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Re: Pre-Screening DL747

Mon Jun 03, 2019 6:16 am

Tried to edit the previous post, but it appears I am a bit too late. Sorry for the unnecessary clutter, but here's a couple more for prescreening. Thanks!
64-13247 (Beale T-38): https://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/ai ... ad84c10769
N8735L: https://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/ai ... e2ce370f57
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Re: Pre-Screening DL747

Mon Jun 03, 2019 6:23 am

T-38 looks slightly oversharpened, but may be passable.

The Southwest looks fine to me.
 
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Re: Pre-Screening DL747

Mon Jun 03, 2019 10:15 am

What he said^
 
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Re: Pre-Screening DL747

Mon Jun 03, 2019 12:02 pm

Agree with the assessment of the T-38. Jaggies along the leading edge of the vertical stabilizer.
SW looks blurry(main titles) to me.I would try it at a smaller size (e.g. 1200 pixels).

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Re: Pre-Screening DL747

Tue Jun 04, 2019 5:50 am

Thanks Evan and Jehan, here are re-edits of both. The WN is not blurry straight out of camera, there was slight NR used so it may be that. I attempted to increase sharpening on the titles slightly, while the T-38 has reduced overall sharpening. Thanks!
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Re: Pre-Screening DL747

Tue Jun 04, 2019 11:15 am

Both edited versions are passable for me. Nice jet-wash on the T-38!

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Re: Pre-Screening DL747

Thu Jun 06, 2019 12:19 am

Thanks Jehan! Bravo 7 does afford some very nice views for shots like that.
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Re: Pre-Screening DL747

Tue Jun 11, 2019 1:49 pm

So the KC-130 was rejected for overexposed. UT was also rejected for flat and overexposed. That’s a bit frustrating considering a head screener said they looked alright, and I personally don’t see those issues. Thoughts? Thanks!
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Re: Pre-Screening DL747

Tue Jun 11, 2019 4:10 pm

KC-130 to me is definitely OE, UT does look like it could use more contrast for sure, I personally don't think it's over-exposed though.
 
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Re: Pre-Screening DL747

Wed Sep 18, 2019 6:12 am

Hi all, been a bit since I've uploaded. Threw a couple in the queue and they were both rejected. Kunming for underexposed and Alaska for underexposed/soft. I suppose I can sort of see how Kunming is a bit dark but I'm failing to see either for Alaska. Thoughts?
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Re: Pre-Screening DL747

Wed Sep 18, 2019 7:53 am

Edit: both photos have been accepted with re-edits.
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Re: Pre-Screening DL747

Thu Oct 10, 2019 4:15 pm

Hey all, this recently got rejected for soft and I'm not quite seeing where. To me, the only place that's not right on the verge of oversharpened is the tail. Any thoughts, or opinions on where its soft? Thanks!
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Re: Pre-Screening DL747

Thu Oct 10, 2019 6:15 pm

Hi,
For me,the sharpness looks not bad for me though the nose and cockpit have slightly soft. Considering the amount of this a/c in current DB, I would say it's passble for me since there is only one in DB now.

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Re: Pre-Screening DL747

Thu Oct 10, 2019 9:42 pm

Not seeing soft.

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Re: Pre-Screening DL747

Thu Oct 10, 2019 9:51 pm

Fine for me too.
 
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Re: Pre-Screening DL747

Fri Oct 11, 2019 5:21 am

Thanks Harry, Jehan, Kas, I’ll try an appeal then. I appreciate the feedback as always. Thanks!
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Re: Pre-Screening DL747

Sun Oct 13, 2019 8:22 pm

Hi all, 115DU got in on appeal.


Here's the new Pixar special for pre-screening. It's a pretty routine shot but the blue on blue is throwing me off a little, so I just want to make sure it looks alright. Thanks!
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Re: Pre-Screening DL747

Sun Oct 13, 2019 8:27 pm

I would reduce the highlights, but otherwise nice.
 
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Re: Pre-Screening DL747

Tue Oct 15, 2019 6:50 am

Thanks Kas, I toned down the highlights and decreased overall exposure just slightly, does this look better?
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Re: Pre-Screening DL747

Tue Oct 15, 2019 7:57 pm

Alaska looks better ;)
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Re: Pre-Screening DL747

Wed Oct 16, 2019 2:58 am

Yep, looks good to me as well.
 
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Re: Pre-Screening DL747

Tue Nov 19, 2019 5:57 pm

Been out of the editing routine for a little bit, hopefully these two are okay. Thanks!
N1015B: https://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/ai ... c08d641006
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Re: Pre-Screening DL747

Tue Nov 19, 2019 9:51 pm

Hi,

the 789 looks fine as it is.
I personally find the crop on the 772 too tight, I would recommend to give it a little breathing space on both sides. The whites on the nose are a bit bright IMO, so maybe bring the highlighst slightly down.

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Re: Pre-Screening DL747

Tue Nov 19, 2019 10:13 pm

Hi Julien,

Thanks for the feedback! I totally agree on the crop, but unfortunately widening it much more throws off the centering, it’s pretty much maxed out on the bottom of the frame crop wise. Would that be a rejection or just preference? Thanks!
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Re: Pre-Screening DL747

Wed Nov 20, 2019 8:44 am

Hi,
no in this case it would not be a rejection reason. Just a suggestion which would make the shot look better.
 
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Re: Pre-Screening DL747

Thu Nov 21, 2019 5:14 am

Hi again all,

Here's the Eco-Demonstrator re-done. Unfortunately not much I could do regarding the crop, but at some point I'll upload a shot of the other side with a more conventional crop. :) Thanks!

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Re: Pre-Screening DL747

Thu Nov 21, 2019 9:01 am

Hi, looks acceptable to me.
 
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Re: Pre-Screening DL747

Thu Nov 21, 2019 12:45 pm

I like the crop...very imposing! OK for me as well.

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Re: Pre-Screening DL747

Thu Nov 21, 2019 12:53 pm

jelpee wrote:
I like the crop...very imposing! OK for me as well.

Jehan


Let me clarify, nothing wrong with the crop generally . I like it as well. My point was not about the crop itself just about the fact it is very tightly cut. I just prefer it a bit wider. I started in the non-digital era, and still prefer a look that looks like it could have come straight out of the cam. :-)
 
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Re: Pre-Screening DL747

Thu Nov 21, 2019 5:25 pm

A bit looser crop would be nice for next time, but I'd add it as-is too.

JKPhotos wrote:
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:old:
 
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Re: Pre-Screening DL747

Thu Nov 21, 2019 6:16 pm

Thanks all. I completely agree on the crop being looser, most of the rest of my uploads are like that. In this case, this annoying fence ruined my ability to widen the crop without the airplane being too low. I've been looking at taller ladders to get around this, and allow for more flexibility, so hopefully that will mitigate this irritant of a fence. :)
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Re: Pre-Screening DL747

Thu Nov 21, 2019 9:16 pm

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JKPhotos wrote:
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hahaha, don't make me older than I am. I was a kid back then and it wasn't like ages before digital cams came :-)

To DL747: If I had to chose between a tight crop and a fence, I would always take the tight crop, too !
 
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Re: Pre-Screening DL747

Fri Nov 22, 2019 5:46 pm

Haha Julien, same here. That spot is absolutely fantastic except the fence, but as mentioned earlier, hopefully the taller ladder fixes that! Thanks again, and have a nice weekend guys!
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Re: Pre-Screening DL747

Fri Nov 22, 2019 7:47 pm

Well, for distractive fence situation. Most of time I wold try 16:9 first lol.
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