getting Edited?
Replies: 17
Views: 4493

RE: Why Are My Comments Getting Edited?

Can confirm this, all comments referring to the first appearance in database are deleted or edited (if it is just a part of the whole comment).

Stefan

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by whisperjet
Fri Mar 27, 2009 7:57 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Watermark Tools
Replies: 22
Views: 3656

RE: Watermark Tools

Works!
Thank you for the tutorial  Smile

Stefan

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by whisperjet
Wed Mar 25, 2009 9:00 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: 1,000 For Ruud
Replies: 11
Views: 3583

RE: 1,000 For Ruud

Hi Ruud, congratulations, seems as if you have achieved your goal even faster than expected  <img src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" alt="Smile"> When I saw first your 1000th picture I was a little disappointed to be honest, personally I was guessing that it would be the final KL...

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by whisperjet
Tue Mar 24, 2009 9:53 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Watermark Tools
Replies: 22
Views: 3656

RE: Watermark Tools

Chris, thank you very much for your detailed tutorial. I'm still at work but I'll try it when I'm at home. If I have any question I'll come back to you again  <img src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" alt="Smile">. Of course the watermarks are not intended for a.net uploads  <...

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by whisperjet
Mon Mar 23, 2009 11:48 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Watermark Tools
Replies: 22
Views: 3656

Watermark Tools

Hi, I've been looking for a tool to get watermarks in my picture for a while now. Since I often share my picture in forums etc I would like to add a small watermark to my picture (my name or so in on of the corners). I found some programs but all of them were not really that good. Either the functio...

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by whisperjet
Tue Mar 10, 2009 8:01 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Requests For Free High-res Images
Replies: 20
Views: 7104

RE: Requests For Free High-res Images

Fortunately we don't have too many 777s in EDDL  <img src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" alt="Smile"> To be honest, I usually ignore his emails and only send files sometimes when I have the high resolution file on my computer already. Is anybody else here getting requests for boa...

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by whisperjet
Fri Mar 06, 2009 10:20 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: "One Recent Photo That Made You Go Wow" Mark VII
Replies: 77
Views: 14972

RE: "One Recent Photo That Made You Go Wow" Mark VII

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by whisperjet
Wed Mar 04, 2009 12:13 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Two Questions
Replies: 3
Views: 3267

RE: Two Questions

Hi, it will be hard to achieve the required quality with a Sony Cybershot and will mean some hard work in photoshop but generally it could be possible. You could ask the crew after landing. I often got in and were allowed to take some pictures. But that's heavily depending on the crew's mood and als...

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by whisperjet
Wed Mar 04, 2009 12:03 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photo Acceptance - Pre-Screening (Neophyte)
Replies: 20
Views: 3538

Photo Acceptance - Pre-Screening (Neophyte)

Hi Timo, 1) Looks ok to me, could be a tad sharper maybe. 2) Ratio is ok, the gear doors are a bit oof and overall it could do well with a tad more sharpness. 3) I would reject this one for colour and grainy. It has a strong greenish cast and the plane is overall too grainy. I personally would like ...

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by whisperjet
Wed Mar 04, 2009 11:55 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Can Anyone Help Me?
Replies: 12
Views: 5629

RE: Can Anyone Help Me?

Hi Dennis, the overall quality of your shot is not great and it is very grainy. Try to keep your ISO settings as low as possible and remember that when you brighten up a picture this will lead too even more image noise/grain. There are some special programs, eg Neat Image, that can be used to reduce...

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by whisperjet
Mon Mar 02, 2009 6:52 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Gimp Or Photoshop
Replies: 9
Views: 5247

RE: Gimp Or Photoshop

I would go for some older version of <acronym title="Ponce - Mercedita (PSE / TJPS), Puerto Rico">PSE</acronym>. I bought photoshop elements 1.0 years ago and I still use it pretty often, though I also have CS3 now to edit from RAW. Elements has everything you need to edit planepictures from jpg and...

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by whisperjet
Mon Mar 02, 2009 6:38 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: 40D Vs 50D
Replies: 10
Views: 6453

RE: 40D Vs 50D

How much is the price difference? If it's not too much I would definitely go for the 50D. I was thinking about upgrading to the 50D too (currently I have the 40D) but the differences were not so significant so that I decided to stick with the 40D and wait for the 60D.

Stefan

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by whisperjet
Sat Feb 28, 2009 5:10 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Viewing Terraces In Europe
Replies: 16
Views: 3973

RE: Viewing Terraces In Europe

One terrace in <acronym title="Frankfurt am Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym> (close to the big <acronym title="Macedonian Airlines (Greece)">MC</acronym> Donalds) was reopened in 2007. Still no glass but facing the sun almost all day long not so great for photographers...

