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by draigonair
Tue Mar 14, 2006 7:35 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: EF100-400mm Problem (sharpness)
Replies: 18
Views: 3126

RE: EF100-400mm Problem (sharpness)

Well the 300D has 7 focus points and i use all of them...i can try just using the center one and see if this fixes the problem..but i dont think that would change anything because when the plane has lifted off the runway the only thing i see in my viewfinder is the plane so atleast something should ...

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by draigonair
Tue Mar 14, 2006 7:03 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: EF100-400mm Problem (sharpness)
Replies: 18
Views: 3126

RE: EF100-400mm Problem (sharpness)

Nice photos, in other words; on 20D (and 350D also in this case) the focusing is way better than the 300D? So for shooting high speeds items it would be recommended to purchase the 20D and this will give better sharper images? (also ISO is less grain so i can bump up the ISO and still have low grain...

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by draigonair
Tue Mar 14, 2006 6:38 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: EF100-400mm Problem (sharpness)
Replies: 18
Views: 3126

RE: EF100-400mm Problem (sharpness)

sorry didnt see sulmans post...yeh thought so that you couldnt use that...wel weird thing is that when plane is close its sharp...so there cant really be alot wrong...its just when plane is moving fast it doenst seem to be sharp...any suggestions?

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by draigonair
Tue Mar 14, 2006 6:34 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: 'Dark' Photo Rejected For Being 'dark'?
Replies: 11
Views: 5278

RE: 'Dark' Photo Rejected For Being 'dark'?

Hey

Nice photo. It does seem a bit dark...as in you need to lighten it up a bit with an editng program as it seems its a bit underexposed! Just brighten her up and she will be good to go!

cheers

Nick

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by draigonair
Tue Mar 14, 2006 5:50 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: EF100-400mm Problem (sharpness)
Replies: 18
Views: 3126

RE: EF100-400mm Problem (sharpness)

how can i select the AI Servo setting? isnt that only available in sports mode?

Nick

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by draigonair
Tue Mar 14, 2006 5:35 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: EF100-400mm Problem (sharpness)
Replies: 18
Views: 3126

RE: EF100-400mm Problem (sharpness)

Thanks guys, wel i was using mono-pod just to see if that would help create better sharper shots because recently when ever i go to runway im not getting alot of very sharp photos. Okay they are ok but not perfectly sharp...hence not creating very nice imagies when edited and usually rejected becaus...

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by draigonair
Tue Mar 14, 2006 5:04 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: EF100-400mm Problem (sharpness)
Replies: 18
Views: 3126

EF100-400mm Problem (sharpness)

Hey guys, Ok i don't know if its me but i think my EF100-400mm has some problems as it doesnt seem to give 100%sharp images anymore.. I was at airport today and i was shooting 100ISO and at 640/s shots at 400mm zoom and the photos just dont seem crisp clear...i am using a mono-pod for stability and ...

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by draigonair
Sat Mar 11, 2006 6:44 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Another In The "Million" Club!
Replies: 6
Views: 5107

RE: Another In The "Million" Club!

Congrats to him!!

cheers

Nick

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by draigonair
Wed Mar 08, 2006 6:37 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Nice Air-to-Air Shot
Replies: 15
Views: 3635

RE: Nice Air-to-Air Shot

sure are awesome shots. One question for you all...when ever i see a plane i cant focus on it...it very vague. Is that because shooting through pax window is just impossible for air-2-air? (due to the plastic infront of the window first of all) let me know! cheers Nick p.s i have EF100-400mm 300D an...

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by draigonair
Wed Mar 01, 2006 4:47 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: It's Getting Tougher And Tougher Guys!
Replies: 22
Views: 3144

RE: It's Getting Tougher And Tougher Guys!

I dont really mind the rejections, but indeed getting alot of badquality rejections lately...and they are rather harsh in my opinion...but oh well im not complaining but i do feel its getting harder!

cheers

Nick

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by draigonair
Fri Feb 17, 2006 9:15 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Best Photo You Have On A.net
Replies: 79
Views: 7263

RE: Best Photo You Have On A.net

well the photo im most proud of would be this one.. <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/0913166/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/0913166/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/6/6/1/0913166.jpg" alt=...

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by draigonair
Thu Jan 05, 2006 5:41 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: In Elite Company...
Replies: 7
Views: 1660

RE: In Elite Company...

