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by airkas1
Thu Jul 18, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Have quality standards changed on here recently?
Replies: 20
Views: 1180

Re: Have quality standards changed on here recently?

This might be a dumb idea, but I’m gonna float it anyway. What about seasonal/temporary screeners? Uploaders who have lots of free time, and have a certain number of photos in the DB, and can be trusted to screen reliably, what if they helped out to knock the queue down in the peak months? It would...

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by airkas1
Thu Jul 18, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre-screening please
Replies: 107
Views: 2959

Re: Pre-screening please

Better!

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by airkas1
Thu Jul 18, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Non-Av Pic Thread, Q3 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 642

Re: Non-Av Pic Thread, Q3 2019

Great photos guys, really really nice!

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by airkas1
Thu Jul 18, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre-screening please
Replies: 107
Views: 2959

Re: Pre-screening please

+51 shadows and -54 whites are quite extreme tweaks that should not be necessary for such a photo.

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by airkas1
Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Priority Screening: RIAT 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 55

Priority Screening: RIAT 2019

Hi all, We will be offering priority screening for all images taken during RIAT 2019. The priority window is open from July 18 22:00 until 22 July, 21:59 (all times UTC). Once the priority window has expired, images will be screened as part of the regular queue. To request priority, please tick the ...

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by airkas1
Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: I am looking for a specific photo / appreciate help
Replies: 8
Views: 162

Re: I am looking for a specific photo / appreciate help

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I've looked at Norway, Iceland and Greenland, but nothing matches your painted scene yet. Will try to look again later.
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I've looked at Norway, Iceland and Greenland, but nothing matches your painted scene yet. Will try to look again later.

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by airkas1
Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Update - Punch List of Bugs, Errors, Requests
Replies: 81
Views: 8972

Re: Update - Punch List of Bugs, Errors, Requests

We are aware and have passed the message on. Unfortunately we're still dependent on one person to pass that on to the developers and it's night in his timezone. Hopefully will be fixed soon. Thanks for reporting.

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by airkas1
Wed Jul 17, 2019 6:18 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Have quality standards changed on here recently?
Replies: 20
Views: 1180

Re: Have quality standards changed on here recently?

Hi Victor, I'm not seeing your post as a rant and I appreciate the honest opinion. But please allow me to be very honest then as well. I do understand your point and that seemingly inconsistent screening is going on. I will never claim that we are 100% consistent, but I think you could also do bette...

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by airkas1
Wed Jul 17, 2019 9:03 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide
Replies: 55
Views: 826

Re: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide

Tips for newcomers We often get asked what settings to use when starting out. Below you will find some suggestions if you are an absolute newcomer to the world of aviation photography. - Try to get the sun in your back (e.g. don't photograph into the sun). When the sun is high (especially in the su...

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by airkas1
Tue Jul 16, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre screen - R5K
Replies: 5
Views: 153

Re: Pre screen - R5K

The A321 looks better, agree with Tim for the other 2 (the EZY A320 is a little flat as well (needs more contrast)).

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by airkas1
Tue Jul 16, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Have quality standards changed on here recently?
Replies: 20
Views: 1180

Re: Have quality standards changed on here recently?

i uploaded same photos those had accepted years ago , but rejected this time How long ago were they accepted? Just for full disclosure; He got banned (+ all photos deleted) on his first account back in March for continously uploading and appealing marginal and unfixed photos, for which he had been ...

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by airkas1
Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre screen - R5K
Replies: 5
Views: 153

Re: Pre screen - R5K

Hi Rich,

Slightly soft and a bit magenta (needing more green) color cast. Otherwise nice.

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by airkas1
Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre-Screening - DanielK
Replies: 11
Views: 1267

Re: Pre-Screening - DanielK

Hi Daniel, 1. On the sharp side, a little overexposed top half of the fuselage. Nice shot though, perhaps better with reduced highlights. 2. Oversharpened, blurry nose 3. Very noisy and very oversharpend, top half fuselage overexposed. 4. Very oversharpened and a bit overexposed. Harsh light on all 4.

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by airkas1
Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:01 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre-screening photos - fsx98
Replies: 417
Views: 31150

Re: Pre-screening photos - fsx98

It's very toplit, the top fuselage is overexposed, windowline oversharpened and just poor light in general. I wouldn't suggest uploading this photo, nor any others taken in similar light.

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by airkas1
Sun Jul 14, 2019 1:51 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: prescreen / editing advice - jeepregular
Replies: 6
Views: 1065

Re: prescreen / editing advice - jeepregular

Level looks fine to me, the photo should be alright after fixing the underexposure and using a bit less contrast. The aircraft is bright enough, but the surroundings are dark (check the right side of the histogram).

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by airkas1
Sun Jul 14, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photo(s) that made you go WOW!
Replies: 232
Views: 63430

Re: Photo(s) that made you go WOW!

1985! Better quality than some of the modern day uploads we see.

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by airkas1
Sun Jul 14, 2019 8:04 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide
Replies: 55
Views: 826

Re: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide

Photo upload FAQ Why should I upload my photos to your web site? It's basically an "all win" situation. You're a winner because you get to show your work to the world. Airliners.net is one of the largest aviation related websites. Many people pass though this site every day. You getting t...