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by whisperjet
Sat Feb 28, 2009 12:30 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Viewing Terraces In Europe
Replies: 16
Views: 3973

RE: Viewing Terraces In Europe

I think the E terrace in <acronym title="Zurich (- Kloten) (ZRH / LSZH), Switzerland">ZRH</acronym> is ok if you are out for regs. The deck in <acronym title="Berlin - Tegel (TXL / EDDT), Germany">TXL</acronym> is nice too, though it is a little bit limited with the opening hours from 10am to 5pm an...

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by whisperjet
Thu Feb 26, 2009 7:39 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: I'm An A.net Photographer! (shameless Self Gloss)
Replies: 10
Views: 4716

RE: I'm An A.net Photographer! (shameless Self Gloss)

Nice shots, congratulations  Smile
Looking forward to seeing more of your stuff.

Stefan

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by whisperjet
Sun Feb 22, 2009 12:46 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Priority Screening - Changing The Rules?
Replies: 3
Views: 4902

RE: Priority Screening - Changing The Rules?

Pictures are blocked for a certain time once they are opened for screening so that no other screener than the one who opened them can see them. In your case one screener opened a bunch of pictures, yours included (could have been me I think) , started screening and closed the screening page without ...

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by whisperjet
Sat Feb 21, 2009 11:38 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Priority Screening - Changing The Rules?
Replies: 3
Views: 4902

RE: Priority Screening - Changing The Rules?

Hi Normando, I have added your picture of the the ERJ now, sorry for the inconveniences. <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/1486212/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/1486212/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="...

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by whisperjet
Sat Feb 21, 2009 11:22 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Picture Leveling Programs
Replies: 7
Views: 3471

RE: Picture Leveling Programs

Hi,

I don't know if such a program exists but most people here use the rotation-feature in Adobe Photoshop.

Stefan

[Edited 2009-02-21 15:50:08]

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by whisperjet
Sat Feb 21, 2009 9:47 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photography Forum Not As Active/fun Any More?
Replies: 81
Views: 7081

RE: Photography Forum Not As Active/fun Any More?

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by whisperjet
Thu Feb 19, 2009 7:57 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Old Soviet Types In The E.U.
Replies: 32
Views: 6178

RE: Old Soviet Types In The E.U.

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by whisperjet
Thu Feb 19, 2009 12:05 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Old Soviet Types In The E.U.
Replies: 32
Views: 6178

RE: Old Soviet Types In The E.U.

Hi, I would also say that <acronym title="Antalya (AYT / LTAI), Turkey">AYT</acronym> is the place to go if not Russia (though not in EU) With more and more Russian airlines getting Western aircraft the traffic is already not what it used to be anymore but at least summer season 2008 was still quite...

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by whisperjet
Wed Feb 18, 2009 8:58 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photography In SZG
Replies: 6
Views: 4550

RE: Photography In SZG

Hi, remember that traffic is very slow on weekdays in Salzburg so rather go there on a Saturday to catch the wintercharter-traffic. Also note that due to some noise restrictions there won't be many Russian-built aircraft this season, most likely it will be 1 or 2 Yak-42 and 1 or 1 Tu-204/14. Stefan

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by whisperjet
Tue Feb 17, 2009 11:32 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Joining The Club
Replies: 21
Views: 2893

RE: Joining The Club

Nice one! Congratulations  Smile

Stefan

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by whisperjet
Tue Feb 17, 2009 10:19 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photography Forum Not As Active/fun Any More?
Replies: 81
Views: 7081

RE: Photography Forum Not As Active/fun Any More?

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by whisperjet
Sun Feb 15, 2009 8:20 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Dump The Photos...
Replies: 13
Views: 4014

RE: Dump The Photos...

Hi, just as mentioned in this <a href="http://www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/aviation_photography/read.main/326914/" target="_blank">thread</a> there is a delay of a few hours in adding the pictures to the database due to a technical problem. All accepted pictures will be added as soon as possibl...

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by whisperjet
Mon Feb 09, 2009 10:16 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Dying Star? (VIE-FRA-VIE On OS, Pics, Vids)
Replies: 27
Views: 14635

RE: A Dying Star? (VIE-FRA-VIE On OS, Pics, Vids)

Hi, interestin report with nice pictures, thanks for sharing! The Austrian catering on short hauls is indeed disappointing in comparison to what they used to serve until December 2008. Afaik they changed their catering service because they reduced the number of cabin crew members on the 50 seaters (...

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by whisperjet
Mon Feb 09, 2009 9:02 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Dublin Spotting
Replies: 2
Views: 3441

RE: Dublin Spotting

Hi, when RWY 28 is in use there is a spot opposite to the terminal. It's a walk from about 30 minutes and light is good most time of the day in winter. From this spot you can shoot landings and departures RWY28 (which was the only RWY in use while I was there in October 2007) and probably also lineu...

