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The Little Photo That Finally Made The Cut

Fri Feb 18, 2005 2:42 pm

Have you ever found yourself with what you thought was the perfect shot, only to watch it get rejected after every time you re-process and re-upload? Have you found yourself scratching your head as to the rejection reason and wondering how you could have missed it? Have you even found yourself banging your head on the keyboard wondering how the screeners could see that microscopic dust spot that varies in color by +/- 1 hue from the blue sky backround?

Well I have (except the 3rd one). I just thought I'd share a success story. After two rejections, third time was the charm.


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Any other experiences?

btw that's #85 for me... 15 more to go Big grin
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RE: The Little Photo That Finally Made The Cut

Fri Feb 18, 2005 2:48 pm

badcenter.  Big grin

But seriously, nice shots. I've dealt with that a few times myself. I wont even mention my first 10 photos and what I had to do for them. lol

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RE: The Little Photo That Finally Made The Cut

Fri Feb 18, 2005 2:56 pm

Quoting BigPhilNYC (reply 1):
I wont even mention my first 10 photos and what I had to do for them. lol


Did it involve beating them with a lead pipe until they did exactly what you told them to do?  Nuts
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RE: The Little Photo That Finally Made The Cut

Fri Feb 18, 2005 3:10 pm

Nice shot, BA always looks good in front of a Colorado sky. I think the thing that makes that one so hard to get in though is that there are 58 other pictures of it already.

I did my part by adding 7 of them. All mine were on the ground though.

Good shot!
 
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RE: The Little Photo That Finally Made The Cut

Fri Feb 18, 2005 3:40 pm

yes, i have, and no, im NOT going to reupload it. the queue is too long and im lazy.  Laugh out loud
 
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RE: The Little Photo That Finally Made The Cut

Fri Feb 18, 2005 5:19 pm

Quoting DLKAPA (reply 2):
Did it involve beating them with a lead pipe until they did exactly what you told them to do?


You don't know how many times I have been there, but of course you know that we would never want to do that to a screener, . . don't you?!!?,  Laugh out loud

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RE: The Little Photo That Finally Made The Cut

Fri Feb 18, 2005 5:23 pm

A day in the life of an A.net uploader is what you describe, Eric. I guess most of us have been through that  Smile

Regards

j
 
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RE: The Little Photo That Finally Made The Cut

Fri Feb 18, 2005 9:18 pm

I'm not the kind of guy to make shameless plugs whenever the opportunity arrives... Oh wait, yes I am.  Laugh out loud

This was my all time fav shot, and I was sure it would pass the screening without any problems. In the end it was rejected for baddistance and quality.


MyAviation.net photo:
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Photo © Thomas Andre Hjelmen



And this one got rejected at least twice before getting accepted. I never made any improvements between the rejections, so I guess I caught the screener on a good day. Big grin  Big grin


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RE: The Little Photo That Finally Made The Cut

Fri Feb 18, 2005 9:35 pm

Quoting Thom@s (reply 7):
I never made any improvements between the rejections, so I guess I caught the screener on a good day.


You got lucky this time, but the fact is that doing that you are wasting screeners' time and making the queue bigger. Do us all a favor and refrain from reuploading if you have not tried hard to improve your pictures.

j
 
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RE: The Little Photo That Finally Made The Cut

Fri Feb 18, 2005 10:05 pm

Well this happened in 2000, but I wouldn't try it again today. I could face a temporary ban.  Smile

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RE: The Little Photo That Finally Made The Cut

Fri Feb 18, 2005 10:08 pm

Good to hear it was a mistake, Thom@s.  Smile

Regards

j
 
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RE: The Little Photo That Finally Made The Cut

Fri Feb 18, 2005 11:16 pm

I went through that with this shot:

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1st try was bad quality, so I reworked it a bit. 2nd try was bad exposure (?!?), so I reworked it again. 3rd try made it. This shot was taken right after I converted to RAW. With RAW you can tweak exposure, white balance and even focus. Capture 1 is neat stuff!  Big thumbs up

Great shot Eric, hope you make your 100 soon and many more!

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RE: The Little Photo That Finally Made The Cut

Fri Feb 18, 2005 11:23 pm

DLKAPA,

Nice Photo, Are you a photographer for AVphoto's?

This AVPhoto's

http://www.avphotos.webhoster.co.uk/

?

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RE: The Little Photo That Finally Made The Cut

Sat Feb 19, 2005 12:31 am

Got accepted in the 2nd round  Big grin

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Thank God! I really wanted this pic to make it.

