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Old Window View Picture

Sat Feb 02, 2008 3:03 pm

Hi,

I took this picture (with my parents help, of course  Wink ) in the early 1990s during the approach to Male/Maledives. It's a scan from paper and the quality isn't the best, though ok considering the age. I know that the acceptance standards for old pictures are lower, but also for window views?

It's the first time for my to edit a scanned picture, so I'd be thankful for opinions and tips for improvement.

http://img186.imageshack.us/img186/897/imm010copyoq3.jpg

It's taken out of a Condor DC-10-30 D-ADSO

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RE: Old Window View Picture

Sat Feb 02, 2008 3:15 pm



Quoting Whisperjet (Thread starter):
but also for window views?

Not sure but quite possibly. I would give it a try anyways. Nice scenery.

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RE: Old Window View Picture

Sat Feb 02, 2008 3:48 pm

Lovely shot! Give it a try!
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RE: Old Window View Picture

Sun Feb 03, 2008 12:43 am

I doubt it. Unlike many "old" shots, this shot could have been shot today. You can't tell that the photo is old just from looking at it - it appears just to be bad quality in the average viewer's eye.

But nevertheless, I've been wrong about this type of thing time and time again, so don't take my word for granted.  Wink
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RE: Old Window View Picture

Sun Feb 03, 2008 10:45 am



Quoting Whisperjet (Thread starter):
It's the first time for my to edit a scanned picture, so I'd be thankful for opinions and tips for improvement.

I am working on scanned pictures (not aviation-related) for some weeks now, and from my point of view, you did quite a good job here.

Suitable for a.net? Difficult to say. Personally, I love this shot, but DeltaAVL has a point, too.

If there is any chance to not cut out the lower right end of the flap, it would improve the shot in my eyes. But anyway, I would give it a try.
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RE: Old Window View Picture

Sun Feb 03, 2008 12:45 pm

Hi,

thank you for your feedback.

Quoting DeltaAVL (Reply 3):
doubt it. Unlike many "old" shots, this shot could have been shot today. You can't tell that the photo is old just from looking at it - it appears just to be bad quality in the average viewer's eye.

That was what I thought too. But I did some research in the database and found some older, scanned wingviews of DC-10 which were accepetd in 2006.

Quoting ZakHH (Reply 4):
If there is any chance to not cut out the lower right end of the flap, it would improve the shot in my eyes. But anyway, I would give it a try.

Unfortunately it's chopped of in the original picture, so no way to improve it.

I think I'll leave it in queue and see what will happen.

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RE: Old Window View Picture

Mon Feb 11, 2008 2:39 am



Quoting DeltaAVL (Reply 3):
I doubt it. Unlike many "old" shots, this shot could have been shot today. You can't tell that the photo is old just from looking at it - it appears just to be bad quality in the average viewer's eye.

Well, I stand corrected.


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RE: Old Window View Picture

Mon Feb 11, 2008 3:02 am



Quoting DeltaAVL (Reply 6):
Well, I stand corrected.



Quoting DeltaAVL (Reply 6):
And it's top of the day, too! Congratulations!

That's been happening a lot around here. This forum has helped with quite a few photos that ended up on the front page. Yay for pre-screening threads eh?  Wink

Good job Stefan! Great shot!
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RE: Old Window View Picture

Mon Feb 11, 2008 4:20 am

Nice shot indeed!

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RE: Old Window View Picture

Mon Feb 11, 2008 8:08 am

Good job, Stefan!

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RE: Old Window View Picture

Mon Feb 11, 2008 1:01 pm

Hi,

thank you for your nice words  Smile
I was very happy when I saw that it made in after my appeal (was rejected for level first).

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