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Need Help With Some Shots Please... Thanks!  
User currently offlineGlapira From Spain, joined Feb 2005, 186 posts, RR: 0
Posted (9 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 4481 times:

Hello all!

How are you? I know you are bored to answer every day the same questions but I really need your help on some shots. I'm relatively new in the spotting world and little by little I'm learning some tips. I had to read and read... thing that I would repeat with a lot of pleasure. But you always need a personalized help... so that is what I kindly ask you..  Smile Thanks in advance:

1) http://www.airliners.net/procphotos/...ejphoto.main?filename=IMG_1386.jpg (badquality)

2) http://www.airliners.net/procphotos/...ejphoto.main?filename=IMG_1424.jpg
(badquality)

3) http://www.airliners.net/procphotos/...ejphoto.main?filename=IMG_1421.jpg
(baddark)

4) http://www.airliners.net/procphotos/...ejphoto.main?filename=IMG_1345.jpg
(badquality-badjagged)

5) http://www.airliners.net/procphotos/...jphoto.main?filename=IMG_14681.jpg
(badquality)

There are some more with the same judgment... Sad

I also have a question. My friend (and excellent spotter) Javier Guerrero, tried to teach me on the photoediting art with not bad results (I think.. Smile). The only thing is that when I reduce de size by cropping (with measures of 1024x683) it automatically reduces the size of the cropped shot to that measures and sometimes it creates some jaggies that I cannot erase on the copy of the background layer where I apply the USM. An example of a rejected badquality/badjagged is:

http://www.airliners.net/procphotos/...ejphoto.main?filename=IMG_1467.jpg

Thanks!

Kind regards

Giorgio La Pira


Kind Regards, Radial360
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User currently offlineUA777222 From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 3348 posts, RR: 11
Reply 1, posted (9 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 4465 times:

Number one- Too much dead space in the front.

Number two- Can't tell. Looks close to Baddark.

Number three- Very Very dark on the lowerend of the picture mainly in the right side of the shot.

Number four- I think the sign is the owner of that reject...

Number five- Possibly heat distortion?

and the last one- That wing looks really bad to me...



"It wasn't raining when Noah built the ark."
User currently offlineEuropean From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (9 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 4462 times:

Hey

I don't think you should give up, I think there great shots, If I saw them on A.net, I would look at them for deffo.

cya

Jimmi


User currently offlineDC10Tim From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2005, 1406 posts, RR: 14
Reply 3, posted (9 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 4460 times:

Giorgio,

I think the jaggies you are referring to are because the image is too sharp when you resize. I've been having all sorts of problems with this recently. Try resizing first and then sharpening.

The countryside in the background I think looks impressive. Is it that dark brown in winter? I thought it might be wrong at first, but the aircraft look fine - and I've only ever been to Spain in the summer  Smile

Tim.



Obviously missing something....
User currently offlineGlapira From Spain, joined Feb 2005, 186 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (9 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 4443 times:

Hello all!

Thanks! That's "winter", mayeb very early spring...  Smile in any case... the sourrounding of Barajas looks like this almos all the year.

About sharpening, I always sharpen after resizing... Sad

Thanks a lot!

Giorgio



Kind Regards, Radial360
User currently offlineFergulmcc From Ireland, joined Oct 2004, 1916 posts, RR: 53
Reply 5, posted (9 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 4422 times:

DC10Tim, Glapira

Send me an e-mail and I can forward on to you my process in a word document on PS Elements 2.0 & 3.0 if you want.

Take care

Fergul Big grin



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User currently offlineKnighty From Australia, joined Dec 2004, 207 posts, RR: 3
Reply 6, posted (9 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 4402 times:

MIght want to fix the info on the second one - doesn't look a lot like a LAN 343 at Frankfurt...

Knighty



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User currently offlineJavibi From Spain, joined Oct 2004, 1371 posts, RR: 41
Reply 7, posted (9 years 4 months 3 weeks 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 4393 times:

Good morning!

Quoting Knighty (Reply 6):
MIght want to fix the info on the second one - doesn't look a lot like a LAN 343 at Frankfurt...

This happens because you did not change the filename the camera chooses before uploading to A.net, so you overwrote somebody else's file (or the other way round). ALWAYS use an unique filename.

I agree with the comments of the other guys; first one is a little overexposed, lacking detail. Some of the others are way too dark in some areas, it seems you went shooting in a grey day with the sun very high in the sky; try to avoid this.

About the oversharpened pictures, make sure you are not using in camera sharpening (set parameter 2 in your camera to achieve this). And maybe try to raise the USM threshold (maximum 3) to achieve a less aggressive sharpening.

And last, but not least, consider shooting RAW.

Keep it up!!!

Saludos

j



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