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User currently offlineA388 From Netherlands Antilles, joined May 2001, 9812 posts, RR: 11
Posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 3860 times:

Below photo has just been rejected for bad quality. Can anyone help me out here and give tips to possibly correct this photo? I personally don't see why this photo should have been rejected for bad quality. There might be little bit of heat haze but it's not that much.

http://www.airliners.net/procphotos/...ame=20060423_PYM82RCCUR090406C.jpg

Thanks,

Roger

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User currently offlineTimdeGroot From Netherlands, joined Apr 2002, 3674 posts, RR: 64
Reply 1, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 3860 times:
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Yep too much heathaze. Can't be saved I'm afraid.

Cheers
Tim



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User currently offlineSinkrate From Australia, joined Jan 2005, 336 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 3856 times:

I agree, too much heathaze. OK otherwise.

Thanks

Michael Hossen


User currently offlineEadster From Australia, joined Jan 2005, 2216 posts, RR: 14
Reply 3, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 3828 times:

Shame about the heat haze there. Still a nice shot.

User currently offlineA388 From Netherlands Antilles, joined May 2001, 9812 posts, RR: 11
Reply 4, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 3814 times:

Thanks for the opinions/advice/input. I hate the heat haze problem. Where I live (CUR) we have a lot of heat haze in the afternoon. Is there a way to take pictures with less heathaze effecting the photo? Otherwise it's impossible to take photos here.

Roger


User currently offlineF4wso From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 974 posts, RR: 11
Reply 5, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 3788 times:

The only way to minimize it is getting closer to the subject, reducing the amount of atmosphere between you and the subject.
Gary
Cottage Grove, MN USA



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User currently offlineBubbles From Canada, joined Apr 2005, 1195 posts, RR: 51
Reply 6, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 3784 times:
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Hi Roger,

Quoting A388 (Reply 4):
Is there a way to take pictures with less heathaze effecting the photo?

A thread created days ago was talking about heat haze.

Heathaze Question (by Cruiser Apr 20 2006 in Aviation Photography)

Hope it helps!

_Hongyin_

[Edited 2006-04-23 16:39:40]

User currently offlineA388 From Netherlands Antilles, joined May 2001, 9812 posts, RR: 11
Reply 7, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 3766 times:

Quoting Bubbles (Reply 6):
A thread created days ago was talking about heat haze.

Heathaze Question (by Cruiser Apr 20 2006 in Aviation Photography)

Hope it helps!

_Hongyin_

Hey Bubbles, how are you doing? Nice hearing from you again. As usual thank you very much for your tip. So I was right that there actually is no cure for heat haze other than shooting at times when heat haze is minimal or taking photos during landing or close to the aircraft.

Thanks my friend.

Roger  Smile


User currently offlineGlennstewart From Australia, joined Jun 2003, 1124 posts, RR: 54
Reply 8, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 3727 times:

Quoting A388 (Thread starter):
There might be little bit of heat haze but it's not that much.

Sorry Roger, heat haze is a photographer's enemy. It's impossible to recover such a shot when nature is fighting against you. When heat haze hits, probably best to switch from taking the shot to viewing and enjoying the incredible winged beasts with your own eyes.... be sure to wear sunscreen and a hat at the same time  Smile

Glenn



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User currently offlineA388 From Netherlands Antilles, joined May 2001, 9812 posts, RR: 11
Reply 9, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 3701 times:

Quoting Glennstewart (Reply 8):
Sorry Roger, heat haze is a photographer's enemy. It's impossible to recover such a shot when nature is fighting against you. When heat haze hits, probably best to switch from taking the shot to viewing and enjoying the incredible winged beasts with your own eyes.... be sure to wear sunscreen and a hat at the same time

Glenn

Heey Glenn, thanks for the tips. I now know about the famous heathaze issues. There appears to be no cure for it! No wonder it's a photographer's worse enemy and we have a lot of heat haze where I live, unfortunately...

But like you said, it shouldn't stop the spotting... Big grin


User currently offlineGlennstewart From Australia, joined Jun 2003, 1124 posts, RR: 54
Reply 10, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 3678 times:

Quoting A388 (Reply 9):
But like you said, it shouldn't stop the spotting...

I still recommend shooting aircraft in the air... and hopefully your airport is one of those that improves in winter.

I know of a certain Australian airport on the west coast that seems to have heat haze all year round. When I think of heat haze, I think of the synonym: Perth.

Sorry Monty :P



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User currently offlineTACAA320 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 3677 times:

Hi Roger,

Enjoying your new camera?

I hope so!


User currently offlineOD720 From Lebanon, joined Feb 2003, 1925 posts, RR: 32
Reply 12, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 3648 times:

Try the early morning and late afternoon hours when heat haze is minimum.

User currently offlineA388 From Netherlands Antilles, joined May 2001, 9812 posts, RR: 11
Reply 13, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 3623 times:

Quoting TACAA320 (Reply 11):
Hi Roger,

Enjoying your new camera?

I hope so!

Heey TACA320, how are you doing? It's been a long time but yes, I am enjoying my camera so far. I only have a few disappointing rejections here at airliners.net but it's a learning process. As discussed I also have to deal with heat haze which is very irritating! Also the number of aircraft movements here in CUR is still on the low side. Even so I missed the Cargolux 744F which was here last week! I was so mad I didn't know about them arriving here on that day as I was free on that day too! Every time I go to the airport there's nothing nice that arrives other than the usual traffic and when I don't go to the airport, all the good stuff arrives....  Sad

Better luck the next time!

A388 Big grin


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