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User currently offlineAirKas1 From Netherlands, joined Dec 2003, 3966 posts, RR: 55
Posted (6 years 7 months 4 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 1684 times:

Hi guys,

Got the photo below rejected for "dark" yesterday. That's about the 3rd time I get it rejected for dark. I'm thinking of appealing as I don't really agree. But would that be worth it or would I just everyone's time?
I took the photo in the morning (sun just getting through) with a thick layer of fog present on the field.

http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/r...20071127_PH-DFA_05-10-07kj---2.jpg


Thanks,

Kas

[Edited 2007-11-28 04:57:59]

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User currently offlineMetroliner From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2007, 1067 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (6 years 7 months 4 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 1677 times:

It's a nice image, Kas, but I would agree with it being slightly dark. Also, the light isn't strong enough to prevent the colours looking a little muted. A rework might help, but as a photo it has a great deal of merit.

Toni



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User currently offlineFlipdewaf From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2006, 1562 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (6 years 7 months 4 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 1677 times:
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Yeah it is dark, check out the levels on it.

Fred


User currently offlineBoeingfreak From Germany, joined May 2005, 398 posts, RR: 5
Reply 3, posted (6 years 7 months 4 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 1677 times:

Hello Kas,
nice picture but I think an appeal will fail, it's just too dark.

Florian  wave 


User currently offlineAirKas1 From Netherlands, joined Dec 2003, 3966 posts, RR: 55
Reply 4, posted (6 years 7 months 4 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 1666 times:

Ok, I guess that proves it Big grin
I'll give it another go in PS.

Thanks for the replies!


User currently offlineKLM772ER From Germany, joined May 2006, 615 posts, RR: 18
Reply 5, posted (6 years 7 months 4 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 1664 times:

Have to agree with the others! Nice shot! But unfortunately to dark for here  Wink

Cheers
Bjorn


User currently offlineJid From Barbados, joined Dec 2004, 972 posts, RR: 32
Reply 6, posted (6 years 7 months 4 weeks 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 1645 times:

As said it's dark but a little curve adjustment will work wonders Kas...


Jid



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User currently offlineAirKas1 From Netherlands, joined Dec 2003, 3966 posts, RR: 55
Reply 7, posted (6 years 7 months 4 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 1621 times:



Quoting Jid (Reply 6):

Ah, that makes it easy to see. Nicely done Jid.


User currently offlineAirKas1 From Netherlands, joined Dec 2003, 3966 posts, RR: 55
Reply 8, posted (6 years 7 months 3 weeks 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 1529 times:

http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/big/ready/PH-DFA_05-10-07kj---3.jpg

I gave it another go, it's lighter now, but is this ok or still too dark?


User currently offlineAcontador From Chile, joined Jul 2005, 1421 posts, RR: 30
Reply 9, posted (6 years 7 months 3 weeks 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 1502 times:
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Hi Kas,

If you look at the histogram, you still have plenty of space to move the right slider to the middle. Additionally, once done, you can also move the midtones one more towards to the middle, all resulting in a much clearer and naturally looking picture. Just as an example, I just moved the right one to 230 and the middle one to 1.05, and the result looks much better.

Hope it helps  Smile



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User currently offlineAirKas1 From Netherlands, joined Dec 2003, 3966 posts, RR: 55
Reply 10, posted (6 years 7 months 3 weeks 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 1493 times:



Quoting Acontador (Reply 9):

Hi Andres,

I tried that as well, but I thought it looked to bright/washed out. I'll give it another go  Smile
Thanks.


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