BrianW999 From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2003, 310 posts, RR: 6 Posted (7 years 9 months 1 week 5 days ago) and read 3845 times:
This picture was originally rejected for "bad information". I had typed the registration as VT_HGC instead of VT-HGC. All the other info ( c/n, owner etc. ) was obtained from the Indian reg. database found on "Landings.com". There was no comment made on any other fault that would lead to,or add to the rejection.
I corrected the information error and re-uploaded. The pic has now been rejected again, this time for "quality" !! Unfortunately the screeners haven't said what the quality issue is so I have no idea where to start.
There is a lot of grain in the image. Looks like straight on sharpening was used. I can still see detail in the white, so I don't think you blew it out, and the histogram confirms that, still room on the right and not peaked.
I would reprocess it with different sharpening. Nice photo.
LHRSIMON From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2002, 1342 posts, RR: 24 Reply 3, posted (7 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 3813 times:
Indian photo's are always quite rare so it will be with the effort to repair.
As others have said. It has 3 main problems. Grain on the whole photo (but very bad in the sky). Over exposed white's but as Jeff said this can be fixed as there is visible detail still there. It's also quite soft and needs more USM.
Good luck as the motive is nice. And the subject quite rare....
Canon 1D Mk III,Canon 20D+17-40 L f4.0,70-200 L IS USM f2.8,400 L USM f5.6,135 mm L f2.0, 50 mm f1.8,1.4 x II extender
BrianW999 From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2003, 310 posts, RR: 6 Reply 4, posted (7 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 3799 times:
How about this then ? I've applied a finer degree of sharpening and slightly reduced brightness and contrast which has given a degree more detail to the white area. A large part of the haziness in the region of the rear of the tailboom is down to the exhaust "shimmer".
Yes, it's a crop from a Nikon RAW image. ( Nikon D70S Sigma 28 / 80 ) At least I think I shot it as RAW, it may just possibly have still been set to fine jpg.
This was the original, which was rejected for "subject too far away".
By the way, the appeal just came back as a rejection with the following comment from the screeners....
"The image quality of these photo(s) does not meet the very high standards
of Airliners.Net. This does not mean that it is a bad photo, but it does
mean that we think it has certain (possibly minor) flaws.
I may be possible to correct this problem, but this depends on many
factors. If you want to read more about this problem, and about possible
ways to correct it and hopefully attempt a re-upload, please go to http://www.airliners.net/procphotos/reasons.php#quality"
Doesn't really tell you much or help a lot, does it ?
JeffM From United States of America, joined May 2005, 3266 posts, RR: 52 Reply 9, posted (7 years 9 months 1 week 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 3699 times:
In a nutshell.........Your histogram shows you the quantity of colors from black on the left to white on the right. The peaks represent the quantity of color in the image. For instance an all gray image would be a spike from bottom to top in the middle of the image.
Cosec59 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR: Reply 16, posted (7 years 9 months 1 week 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 3550 times:
Quoting JeffM (Reply 15): Quoting 9VSPO (Reply 13):
You basically want the "correct" histogram to look like a mountain where it peaks in the middle. If it peaks on the left or right then hit the delete button!
That is so not right.
Could you give an explantion of the histogram then please
Learning how to properly interpret and understand the information contained in a histogram is something that requires far more experience and information than can be gathered from the pages of a manual...
Although I've come a long way in my understanding of exactly how to interpret a histogram, I don't completely have it worked out. Part of my confusion comes from the fact that quite often the peak on the histogram occupies a small part of the graph. According to what I understand this is because of the type of photography we are talking about.
In general, we are shooting a fairly bright object that takes up only part of the frame and is most often surrounded by a one or two-color background (blue and/or white). I tend to fall down when it comes to judging proper exposure when looking at the histogram.
Since ANET's tolerances for exposure are so tight (especially for white subjects), it would really be nice to see an example of a mostly white paint scheme that is slightly overexposed next to one that is a "perfect" exposure, along with accompanying histograms.