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How Is This Shot Possible?  
User currently offlineBR715-A1-30 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (12 years 1 month 3 weeks 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 2794 times:

http://www.airtran.com/info/aircrafts/photo_4.jsp

Take a look. This picture seems impossible. Look at the lighting effects and the distance at which the shot was taken. This looks like it was created by a studio. Is this picture REAL???

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User currently offlineCkw From UK - England, joined Aug 2010, 765 posts, RR: 16
Reply 1, posted (12 years 1 month 3 weeks 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 2776 times:

It's a composite - 2 giveaways
1 the edges between frame and view are too clean and sharp
2 the grain structure of the external and internal views doesn't even closely match.

Cheers.

Colin



Colin K. Work, Pixstel
User currently offlineExitRow From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (12 years 1 month 3 weeks 6 days 13 hours ago) and read 2736 times:

Yup. Colin's right.

This image has been beaten to death in PS. Look at the edges of the "left leg" of the FO's chair. See how the edge of the sheepskin has a blue halo? That's from creating a sloppy path around the border of the sheepskin contours and overadjustment in either the brightness/contrast or levels. Also, the "blacks" don't match up at all. They are trying to even out the exposure throughout the entire image.

In fairness to the digital production artist, they are probably not trying to fool anyone. It's obviously a PR shot intended to show every facet of the cockpit.

I tend to like the Boeing's similar shots simulating a line up at BFI with Mt. Rainier in the background.


User currently offlineFlyer732 From Namibia, joined Nov 1999, 1367 posts, RR: 21
Reply 3, posted (12 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 2605 times:

Thats the Boeing stock photo of the 717. They have posters of it, infact...we've got one in the living room.

User currently offlineEGGD From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2001, 12443 posts, RR: 34
Reply 4, posted (12 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 2582 times:

Yes the actual cockpit itself isn't real, at least the panel etc isn't. Especially consider that the runway is very grainy, and the cockpit is really really smooth and clean.

btw. Why are you so damn obsessed with Air Tran? Do you do anything that isn't Air Tran, do you like anything in aviation besides Air Tran and the 717?  Angry


User currently offlineAlaskaairlines From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 2054 posts, RR: 15
Reply 5, posted (12 years 1 month 3 weeks 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 2468 times:

Dan, there are fans of just about every plane out there, including the 717.  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

-Dmitry


User currently offlineBR715-A1-30 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (12 years 1 month 3 weeks 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 2431 times:

Thanks Dmitry, At least someone around here has some sense. Thanks to everyone who had something INTERESTING to say to this topic. (Everybody except EGGD who had to criticize this post)

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