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User currently offlineAirplanenut From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 651 posts, RR: 0
Posted (6 years 9 months 2 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 4278 times:

Hi,

I took this from a JetBlue ERJ-190 this past Sunday, JFK-BOS.

I was snapping away when I saw the rainbow-encircled shadow, and this shot showed the effect the best. I think there may be a few editing issues (oversharpened?) but I'd like to ask for your thoughts. I'm also providing a link to the original if that can help at all.

http://jkwd.com/airliners/20070701-kjfk-kbos-n267jb/n267jb-shadow.jpg

Original Image

Thanks for your thoughts and help!

Jeremy


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User currently offlineSpruit From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2005, 375 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (6 years 9 months 2 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 4273 times:

Hi,

Personally I like the pic but without you telling me what you'd snapped I'd be wondering why you'd taken it!

It's not obvious and there isn't a great deal else to look at in the picture.

Sorry I don't think this one is for A/Net just a good personal album shot!

Spru!



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User currently offlineLanas From Argentina, joined Aug 2006, 978 posts, RR: 13
Reply 2, posted (6 years 9 months 2 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 4273 times:

Hi Jeremy

The wing may be a bit jagged but I also see that there´s too much space to the right of the image, so that will bring motive problems.
I´m going to try an edit of your pic on PS.  yes 

Cheers  Smile
Lanas.-



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User currently offlineIlikeflight From United States of America, joined Mar 2006, 366 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (6 years 9 months 2 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 4258 times:

also it is way too grainy for my taste


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User currently offlinePHLapproach From Philippines, joined Mar 2004, 1230 posts, RR: 20
Reply 4, posted (6 years 9 months 2 weeks 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 4246 times:

I think the "rainbow" has something to do with the sun refracting off the oddly shaped E190 windows. I flew a US 190 up to BOS in very similar lighting and had the same effect.

User currently offlineAirplanenut From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 651 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (6 years 9 months 2 weeks 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 4235 times:

Quoting PHLapproach (Reply 4):
I think the "rainbow" has something to do with the sun refracting off the oddly shaped E190 windows. I flew a US 190 up to BOS in very similar lighting and had the same effect.

I've seen it on a 717, as well... but that was in poor weather and my seat was too far behind the shadow, so the picture didn't come out well at all...



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User currently offlineJohnJ From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 1642 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (6 years 9 months 2 weeks 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 4233 times:

I believe the effect in the picture is called a "glory". It's pretty common and a neat thing to see when onboard an airplane.

I don't have much to add about the photo, but there is a dust spot cleary visible in the upper right hand quadrant - right below the top border.


User currently offlineAcontador From Chile, joined Jul 2005, 1417 posts, RR: 31
Reply 7, posted (6 years 9 months 2 weeks 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 4222 times:
AIRLINERS.NET CREW
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Hi Jeremy,

As the others have said, there is way too much empty space to the right/top of the frame with absolutely nothing interesting in it. If, and that's a big if, the picture can handle quality wise such a heavy crop, I would basically crop (from left to right) just until the winglet, and same for bottom to top. Then the center of the picture basically becomes the shadow with the rainbow effect. However, even so I don't know if the motive would be good enough, but at least probably worth a try.



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User currently offlineGabep From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 54 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (6 years 9 months 2 weeks 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 4200 times:

That is a very neat effect. I would start with trying the following:

Crop
Resize
Level Adjustment
Saturation Adjustment
USM
Neat Image

Have fun with it and let us know if you have any other questions.

Gabe


User currently offlineAirplanenut From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 651 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (6 years 9 months 2 weeks 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 4177 times:

Take two...

http://jkwd.com/airliners/20070701-kjfk-kbos-n267jb/n267jb-shadow2.jpg



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User currently offlineGabep From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 54 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (6 years 9 months 2 weeks 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 4158 times:

Your crop and re-frame are much better. I'm having a hard time telling what the sharpest object in the frame is. It appears to be the wing. You might try adjusting this without over sharpening the background, by using a duplicate layer.


Gabe


User currently offlineAcontador From Chile, joined Jul 2005, 1417 posts, RR: 31
Reply 11, posted (6 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 4132 times:
AIRLINERS.NET CREW
PHOTO SCREENER

Hi Jeremy,

For me at least that's the crop to go. Now, as far as I can see, the quality right now is not there. The picture is soft and noisy, and I would add slightly more contrast. Don't know if you can improve the quality on this one to the required standard, and even so don't know if the motive is acceptable.



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User currently offlineLanas From Argentina, joined Aug 2006, 978 posts, RR: 13
Reply 12, posted (6 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 4110 times:

Jeremy

The crop is much better. However, try to see if you can add a bit more space over the winglet and remove some space to the right of it. I think it will not appear so tight.

Good luck with it.  bigthumbsup 

Cheers
Lanas.-



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User currently offlineAirplanenut From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 651 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (6 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 4056 times:

All right... another go at it, this time I've added some sharpening with a duplicate layer.

http://jkwd.com/airliners/20070701-kjfk-kbos-n267jb/n267jb-shadow3.jpg



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User currently offlineLanas From Argentina, joined Aug 2006, 978 posts, RR: 13
Reply 14, posted (6 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 4055 times:

Jeremy

Still soft but it´s better. Looks like you added some contrast, too.
I don´t know if you´ll be able to get a good result out of it, however. It may be a bit too blurry.

Good luck with it.   

Cheers
Lanas.-

[Edited 2007-07-12 04:02:02]


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