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What Is The Tolerance Allowed For Window Shots?  
User currently offlinejpmagero From United States of America, joined Apr 2012, 173 posts, RR: 0
Posted (2 years 1 week 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 7078 times:
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Quick question for my education:

Let me first say, I love this shot. Second, from what I understand from the rejection criteria, it seems to tick a few boxes in terms of things not allowed in a photo: window frame, reflections, etc.

Is this just a case of the screeners letting an obviously great photo in at their discretion?

http://www.airliners.net/photo/1708384/L/

I ask because I have a few shots I'd like to submit (quality permitting), but hadn't due to the window frame being in shot.

Thanks.


John M - Aussie expat in the US
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User currently offlineNZ107 From New Zealand, joined Jul 2005, 6418 posts, RR: 38
Reply 1, posted (2 years 1 week 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 7073 times:

It depends if the window frame adds anything to the picture - at the discretion of the screeners. If you have a corner (or side) of the window in the picture which you didn't really want there or couldn't avoid it, it'd be a motive rejection. But as you can see from this picture, it does add something to it; plus it is decently enough exposed.

Posting some of your examples up here may help you better understand it.



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User currently offlinejpmagero From United States of America, joined Apr 2012, 173 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (2 years 1 week 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 7031 times:
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Thanks. I think my examples are exposed ok - at least on the glaciers on the ground - but the composition is not ideal as I was forward of the wing/engine and as a consequence there is a lot of distortion on the window frame. Was the best I could take, but nothing quite as good as the example above.

Good to know though, in case a great shot presents itself. Cheers.



John M - Aussie expat in the US
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