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RE: The Little Photo That Finally Made The Cut

Sat Feb 19, 2005 12:50 am

Quoting European (reply 12):
This AVPhoto's

http://www.avphotos.webhoster.co.uk/

?


Taken from their frontpage:

"We have the largest database of aviation photographs available anywhere in the world, choose the photos you require from a database of over 55,000 photographs."

Let's send them a link to Anette  Big grin
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RE: The Little Photo That Finally Made The Cut

Sat Feb 19, 2005 3:37 am

hehe. Actually I'm not a member of that website, Rocky Mountain AvPhotos is a website that me, Kyle Matson, Jason Thacher, and Ryan Richter set up, featuring pictures from all over the rocky mountain region (and beyond), as well as a section of "guest" photographs (which is currently empty  Smile/happy/getting dizzy ).

You can find it here:
http://www.rockymountainavphotos.com

It's still kind of under construction, photographer profiles will be added (right now mine is the only one), as well as airport info for DIA and probably Centennial.

...since you asked Big grin
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RE: The Little Photo That Finally Made The Cut

Sat Feb 19, 2005 4:52 am

YES
YES
YES
YES
YES
YES
YES

I would like to know why these photos were rejected.

Here is a closer look.

http://myaviation.net/search/photo_search.php?id=00264758&size=large

And

http://myaviation.net/search/photo_search.php?id=00264757&size=large

(sorry I can not show you the pics on the post, because my IE browser will not load the link for the help.)

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RE: The Little Photo That Finally Made The Cut

Sat Feb 19, 2005 5:57 am

...wow

First one, Badquality. The quality just isn't there. Badsoft, it's very soft. Badcenter, it's not centered. Badsize, reduce the size to 1024. Baddistance, the thing is way to far out and there's alot of dead space. BadExposure, it's backlit.

Second one, Badquality. The quality isn't at all there. Badlevel, it looks as if the aircraft is gonna slide off the frame. Badcenter, it's rediculously high in the frame. Badsoft: it's soft, BadManipulation, waaayy too much Neatimage, and finally, BadSize, it's waay too big.

hope that helps
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RE: The Little Photo That Finally Made The Cut

Sat Feb 19, 2005 8:57 am

Yep, this shot took 3/4 tries:


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RE: The Little Photo That Finally Made The Cut

Sat Feb 19, 2005 11:05 am

This shot took three attempts to get in the database:

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After the second rejection, I just about gave up on it. It sat on my in my archives for a while, then one boring evening, I decided to play with it a bit.

The screener that rejected this one actually encouraged me to rework it and try again.

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RE: The Little Photo That Finally Made The Cut

Sat Feb 19, 2005 1:40 pm

NICE! Hey what time does the E170 come in? I think I might have to add her to my collection  Big grin
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RE: The Little Photo That Finally Made The Cut

Sat Feb 19, 2005 4:08 pm

Quoting DLKAPA (reply 20):
Hey what time does the E170 come in? I think I might have to add her to my collection


It is already coming in, and I have plans to nail it tomorrow.
 
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RE: The Little Photo That Finally Made The Cut

Sat Feb 19, 2005 4:20 pm

Quoting United4everDEN (reply 21):
It is already coming in, and I have plans to nail it tomorrow.


you're in Albuquerque?  Big grin
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RE: The Little Photo That Finally Made The Cut

Sun Feb 20, 2005 7:55 am

Quoting DLKAPA (reply 22):
Quoting United4everDEN (reply 21):
It is already coming in, and I have plans to nail it tomorrow.


you're in Albuquerque?


You didn't know the E170 makes a daily trip to DEN 6 days a week?
 
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RE: The Little Photo That Finally Made The Cut

Sun Feb 20, 2005 9:35 am

Quoting DLKAPA (reply 20):
NICE! Hey what time does the E170 come in?


On Saturdays the E170 arrives from ORD around 12:15pm and 7:00pm. Departures from ABQ to ORD are at 8:00am and 1:30pm. I'm only sure about the 12:15 arrival and 1:30pm departure because I've witnessed it myself. The other times came from United.com.

As for other days, I haven't got a clue but we only see the 170s from ORD.
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RE: The Little Photo That Finally Made The Cut

Sun Feb 20, 2005 1:22 pm

sweeet, maybe next weekend I'll have to come nail it!


Quoting United4everDEN (reply 23):
You didn't know the E170 makes a daily trip to DEN 6 days a week?


Distance to ABQ < Distance to DEN  Big grin
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