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by dutchspotter1
Tue Nov 23, 2021 10:51 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Is there any point in trying to get photos accepted?
Replies: 23
Views: 955

Re: Is there any point in trying to get photos accepted?

https://www.airliners.net/photo/Lufthansa/Airbus-A340-642/2401643 https://www.airliners.net/photo/United-Airlines/Boeing-737-824/4931285 https://www.airliners.net/photo/Delta-Air-Lines/Airbus-A330-223/2225755 https://www.airliners.net/photo/Virgin-America/Airbus-A320-214/2119922 https://www.airline...

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by dutchspotter1
Sun Nov 14, 2021 10:54 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photo(s) that made you go WOW!
Replies: 341
Views: 175860

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

These two photos made me go wow as they are both nearly identical and uploaded on the same day, but one has approx. 10 times as many views as the other:



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by dutchspotter1
Tue Oct 12, 2021 12:23 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airport DB issue (quadruple entry)
Replies: 2
Views: 2517

Re: Airport DB issue (quadruple entry)

Found another one that is duplicate: Deventer-Teuge (EHTE) and Deventer - Teuge (EHTE) in The Netherlands. Can these be merged please? Thanks in advance.

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by dutchspotter1
Sun Oct 03, 2021 11:51 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Priority Screening Inconsistency
Replies: 42
Views: 11476

Re: Priority Screening Inconsistency

RSAF is not really an airline, so I guess this one would apply:

Q: Rare military jet visits (e.g. fighters showing up at a civil airport that rarely sees them)?
A: No.

Nevertheless confusing indeed.

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by dutchspotter1
Sun Sep 05, 2021 8:47 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Photos with a wider crop
Replies: 6
Views: 1123

Re: Photos with a wider crop

https://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/ai ... e61fbed335

...while another one was accepted:



Thanks in advance for the clarification.
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Hi all,

Can anybody clarify why the following photo with a wider crop was rejected:

https://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/ai ... e61fbed335

...while another one was accepted:



Thanks in advance for the clarification.

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by dutchspotter1
Tue Aug 03, 2021 8:40 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Photos with a wider crop
Replies: 6
Views: 1123

Re: Photos with a wider crop

Thank you, and should these kind of photos be uploaded as "mark for the creative screening team" or not?

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by dutchspotter1
Thu Jul 29, 2021 4:34 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Photos with a wider crop
Replies: 6
Views: 1123

Photos with a wider crop

Hi all, I was wondering if photos with a wider crop like the examples below are still being accepted or if they would be rejected for motive/distant. Also I would like to know if these photos should be uploaded as "mark for the creative screening team" or not. Thanks in advance for the inf...

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by dutchspotter1
Thu Jul 29, 2021 9:32 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: prescreen / editing advice - jeepregular
Replies: 19
Views: 15129

Re: prescreen / editing advice - jeepregular

Since it's not blocking any part of the a/c it won't be rejected by the screeners for that reason.
The a/c is rather high in frame though (taking into account the tail), which may lead to a rejection.

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by dutchspotter1
Tue Jul 27, 2021 2:52 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: How do we re-submit a rejected photo?
Replies: 1
Views: 687

Re: How do we re-submit a rejected photo?

ricq wrote:
Do we just send the newly edited photo in as though it were a new photo and make a note to the reviewer that it is being re-submitted?

Yes, although the note is optional (not required).

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by dutchspotter1
Mon Jul 26, 2021 7:55 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Priority Screening Inconsistency
Replies: 42
Views: 11476

Re: Priority Screening Inconsistency

Unbelievable, the same a/c has now been accepted with priority...

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by dutchspotter1
Sun Jul 25, 2021 3:48 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Priority Screening Inconsistency
Replies: 42
Views: 11476

Re: Priority Screening Inconsistency

Hi all, Ref. ID 6501637, can anybody explain why a Cathay Dragon A320 visiting Amsterdam was deprioritized? Narrowbody east-Asian aircraft are not normally seen at this airport, besides it was a first visit of this airline. I made sure to mention this in the comments (also the "talk of the town...

