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Rejected For Level. Really?  
User currently offlineSfilipowicz From Netherlands, joined Jul 2002, 327 posts, RR: 1
Posted (6 years 11 months 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 2611 times:

Photo was rejected for 'LEVEL' personal message said need some CW rotation.
How come it needs CW rotation?? Photo was taken at Lusaka Airport in Zambia, the ground there is not so level. Just look at the background you see that the ground is not level. Looking at the trees in the background it seem perfectly level to me. Or am I wrong? I just don't get it anymore, if it's not LEVEL then it would be something else. Would the viewer even care one little bit that the photo may be 0.1% of level? Looking at the trees the photo is perfectly level!!

Sorry guys just a bit of frustration.  

http://www.airliners.net/uf/view.fil...2489&filename=1200575383kADrBD.jpg

[Edited 2008-01-17 05:26:35]

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User currently offlineMichlis From United States of America, joined Jul 2007, 737 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (6 years 11 months 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 2608 times:

Well, just give it some CW rotation and re-submit it. No big deal.  Yeah sure


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User currently offlineJakTrax From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2005, 4936 posts, RR: 7
Reply 2, posted (6 years 11 months 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 2605 times:

You're right; there's clearly an upward curve from left to right in the horizon - but don't forget that it's not awlays black-and-white, and sometimes we must use judgement to make the image 'look' level - even if in fact it turns out not to be.

I'm afraid this shot doesn't 'feel' level, and therefore it will be classified as unlevel.

Karl


User currently offlineRanger703 From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2005, 157 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (6 years 11 months 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 2596 times:

I levelled CW by 1.0! I used the masts in the background as a reference.I also brightened the shot slightly and came up with this:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v332/amwaluk/anetmod.jpg

Regards
Andy

PS.just seen the frame in the bottom right hand corner,you obviously won't have a problem when cropping.

[Edited 2008-01-17 05:33:41]

User currently offlineSfilipowicz From Netherlands, joined Jul 2002, 327 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (6 years 11 months 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 2587 times:

Thanks guys and thanks Andy.

I can understand that the modified image might seem beter level. But for me it looks wierd, being at the airport the runway is at a slope. But if rotating the earth will get it accepted then I would just need to do that.  Smile

Cheers!

Steven.


User currently offlineTimdegroot From Netherlands, joined Apr 2002, 3674 posts, RR: 64
Reply 5, posted (6 years 11 months 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 2579 times:
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Hi Steven

With all due respect there is no way your image is level, every single indicatror point to ccw rotation and andy's version is much better.

Just reupload with the corrections, it's a rare image but even those need to be level.

Tim



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User currently offlineTimdeGroot From Netherlands, joined Apr 2002, 3674 posts, RR: 64
Reply 6, posted (6 years 11 months 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 2579 times:
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Sorry cw rotation

Tim



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User currently offlineSfilipowicz From Netherlands, joined Jul 2002, 327 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (6 years 11 months 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 2563 times:

Ok thanks everyone, I will re-upload with some CW. Thanks!

Steven

PS: But I still don't agree  Smile


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