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Better Chance If First Pic?

Mon Feb 16, 2004 1:05 am

I am going to Aspen on Tuesday, and noticed that there are no pics in the database of XJ Avros there. Will my pics have a better chance of getting accepted because of this?
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RE: Better Chance If First Pic?

Mon Feb 16, 2004 1:11 am

Why a better chance, I think you dont get "priority" or "good" chances to get an image accepted just because there was no photo of this airline / airplane at that airport. If the quality is there it will pass, if not you'll get it rejected.

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RE: Better Chance If First Pic?

Mon Feb 16, 2004 1:17 am


from the add photos page:

"We have lower rejection levels for rare shots (old, brand new, special paint scheme, accident, special situations etc).
Even "normal" aircraft from the bigger airlines can be rare (check registration - does it exist in the database?)."

Maybe i´m wrong, but doesn´t that mean, there is a better chance of acceptance???


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Mon Feb 16, 2004 1:20 am


It applies to new registrations/paint scemes/accidents/unusual angles/spectacular views etc. Not just a first picture of an airline serving an airport (unless its say, an A380 serving Washington or something crazy).
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RE: Better Chance If First Pic?

Mon Feb 16, 2004 1:28 am

To me, a rare photo is a photo of something that is very unlikely to be photographed again, maybe because it's a one time situation that won't happen again in the near future, or a subject that doesn't exist anymore.

Isn't there a difference bewteen rare and unique? Some will imply that a certain aircraft at a certain airport at a certain angle at a certain time of day is a rare photo because there are no such examples on this site. Unique yes, rare.... I wouldn't think so.


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