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by dutchspotter1
Sat Jul 24, 2021 7:26 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post-screening feedback
Replies: 5
Views: 1295

Re: Post-screening feedback

Website titles and nose do look blurry. Increased sharpening wouldn't help.

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by dutchspotter1
Wed Jul 07, 2021 6:49 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Level Rejection
Replies: 5
Views: 907

Re: Level Rejection

Since the photo was not taken perpendicular to the runway, I wonder if it is correct to have the runway horizontally aligned. A minor CW rotation wouldn't do any harm, although I do agree that it is too small of an issue for a rejection. On the other hand the a/c is rather high in frame, I would sug...

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by dutchspotter1
Tue Jul 06, 2021 2:46 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Night/Dusk/Dawn Confirmation
Replies: 2
Views: 821

Re: Night/Dusk/Dawn Confirmation

Definitely not night/dusk/dawn, please check the description on the upload page:

Night/Dusk/Dawn
Mark this box when the sun was below the horizon when you took the photo.

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by dutchspotter1
Thu Jun 17, 2021 11:12 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post-screening questions
Replies: 23
Views: 7173

Re: Post-screening questions

Hello, This one got rejected for needing CCW rotation, but I'm wondering how to determine when the photo is level or not. There are no obvious vertical objects and it was not taken perpendicular to the runway, so I'm not sure what to use as a reference. Any suggestions or tips? https://imgproc.airli...

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by dutchspotter1
Mon Jun 14, 2021 6:15 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Priority Screening Inconsistency
Replies: 42
Views: 11476

Re: Priority Screening Inconsistency

Thanks Daniel, let's hope the new guidelines will make things a little less confusing.

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by dutchspotter1
Mon Jun 14, 2021 12:02 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Search registration by "XX-"
Replies: 1
Views: 1231

Re: Search registration by "XX-"

To answer your questions: no and no.
I believe this has already been reported several years ago, but the owners/developers are not able/willing to solve this.

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by dutchspotter1
Mon Jun 14, 2021 6:55 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Priority Screening Inconsistency
Replies: 42
Views: 11476

Re: Priority Screening Inconsistency

The prio guidelines now say that if it's a first visit for a type and airline it qualifies for prio. As a general rule, if we don't have certain type of aircraft in the db from that airline at that airport, it can get prio screening. Hi Daniel, Thank you for your reply. Would you be able to comment...

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by dutchspotter1
Mon Jun 14, 2021 3:21 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Priority Screening Inconsistency
Replies: 42
Views: 11476

Re: Priority Screening Inconsistency

Hi again dutchspotter1 We can't dispute you're right. It has been there a bunch of times before. That said, this image is the first photographed visit of that model by the operator to AMS which means it received priority screening in line with our rules. Please note: Photographed visit not just a v...

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by dutchspotter1
Sat Jun 12, 2021 1:23 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Prescreening Advice
Replies: 28
Views: 3343

Re: Prescreening Advice

High in frame (when factoring in the tail), fuselage lacks contrast and is borderline overexposed.

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by dutchspotter1
Thu Jun 10, 2021 6:05 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Priority Screening Inconsistency
Replies: 42
Views: 11476

Re: Priority Screening Inconsistency

Thanks, except that it wasn't a first visit of this operator/model combi. It's been at AMS a bunch of times before. The fact that there aren't any other photos of this combi at AMS in the database doesn't mean it's a first visit.

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by dutchspotter1
Tue Jun 08, 2021 11:37 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Priority Screening Inconsistency
Replies: 42
Views: 11476

Re: Priority Screening Inconsistency

Another one which I can't figure out:

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by dutchspotter1
Sun May 30, 2021 11:43 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Have quality standards changed on here recently?
Replies: 289
Views: 76337

Re: Have quality standards changed on here recently?

planespot wrote:
I think what you may be missing is that A.net has always been about image quality first and image aesthetics second.

It seems you hit the nail on the head there, thank you for the insight.

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by dutchspotter1
Sat May 22, 2021 1:19 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Have quality standards changed on here recently?
Replies: 289
Views: 76337

Re: Have quality standards changed on here recently?

