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Photo Acceptance - Post Screening (Sharktt)  
User currently offlineSharktt From Portugal, joined Mar 2008, 35 posts, RR: 0
Posted (5 years 7 months 10 hours ago) and read 2368 times:

Hello everyone!

I would like to start by saying that I'm getting a little bit disappointed with some of the work done by some screener´s lately. Don't think I'm saying that EVERY screener is doing this (that's not what I'm saying, because there's some pretty darn good screeners around Airliners!!).

Today I got to my desk, and when I opened my e-mail, I saw two of my pictures rejected! OK until here, but the problem is the reason the screener gives my for reject it!! See for yourself:

Reason: Soft (???)
http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/rejections/big/20090526_r1242675026.5381f-gstc-2.jpg

Reason: Colour (again, ???)
http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/rejections/big/20090526_n1242675589.407n799al.jpg

This is another one, rejected a few days ago
Reason: Contrast Colour
http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/rejections/big/20090518_x1241985683.430100-9001.jpg

Please, give me your feedback!! I've been seeing some pretty ugly pictures here (and worse, they're reaching the TOP). Nice motive and all, but the quality of these are really not the best (or not quite what A.net as been offering to us). It's kind of shocking for me to see this, but oh well...

Best Regards from the Azores,
Paulo Santos

[Edited 2009-05-26 10:50:19]

[Edited 2009-05-26 10:50:37]

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User currently offlineNIKV69 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (5 years 7 months 7 hours ago) and read 2326 times:



Quoting Sharktt (Thread starter):
I would like to start by saying that I'm getting a little bit disappointed with some of the work done by some screener´s lately. Don't think I'm saying that EVERY screener is doing this (that's not what I'm saying, because there's some pretty darn good screeners around Airliners!!).

This is priceless.

The Beluga is a tough one though it could use a little more USM.

The 757 looks ok to me but the DC-8 seems a bit cold on the WB.


User currently offlineAlevik From Canada, joined Mar 2009, 1071 posts, RR: 9
Reply 2, posted (5 years 7 months 6 hours ago) and read 2317 times:
AIRLINERS.NET CREW
HEAD SCREENER

The Beluga looks a little soft on the vert stab, but be careful sharpening because the titles are on the verge of over-sharpening.

The '57 seems a little bit blue to me - the white isn't white. Marginal call on this one but the white not being white enough is the reason for the contrast call.

The last one is a touch cold as mentioned and a bit high on contrast.

I wouldn't be too discouraged, these are generally very good quality. Everyone gets rejections.



Improvise, adapt, overcome.
User currently offlineMacairmetro From Australia, joined Mar 2007, 35 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (5 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 2287 times:

The Beluga....that is a tough call; I'd be annoyed too at that result. It all looks fine to me. Sometimes when I look at photos with the hint of glare reflecting off the side flightdeck windows as in this photo, I see the 'illusion' of softness. I don't know about the vertical tail, I think the dark vegetation against the sloping bright white tail, contrasts to make it look soft on your screens....

DC-8...The colour temperature may well be a little cold, but you have had other photos accepted here recently with those settings such as image 1520961. The nose and other parts I thought are verging on over-exposed

757....this photo does look muddy and has contrast/color issues. I don't know your camera, but when I use my Canon 400D on bright sunny days on white aircraft, my photos always turned out a bit 'weird' for lack of the technical reason! I always struggled to get them to look right in Photoshop too.

The only other thing I can think of in regards to your colour problem Paulo, is maybe the screener/s thought you had too much colour saturation in your photos.

There are others much more knowledgeable than me snooping around here, reading your thread that could add more I'm sure...Anyone

Macairmetro



EOS1D2N, 40D, 400D, 70-200mm2.8L and other stuff...
User currently offlineSharktt From Portugal, joined Mar 2008, 35 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (5 years 6 months 4 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 2227 times:

Thank you all for the replyies!!
I only wanted some feedback, since I saw nothing wrong with them!! And since I'm seeing some worst quality pictures beying accepted, I wanted to know what was going wrong

Best Regars,
Paulo Santos


User currently offlineGhajdufi From Hungary, joined Jun 2005, 395 posts, RR: 7
Reply 5, posted (5 years 6 months 4 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 2216 times:
AIRLINERS.NET CREW
PHOTO SCREENER

Hi Paulo,
I had the same problem (probably still have it) a while ago.
Everything looked great on my screen but most of the shots came back with colour and soft rejects. I felt the same way, than realised I could not do anything but to pruduce photos the screeners will like and accept. Later on I also found out that my monitor's sharpness setting played a key role, it was set too high thus even soft images looked sharp enough.
Regards,
Gabor



Your photos are like your children, you will always find them perfect.
User currently offlineMacairmetro From Australia, joined Mar 2007, 35 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (5 years 6 months 3 weeks 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 2180 times:

I see you've managed to get the DC-8 accepted Paulo....  thumbsup 

Did you appeal the first screening or did you re-edit you're picture and try again? I'm leaning towards the appeal road as it looks the same to me!

Anyway, well done.....oh, any word on the Beluga?

Cheers

Macairmetro



EOS1D2N, 40D, 400D, 70-200mm2.8L and other stuff...
User currently offlineSharktt From Portugal, joined Mar 2008, 35 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (5 years 6 months 3 weeks 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 2143 times:

Macairmetro, I did not upload the DC8 again, i appealed it!! The Beluga they reject it after appealing, but saying nothing (once again!!!). I've got another one waiting for screening :P

Regards


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