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Rejection - Bad Quality, Can It Be Saved  
User currently offlineAviamil From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2005, 18 posts, RR: 0
Posted (8 years 7 months 2 weeks 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 3966 times:

Hi,

I recently had this shot rejected.

http://www.airliners.net/procphotos/...060510_jallhrtower05042006dusk.jpg

I've tried a few times but keep ending up with to much grain and bad contrast. I've looked at other shots in the database and found a few (recent uploads) which suffer with grain and looked washed out, but they have been accepted.

Any help on improving my picture?
Thanks
Marc

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User currently offlineVasanthD From India, joined May 2005, 450 posts, RR: 9
Reply 1, posted (8 years 7 months 2 weeks 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 3956 times:

Did you check your histogram? Its dark...but I think its fixable with proper workflow. I made a quick adjustment on the curves and its looks good.

Quoting Aviamil (Thread starter):
found a few (recent uploads)

 grumpy  concenterate on your uploads... its bad to compare other pics in the db...

--Vas



One Lucky shot deserves another!
User currently offlineAviamil From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2005, 18 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (8 years 7 months 2 weeks 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 3951 times:

Hi Vas,

Many thanks,

As for the looking at other pics, I was just trying to get an idea on what the acceptable levels for grain in low light were.

Marc

[Edited 2006-05-10 03:25:24]

User currently offlineJeffM From United States of America, joined May 2005, 3266 posts, RR: 51
Reply 3, posted (8 years 7 months 2 weeks 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 3938 times:

Quoting Aviamil (Thread starter):
I recently had this shot rejected.

Too dark, too far away, it's soft, and it's not level.


User currently offlineAviamil From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2005, 18 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (8 years 7 months 2 weeks 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 3933 times:

Thanks Jeff

Very constructive.

Marc


User currently offlineEadster From Australia, joined Jan 2005, 2216 posts, RR: 14
Reply 5, posted (8 years 7 months 2 weeks 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 3923 times:

Marc,

As harsh and straight to the point jeff is or can be, he's right.


User currently offlineAndrewUber From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 2528 posts, RR: 40
Reply 6, posted (8 years 7 months 2 weeks 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 3920 times:

Quoting JeffM (Reply 3):
Too dark, too far away, it's soft, and it's not level.

Besides that, looks ok to me!  biggrin 

Kindof reminds me of the old saying "Other than that, Mrs. Lincoln, how did you like the theater?"

Drew  wave 



I'd rather shoot BAD_MOTIVE
User currently offlineViv From Ireland, joined May 2005, 3142 posts, RR: 28
Reply 7, posted (8 years 7 months 2 weeks 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 3902 times:

Honestly, I don't think this shot can get in. It's dark and soft and the clutter in the background does not help.

Hope you find this "constructive".



Nikon D700, Nikkor 80-400, Fuji X Pro 1, Fujinon 35 f/1.4, Fujinon 18 f/2
User currently offline9VSPO From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (8 years 7 months 2 weeks 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 3898 times:

Quoting JeffM (Reply 3):
Too dark, too far away, it's soft, and it's not level

I'm afraid I agree. If it were mine I would bin it. You'll get a better shot next time.
 Smile


User currently offlineAviamil From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2005, 18 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (8 years 7 months 2 weeks 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 3871 times:

I'll accept the points here.

Can't do much about the clutter though being at one of the worlds busiest airports.

Marc


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