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User currently offlineCalfo From Canada, joined Sep 2005, 166 posts, RR: 0
Posted (8 years 11 months 2 weeks 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 2719 times:

Last time, it got rejected only for having a dust spot. Now, it gets rejected for:

Last time, it got rejected for being distant so I cropped it a bit, and now it gets rejected:

Last time, it got rejected for being oversharpened, now it get rejected for "soft"
If I sharpen it more, it will be oversharpened.

Are any of them re-editable?

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User currently offlineLinco22 From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2005, 1389 posts, RR: 13
Reply 1, posted (8 years 11 months 2 weeks 2 days ago) and read 2673 times:

Hi Calfo,

Not bad photographs at all.

The first one seems overexposed on the top of the fuselage, something which is always difficult to achieve judging by the light and the fact that its white! Quality actually looks fine to me, but I also think its a bit low in the frame. If you can correct those issue it should be in with a chance.

The second seems blurry to me, just not quite sharp enough, though ita a nice motive. Also a little low in the frame too.

The last shot could just do with that little extra sharpening.

Good luck


User currently offlineLanas From Argentina, joined Aug 2006, 978 posts, RR: 10
Reply 2, posted (8 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 2606 times:

Hi Douglas

First shot is indeed overexposed, as Colin said, but I also see it a bit jagged on the tail (black and red lines), horizontal stabilizers and wingtip flaps. I don´t know where the contrast rejection comes from. Maybe a bit too much contrast? I can´t figure it out. Vertical centering looks fine to me (too much asphalt if not, IMO).
Second shot is a bit blurry and lacks contrast as well. Looks like you´re trying to force the distance issue too much and you lost some quality there. I couldn´t find any dust spots, but with a pass of the equalizing tool you´ll surely see it/them.
Third shot looks pretty OK to me. There are already some jagged areas (registration and left wing), so be careful if you sharpen it more.

Good luck with them. Hope it helps.  bigthumbsup 


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User currently offlineFlinhion757 From United States of America, joined Jul 2006, 232 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (8 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 2553 times:

Quoting Linco22 (Reply 1):
The last shot could just do with that little extra sharpening.

Yah I do agree... the 2nd one is alittle soft. They are gr8 though!

User currently offlineEadster From Australia, joined Jan 2005, 2216 posts, RR: 13
Reply 4, posted (8 years 11 months 2 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 2518 times:

The first two shots are over-exposed. The KingAir is a great shot indeed. I've done a quick fix, apart from the Dust spot right at the top of the image:

Big version: Width: 1024 Height: 683 File size: 446kb

The 3rd looks like its a tad soft.

User currently offlineCalfo From Canada, joined Sep 2005, 166 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (8 years 11 months 2 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 2496 times:

Thanks a lot Eadster!

The second one is soft because it was shot at 1/80th hand held! I was fooling around with my settings and suddenly, this one came and I didn't have time to change back.

I put the last one in the queue with one more pass of USM.

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