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by airkas1
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:59 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide
Replies: 55
Views: 826

Re: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide

Vignetting Vignetting is the effect where a photo gets a lighter or darker towards the corners or edges of the photo. It is a result of lens limitations and it may occur all along the zoom range, depending on the aperture and focal length. Dark vignetting is the most common. It can however easily b...

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by airkas1
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:58 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide
Replies: 55
Views: 826

Re: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide

Underexposed Your photo(s) is underexposed or too dark. 1. If the photo is underexposed it is probably caused by incorrect camera settings or by incorrect processing. You can try to brighten the image during processing, but this can often result in a noisy appearance, thus leading to a noisy reject...

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by airkas1
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:58 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide
Replies: 55
Views: 826

Re: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide

Soft Your photo(s) had a soft appearance. This does not mean they are blurry or out of focus, but that they need an extra kick of sharpness. This can be done by using the sharpen function of your image editing software. But be careful not to sharpen your pictures too much, because that may lead to ...

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by airkas1
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:58 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide
Replies: 55
Views: 826

Re: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide

Size The size of your photo was too small or had an invalid width/height size ratio. Normally, the upload page will actively give you an error if the size of your photo is incorrect, meaning a size rejection is very uncommon. However, there is a bug that allows for square(ish) photos to be upoaded....

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by airkas1
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:57 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide
Replies: 55
Views: 826

Re: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide

Right in Frame There is too much "empty space" on the left side of the aircraft. Generally speaking the empty space on each side of the aircraft (both horizontally and vertically) should be equal. You might also be getting this rejection for a shot where an aircraft is substantially pictu...

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by airkas1
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:57 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide
Replies: 55
Views: 826

Re: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide

Reupload Your photo(s) seems to be an unchanged reupload of a photo that was previously rejected. Re-uploading previously rejected photos in unchanged form is not allowed. Instead, use the appeal link which is included in your rejection E-mail (scroll further down in your email to see this link) to...

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by airkas1
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:56 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide
Replies: 55
Views: 826

Re: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide

Quality The image quality of your photo(s) did not meet the very high standards of Airliners.net. This may be the result of several perceived problems happening simultaneously, such as noise, blurriness, or unfavorable lighting. Usually we use this rejection reason to indicate that we suspect that ...

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by airkas1
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:56 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide
Replies: 55
Views: 826

Re: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide

Photog To upload photos you do not own the copyrights to, is a violation of international copyright laws and may result in huge fines or even a prison sentence, depending on severity and country. Something about your photo(s) or the attached information led us to believe that you may not be the act...

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by airkas1
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:56 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide
Replies: 55
Views: 826

Re: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide

Personal Message Personal means that the screener left you a personal note. You can find the message in your rejection E-mail. The message contains additional information on what is wrong with the photo and/or where on the photo you can find the flaw. It may also include recommendations from time t...

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by airkas1
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:55 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide
Replies: 55
Views: 826

Re: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide

People You will usually get this rejection if there are people clearly recognisable ore too prominently present in your photo(s). Cockpit photos with the pilots in their seats are acceptable, provided that they are not looking at the camera. Any photo in which people are prominently posing is not a...

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by airkas1
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:55 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide
Replies: 55
Views: 826

Re: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide

Oversharpened Your photo(s) were sharpened too much. In most cases this problem is due to oversharpening of the photo during post-processing in image editing software. Try sharpening the picture less aggressively to get rid of the jagged edges. These jagged edges are usually very visible on titles,...

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by airkas1
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:55 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide
Replies: 55
Views: 826

Re: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide

Overexposed Your photo is overexposed. In the case of a digital camera, the problem is almost certainly caused by incorrect exposure settings on your camera. In the case of a scanned image, it may be a problem with the original photo, negative or slide. Check your original photo, and if it appears ...

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by airkas1
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:54 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide
Replies: 55
Views: 826

Re: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide

Noise There was too much grain or digital noise in your photo(s). All slide or print scans contain a certain amount of grain, and all images from digital cameras contain a certain amount of digital noise, but these amounts should be kept at acceptable values. In case of a digital camera, avoiding n...

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by airkas1
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:54 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide
Replies: 55
Views: 826

Re: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide

Motive Your photo(s) showed a motive that is not accepted by Airliners.net. This problem may be due to a very wide range of reasons. Some of the most common examples are: - Photos showing just a part of an aircraft (with no motivation for doing so, like a special sticker, damage etc.). Additionally...

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by airkas1
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:53 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide
Replies: 55
Views: 826

Re: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide

Low in Frame There is too much "empty space" above the aircraft. Generally speaking the empty space on each side of the aircraft (both horizontally and vertically) should be equal. You might also be getting this rejection for a shot where an aircraft is substantially pictured but a small ...

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by airkas1
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:53 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide
Replies: 55
Views: 826

Re: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide

Low contrast Your photo has a too low contrast setting. Too low settings result in whites that are not pure white, or blacks that are not pure black. The image looks "flat". The contrast problem may be due to incorrect post-processing with image editing software. If the image is a scan of...

