Philthy From Australia, joined May 2005, 123 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (7 years 5 months 2 weeks 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 2523 times:
Quoting KLM772ER (Reply 3): You can always try an appeal if you don't agree
Thanks Bjorn, I'm trying to get some opinions before I decide whether to appeal or not. What grounds would I appeal on? 'Motiv' is one of those "How long's a piece of string?" things that it's practically impossible to argue against.
Jid From Barbados, joined Dec 2004, 977 posts, RR: 30
Reply 5, posted (7 years 5 months 2 weeks 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 2516 times:
Philthy motive is subjective at the best of times. I do not think an appeal would be successful as I agree with Bjorn's assessment about the stab being cropped out. In full frame shots this is normally ok but it very rarely works in tail close ups.
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TZ From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2003, 1085 posts, RR: 52
Reply 8, posted (7 years 5 months 2 weeks 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 2392 times:
The question which one asks here is: "What interesting factor does this close-up show?"
That is always the question I ask myself when screening close-ups. Some close-up images show logos not visible in an entire-aircraft shot, while others show panel detail or interesting reflections, etc. Others have a dynamic viewpoint, while further examples fill the frame in a more thorough way than a side-on shot would.
Unfortunately these criteria are not met with this shot. It is merely the tail of the plane, and no more detail is visible than a side-on would show.
It is a competent shot, of that there is no doubt. It is simply missing a factor which justifies the crop. A good analogy would be an airport overview showing a couple of administrative buildings versus one which shows the terminal building and control tower.
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