If screeners were to not allow it, then no one would have any idea what that plane looks like, and there'd be no photos from KTTN's ramp area. Just out of curiousity, have you ever considered the possibility that perhaps not each and every location around an airport may be suitable for taking HQ av...

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by dutchspotter1
Fri May 21, 2021 8:21 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Have quality standards changed on here recently?
Replies: 289
Views: 76337

Re: Have quality standards changed on here recently?

planespot wrote:
Do you think a better shot could have been taken?

No, but is that the definition of a high quality shot? As mentioned, please disregard the fact that it's the first photo of this particular a/c.

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by dutchspotter1
Fri May 21, 2021 8:13 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Shooting from an airplane window
Replies: 2
Views: 2346

Re: Shooting from an airplane window

What exactly are you trying to shoot from an airplane window? Another airplane that is flying miles away or the wing of your a/c? All the factors you listed are important points but I would like to add one more: the less mm you are using, the sharper the results.

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by dutchspotter1
Sun May 16, 2021 2:09 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Have quality standards changed on here recently?
Replies: 289
Views: 76337

Re: Have quality standards changed on here recently?

Thank you for your responses. I get that some of these issues are subjective (as illustrated by the contributions from Tim and JakTrax) and ultimately it is up to the owners/screeners to define the acceptance standards. My point is the discrepancy between the "mild" screening on motive/com...

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by dutchspotter1
Sun May 16, 2021 10:34 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Have quality standards changed on here recently?
Replies: 289
Views: 76337

Re: Have quality standards changed on here recently?

Hi Paul, Thank you for your response. My comments indeed do not apply to vintage photos. Here are a few random examples where I think stricter screening could be applied (or at least considered) to ensure a consistent level of high quality standards. 1. Lots of distracting clutter (fence, ramp equip...

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by dutchspotter1
Sat May 15, 2021 9:19 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Have quality standards changed on here recently?
Replies: 289
Views: 76337

Re: Have quality standards changed on here recently?

Dutchspotter1 you're referring to our Motive rule. Thanks but that seems to cover merely distance/centering/obstructions. I was more referring to things like distracting items (fences in the bottom, lampposts in the back, taxiway signs stuck to the a/c) general backgorund issues (hazy skies/flat li...

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by dutchspotter1
Sun May 02, 2021 8:13 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Have quality standards changed on here recently?
Replies: 289
Views: 76337

Re: Have quality standards changed on here recently?

Here is a general question about quality standards: do photos ever get rejected for bad composition or are all photos potentially acceptable, regardless of angle of the aircraft, regardless of what the background/foreground looks like?

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by dutchspotter1
Sun May 02, 2021 7:53 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post-screening questions
Replies: 23
Views: 7173

Re: Post-screening questions

https://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/ai ... e816bd7873





Many thanks for your help.
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Hi all,

Can anybody point out the difference in exposure between these three photos (of which the first one got rejected):

https://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/ai ... e816bd7873





Many thanks for your help.

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by dutchspotter1
Sat May 01, 2021 1:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 277
Views: 46857

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2021

We changed hands again about four years ago (maybe six months after the migration), and not long after, development to the site pretty much halted. I don't see that changing anytime soon. It's frustrating for all of us as well, but there's nothing we can do about it. Makes me wonder if anybody has ...

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by dutchspotter1
Mon Apr 26, 2021 1:33 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airport DB issue (quadruple entry)
Replies: 2
Views: 2517

Re: Airport DB issue (quadruple entry)

Looks like this has now been fixed, thank you!

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by dutchspotter1
Sun Apr 25, 2021 1:47 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airport DB issue (quadruple entry)
Replies: 2
Views: 2517

Airport DB issue (quadruple entry)

When I was searching for an airport in New Mexico (USA), I found out that the airport Santa Teresa - Dona Ana County (DNA / KDNA) is listed no less than four times when using the advanced search option. Can these entries be merged please?
Thank you.

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by dutchspotter1
Sun Apr 18, 2021 7:59 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Compression rejection
Replies: 6
Views: 4768

Re: Compression rejection

Do you shoot in RAW? Can you post some examples of the rejected photos?

