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by mach one
Sat Aug 25, 2018 10:16 pm
Forum: Airshows
Topic: Little Gransden 27-08-2017
Replies: 1
Views: 2915

Re: Little Gransden 27-08-2017

weather not looking great for tomorrow, lets hope it is better than the forecast says it is going to be, I will be setting off from mid wales early in the morning and hope the weather doesn't spoil the day to much
by mach one
Wed Mar 01, 2017 8:40 pm
Forum: General Photography
Topic: Tornado-Settle Carlisle line 16-2-17
Replies: 1
Views: 1897

Re: Tornado-Settle Carlisle line 16-2-17

some very nice shots Pete I bet you had a great day, i would love to go to the viaduct to get some shots of a steam train running over it, I was talking to a girl that went there last year when the scotsman was running over it and she had some fantastic shots I did see the tornado on severn valley l...
by mach one
Fri Aug 05, 2016 7:38 am
Forum: Photography Questions & Answers
Topic: canon 7D mk11 front focus issues
Replies: 2
Views: 2695

Re: canon 7D mk11 front focus issues

hi, Did you get to the bottom of the problem, or did you revert to sending it off for calibration? I've just got rid of my 100-400 L mk1 for the simple reason that I seemed to bin more than I kept - have traded that for a Canon 300mm F4 L. Dan I printed off a focus calibration chart mounted it to c...
by mach one
Tue Aug 02, 2016 9:59 pm
Forum: Photography Questions & Answers
Topic: back button focusing
Replies: 13
Views: 5211

Re: back button focusing

Just to open an old thread & give me spin on it. I shoot lot's of Military aircraft & have found a far greater percentage of keepers when using the back button to focus than trying to keep the shutter button in the right place, In fact I'm so used to it now I tend to use it for all of my focusing d...
by mach one
Thu Jul 28, 2016 7:34 pm
Forum: General photography discussions
Topic: watermarking photos - do you or don't you?
Replies: 5
Views: 4712

Re: watermarking photos - do you or don't you?

as a norm i don't watermark my pictures but i will do it on certain pictures that might have a wider appeal and could easily be lifted for use in advertising of commercial use https://farm1.staticflickr.com/651/20162808843_27d2fdc406_b.jpg https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5692/20790728821_387b887a94_b...
by mach one
Thu Jul 21, 2016 7:04 pm
Forum: General Photography
Topic: My Symi holiday June 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 3212

Re: My Symi holiday June 2016

Danmadole wrote:Is that the place where Rick Stein has a house overlooking the harbour?
Rick stein did a series of programmes from Symi and that was a house overlooking Symi harbour, I am not sure if it was his house or not
by mach one
Wed Jun 22, 2016 10:03 pm
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: SPOTM June 2016, 'size matters'
Replies: 13
Views: 3930

Re: SPOTM June 2016, 'size matters'

ImageIMG_6536 by machone photos, on Flickr

One from cardiff a few years ago, the manx two dornier under the wing of the Alba star
by mach one
Tue Jun 07, 2016 10:56 pm
Forum: General Photography
Topic: The Elite London event Biggin Hill 4-6-2016 - some nice cars
Replies: 2
Views: 2038

Re: The Elite London event Biggin Hill 4-6-2016 - some nice

some very nice cars on show there, not sure if the land rover fits in though

I had to double take the Bentley the reflections in the shiny paint looks like it has had a prang on the wing
by mach one
Fri Jun 03, 2016 5:25 pm
Forum: General Photography
Topic: British GT championship
Replies: 3
Views: 1879

Re: British GT championship

andy most of the shots that i have posted are taken with the car coming towards the camera and shot at fast shutter speeds to freeze the action, the picture of the number 11 car was taken at 1600th of a second, the other trick is to get on the exit of a corner or a chicane and the cars will be at th...
by mach one
Fri Jun 03, 2016 12:02 pm
Forum: General Photography
Topic: British GT championship
Replies: 3
Views: 1879

