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User currently offlineEI A330-200 From Sweden, joined Apr 2001, 409 posts, RR: 4
Posted (8 years 1 week 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 3529 times:

This is my second attempt at submitting a photo to a.net. The first photo was rejected, and I'd like to know if you guys think this stands a chance, and if not, how should I change it?



[Edited 2006-07-21 19:36:56]


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User currently offlineMikephotos From United States of America, joined Oct 2000, 2923 posts, RR: 54
Reply 1, posted (8 years 1 week 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 3526 times:

Remove the little red x and all should be fine  Smile

MIke


User currently offlineGranite From UK - Scotland, joined May 1999, 5568 posts, RR: 64
Reply 2, posted (8 years 1 week 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 3520 times:
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Brian

Yes, fix the link.

We're here to help.

Regards

Gary


User currently offlineEI A330-200 From Sweden, joined Apr 2001, 409 posts, RR: 4
Reply 3, posted (8 years 1 week 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 3517 times:

It works now, folks.

Brian



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User currently offlineBubbles From Canada, joined Apr 2005, 1193 posts, RR: 51
Reply 4, posted (8 years 1 week 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 3512 times:

Hi Brian,

At least I feel it isn't properly levelled. Some CCW rotation is needed.

_Hongyin_


User currently offlineEksath From United States of America, joined Aug 2004, 1295 posts, RR: 25
Reply 5, posted (8 years 1 week 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 3500 times:
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and distance to far.


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User currently offlineEI A330-200 From Sweden, joined Apr 2001, 409 posts, RR: 4
Reply 6, posted (8 years 1 week 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 3500 times:

OK, I can understand that, but why was this one rejected? The reason given was "quality", but I just don't understand. They really should have the screeners give a better explaination.

http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/rejections/big/20060721_USMC-LAR_Disaster_Response_Exercise_008.jpg



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User currently offlineBubbles From Canada, joined Apr 2005, 1193 posts, RR: 51
Reply 7, posted (8 years 1 week 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 3486 times:

Quoting EI A330-200 (Reply 6):
The reason given was "quality"

It looks soft and grainy, IMHO.

_Hongyin_


User currently offlineEI A330-200 From Sweden, joined Apr 2001, 409 posts, RR: 4
Reply 8, posted (8 years 1 week 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 3478 times:

Well, I have a 5mp camera. Is that too low? What is the minimum MP you guys reccomend? I'm also using Photoshop CS to edit the photos.

Brian



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User currently offlineBubbles From Canada, joined Apr 2005, 1193 posts, RR: 51
Reply 9, posted (8 years 1 week 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 3475 times:

Hi Brian,

First I suggest you should crop the photo and resize your image in 1024 x 683, and do some sharpening work on the plane itself. And there is a document elaborating the whole editing process. It's very easy to follow. And I believe your image will benefit from it.

http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/PsProc.pdf

Hope it helps!

_Hongyin_

[Edited 2006-07-21 20:12:38]

User currently offlineMikephotos From United States of America, joined Oct 2000, 2923 posts, RR: 54
Reply 10, posted (8 years 1 week 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 3465 times:

Quoting EI A330-200 (Reply 6):
OK, I can understand that, but why was this one rejected? The reason given was "quality", but I just don't understand. They really should have the screeners give a better explaination.

I'd have to agree with the quality rejection. There's just too much .jpg compression which is certainly a quality issue. Is this photo straight of the camera?

Mike


User currently offlineGranite From UK - Scotland, joined May 1999, 5568 posts, RR: 64
Reply 11, posted (8 years 1 week 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 3465 times:
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Hi all

For future screener applicants:

Jpeg compression, distance, centred and only very slight angle (passable)

Brian, probably your camera settings at fault here. Make sure the very best quality is selected. Possible your processing.

Can you upload your original image for us to see?

Regards

Gary


User currently offlineMikephotos From United States of America, joined Oct 2000, 2923 posts, RR: 54
Reply 12, posted (8 years 1 week 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 3465 times:

Quoting EI A330-200 (Reply 8):
Well, I have a 5mp camera. Is that too low? What is the minimum MP you guys reccomend? I'm also using Photoshop CS to edit the photos.

For a ground shot like that, 5mp should be more than enough.

Mike


User currently offlineD L X From United States of America, joined May 1999, 11214 posts, RR: 52
Reply 13, posted (8 years 1 week 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 3458 times:

Quoting EI A330-200 (Reply 8):
Well, I have a 5mp camera. Is that too low?

For a 1600x1200 picture? Perhaps. But you can shrink that down to 1024x768 or 1024x683 and 5MP is probably just fine.

You also need to sharpen and recrop the image. Personally, I like how you used the rule of thirds, but for this site, you need to put the plane in the center of the frame for most shots.

Finally, I'd boost the contrast just a little. Just be careful that you don't make the tires so contrasty that you lose detail.

nice shot!



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