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by whisperjet
Mon Feb 02, 2009 1:05 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: "One Recent Photo That Made You Go Wow" Mark VII
Replies: 77
Views: 14972

RE: "One Recent Photo That Made You Go Wow" Mark VII

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by whisperjet
Mon Feb 02, 2009 11:25 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Post - Screening Thread Part 3
Replies: 225
Views: 9686

RE: Post - Screening Thread Part 3

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by whisperjet
Wed Jan 28, 2009 9:04 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Ma'salama DXB, Hallo FRA
Replies: 7
Views: 2643

RE: Ma'salama DXB, Hallo FRA

Hi Konstantin, it will be a big loss not being able to see your great stuff from <acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emirates">DXB</acronym> anymore. Your photos from this part of the world have always been a pleasure to look at and they also kept to up to date about the ...

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by whisperjet
Tue Jan 27, 2009 10:20 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Post - Screening Thread Part 3
Replies: 225
Views: 9686

RE: Post - Screening Thread Part 3

I doubt you will be able to fix it then. Always shoot in RAW at night!

Stefan

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by whisperjet
Tue Jan 27, 2009 10:30 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Welcome Two New Screeners
Replies: 12
Views: 6023

RE: Welcome Two New Screeners

Hi,

thank you for your kind words, guys. Looking forward to see some nice stuff in the queue  Smile .

Stefan

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by whisperjet
Tue Jan 27, 2009 10:30 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Post - Screening Thread Part 3
Replies: 225
Views: 9686

RE: Post - Screening Thread Part 3

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by whisperjet
Sun Jan 18, 2009 3:44 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Shutter Actuations.. How Many Are You At?
Replies: 12
Views: 6027

RE: Shutter Actuations.. How Many Are You At?

Sold my 350D when it had around 75.000 (according to some internet sites it's built for 50.000) and got a good price for it  bigthumbsup . My now exactly 1 year old 40D is at 25.000 or a few more.

Stefan

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by whisperjet
Sat Jan 17, 2009 11:19 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Question London STN
Replies: 15
Views: 4651

RE: Question London STN

Given the short time of your stay (7 hours - time for immigration, checkin, security control - needed spare time before your departure is not enough for sightseeing imo) I would try to go spotting. Irrc there is a spot not very far away from the terminal. Stefan<br><br>[Edited 2009-01-17 15:22:00]

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by whisperjet
Thu Jan 15, 2009 8:50 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: In Memory Of Roland Nussbaumer
Replies: 21
Views: 8080

In Memory Of Roland Nussbaumer

Hello everybody, I have just received the information that fellow planespotter and airliners.net member Roland Nussbaumer from Switzerland died in a car accident on January 10th on his way home from a spotting day in Salzburg. I never met him personally but we had email contact a few times. I will r...

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by whisperjet
Tue Jan 13, 2009 8:47 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Safety Cards Tradelist
Replies: 1
Views: 8438

Safety Cards Tradelist

Hi, attached to this posting you will find a link to my recent tradelist: <a href="http://www.fileuploadx.de/582938" target=_blank>http://www.fileuploadx.de/582938</a> I would be happy about a trade, but please understand that due to the high sending costs (>12 USD) I will not trade single cards to ...

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by whisperjet
Wed Jan 07, 2009 11:15 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Canon 100-400 Fell Off In Quality After 2 Years
Replies: 6
Views: 8157

RE: Canon 100-400 Fell Off In Quality After 2 Years

Interesting to hear that others here have similar problems. Too bad that the warranty period of my lens has just expired  <img src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/banghead.gif" alt="banghead" border=0> . But I think I will ask Canon if they can check it for free as a gesture of goodwill...

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by whisperjet
Wed Jan 07, 2009 11:12 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Uploading And The Queue
Replies: 40
Views: 6462

RE: Uploading And The Queue

Hi, imo it's just an inflation (another one for those from UK, Iceland and many other countries  <img src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/cheerful.gif" alt="cheerful" border=0>  ). With the short screening times the queue slots just do not have the same value as they have when screening...

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by whisperjet
Tue Jan 06, 2009 6:40 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Canon 100-400 Fell Off In Quality After 2 Years
Replies: 6
Views: 8157

Canon 100-400 Fell Off In Quality After 2 Years

Hi, I'm using the Canon EF100-400 lens for more than 2 years now and while I have been satisfied with almost all results for quite a long time, I recently found many pictures that do not really satisfy me anymore. The overall quality of the pictures seems to be lower although I am sure that I did no...

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by whisperjet
Wed Dec 24, 2008 11:06 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: The Year Is Coming To An End.....the Queue Too
Replies: 8
Views: 5232

RE: The Year Is Coming To An End.....the Queue Too

Jop, it's just unbelievable!!! My pictures got accepted in less than 4 hours. Thank you very much although I would be happy with 3 days or so too!

Merry X-Mas

Stefan

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