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ChrisLait
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Re: Pre Screen Feedback Please

Sun Aug 18, 2019 10:21 am

Thanks guys .. exactly what I thought. Frustrating as I have been chasing this one for a while and never seem to have the right conditions. I'll bin this one and keep chasing.

Thanks again.
 
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Re: Pre Screen Feedback Please

Thu Nov 07, 2019 8:42 am

Hi Community

Just after some feedback on this Air New Zealand Dreamliner please.

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Chris
 
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Re: Pre Screen Feedback Please

Thu Nov 07, 2019 10:18 am

Hi Chris,

looks heat hazed / oversharpened (titles) and light is very harsh. So it won't make it as it is, and there's nothing to be done against heat haze. The quality is not really there.
I would really recommend to not shoot at midday during times with high sun. And look for opportunities to shoot with lower sun..

Julien
 
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Re: Pre Screen Feedback Please

Thu Nov 07, 2019 4:11 pm

I would totally agree with Julien's point on Heat Haze which destroys most of it. Sorry about it.
I am a Guangzhou Spotter. My photos are here : https://www.airliners.net/search?user=20 ... =viewCount :D
 
ChrisLait
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Re: Pre Screen Feedback Please

Sun Nov 17, 2019 6:19 am

Thanks for the feedback on the last air nz. now in the bin.

Just after feedback on this one too if I can ...

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I am a little concerned about the lighting ...

Thanks
Chris
 
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Re: Pre Screen Feedback Please

Sun Nov 17, 2019 9:13 am

Your concerns are right. It is backlit and therefore has a dark forgreground but yet a bright sky. So if you expose the aircraft more the sky will look blown out. I am afraid, but this one is rather for the personal collection.

Julien
 
ChrisLait
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Re: Pre Screen Feedback Please

Wed Nov 27, 2019 10:59 am

Hi Community

Just after some feedback on this Shanghai Airlines Dreamliner.

I have some concerns around the heat haze coming from the engines distorting the aircraft body but not sure if these kill the image for the site or are acceptable. I have exported at a smaller size than I normally would to try and minimise the effect.

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Chris
 
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Re: Pre Screen Feedback Please

Wed Nov 27, 2019 11:11 am

HI Chris,

To me it looks like there is a lot of heathaze in general. Not only from the engines but also around the front of the aircraft, clearly visible to me. I would say this photo is not fixable.

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Re: Pre Screen Feedback Please

Wed Nov 27, 2019 12:16 pm

Agree with Stefan. Heat hazed and very harsh lighting. Also looks over sharpened. Perhaps, bet to move on.

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Re: Pre Screen Feedback Please

Wed Nov 27, 2019 1:39 pm

Well as Jehan and Stefan have noted the quality is not there. Heat haze is all over. Again, I would recommend to not shoot at times when the sun is at the highest, this will lead to not really nice light and also heat-haze, especially at a larger distance.
So in the warmer month I would recommend to only shoot early morning / late evening and avoid midday shooting.
 
ChrisLait
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Re: Pre Screen Feedback Please

Sat Nov 30, 2019 3:57 am

Thanks Guys for the feedback. Unfortunately its starting summer here and to get anything outside of the standard domestic 737s shooting is limited. I was 99% sure it wasn't going to make it but was just hoping. Anyway, thanks as always and this one is in the bin :-(
 
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Re: Pre Screen Feedback Please

Sat Nov 30, 2019 4:00 am

Ok .. a different question this time. Most of my shots are normally landing or take off as I can rarely get shots of the ramp, however this time I could. I'm confident the picture itself is ok but, is there too much going on and would it be given a motive rejection?

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Chris
 
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Re: Pre Screen Feedback Please

Sat Nov 30, 2019 9:52 am

Motive is fine. I assume this is the unedited photo?
 
ChrisLait
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Re: Pre Screen Feedback Please

Sun Dec 01, 2019 2:02 am

Thanks Kas .. yes, unedited. I didn't want to spend too much time on it if it was going to be an instant rejection. Now that I know that it will be ok, I'll do an actual edit.
 
ChrisLait
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Re: Pre Screen Feedback Please

Sat Jan 04, 2020 2:03 am

Hi Community

Just after some feedback on the below images before uploading please.

Asiana 777
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Batik / Malindo Air 737
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Jetstar A320
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Thanks
Chris
 
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Re: Pre Screen Feedback Please

Sat Jan 04, 2020 7:41 am

Asiana: Looks ok.

Batik: Nose looks a little blurry, probably better at a smaller size.

JetStar: Poor crop (the a/c is in the top left of the frame), blurry.

Tim
 
ChrisLait
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Re: Pre Screen Feedback Please

Sat Jan 04, 2020 8:28 am

Thanks Tim
 
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Re: Pre Screen Feedback Please

Sat Jan 04, 2020 9:38 am

Asiana: fine
Batik: blurry nose
JetStar: needs a tighter crop, but also looks a little OOF.
 
ChrisLait
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Re: Pre Screen Feedback Please

Sat Jan 04, 2020 9:39 am

Thanka Kas
 
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Re: Pre Screen Feedback Please

Sat Jan 04, 2020 9:50 am

and another quick one ...

Not sure on this one. Was a very smokey day so I am not sure how this has impacted the image. Obviously not as clear as I would like but is it too far gone?

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Chris
 
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Re: Pre Screen Feedback Please

Sat Jan 04, 2020 10:44 am

Well other than being flat and hazy it's very toplit for a very common plane. I would let this one go.

Because it would need quite a boost in contrast which then accentuates the shadows. Try to shoot in better light / circumstances.
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