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Why Was This Accepted?  
User currently offlineJawed From United States of America, joined Sep 2006, 482 posts, RR: 0
Posted (6 years 10 months 4 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 2870 times:


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In another post, someone asked "What was the photographer trying to say" to evaluate if a picture has a good motif.

In this case, I can't imagine what the photographer was trying to say. There is nothing unique about this cabin. Most cabin shots would look very similar. My reaction to this photo is: "Ok... So what?"

(No offense to the photographers, he has many other fantastic photos!)

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User currently offlineTimdeGroot From Netherlands, joined Apr 2002, 3674 posts, RR: 64
Reply 1, posted (6 years 10 months 4 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 2861 times:
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Because it shows what the inside of a cabin is like..just because you don't care for it doesn't mean it shouldn't be on the site.

You'll find thousands of similar photos on the site, it's a common motive and there's no question of it being rejected for motive.

Tim



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User currently offlineDvincent From United States of America, joined Jan 2007, 1746 posts, RR: 11
Reply 2, posted (6 years 10 months 4 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 2846 times:
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Quoting Jawed (Thread starter):
In another post, someone asked "What was the photographer trying to say" to evaluate if a picture has a good motif.

Perhaps someone might want to see a picture of an LH A321's cabin... he's providing a service. That is the point.

IMO the only photos that need to explain their points are the ones that aren't even on this website, and that's a lot of "abstract" photos. But I won't go into that argument today...



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User currently offlineDeltaAVL From United States of America, joined Mar 2007, 1893 posts, RR: 6
Reply 3, posted (6 years 10 months 4 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 2845 times:

Personally, I find cabin shots to be some of the most interesting photos in the database. I love seeing the different ways airlines lay out their cabins.

#1 rule on posting threads in Aviation Photography - don't reference another photographer's work in a critical manner.

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User currently offlineGuamVICE From Guam, joined Jun 2005, 151 posts, RR: 18
Reply 4, posted (6 years 10 months 4 weeks 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 2797 times:



Quoting Dvincent (Reply 2):
Perhaps someone might want to see a picture of an LH A321's cabin... he's providing a service. That is the point.

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That's exactly the point IMO. I have a friend who is by no means interested in aviation; however, when she travels, she relies on this site to give her an idea of what the cabin interior and/or the general exterior of an aircraft she would be flying would look like.



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User currently offlineKlintrepid From United States of America, joined May 2005, 124 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (6 years 10 months 4 weeks 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 2786 times:

I personally like looking at the interiors, especially first class  Smile



Quoting DeltaAVL (Reply 3):
#1 rule on posting threads in Aviation Photography - don't reference another photographer's work in a critical manner.

Just explain what type of photo your talking about or use one of your own. (Thats what I do)



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User currently offlineNIKV69 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (6 years 10 months 4 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 2747 times:



Quoting DeltaAVL (Reply 3):
#1 rule on posting threads in Aviation Photography - don't reference another photographer's work in a critical manner

Don't waste your breath, this site is full of trolls that troll the DB looking for excuses to post these threads. Until the mods make a decision not to allow these threads we will be plagued by them.

Quoting PilotNTrng (Reply 6):
I feel the screeners on this site are kinda of hypocritical,

So why are you here.

Quoting PilotNTrng (Reply 6):
but is it just me or is out of level. look at the runway.

It is you, you don't level by runway. It is not always going to be level in respect to the horizon.

Quoting MidEx216 (Reply 7):
This shot is actually not out of level. The runway is at an angle to where the photographer is standing (not perpendicular). The part of the runway on the right side of the photo is actually farther away. A better reference point for level would actually be the runway distance marker, or even the trees in the background

Exactly.


User currently offlineTimdeGroot From Netherlands, joined Apr 2002, 3674 posts, RR: 64
Reply 7, posted (6 years 10 months 4 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 2732 times:
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To all that are new to this forum: it's not considered god form to criticize the shots of others on this forum.

We are not hypocritical because you cannot see that that shot is actually level as others have already told you. Maybe think twice before criticising us next time.

Tim



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User currently offlineJetfreak From Austria, joined Jul 2007, 286 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (6 years 10 months 4 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 2597 times:

I also like cabin shots. Before I fly, I often look at airliners.net for cabin photos of the airline.

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