alchad
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Uploaded Photos - Have To Have Reg No?

Sun Jun 02, 2013 11:41 am

Just uploaded my first photos which are still in the queue. I couldn't include any reg info because the plane was side on, just wondered if this would result in automatic rejection?

Thanks

Alan C
 
mjgbtv
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RE: Uploaded Photos - Have To Have Reg No?

Sun Jun 02, 2013 12:06 pm

The reg cannot be blank, so if you do not know it you need to at least enter a generic reg using asterisks. Per the rejection guide:

"Leaving the Registration field blank if you do not know the registration. Use the generic form **-*** or a country-specific registration such as N***** or D-**** instead."
 
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RE: Uploaded Photos - Have To Have Reg No?

Sun Jun 02, 2013 4:49 pm

Quoting alchad (Thread starter):
just wondered if this would result in automatic rejection?

You will indeed need to supply the serial # for both. The F-15's is quite easy to see on the tail, but you have input it wrong. It should be 84-0044, with cn 924/D052 and code LN. The GR4 is a bit trickier, but if you have a different frame where you can read the code off the tail, that should be enough to enable you to find the serial. If you are unable to do that, it would be best to remove it from the queue.
 
alchad
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RE: Uploaded Photos - Have To Have Reg No?

Sun Jun 02, 2013 6:17 pm

hi,

Thanks for replies

How should I go about correcting the error for the F15 and the GR4 (if I can find the info) - should I use the re-upload function - seems the obvious thing, but I see it say that is for submitting an improved photo, which I'm not.

Also how did you obtain the c/n number - is there a database somewhere,

Once again, thanks
 
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RE: Uploaded Photos - Have To Have Reg No?

Sun Jun 02, 2013 7:55 pm

Hi,

Re-upload is only for already-accepted photos. Look for an option to edit your photos in the queue.

The best database for the numbers is right here! Enter the serial and do the lookup and the others should auto-populate. If there is no photo of the aircraft in the db, then this is a great site for US military aircraft: http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html
 
alchad
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RE: Uploaded Photos - Have To Have Reg No?

Sun Jun 02, 2013 8:22 pm

OK,

Ive been trying for an hour to find a "queue edit" option but cannot. Really appreciate it if someone could point me in the right direction.

Thanks
 
dlowwa
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RE: Uploaded Photos - Have To Have Reg No?

Sun Jun 02, 2013 9:05 pm

Hi,

Quoting alchad (Reply 3):
Also how did you obtain the c/n number - is there a database somewhere

Try here: Scramble.nl

Quoting alchad (Reply 5):
Ive been trying for an hour to find a "queue edit" option but cannot. Really appreciate it if someone could point me in the right direction.

Visti your upload queue page
 
alchad
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RE: Uploaded Photos - Have To Have Reg No?

Mon Jun 03, 2013 8:17 am

Quoting dlowwa (Reply 6):

Tried that (visiting upload queue page). This is all I see - option to delete but not edit. Am I missing something??

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3762/8934312114_fe3620b619_o.jpg
Capture by Alchad, on Flickr

Edit

Many thanks for the Scramble link - superb resource!

Also, just had an email from another photographer who was in the Mach Loop that day who has provided the code and serial number of the Tornado - it was tail code 011, serial ZA400 and from Scramble it's construction number is 204/BS067/3099. If I can't manage to edit the info (but I would really like to know how!), could it be added prior to screening?

Thanks

Alan C

[Edited 2013-06-03 02:02:19]
 
dlowwa
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RE: Uploaded Photos - Have To Have Reg No?

Mon Jun 03, 2013 9:39 am

Quoting alchad (Reply 7):
This is all I see - option to delete but not edit. Am I missing something??

No, unfortunately you are not. There is a button to allow you to correct info for the first few days after uploading, but it seems to disappear after that. Sadly, we (the screening team) have no control over this, so you will need to delete the photo in question, and upload it again with the correct info.

On a side note, the GR4 did look quite noisy, so you can also take this opportunity to address that before you upload it again.

You've also (unwittingly?) posted your email address in the screenshot, so you might want to remove that  
 
alchad
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RE: Uploaded Photos - Have To Have Reg No?

Mon Jun 03, 2013 12:05 pm

Thanks again, will look at and resubmit.
 
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RE: Uploaded Photos - Have To Have Reg No?

Mon Jun 03, 2013 2:28 pm

Quoting dlowwa (Reply 8):
There is a button to allow you to correct info for the first few days after uploading, but it seems to disappear after that.

Hi Dana/Alan.

I have just checked and I continue to see the 'Edit' Button in my upload queue (after many days). This feature was a hard fought helpful addition for photographers, so it should be available to all. Maybe needs to be reported as another 'bug'?

Paul

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