airkas1 wrote:But I agree that it's blurry and OS, I'd probably let it go to be honest.
dutchspotter1 wrote:Regarding the QR, what part do you think is blurry?
I compared it to this shot (same a/c, same location): https://www.airliners.net/photo/Qatar-Ai ... /4995965/L and this one (Paul's) looks much softer (e.g. reg, nose, NWD, etc) than Steve's.
I do agree that Steve's is oversharped. The motive would not be my preference either but it's still acceptable as it is not a 90 deg shot.
airkas1 wrote:As for the other photo, noisy and exposure are passable, but you've got some DoF issues towards the rear (as one would expect with such a photo). Not sure what the category was, but you should've received a personal message for that. If you want, I can check. Not a huge fan of the crop though.
sausten wrote:Yeah both were accpeted last night. Not sure what happened. Neither was marked for priority screening but somehow got picked up with other shots I had in the queue
Thanks all for the help getting the QR shot on. What still puzzles me is that it was knocked back for 'blurry' at 1400pxls but original was sharp and was eventually accepted at 1600pxls. How is blurriness introduced in the editing stage? The only thing I did different between the first and second versions was resize larger and apply one less pass of sharpening.
sausten wrote:Hi again,
Hoping for some advice on this one. Rejected for Soft Vignetting
https://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/air ... 8b31502b4a
Firstly, is the sky so bad? Looks to me just like the sky in other wide angle shots. There are no dark areas in the top corners either.
Secondly, what can be done for such vignetting? Not a problem I've come across too often.
airkas1 wrote:With my current camera, I've found that sometimes resizing the photo to a smaller size looks worse than at a larger size. Hence where in the past screeners would comment 'better smaller' (which still happens), I sometimes now think a larger size will be better. Not saying that's exactly what's going on, just an interpretation of mine.
airkas1 wrote:Hey Steve,
- The UPS just always looks off (not just yours, but every photo. The titles are a pain to get right). I would agree that it looks on par with many other UPS photos in the DB.
- The AA has a strong line of glare on the fuselage, which is likely the cause for the overexposed rejection. Perhaps reducing highlights will help, but otherwise not a whole lot to do about that I'm afraid. I don't find it soft or exceptionally hazed.
- The F-16 photo looks a bit cluttered, but since it wasn't rejected for that and I don't find the other issues too bad, I'll say passable.
- LAN: agree on overexposed and soft.
dutchspotter1 wrote:RAAF MRTT could use some more contrast.
sausten wrote:Right. Must say though, looks pretty normal/good to me. I've seen a lot worse accepted.
DL747 wrote:As far as the Cathay, maybe try at 1200, and hit the windows/reg with another shot of sharpening.
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