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Re: Photographic Tips / Workshop

Unread post by Thndr_strck » Thu Mar 08, 2012 12:46 pm

Monique wrote:Going to organise someone in Rustenburg to go check it out...
This is going way back, but you get anybody to check that place out?
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Re: Photographic Tips / Workshop

Unread post by Thndr_strck » Thu Mar 08, 2012 12:48 pm

When going to an airshow or whole day shoot, do you take several spare batteries, or a battery grip?
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Unread post by Deanw » Fri Mar 09, 2012 1:33 pm

Both!
How come every time my ship comes in I'm at the airport?

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Re: Photographic Tips / Workshop

Unread post by jab2 » Fri Mar 09, 2012 4:00 pm

Thndr_strck wrote:
Monique wrote:Going to organise someone in Rustenburg to go check it out...
This is going way back, but you get anybody to check that place out?
Nick, it seems Monique is not a forum member anymore, so you won't get an answer. She is now living in the UK, AFAIK.
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Re: Photographic Tips / Workshop

Unread post by Thndr_strck » Fri Mar 09, 2012 5:07 pm

Thanx

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Unread post by Thndr_strck » Mon Mar 19, 2012 5:45 pm

Those lucky enough to be using 7D's, could you post your AF settings for airshow displays please...
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Unread post by Deanw » Thu Mar 22, 2012 8:13 am

There are a number of websites that provide 7D custom settings for use at airshows. The BIF (Birds in Flight) guys also use similar settings. In the end , it comes down to personal preference.
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Unread post by Brend@n » Wed May 16, 2012 4:20 pm

Where can I get a decent size camera bag to carry a camera, lenses, extra batteries ....... :)
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Unread post by Pilot2Be » Tue Jul 03, 2012 9:13 am

I have seen a few people mentioning permits to gain access into airports such as FAJS and FACT. How do you go about gaining a permit for photography purposes, and is there any cost involved?
Any info would be greatly appreciated.

I have read of some airports using aircraft spotters as a way of providing security, as lets be honest, we are watching EVERYTHINNNNGGGGG. I wish ACSA would see the point in this kind of system.
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Re: Photographic Tips / Workshop

Unread post by Thndr_strck » Fri Oct 26, 2012 9:52 pm

I can't remember - do you over or under expose for ground-to-air photo's ?
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Re: Photographic Tips / Workshop

Unread post by lupedelupe » Fri Oct 26, 2012 11:01 pm

Thndr_strck wrote:I can't remember - do you over or under expose for ground-to-air photo's ?
That would depend on the colour of your subject (and sky, for that matter).
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Unread post by PJL » Sat Oct 27, 2012 8:18 pm

I normally shoot 1/3 - 2/3 f-stops under exposed as you can never recover a burnt out area of a photo.

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Re: Photographic Tips / Workshop

Unread post by Thndr_strck » Sun Oct 28, 2012 7:04 am

Was a nightmare yesterday with the white overcast sky x-(
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Unread post by s e t h » Sun Oct 28, 2012 10:47 am

my best photography tip: carry your camera on your person ... ready to shoot ... all the time.
this way in 6 months or so you can easily shoot 30 000 pictures.
by then you will know your camera pretty well and are bound to have a few stunning picturs.

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Re: Photographic Tips / Workshop

Unread post by steamtrainfan » Mon Apr 08, 2013 12:27 pm

Please may I make a suggestion. There are some fantastic photographic tips under "SEEN AT O.R. TAMBO." Please can these tips be moved to this thread.

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