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by airkas1
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:53 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide
Replies: 55
Views: 826

Re: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide

Left in Frame There is too much "empty space" on the right side of the aircraft. Generally speaking the empty space on each side of the aircraft (both horizontally and vertically) should be equal. You might also be getting this rejection for a shot where an aircraft is substantially pictu...

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by airkas1
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:52 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide
Replies: 55
Views: 826

Re: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide

Info Some of the information you submitted together with your photo(s) was missing, incorrect, irrelevant or in the wrong format. A common reason for this message is a missing registration or an airport name/location in the wrong format. In many cases this rejection can be avoided by using the auto...

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by airkas1
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:52 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide
Replies: 55
Views: 826

Re: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide

High in Frame There is too much "empty space" below aircraft. Generally speaking the empty space on each side of the aircraft (both horizontally and vertically) should be equal. You might also be getting this rejection for a shot where an aircraft is substantially pictured but a small amo...

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by airkas1
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:52 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide
Replies: 55
Views: 826

Re: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide

High Contrast Your photo has a too high contrast setting. Too high contrast settings result in very strong differences between dark and light areas in the image, and usually in very strange-looking colors. The image looks very "hard". The contrast problem may be due to incorrect post-proc...

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by airkas1
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:50 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide
Replies: 55
Views: 826

Re: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide

Heat Haze Heat haze is caused by the difference in temperature between asphalt/concrete and the air above it. This phenomenon is most apparent on hot days but can also occur in winter. Long tele shots suffer from it the most. When you photograph aircraft on the ground, or even in the sky, heat haze...

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by airkas1
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:50 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide
Replies: 55
Views: 826

Re: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide

Halos If you received this rejection, it means halos were visible on yur photo. Usually this is a side effect of overediting. Halos are dark/light areas around a certain part in a photo. Halos also come in dark and light version. To check for halos, simply equalize the photo and any halo will immed...

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by airkas1
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:49 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide
Replies: 55
Views: 826

Re: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide

Error During or after uploading your photo(s), an error occurred. Please do not appeal these rejections! The second time around the problem will still be there. The only way to proceed it to upload the image again. We apologize for any inconvenience. Similarly, if your photo does not become visible...

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by airkas1
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:49 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide
Replies: 55
Views: 826

Re: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide

Editing You will receive this rejection if your image is overedited. Usually this means that you have made too many changes/tweaks during the editing of your photo. A couple of common occurances are: - The use of gradients (often in the sky), which we don't allow. - Overuse of the shadow/highlights...

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by airkas1
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:48 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide
Replies: 55
Views: 826

Re: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide

Double You already have a photo of this aircraft in the Airliners.net database that is the same as, or very similar to the proposed photo (same side, same day, same airport, same sequence, taken by you) In certain (rare) cases you can also get this rejection if there are photos in the database that...

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by airkas1
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:48 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide
Replies: 55
Views: 826

Re: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide

Distance The aircraft in your photo(s) was too far in the distance, resulting in too much 'empty space' in the image. The best way to avoid this problem is to get closer to the aircraft or use a lens with a longer focal length. In some cases this problem can be corrected by cropping the image more ...

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by airkas1
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:48 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide
Replies: 55
Views: 826

Re: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide

Dirty Your photo(s) had blemishes on them. If the image is from a digital single-lens reflex camera (DSLR), these blemishes may be dust spots, which are often difficult to see. They are caused by dust on the CCD/CMOS sensor of your camera. DSLR are very sensitive to the problem, because of the remo...

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by airkas1
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:47 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide
Replies: 55
Views: 826

Re: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide

CW Rotation Your photo(s) require(s) clockwise rotation. This problem is caused by not keeping the camera completely level while making the photograph, and particularly applies to pictures of aircraft on the ground. For shots of aircraft in flight where the ground is visible (take-offs and landings...

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by airkas1
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:47 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide
Replies: 55
Views: 826

Re: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide

Copyright A copyright text or graphic was added to your photo(s), we do not accept such photos. Airliners.net offers a watermark option on the upload page to increase protection against photo theft. This watermark will be added when your picture gets accepted into our database. Regarding the copyri...

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by airkas1
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:46 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide
Replies: 55
Views: 826

Re: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide

Compression Results of compression are visible in your photo. Often this is caused by low quality settings when saving or taking your photo . Another cause may be reworking a previous edit (not starting a new edit from scratch). Every time you resave a JPG file, more detail gets lost. It is strongl...

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by airkas1
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:46 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide
Replies: 55
Views: 826

Re: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide

Common The aircraft depicted in your photos was very common in the Airliners.net database, with many photos of this aircraft already present on the website. In this case the standards for acceptance are higher than for aircraft of which we have fewer or no photographs on the database, and only phot...

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by airkas1
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:39 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide
Replies: 55
Views: 826

Re: Airliners.net Photo Upload & Acceptance Guide

Color There was a problem with the color in your photo(s). This may be due to one of two reasons: - Your photo has a strong color cast that makes the photos look too red/blue/yellow etc. - Your photo is saturated too little or too much. Over saturating is more common and causes colors to become ver...

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