OD720
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Any Ideas On This?

Mon Nov 27, 2006 4:28 pm

It's just another rejection.

http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/r...ions/big/20061125_fomechangbey.jpg

Reasons: Motiv, Common and a Personal message.
The message is actually one word which say: "crop"

What should I crop? And what's with the motiv? I don't do a lot of side shots but I think it's well in the guidline.

Any feedback is appreciated.

Many thanks in advance.
 
dendrobatid
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RE: Any Ideas On This?

Mon Nov 27, 2006 4:49 pm

When little bits are missing like a the small portion of the tailplane, such as here, then there is a risk of a motive rejection and I guess that is what the screener meant.

Quoting from the rejection reason :-
Photos showing just a part of an aircraft (with no motivation for doing so, like a special sticker, damage etc.). Additionally, cutting off the nose or a part of the tail can also result in a motive rejection.

Note the word CAN !

Well motivated crops are acceptable, tight crops, but here there is little or no reason for that missing bit.

Mick Bajcar
 
OD720
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RE: Any Ideas On This?

Mon Nov 27, 2006 5:30 pm

Thanks Mick for taking the time for such a good explanation. I guess the "crop" message confused me more than anything else even though I always appreciate such messages from screeners.

All the best to all.
Vatche
 
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RE: Any Ideas On This?

Mon Nov 27, 2006 7:09 pm

One thing also I noticed is the shot is a bit oversharpened. Jaggies all over the leading edge of wings and horizontal stabiliser. Also the trailing edge of the previously mentioned areas are jaggered too plus the tail.
 
Lanas
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RE: Any Ideas On This?

Tue Nov 28, 2006 12:02 am

Vatche

Maybe if you had cropped closer to the fin then it would have looked nicer. I either crop tight to the fin or include the whole elevator/tail stuff.
As for the jaggies I have to agree with Martin. Get rid of those jaggies before uploading it again.

Cheers!
Lanas.-
"Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens." J.R.R. Tolkien
 
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RE: Any Ideas On This?

Tue Nov 28, 2006 4:49 am

Many thanks again to all comments.

I probably won't upload this particular photo again. It's not that special anyway. The one thing I liked most was the clear blue sky with the cloud pattern.

I want to share something though about jaggies. Lately, I have noticed that full frame photos of planes make a lot more jaggies than that of heavily cropped ones, like around 50%. Of course after resizing the photo down to 1024 pixels. Has anyone else noticed this as well?

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