British GT championship

on Bank holiday monday i had a day out at oulton park to watch the British Gt championship, the weather was fantastic and the sun shone for most of the day so the sun was in the wrong place making morning shots at knickerbrook impossible so i went further round the circuit to britten's chicane and h...
by mach one
Mon May 16, 2016 9:33 pm
Forum: Photography Questions & Answers
Topic: canon 7D mk11 front focus issues
Replies: 2
Views: 2695

canon 7D mk11 front focus issues

I have had the 7D mk11 for a while now and have used it many times with my 70-200 2.8 L lens and never noticed an issue when shooting aviation or motorsport, but last friday I was working very close to my subject and using very shallow depth of field of F/2.8 or F/4 and i noticed that close in my le...
by mach one
Sun May 01, 2016 2:19 pm
Forum: Manchester
Topic: manchester runway visitor park new pricing
Replies: 0
Views: 620

manchester runway visitor park new pricing

they have changed parking prices at the Manchester runway viewing park, the pricing structure was changed six years ago and prices have remained the same since, the new prices are Car and motorbike parking charges are as follows: £5 for up to 2 hours £10 from 2 hours up to 4 hours £12 for all stays ...
by mach one
Tue Apr 26, 2016 5:24 pm
Forum: General Chat Area
Topic: chips with an interesting addition
Replies: 6
Views: 1742

Re: chips with an interesting addition

kunsprig ummantelt und extra dick, I think it means, ?????? coated and extra thick

so they are thick chips but we were amused when we saw what was written on the bag :D :D
by mach one
Mon Apr 25, 2016 8:58 pm
Forum: General Chat Area
Topic: chips with an interesting addition
Replies: 6
Views: 1742

chips with an interesting addition

I was over in germany last weekend and discovered the chips over there have an interesting extra

Image

No chips for me thanks
by mach one
Mon Apr 25, 2016 7:50 pm
Forum: The Newbie Forum.
Topic: Hi from Redcar
Replies: 1
Views: 1288

Re: Hi from Redcar

Hi wayne welcome to the board

I cant really help with scanning tips but am sure some on the board will be able to help you with that
by mach one
Mon Apr 25, 2016 7:48 pm
Forum: The Newbie Forum.
Topic: Hello from London
Replies: 2
Views: 1623

Re: Hello from London

Hi mike welcome to the board, I visited white waltham for the first time this year on the way down to heathrow and thought it was a nice airfield that is probably very busy at the weekend we saw a fair bit of activity on a friday lunchtime

do you still stay in the same area ?
by mach one
Sun Apr 10, 2016 11:00 pm
Forum: Photography Questions & Answers
Topic: back button focusing
Replies: 13
Views: 5211

Re: back button focusing

it is somthing that i have stuck with and for fast moving subjects like motorbikes i seem to be getting a lot more keepers than using the shutter button for focusing i haven't really found any issues using back button focusing and actually find it quite natural as my thumb sits over the AF ON button...
by mach one
Sat Apr 09, 2016 3:03 pm
Forum: The Newbie Forum.
Topic: Hi From Somerset
Replies: 14
Views: 4760

Re: Hi From Somerset

Hi Mate cheers for the welcome how did the wildlife pics turn out there probably the hardest subjects to shoot as they are so unpredictable and never stay still for long enough as you then push the shutter release oops one shot of there backside with no head :lol: wildlife shots are still work in p...
by mach one
Fri Apr 08, 2016 11:54 am
Forum: The Newbie Forum.
Topic: Hi From Somerset
Replies: 14
Views: 4760

Re: Hi From Somerset

Hi welcome to the forum, I am just trying out some wildlife pictures having mainly concentrated on aviation and motorsport in the past
by mach one
Mon Mar 28, 2016 10:44 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Canon launch the 80d
Replies: 12
Views: 4971

Re: Canon launch the 80d

I'm in a bit a pickle here, its time to retire my faithful 600D, but I'm torn between the 7Dmk2 & 80D, both are of similar price. Pros & Cons for both, could anybody help, just a honest opinion I have the 7D mk11 and it is a fantastic camera well suited to aviation photography and if you shoot at a...

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