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Before I Upload - Is This Level?  
User currently offlineQantasA332 From Australia, joined Dec 2003, 1500 posts, RR: 26
Posted (9 years 6 months 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 3741 times:

Before I upload this photo (highly compressed for Photobucket)...



...does it look level to you? I think it somehow doesn't look right, but I checked with a grid and it seems okay. Your opinion? Also, anything else that might need changing?

Thanks in advance!
Cheers,
QantasA332

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User currently offlineJeffM From United States of America, joined May 2005, 3266 posts, RR: 52
Reply 1, posted (9 years 6 months 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 3699 times:

It is a small photo to "eyeball", but from what I can see, it looks like the tower is leaning to the left. It looks a bit dark as well.

User currently offlineBigphilnyc From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 4076 posts, RR: 54
Reply 2, posted (9 years 6 months 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 3686 times:

Yeah, it's tough to tell for sure because of it's size. For a definite answer, I recommend you link us to a full-size version of the shot.

I think the ground is tilted, and that gives the illusion of the tower being crooked too. Again, it's small, so I'm not sure, but it actually looks level to me.

-Phil



Phil Derner Jr.
User currently offlineTwr75 From Australia, joined Mar 2001, 111 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (9 years 6 months 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 3676 times:

Do you have Photoshop? If so, use the ruler tool to run a line along what you want vertical (or horizontal). Then use the abitrary rotate canvas command and the angle required to rotate will be automatically entered.


Like a seagull on the MCG of life...
User currently offlineQantasA332 From Australia, joined Dec 2003, 1500 posts, RR: 26
Reply 4, posted (9 years 6 months 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 3666 times:

Sorry about the size, here's a bigger one (with quality greatly reduced):

http://photobucket.com/albums/v167/gpks90/?action=view¤t=test.jpg

Do you have Photoshop? If so, use the ruler tool to run a line along what you want vertical (or horizontal). Then use the abitrary rotate canvas command and the angle required to rotate will be automatically entered.

I always start with that when rotating, but it's still often hard to get it exactly right. Thanks for the suggestion anyway!

Cheers,
QantasA332


User currently offlineQantasA332 From Australia, joined Dec 2003, 1500 posts, RR: 26
Reply 5, posted (9 years 6 months 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 3634 times:

Argh! Sorry about the confusion, here's one you can access:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v167/gpks90/test.jpg

Cheers,
QantasA332


User currently offlineCboyes From Australia, joined Sep 2004, 128 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (9 years 6 months 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 3626 times:

QantasA332

It does look as though the tower is leaning a bit to the left. I haven't used a grid on it, this is just the impression I get looking at it.

Rgds
Craig B


User currently offlinePNEPilot From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (9 years 6 months 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 3619 times:

using the yellow runway edge marks and the yellow framework on the tower I'd say it needs a degree or so CW to my eyes.

User currently offlineClickhappy From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 9601 posts, RR: 69
Reply 8, posted (9 years 6 months 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 3617 times:
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looks good to me.

User currently offlineOD720 From Lebanon, joined Feb 2003, 1924 posts, RR: 33
Reply 9, posted (9 years 6 months 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 3586 times:

Looks okay to me too.

User currently offlineQantasA332 From Australia, joined Dec 2003, 1500 posts, RR: 26
Reply 10, posted (9 years 6 months 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 3581 times:

Thanks for the suggestions, everyone, I've decided to upload it as is. Hey, if a screener says it looks good, you can't go far wrong can you?  Big grin

Cheers,
QantasA332


User currently offlineLyzzard From Singapore, joined Nov 2003, 404 posts, RR: 14
Reply 11, posted (9 years 6 months 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 3571 times:

There's just a slightest hint of tilt to the left. A 0.2 or 0.3 degree right tilt should do it.

User currently offlineQantasA332 From Australia, joined Dec 2003, 1500 posts, RR: 26
Reply 12, posted (9 years 6 months 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 3389 times:

I guess listening to a screener wasn't the best idea in the end - the photo was just rejected for badangle.  Sad

Let's try again. Here's the photo:

http://www.airliners.net/procphotos/rejphoto.main?filename=qantas_737_vhtjt_211004_G_edited.jpg

Tilting left? 0.2-0.3 degrees CW should do it? Thanks in advance for the additional input.

Cheers,
QantasA332

(If you wouldn't mind, the following photo also got rejected for badangle - what would fix this one? http://www.airliners.net/procphotos/rejphoto.main?filename=airfrance_boeing_fgsqf_n50217_211004_G_4_edited.jpg)


User currently offlineDraigonair From Netherlands, joined Oct 2000, 708 posts, RR: 6
Reply 13, posted (9 years 6 months 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 3373 times:

Hey QantasA332

that airfrance is almost straight but i guess a little CCW...but its VERY minimal...

that Qantas one needs a little CW, bit more thant the Airfrance

good luck!

cheers
Nick



cheers
User currently offlineSA006 From South Africa, joined Sep 2003, 1883 posts, RR: 55
Reply 14, posted (9 years 6 months 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 3274 times:

I like your QF pic..VERY NICE!!  Big thumbs up

About the AF...seems a little dark?

Rgds
SA006



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User currently offlineTZ From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2003, 1085 posts, RR: 53
Reply 15, posted (9 years 6 months 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 3217 times:
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The (revised) Qantas is still leaning CCW - needs a little CW rotation. Just look at the yellow bits of the tower structure, and the side of the glassed area at the top.

The AF also needs CW rotation. Just resize your IE window and line the edge of the window up with the lamp posts. They all lean CCW. It should also have been (or maybe it was and you didn't mention it) for badborders (bottom-left).

Tamsin (a.net screening crew)




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User currently offlineQantasA332 From Australia, joined Dec 2003, 1500 posts, RR: 26
Reply 16, posted (9 years 6 months 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 3195 times:

Thanks for the tips everyone (and the very kind compliment, SA006)! Below is a revised version, heavily compressed for Photobucket:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v167/gpks90/test2.jpg

Good? Better? I checked with a grid and it seemed okay...

It should also have been (or maybe it was and you didn't mention it) for badborders (bottom-left).

Dunno how I didn't catch that...oops! Embarrassment

Cheers,
QantasA332


User currently offlineTZ From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2003, 1085 posts, RR: 53
Reply 17, posted (9 years 6 months 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 3187 times:
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The Quantas looks good to me now.

Please don't ask us to level ALL your shots before uploading them!  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

Tamsin (a.net screening crew)



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User currently offlineQantasA332 From Australia, joined Dec 2003, 1500 posts, RR: 26
Reply 18, posted (9 years 6 months 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 3182 times:

Please don't ask us to level ALL your shots before uploading them!

Of course I won't! It was just this one that I wasn't too sure about...

Thanks for the help!
Cheers,
QantasA332


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