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by dutchspotter1
Sun Apr 18, 2021 7:58 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: I want to buy a new lens, but I don't know which one
Replies: 12
Views: 3413

Re: I want to buy a new lens, but I don't know which one

There is not one answer for such a question. It depends on your personal quality standards, your budget, your photography style, which camera you have, what and where you want to photograph, etc.

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by dutchspotter1
Thu Apr 08, 2021 8:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 277
Views: 46857

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2021

It's the old Xtra Airways if I'm not mistaken.

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by dutchspotter1
Mon Mar 29, 2021 6:19 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Critique Me Please -- Long Time Listener, First Time Caller
Replies: 7
Views: 2804

Re: Critique Me Please -- Long Time Listener, First Time Caller

I'd suggest to start with the basic skills of aviation photography first and not bother with panning shots and prop blur at this point.

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by dutchspotter1
Mon Mar 29, 2021 2:21 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Critique Me Please -- Long Time Listener, First Time Caller
Replies: 7
Views: 2804

Re: Critique Me Please -- Long Time Listener, First Time Caller

I'm sorry but what exactly is your question? If you've been looking at the photos on this website for years it shouldn't be too hard to notice the difference between the photos on this website and yours. First I would suggest to read the manual of your camera and lens and make sure your settings are...

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by dutchspotter1
Thu Mar 25, 2021 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 277
Views: 46857

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2021

Has Boutique Air been flying anybody on their PRC flights in the first month of service? Boutique is flying PHX/PRC/PHX? Since when? Either I didn't get the memo or I've forgotten (which is entirely possible!). I remember about their announcement to start PHX/PSP but not PRC. https://www.boutiqueai...

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by dutchspotter1
Mon Mar 22, 2021 7:25 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Have quality standards changed on here recently?
Replies: 289
Views: 76337

Re: Have quality standards changed on here recently?

Curious why this one isn't considered oversharped:

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by dutchspotter1
Mon Mar 22, 2021 11:51 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: double photo
Replies: 0
Views: 3105

double photo

May I ask why this image was accepted twice:



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by dutchspotter1
Sun Mar 14, 2021 1:23 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Multiple "oversharpened" rejections
Replies: 6
Views: 3335

Re: Multiple "oversharpened" rejections

I'd agree with the screeners, all of them seem oversharped which is especially obvious around the titles/registration. Not a big surprise considering that you photographed mostly moving a/c in darkness/low light conditions. On the other hand, the screening pace has picked up significantly the last f...

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by dutchspotter1
Sun Mar 14, 2021 1:08 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre Screen Feedback Please
Replies: 453
Views: 106465

Re: Pre Screen Feedback Please

The colours look quite unnatural so it's pretty obvious it was shot through terminal glass.

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by dutchspotter1
Sat Mar 13, 2021 8:51 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Prescreening: speedbird52 UPS 747
Replies: 12
Views: 3474

Re: Prescreening: speedbird52 UPS 747

All of them are poorly cropped.

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by dutchspotter1
Fri Mar 12, 2021 5:25 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post-screening questions
Replies: 23
Views: 7173

Re: Post-screening questions

Many thanks for the clarification! Will keep this in mind when editing my photos.

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by dutchspotter1
Fri Mar 12, 2021 9:43 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post-screening questions
Replies: 23
Views: 7173

Re: Post-screening questions

So what should be taken into account regarding centering: the tip of the rear end of the fuselage (i.e. nose-to-tail) or the tip of the horizontal stabilizer? Based on the first option it's actually left in frame.

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by dutchspotter1
Thu Mar 11, 2021 6:48 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post-screening questions
Replies: 23
Views: 7173

Re: Post-screening questions

https://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/ai ... 34dd456f48
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Curious if other people think this one is right in frame and underexposed:

https://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/ai ... 34dd456f48

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by dutchspotter1
Wed Mar 10, 2021 3:51 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: pre-post screening spompert
Replies: 257
Views: 78826

Re: pre-post screening spompert

I think the main problem here is heathaze; despite the low res and the "small' aircraft it's causing some softness.

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