Congrats to him!

cheers
Nick

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by draigonair
Sun Dec 25, 2005 8:37 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Help With A Rejection
Replies: 5
Views: 3380

RE: Help With A Rejection

Congrats mate!

cheers
Nick

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by draigonair
Sun Dec 25, 2005 8:35 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Shooting On Christmas Day
Replies: 19
Views: 3518

RE: Shooting On Christmas Day

Well i really cant think of going spotting today...spending time with parents and stuff going to swimming pool (im in singapore) and tonight going out to dinner!!

Merry xmas!

cheers

Nick

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by draigonair
Mon Dec 19, 2005 7:47 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: 300D And 20D
Replies: 15
Views: 3149

RE: 300D And 20D

Thanks for the comments guys!

maybe ill purchase one next year, i have to see!

thanks anyways!

cheers

Nick

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by draigonair
Mon Dec 19, 2005 7:44 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Which One Or None Part II
Replies: 12
Views: 4696

RE: Which One Or None Part II

Great shots!!...maybe the 2nd and 3rd will get in if you upload both!

cheers mate!

Nick

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by draigonair
Tue Dec 13, 2005 3:28 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Give Us Your Winners
Replies: 40
Views: 2933

RE: Give Us Your Winners

Thanks..but now i cant edit the post anymore! hehe oh well!

cheers

Nick

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by draigonair
Tue Dec 13, 2005 2:34 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Give Us Your Winners
Replies: 40
Views: 2933

RE: Give Us Your Winners

Couple for me: <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/913166/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/913166/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/6/6/1/913166.jpg" alt="Click here for bigger photo!" border="0...

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by draigonair
Mon Dec 12, 2005 5:04 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: 300D And 20D
Replies: 15
Views: 3149

300D And 20D

Hey guys, Just wondering what people think of the 20D after going from a 300D (or maybe other people who just have the 20D)...How much better is it from the 300D? I read some reviews and is the ISO that much better (grainy) Hope people have some views on the 20D! Thanks in advance cheers Nick

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by draigonair
Mon Dec 12, 2005 2:14 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Your Best Shot Of The Year.
Replies: 183
Views: 10344

RE: Your Best Shot Of The Year.

Too many to mention  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" alt="Smile"> don't really have a favorite one I'm satisfied with all my shots! But spectacular to see would be this one: <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/972099/...

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by draigonair
Sat Dec 10, 2005 1:20 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Spotting Bali Advice; Go Or Not To Go?
Replies: 5
Views: 7430

RE: Spotting Bali Advice; Go Or Not To Go?

Peter,

Thanks i will give it a try...also the wind is not that good when i come...they will land on the other side (not kuta side but on side of Sanur). Well atleast most likely they will land on the side... I might go one day not sure but ill see!
Thanks for your comments!

cheers

Nick

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by draigonair
Fri Dec 09, 2005 9:32 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Spotting Bali Advice; Go Or Not To Go?
Replies: 5
Views: 7430

RE: Spotting Bali Advice; Go Or Not To Go?

Eduard, Don't worry i have been there before and i think i have in mind a great photo  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/wink.gif" alt="Wink"> My brother will probably come...not that far a walk from Kuta...and there is Starbucks in Kuta so i think my bother will definitely come along hah...

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by draigonair
Fri Dec 09, 2005 8:41 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Spotting Bali Advice; Go Or Not To Go?
Replies: 5
Views: 7430

Spotting Bali Advice; Go Or Not To Go?

Hey guys, I'm going to be in Bali end of December. I know the place and the airport rather well and i know how to get there and beside the runway. Now my question is do you think i should go for it with all the situations going on around there? And if i go i probably shouldn't use my 100-400mm right...

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by draigonair
Wed Nov 30, 2005 8:32 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: A Bad Motiv?
Replies: 15
Views: 3042

RE: A Bad Motiv?

yep agree, nice shot...and its just a long aircraft its hard to leave those kinds of things out (fences etc)

good luck!

Cheers

Nick

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by draigonair
Sat Nov 26, 2005 7:32 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Any Point In Uploading?
Replies: 16
Views: 3788

RE: Any Point In Uploading?

