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Offline TheSoccerMom

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Re: Life Through Your Camera
« Reply #225 on: April 02, 2007, 12:15:42 AM »
The quality of this isn't so hot, because I copied it off a calendar, but...  c'est la vie!!    :P

This is a Skycrane working on the huge Biscuit fire, in Oregon, 2002. 

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Re: Life Through Your Camera
« Reply #226 on: April 03, 2007, 09:36:00 PM »
I went out to a local conservation area today. Took a few pictures. No airplanes  :( but it was a nice area anyways. Enjoy  :)
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« Reply #227 on: April 04, 2007, 07:28:11 AM »
Those are pretty Gil!!   :)

I saw this online tonight, and thought it was kinda neat.  One of our mechanics has gone to Nepal to work on Twin Otters;  he had some WILD shots of his "hotel" room -- a slab bed carved out of the stone that also made up the walls and floor!  His backpack on the "bed" looked so out of place.

I just wish I could say I was there to take the picture......     ;)


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Re: Life Through Your Camera
« Reply #228 on: April 04, 2007, 06:57:23 PM »
Scheduled service to a BEACH...  in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland...........

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Re: Life Through Your Camera
« Reply #229 on: April 07, 2007, 02:23:43 AM »
The end of the day.....

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Re: Life Through Your Camera
« Reply #230 on: April 07, 2007, 08:23:48 AM »
Ok, completely non related to aviation, however this is too funny not to share.  It's Easter weekend here, and the campus is empty.  For fraternity brothers are left alone with roughly 6,000 post it notes.  Enjoy....







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Re: Life Through Your Camera
« Reply #231 on: April 07, 2007, 01:30:34 PM »
Soccermom: Coool! Is that the minivan btw?

Undatc: Ok, maybe they saw what other people did to a colleagues Jaguar. They've got too much time on their hands I think.

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« Reply #232 on: April 07, 2007, 04:05:33 PM »
Soccermom: Coool! Is that the minivan btw?

Undatc: Ok, maybe they saw what other people did to a colleagues Jaguar. They've got too much time on their hands I think.

Frank

Actually it was me and three other guys that did it.  The two guys that live in there are gone on Easter Break.  They will be back Monday.  Should be fun  ::rofl::
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« Reply #233 on: April 07, 2007, 05:06:38 PM »
Hmmmm....  I sense a real Post-It trend starting here.....  funny!

Yes, Frank, that is the White Minivan in Ely, Nevada, last summer.....    ::wave::
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Re: Life Through Your Camera
« Reply #234 on: April 10, 2007, 06:26:52 AM »
PEDAL FASTER BUBBA, THEY'RE GAININ' ON US!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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« Reply #235 on: April 10, 2007, 07:32:50 AM »
Thought I'd give the GIMP a shot, having seen what folks have done all over the net.
I took a photo of some tugboats in Georgetown SC a few years back, ended up with a washed out sky

Last weekend, Mrs Velo and I were admiring the puffy clouds by the river, so I took a snap

When we got home, I fired up GIMP, with an instruction book balanced on my lap, and churned out my first modified photo. I'm sure
seasoned users can pick it apart easily, but I still think it looks better than the original, and the almost surreal lighting adds something to it... I think.


Now I need to dig into my aviation photofiles to see if I have any good practice fodder for the GIMP.  ::type::

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Re: Life Through Your Camera
« Reply #236 on: April 10, 2007, 02:45:17 PM »
PEDAL FASTER BUBBA, THEY'RE GAININ' ON US!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!




Are you guys fighting fires, or running something? ::thinking:: ::thinking:: ::thinking:: :D :D
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Re: Life Through Your Camera
« Reply #237 on: April 10, 2007, 06:54:14 PM »
Now I need to dig into my aviation photofiles to see if I have any good practice fodder for the GIMP.  ::type::

Velo, what is "the GIMP"?  Forgive my ignorance, please....   :)

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Are you guys fighting fires, or running something? ::thinking:: ::thinking:: ::thinking:: :D :D

Gil, we were in a civvie gov't DC-3 and during the off-season, used to do training stuff for the military...  this was an Army Special Forces job and was the first time we worked with any of the branches, back in 1990.  We were practicing infiltrations..  got to do night drops, too, kind of cool to see all those luma-lites glowing in the back of the airplane...  These were the same great guys who ended up in Somalia three years later....    :'(   

We had a Blackhawk on each wing and they kept calling, laughing, and saying "Man, can't you bump up the speed?  We're just hanging here..."  It was pretty funny, we were pedaling as fast as could....   They were super people.    |:)\

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Re: Life Through Your Camera
« Reply #238 on: April 10, 2007, 07:33:04 PM »
Those are pretty Gil!!   :)

I saw this online tonight, and thought it was kinda neat.  One of our mechanics has gone to Nepal to work on Twin Otters;  he had some WILD shots of his "hotel" room -- a slab bed carved out of the stone that also made up the walls and floor!  His backpack on the "bed" looked so out of place.

I just wish I could say I was there to take the picture......     ;)




The collection of picture in this forum is becoming impressive. I really like them, and wished I had some to share.  |:)\ |:)\ |:)\ |:)\ |:)\ |:)\
Since you seem interested in Nepal, Soccermom, I will search my external disks for some pictures: I should have tons.....since I've spent in India and Nepal a month.

I give that landing a 9 . . . on the Richter scale.

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Re: Life Through Your Camera
« Reply #239 on: April 10, 2007, 08:40:33 PM »
I should correct actually. I spent the last two hours looking for them, and I cannot find them. but, if you are interested, I could - and I cannot promise - ask a friend of mine, who should have a copy of the pictures and see if I can arrange to post them on the forum. In the meanwhile, I found some interesting ones....enojoy. that's a picture taken from the sky of the f. place in which I live. ::sick:: ::sick:: ::sick::
I give that landing a 9 . . . on the Richter scale.