FlightShadow
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Help With Leveling?

Sat Mar 10, 2007 8:48 am

Hi everyone  Smile

I have this shot of a UPS DC-8 in SLC. It looks really un-level to me, but I leveled it with the utility pole under the tail. I'm not sure if the ramp is sloped, or the pole isn't straight, and I just can't decide if the horizon looks level or not.

http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/big/ready/n807up.jpg

Help/advice would be appreciated  Smile

-Jeff

PS - I know it's not the best quality as well, so maybe I should just pull it from the queue anyway?
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aussie18
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RE: Help With Leveling?

Sat Mar 10, 2007 9:20 am

Nice photo Jeff,
the photo does seem level but does seem abit soft around front of aircraft,wait for others reply before pulling it as could be the crappy monitor im on.

Cheers Mark.
 
dc10tim
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RE: Help With Leveling?

Sat Mar 10, 2007 9:22 am

Jeff,

It looks pretty level to me. I would have chosen the "horizon" at the far end of the ramp that runs beneath the rear of the fuselage to level with. It covers nearly half of the shot, so should give a decent representation, and I just had a quick look in Photoshop and it seems dead level.

Lamp poles are prone to sloping  Smile As for the quality, that seems fine too. There are some slight jaggies on the yellow stripe part of the livery and on the rudder part of the tail, but nothing to worry about I don't think.

Regards,

Tim.
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FlightShadow
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RE: Help With Leveling?

Sat Mar 10, 2007 9:27 am

Thanks for the quick replies guys, I'll leave it in for now. I've had a few level rejections as of late so I'm trying to be a little more cautious  Smile
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bubbles
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RE: Help With Leveling?

Sat Mar 10, 2007 10:30 am

Hello Jeff

It looks level to me.

_Hongyin_
 
FlightShadow
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RE: Help With Leveling?

Sat Mar 17, 2007 1:11 am

Thanks for the advice Mark, Tim, and Hongyin. As of right now the photo is 2nd runner up for top of the day  Smile


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