Congrats!

cheers

Nick

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by draigonair
Sat Nov 26, 2005 7:30 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Rejection Advice Needed
Replies: 4
Views: 3376

RE: Rejection Advice Needed

Nice shots, The motive may be right as its bit of a weird angle, not saying its bad but maybe if you zoomed more out of more in it would have been better. The angles well the second one im not so sure looks ok to me. The first angle rejection may need some minro <acronym title="Air Marshall Islands"...

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by draigonair
Fri Nov 25, 2005 4:06 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Look At This! Flaming Engine!
Replies: 38
Views: 6204

RE: Look At This! Flaming Engine!

Also one more thing, Ruben has asked me to leave a little message to everyone here: ""Hello all, My name is Ruben Hofs And I made the 22e of november 05 the photo from the Usairways jet suffering an Engine stalling now ive made 20± photo of the aircraft during take off with 4 photo's showing a flame...

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by draigonair
Fri Nov 25, 2005 12:46 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Look At This! Flaming Engine!
Replies: 38
Views: 6204

RE: Look At This! Flaming Engine!

Wow allot of magazines etc have asked him for the picture. Anyways ill stay in contact with him to see what he is doing and i will tell him he should maybe get a lawyer. I told him he should tell his parents and maybe they can take action together with Ruben. He got also some other newspapers who di...

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by draigonair
Fri Nov 25, 2005 12:41 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: A General Thanks, And...
Replies: 4
Views: 1913

RE: A General Thanks, And...

Congrats!

Here is to the first 500!

keep it up,

Cheers

Nick

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by draigonair
Thu Nov 24, 2005 4:54 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Look At This! Flaming Engine!
Replies: 38
Views: 6204

RE: Look At This! Flaming Engine!

Ed,

yes im sure he didnt give permission. He is taking action but they are not responding.

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by draigonair
Thu Nov 24, 2005 4:15 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Look At This! Flaming Engine!
Replies: 38
Views: 6204

RE: Look At This! Flaming Engine!

Ed did you get any response yet?

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by draigonair
Thu Nov 24, 2005 2:47 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Look At This! Flaming Engine!
Replies: 38
Views: 6204

RE: Look At This! Flaming Engine!

I have contact with ruben, and yes the 'telegraaf' (dutch newspaper) stole the photo...he is asking money for it i believe.. cheers! Nick p.s He told me he got about 40emails in about 2 hours for this shot...Think you can imagine why some people dint get a response!!<br><br>[Edited 2005-11-23 18:49:...

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by draigonair
Wed Nov 23, 2005 4:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines Loses Its "mojo"
Replies: 98
Views: 15533

RE: Singapore Airlines Loses Its "mojo"

I have flown <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> for a long time and its a great airline. It was said earlier that the crew are like robots? Well i think they are just really nice. They always chat with you when your stretching your legs and when ever you ask something they give a nice ...

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by draigonair
Thu Nov 17, 2005 7:46 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Wrong Rejection? Advise Please
Replies: 4
Views: 2770

RE: Wrong Rejection? Advise Please

Yes i indeed see it but very very slighty...and barely can see it without the help of adobe. But anyways i fixed it and will re-upload Thanks for the help, cheers Nick p.s Tim i usually dont do that, but i just happened to have read something in the forum that this once happened and that jumped to m...

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by draigonair
Thu Nov 17, 2005 7:11 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Wrong Rejection? Advise Please
Replies: 4
Views: 2770

Wrong Rejection? Advise Please

Hey guys, this got rejected for bad dirty <a href="http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/rejections/big/N78060flyed.jpg" target=_blank>http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/rejections/big/N78060flyed.jpg</a> Now i cant really find the dirty part, maybe it was rejected for bad jagged and 'dirty' was accide...

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by draigonair
Sat Nov 12, 2005 2:34 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: AMS: A Spot Has Gone
Replies: 11
Views: 3471

RE: AMS: A Spot Has Gone

Yes indeed they fenced off the little 'dike' along parking 'p30'...as i saw this also today. Real shame but i sort of saw it coming as last week i was standing there and immediately the police told me to leave...I said 'i'm not aloud to be here?' they said no without explaining. Real shame...hope we...

