dcrusafon
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How To Center The Plane?

Fri May 12, 2006 7:04 pm

Hello,

I have this picture and honestly I don't know if it is properly centered.

http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/big/ready/DSC_5373SXBEM10APR06LHR.jpg

If I center the A300 then I cut the A340 that is behind...So what do you recommend?

Thanks!

DARIO

[Edited 2006-05-12 12:09:25]
 
dc10tim
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RE: How To Center The Plane?

Fri May 12, 2006 7:14 pm

Hi Dario,

That's a nice shot. Definitely don't crop the nose of the AC A340. The A300 could be cropped a little more on the right and I'd also lose some of the foreground, cropping the aircraft a little lower in the frame.

I wouldn't worry too much about the A300 not being centred as it's obvious what the motive of the shot is.

Just my thoughts.

Regards,

Tim.
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walter2222
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RE: How To Center The Plane?

Fri May 12, 2006 7:23 pm

Quoting Dcrusafon (Thread starter):
So what do you recommend?

Hi Dario,

I would crop closer to the tail of the Olympic and leave equal space between the tail as there is before the nose of the Air Canada.

For the vertical centering, I would (but that's purely my personal view) put them slightly lower (just a little bit) in the frame (now, it's just the fuselage that is centered and not the full aircraft, including tail). It will look more balanced.

PS: I think it can also use somewhat extra sharpening.

Good luck,

Walter
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RE: How To Center The Plane?

Fri May 12, 2006 7:27 pm

Quoting DC10Tim (Reply 1):
Definitely don't crop the nose of the AC A340.

Totally agree and I find that a comment to the screener often helps to show that you know, have considered the rules and explain why you have broken them.

Quoting Walter2222 (Reply 2):
I would crop closer to the tail of the Olympic and leave equal space between the tail as there is before the nose of the Air Canada.

I agree

Mick Bajcar
 
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RE: How To Center The Plane?

Fri May 12, 2006 7:34 pm

Quoting Walter2222 (Reply 2):
For the vertical centering, I would (but that's purely my personal view) put them slightly lower (just a little bit) in the frame (now, it's just the fuselage that is centered and not the full aircraft, including tail). It will look more balanced.

I would say actually it would be best to centre it vertically by having the centre of the photo running along the top of the Olympic fuselage.
 
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RE: How To Center The Plane?

Fri May 12, 2006 10:15 pm

Dario,
as already said before, kill the dead space on the right and put them just a bit lower in the frame.


Quoting Dendrobatid (Reply 3):
I find that a comment to the screener often helps

Absolutely, leave a short note about why you did what.

Nice shot,

Denis
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mygind66
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RE: How To Center The Plane?

Sat May 13, 2006 1:40 am

Hi Dario....

What are you doing so far from home?
About to center the a/c, I'd say to balance the photo. All that green makes the gap larger than it is...

Take care

Salu2

Enrique
 
dcrusafon
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RE: How To Center The Plane?

Sun May 14, 2006 7:13 pm

Thanks for your comments... I will edit the picture and summit.

DARIO
 
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RE: How To Center The Plane?

Sun May 14, 2006 7:33 pm

Quoting Dcrusafon (Reply 7):
Thanks for your comments... I will edit the picture and summit.

Dario,
When you re-edit, beware, the image has a magenta cast too....the sky is pinkish.
Correct that by adding some green and the grass will be greener too.
Mick Bajcar
 
dcrusafon
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RE: How To Center The Plane?

Mon May 15, 2006 8:28 pm

Mick,

Thanks for the comment. I have resummit the picture according to your comment too.

Hope it is fine  Smile

http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/big/ready/DSC_5373SXBEM10APR06LHR3.jpg

Brgrds,

DARIO
 
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RE: How To Center The Plane?

Fri May 26, 2006 4:03 am

The picture has been accepted Big grin


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