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User currently offlineChukcha From Australia, joined Mar 2006, 1989 posts, RR: 7
Posted (8 years 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 1883 times:
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Hi guys,

I had this photo rejected for "centered":


http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/rejections/big/20061122_ab03889.jpg

Fair enough, the main object IS quite a bit to the left, but I thought that such cropping would be justified by having that Piper on the right, than the helicopter would be sort of balanced out by it. At the time I thought it was a good idea; well, apparently it hadn't been as the photo was rejected  Smile ...

Should I have left more of the Piper in the shot (like include the other prop in the picture, or should I have disregarded its presence at all?

Here what it looked like originally (unprocessed, size changed a bit for convenience):

http://photofile.ru/photo/chukcha63/1205058/39544371.jpg

Any suggestions?

Thanks,
Andrei.

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User currently offlineEadster From Australia, joined Jan 2005, 2216 posts, RR: 14
Reply 1, posted (8 years 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 1874 times:

Nope, crop the piper out and centre the chopper. I don't see the benefit of having the piper in the shot.

BTW - The Edge shot I was working on its not going to make the grade. Too much heathaze and the shot is not quite up to anet standards in my opinion.


User currently offlineChukcha From Australia, joined Mar 2006, 1989 posts, RR: 7
Reply 2, posted (8 years 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 1869 times:
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Thanks, Martin. I just thought it would be a shame to cut a perfectly good airplane in half  Wink . I guess it was a bit of poor judgement on my part...

User currently offlineEadster From Australia, joined Jan 2005, 2216 posts, RR: 14
Reply 3, posted (8 years 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 1843 times:

Quoting Chukcha (Reply 2):
I guess it was a bit of poor judgement on my part...

No way - far from poor judgment - its a perfectly great image the way it is outside of the anet rules and regs!


User currently offlineChukcha From Australia, joined Mar 2006, 1989 posts, RR: 7
Reply 4, posted (8 years 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 1818 times:
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Is it better like this?



Full size here:
http://photofile.ru/photo/chukcha63/1205058/39610785.jpg


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