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Fixed Level Portion, Questioning Motiv Rejection  
User currently offlineMaiznblu_757 From United States of America, joined Mar 2002, 5112 posts, RR: 47
Posted (8 years 7 months 3 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 4127 times:

This shot was in screening for a VERY short time prior to being rejected this afternoon. Not complaining as it was unlevel (well, the buildings in the background were on point in other pics but they arent visible so bad on me for that aspect)

Now for the motiv rejection. Thoughts? Screener input would be great.

http://www.jetwashimages.com/gallery/albums/userpics/10002/UH17321773NZY09NOV06-1.jpg

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User currently offlineAirKas1 From Netherlands, joined Dec 2003, 4066 posts, RR: 54
Reply 1, posted (8 years 7 months 3 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 4113 times:

Hi Chad,

For what its worth, I think it's an amazing photo! Very well done!  bigthumbsup 

-K


User currently offlineMaiznblu_757 From United States of America, joined Mar 2002, 5112 posts, RR: 47
Reply 2, posted (8 years 7 months 3 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 4100 times:

Thanks Kas,  Smile

Could this, less dramatic shot stand a better chance?

http://www.jetwashimages.com/gallery/albums/userpics/10002/IMG_4949.jpg


User currently offlineAcontador From Chile, joined exactly 10 years ago today! , 1427 posts, RR: 28
Reply 3, posted (8 years 7 months 3 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 4097 times:
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Hi Chad,

Just WOW  eyepopping  ! I sincerely hope ANY of these gets accepted, really amazing motive and light ...just  pray  for it Big grin



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User currently offlineEadster From Australia, joined Jan 2005, 2216 posts, RR: 13
Reply 4, posted (8 years 7 months 3 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 4096 times:

Well it could but why would you when the more dramatic one is heaps cooler?!!

Great shot Chad, I've never seen anything like that before.

One great example of where backlighting actually works really well!

Well done, hope it gets in one way or another.


User currently offlineMaiznblu_757 From United States of America, joined Mar 2002, 5112 posts, RR: 47
Reply 5, posted (8 years 7 months 3 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 4092 times:

Quoting Eadster (Reply 4):
Well it could but why would you when the more dramatic one is heaps cooler?!!

You are Gad'amn right Martin. Thanks for knocking some sense into me.  box  fight 
 bigthumbsup 


User currently offlinePrat From Canada, joined Jun 2005, 229 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (8 years 7 months 3 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 4075 times:

WOW. That's an incredible shot Chad. I'd put money on it getting Top of the Day if it gets accepted! I hope the screeners let this one through. Good luck!

Now I'm trying to figure out what it is they're doing. Is it some sort of training for low visibility take-offs? Or a low-tech heli-wash system? Big grin


User currently offlineAvsfan From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 250 posts, RR: 2
Reply 7, posted (8 years 7 months 3 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 4049 times:

Both of the photos are awesome shots. Once again rare military shots get rejected for some reason or another. Whoever rejected it for motive should be seriously counseled and repremanded! rotfl 


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User currently offlineCosec59 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (8 years 7 months 3 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 4033 times:

Superb shot once again Chad. A real shame it was rejected. More pics like this are needed!

PS. Hope your hangover isn't too bad in the morning and hope to meet up with you at LAX on Sunday


User currently offlineLinco22 From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2005, 1380 posts, RR: 15
Reply 9, posted (8 years 7 months 2 weeks 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 3985 times:

Chad,

More stunning work from you, you've been a real asset on this site over the last lot of months!

I love the first shot, the tighter crop. Its a real shame it got rejected. Get it level and get it back in the que!

Regards
Colin  Smile


User currently offlineWalter2222 From Belgium, joined Sep 2005, 1307 posts, RR: 26
Reply 10, posted (8 years 7 months 2 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 3974 times:

Quoting Maiznblu_757 (Thread starter):
Thoughts?

They must have pushed the wrong button...

Amazing shots, Chad! I hope your first one will get through!

Good luck,

Walter



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User currently offlineMaiznblu_757 From United States of America, joined Mar 2002, 5112 posts, RR: 47
Reply 11, posted (8 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 3927 times:

Thanks all for the comments regarding the photo.

Just an update regarding the shot. It wasnt rejected. It was left for Johan.  stretch 

Quoting Walter2222 (Reply 10):
They must have pushed the wrong button...

I dont think so.


User currently offlineFly747 From Canada, joined Apr 2005, 1497 posts, RR: 8
Reply 12, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 20 hours ago) and read 3848 times:

...and here it is, nice one Chad.

View Large View Medium
Click here for bigger photo!

Photo © Chad Thomas - Jetwash Images



Ivan


User currently offlineMaiznblu_757 From United States of America, joined Mar 2002, 5112 posts, RR: 47
Reply 13, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 15 hours ago) and read 3824 times:

Thanks for rhe supporting comments all. I noted a rather peculiar remark on the acceptance email:

The following photos were added to the database with warnings:
(Please see below)
- UH17321773NZY09NOV06-1.jpg (USA - Army Bell UH-1H Iroquois (205))
Warnings:
The photos were either of low esthetic qualities (bad angle,
included window reflections, pictured just a part of an aircraft,
out of focus or similar), pictured an aircraft far in the distance
or did not picture an aircraft at all. You will also get this
warning if your camera displays the date in the lower right corner.
If so, please disable that feature.
----------------------------------


User currently offlineThierryD From Luxembourg, joined Dec 2005, 2103 posts, RR: 50
Reply 14, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 15 hours ago) and read 3818 times:
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Quoting Maiznblu_757 (Reply 13):
or did not picture an aircraft at all

Oh yeah, now that you point it out... that's not an aircraft, it's an alien spaceship!!!  duck 

Thierry



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User currently offlineChukcha From Australia, joined Mar 2006, 2037 posts, RR: 6
Reply 15, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 12 hours ago) and read 3794 times:
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This is one absolutely terrific shot. So that's what "Jetwash Images" means ?

[Edited 2006-12-02 02:06:27]

User currently offlineAndrewUber From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 2528 posts, RR: 38
Reply 16, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 6 hours ago) and read 3761 times:

Kickass shot Chad! Got my vote!  bigthumbsup 

Drew



I'd rather shoot BAD_MOTIVE
User currently offlineWalter2222 From Belgium, joined Sep 2005, 1307 posts, RR: 26
Reply 17, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 3 hours ago) and read 3748 times:

Quoting Maiznblu_757 (Reply 13):
The following photos were added to the database with warnings:

I just can't stop looking at it! Oh yes, they "warned" me  Smile

Good to have it in!


Best regards,

Walter



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