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by draigonair
Thu Nov 03, 2005 4:08 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: This Should Be A Lot Of Fun!
Replies: 20
Views: 4280

RE: This Should Be A Lot Of Fun!

yeah sam nice shots  Smile
Think this will make the 24hr! At least if no A380pic shows up hehe!

keep it up mate!!!

cheers

Nick

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by draigonair
Tue Nov 01, 2005 6:17 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Same Rejection Email Keeps Coming
Replies: 0
Views: 460

Same Rejection Email Keeps Coming

Hey guys,

Yesterday i got 2 photos rejected but some how i keep getting that email over and over again...already had it 6xtimes and just received another one exactly the same...some error or something? haha not sure whats going on!

cheers

Nick

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by draigonair
Fri Oct 28, 2005 2:20 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: 1 Million Pic Should Be Celebrated ;)
Replies: 3
Views: 845

RE: 1 Million Pic Should Be Celebrated ;)

Problem is the screeners can i think choose the 1 000 000th photo...also a lot a lot of luck!

cheers

Nick

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by draigonair
Thu Oct 20, 2005 6:44 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Strange Issue With Rejection
Replies: 20
Views: 4027

RE: Strange Issue With Rejection

Hey,

i recently also had NOA_error. Just had one last night. Not sure what it caused...nice it doesnt bring down my stats though!

cheers

Nick

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by draigonair
Thu Oct 20, 2005 5:28 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: In Flight Cockpit Pictures
Replies: 23
Views: 13254

RE: In Flight Cockpit Pictures

Hey,

looks good to me!...Maybe there's alittle too much pilot in the photo but should be okay i hope!

cheers

Nick

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by draigonair
Thu Oct 20, 2005 5:26 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photography At AMS Terminals?
Replies: 8
Views: 4730

RE: Photography At AMS Terminals?

also, in the G-pier at the end there is a great view of the taxi way next to runway 09-27 and offcourse good view of that runway.

good luck

cheers

Nick

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by draigonair
Thu Oct 20, 2005 5:23 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Another Theft? - Aserca Airlines.
Replies: 8
Views: 2812

RE: Another Theft? - Aserca Airlines.

working for me also,

good luck with it!

cheers

Nick

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by draigonair
Mon Oct 17, 2005 9:19 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: I'm Not The Only One, But Another NOA_motiv
Replies: 47
Views: 5127

RE: I'm Not The Only One, But Another NOA_motiv

or you can just appeal!

did that with a shot like that (wing shot) and it got on!

cheers

Nick

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by draigonair
Sat Oct 15, 2005 2:15 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Asking For A Rejection?
Replies: 7
Views: 3267

RE: Asking For A Rejection?

No sure looks good...you can see what it says on the screens so it shouldn't be a problem i hope!

Good luck!

cheers

Nick

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by draigonair
Sat Oct 15, 2005 2:14 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Should I Scrap These?
Replies: 11
Views: 1940

RE: Should I Scrap These?

Nice mate  Smile

Now i hope you wont get badmotiv for that...as the landing lights for the runways is partly infront of the wing! Hope they wont be picky, but other than that i looks awesome!

cheers
Nick

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by draigonair
Fri Oct 14, 2005 5:49 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Your Opinion Please.
Replies: 10
Views: 3626

RE: Your Opinion Please.

Sent you an email kar-lok.

cheers

Nick

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by draigonair
Fri Oct 14, 2005 2:14 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: EF 10-22mm Lens Your Experience!
Replies: 6
Views: 3320

RE: EF 10-22mm Lens Your Experience!

Thanks guys,

indeed bit expensive but hey, we have an expensive hobby!

Is it a light lens? And when at 10mm (1.6x since i have 300D) is there a bit curvature to the photo?

cheers

Nick

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by draigonair
Thu Oct 13, 2005 8:30 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: EF 10-22mm Lens Your Experience!
Replies: 6
Views: 3320

EF 10-22mm Lens Your Experience!

Hey guys,

Just wondering if anyone has any experience with this lens. If so how is it? Is it also good for indoor photography and maybe for wing/cabin/cockpit shots?

Hope someone can point me out the pros and con's!

cheers

Nick

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by draigonair
Thu Oct 13, 2005 8:08 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Phuket Spotting
Replies: 11
Views: 2367

RE: Phuket Spotting

Good luck eduard  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" alt="Smile"> Yeh its rainy season there now...believe its Best in December... also heard singapore is also very rainy last couple of weeks... Oh well hope you get lots of sun there <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/...

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