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User currently offlineMadjones From Canada, joined Dec 2004, 21 posts, RR: 0
Posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 3239 times:

I had the following pictures rejected today. The reason from the screener was:

"The aircraft pictured in these photos are too far in the distance.
In the future, try getting close to the aircraft or use more zoom."

http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/rejections/big/jjwestjet1.jpg

http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/rejections/big/jjunited1.jpg

Is it worth it to try and appeal either pic? Thanks.

JJ
CYYC

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User currently offlineKaddyuk From Wallis and Futuna, joined Nov 2001, 4126 posts, RR: 25
Reply 1, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 3234 times:

Just crop a bit closer on both photos and re-upload (remember to make a comment 2 screeners that you have re-edited). And they might make it...

That all depends also on how high quality your photos are...



Whoever said "laughter is the best medicine" never had Gonorrhea
User currently offlineLHRsunriser From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2004, 399 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 3221 times:

Sorry to use mine as an example but hey  bouncy 


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Photo © Dominic Nortney - Capital Aviation Photography



You see in your pictures there is alot of space around the outside of the aircraft

Whereas in mine it's nice and tight and the aircraft fills the frame.

Cheers Dom - Capital Aviation Photography



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User currently offlineNIKV69 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 3219 times:

First pic definitely and the second one is close. Could be saved maybe. I always err on the side of zooming in too much. If you get a really good shot and cut something off you have a better shot of it getting accepted than if you are too far away.

User currently offlineJeffM From United States of America, joined May 2005, 3266 posts, RR: 51
Reply 4, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 3202 times:

Quoting NIKV69 (Reply 3):
I always err on the side of zooming in too much.

LOL Nik....I disagree... Wink I try to treat a shot like a haircut.... You can always take more off, but putting some back on well.....you know how that goes!


-Jeff


User currently offlineSulman From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 2037 posts, RR: 32
Reply 5, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 3191 times:

That Westjet shot is very nice - you may be able to salvage that. The proportion of the windsock mast made me double-take - I wondered what a 737 was doing taxiing across a golf course.


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User currently offlineLHRsunriser From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2004, 399 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 3185 times:

Quoting JeffM (Reply 4):
LOL Nik....I disagree... I try to treat a shot like a haircut.... You can always take more off, but putting some back on well.....you know how that goes!

 rotfl  It's kind of the opposite of the cliche "What goes up must come down"  Smile

What goes off can't go on

I just  pray  it dont happen to me in a hairdressers let alone when taking a picture lol

Cheers Dom - Capital Aviation Photography



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User currently offlineIngemarE From Sweden, joined Mar 2005, 285 posts, RR: 5
Reply 7, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 3179 times:

Madjones,
Must say I like your pic's. Especially the Westjet.  bigthumbsup 
I tend to like it when there's a little "enviroment" in a picture.

Regarding the UA, I think it would be fair to say it's just a little bit too much "air" in it. It's only blue(ish) sky and that doesn't really contribute to the picture, as a whole. Had there been a monstrous CB behind the 737 however, then the situation probably would've been somewhat different.  Wink

But, what I think doesn't mean squat to the screeners, so you'll just have to go with the flow, and tighten up the crop on them pic's.
Personally I hate clipping the wings off an aircraft, even if it's only on a picture. Takes the grace away, if you ask me.  Sad



In thrust I trust.
User currently offlineAPFPilot1985 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 3158 times:

Nice shots man, I would say recrop them a little bit closer and pay attention to making sure that they are centered in the frame as they both are quite a bit off centered.

Reid


User currently offlinePaulinbna From United States of America, joined Feb 2003, 1114 posts, RR: 5
Reply 9, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 3104 times:
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I would not say they are bad with that crop, always remember that just becasue this site rejects your pictures does not mean they are not 'good'. They just don't match the screening here.

Note: This post is no were meaning to put down the screening of this site, alot of people just get caught up with rejects and thing that there pictures are bad.



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User currently offlineUA777222 From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 3348 posts, RR: 11
Reply 10, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 3094 times:


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Photo © Danny Fritsche - Airplanespotters
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Photo © Danny Fritsche - Airplanespotters



Reminds me of TUL...

Nice quality shots. As long as you have the originals and didn't already crop a lot on the rejected shots you should have no issues whatsoever IMO. What do you shoot with?

Take care,

Matt



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User currently offlineMadjones From Canada, joined Dec 2004, 21 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 3063 times:

Thanks a lot guys. I was starting to get a little frustrated with the rejections, but it now feels a better to know that at least they are appreciated by some! I understand the quality levels of A-Net and have no problems with it at all, and the feedback from you guys is what will actually help people improve their photos.

I have attached two (2) revisions of the WestJet picture, any feedback will be appreciated. In one I have cropped the photo to include just the aircraft, and in the second I cropped close to the windsock (I prefer this for the aesthetics).

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a287/madjones/077f521e.jpg

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a287/madjones/2b9c4fc9.jpg

Thanks again for the help and encouragement.

JJ
CYYC


User currently offlineUA777222 From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 3348 posts, RR: 11
Reply 12, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 3053 times:

The first one. While it's a small size for some odd reason I can almost bet that the quality is good enough for a.net.

If you have a bigger size to show that'd be great!

Take care,

Matt



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