ok while we're on the subject here's another one i got rejected too but at the very least its cool to share with all of you hardcore photogs who are in the photogforum- i wanted to share the frustration of setting up for a shot while the clouds hose you and meanwhile another airplane you already shot is basking in glowing sunshine. Now personally, this kind of shot perhaps should be uploaded as it is an illustration shot rather than a one airplane shot- but as always, I obey the law of the land and will not upload these types anymore, just my usual side shots or action shots.
The following photos were rejected:
(Please read more below)
- sunnosun.jpg (USAir Boeing 757-200)
The image quality of these photos are low. This may be the result of
perceived problems happening simultaneously, such as grain, blur,
contrast or color defects, which would lead us to believe that a fresh
would be necessary, rather than a simple adjustment to the uploaded
It could be caused by the scanner you are using, the way you scanned
photos, the (digital) camera, the light conditions when you shot the
object out of focus, improper photo manipulations or any combination
thereof. Most of the time, the cause is either a bad scanner or that
scanner wasn't used properly. If you think this might be the cause,
read the documentation for your scanner and find the best DPI and color
settings. Generally a higher DPI and color setting will make a higher
quality image but only to a certain degree and it differs between
brands of scanners. Try many different settings until you find the best
combination. If you are using an old or low quality scanner you might
consider investing in a new or borrow one from your
If you are using a digital camera, check camera settings.
A frequent source of this problem is when the photograph was taken
poor weather conditions without appropriate corrective measures (such
exposure). Note that making acceptable photographs in poor weather
conditions or at night is quite difficult, and you should perhaps try
achieve a good level of expertise and a few successful uploads of good
weather photographs before attempting much more difficult poor weather
If you think you have been able to improve the quality of the photos,
please re-upload them. Note that we are still very interested in
having these photos in our database, we only ask that you try to
the quality of the digital version of your photos. You can find
of photos with a high quality scanning in out "Editor's Choice"
section linked to from the front page of Airliners.net.
These photos appear to have been either overexposed (too bright) or
underexposed (too dark) please change the settings on your scanner or
photo manipulating tool to adjust the brightness of the photos. If you
think you have been able to improve the quality of the photos, please
re-upload them. Note that we are still very interested in having these
photos in our database, we only ask that you try to improve the quality
of the digital version of your photos.