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User currently offlinecombatshadow From United States of America, joined Dec 2007, 128 posts, RR: 0
Posted (1 year 4 months 2 weeks 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 726 times:
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In this photo, the background sky has a pattern that I worry ruins it. I wait as long as I could to take this pick while there was still good light, but shadows were coming fast. So I could not avoid the migratory bird formation that is snaking above the aircraft in the sky.

Does this ruin the photo for submission? They're probably what the rejection guide would consider "indistinguishable from dust spots", yet there are so many spots I think most people would know what's going on. Thoughts?

Oh, and I welcome any other critique or comments on the photo. Thanks as always!

http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/b...54248252.6528n797kk_klit_1200p.jpg


Bob
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User currently offlineDL747 From United States of America, joined Nov 2012, 438 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (1 year 4 months 2 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 719 times:

Well, the birds are very distracting for me. But, it doesn't really fit the description of the dustspot category.


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User currently offlinedlowwa From Canada, joined Apr 2005, 7328 posts, RR: 31
Reply 2, posted (1 year 4 months 2 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 718 times:
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Quoting combatshadow (Thread starter):
Does this ruin the photo for submission? They're probably what the rejection guide would consider "indistinguishable from dust spots", yet there are so many spots I think most people would know what's going on. Thoughts?

Just include a note to the screeners that it is a large flock of birds, and you should be fine.


User currently offlinecombatshadow From United States of America, joined Dec 2007, 128 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (1 year 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 681 times:
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Do you think I should include it in the description as well for the viewers?


Bob
User currently offlineDL747 From United States of America, joined Nov 2012, 438 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (1 year 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 677 times:

Sure, why not? Nice photo, anyway!


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User currently offlinedlowwa From Canada, joined Apr 2005, 7328 posts, RR: 31
Reply 5, posted (1 year 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 670 times:
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Quoting combatshadow (Reply 3):
Do you think I should include it in the description as well for the viewers?

Not really, it's barely noticeable.


User currently offlineJakTrax From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2005, 4936 posts, RR: 7
Reply 6, posted (1 year 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 647 times:

What is more of a concern I imagine is the cone intruding into the aircraft fuselage. I'm not 100% sure but it looks as though it could have been preventable.

Karl


User currently offlinecombatshadow From United States of America, joined Dec 2007, 128 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (1 year 4 months 2 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 592 times:
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not really. the best angle I could make from right to left due to fuel trucks, and I could only gain so much altitude. Any lower would make the cone more prominent.

thanks everyone!

[Edited 2012-12-05 21:39:13]


Bob
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