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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 9 months 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 3753 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 9 months 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 3711 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 9 months 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 3698 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 9 months 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 3688 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 9 months 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 3678 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 9 months 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 3646 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 9 months 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 3638 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 9 months 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 3631 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, 9603 posts, RR: 69
Reply 8, posted (9 years 9 months 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 3629 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 9 months 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 3598 times:

Looks okay to me too.

User currently offlineQantasA332 From Australia, joined Dec 2003, 1500 posts, RR: 26
Reply 10, posted (9 years 9 months 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 3593 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 9 months 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 3583 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 9 months 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 3401 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 9 months 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 3385 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 9 months 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 3286 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 9 months 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 3229 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 9 months 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 3207 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 9 months 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 3199 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 9 months 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 3194 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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