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User currently offlinederekf From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2001, 914 posts, RR: 0
Posted (2 years 1 month 4 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 846 times:

Any thoughts on these?

Trying out something.

http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/b...12_n14118_d7000_dsc_0645-edit2.jpg

http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/b...0412_eifxj_d80_dsc_3156e-edit2.jpg

http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/b...712_fwwaj_d7000_dsc_1854-edit2.jpg

http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/b...0612_n839m_d80_dsc_5118e-edit2.jpg


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User currently offlinevikkyvik From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 10239 posts, RR: 26
Reply 1, posted (2 years 1 month 4 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 840 times:
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All look soft and/or blurry to me.


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User currently offlinedlowwa From Canada, joined Apr 2005, 7328 posts, RR: 30
Reply 2, posted (2 years 1 month 4 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 816 times:

Quoting derekf (Thread starter):
Any thoughts on these?

Vik is correct, all would be rejected for soft/blurry.


User currently offlinederekf From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2001, 914 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (2 years 1 month 4 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 795 times:

Oh OK. Soft maybe as I'm trying a new sharpening technique but blurry? If you mean out of focus or suffering from camera shake then no. None of them suffer from that so I'm not sure where you are coming from.
If anything the DC-3 looks oversharp to me but there you go.
Back to the drawing board (or Jetphotos   )



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User currently offlinevikkyvik From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 10239 posts, RR: 26
Reply 4, posted (2 years 1 month 4 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 793 times:
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Quoting derekf (Reply 3):
None of them suffer from that so I'm not sure where you are coming from.

Where I'm coming from is:

Front half of the UA 752 looks blurry.
The whole FedEx looks slightly blurry, particularly toward the nose.
A380 and DC-3 both look mostly soft to me.

All I can comment on are the edited versions. No idea about the originals.  



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User currently offlinederekf From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2001, 914 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (2 years 1 month 4 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 791 times:

OK thanks. I'll try tweaking the technique - it isn't helpful if they are decribed as soft/blurry - which is it? Soft I can do something about. If they are blurry (whatever that means - blurred, suffering from camera shake, out of focus would be much more useful terms).
At least they aren't grainy - that's always something.



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User currently offlinePsych From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2004, 3064 posts, RR: 58
Reply 6, posted (2 years 1 month 3 weeks 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 765 times:
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Hello Derek.

I would go with 'soft'. I know what you mean about the distinction - but they are looking soft. The DC-3 is the closest I think.

My suggestion - take a look at the FedEx again. The registration area/Irish flag on that makes me think I haven't got my glasses on. I reckon you definitely have a settings issue for uploading here. But if you are not seeing that I wonder whether it looks different on your monitor as compared to that which the contributors in this thread are seeing. Given your comment about the DC-3 looking oversharp - which it certainly doesn't to me - I wonder whether the image your monitor is generating is overly sharp.

Take care.

Paul


User currently offlinederekf From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2001, 914 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (2 years 1 month 3 weeks 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 757 times:

I appreciate what you're saying Paul but my monitor is what it is. I'm not going to change it to upload here. I was trying a new sharpening technique which clearly needs adjustment. I know a.net likes oversharpened images for some reason so judging what looks best as opposed to what is required for here is always a bit of a lottery, especially when the standards keep changing.
Back to the drawing board.  



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User currently offlinederekf From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2001, 914 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (2 years 1 month 2 weeks 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 708 times:

Many thanks for the help everyone.


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