Runway28L wrote:Front half of the aircraft looks blurry. Seeing some minor halos around the tail and terminal building in the background.
I also see part of a reflection below the fuselage and near the engine, since it seems like you took this through a terminal window.
jelpee wrote:I would try this at a smaller size (1200 pixels) with a light round of sharpening.
jelpee wrote:I see a bit of over-sharpening (jaggies) on the trailing edge of the tail including the insignia on the tail. If you applied sharpening using a layer, you could apply the eraser tool and remove the sharpening in that area. Did you resize and sharpen your previously edited version? I recommend starting from you original image, resizing to 1200 pixels first, and then edit and apply your sharpening as the last step.
airkas1 wrote:For the last link, the fuselage looks a little soft, but otherwise it's a nice photo.
Schmave wrote:Hi, thanks all for your help. I just got my first photo accepted!
https://www.airliners.net/photo/Etihad-A ... /5321549/L
Schmave wrote:OK all, so I just had this photo rejected for being "soft":
https://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/ai ... 33a30f0d2a
This was one of the ones I had pre-screened. One of the pre-screened versions was said to be too sharp, so I toned it down a little. Now the screener says this one is too soft. It is barely less sharp than the one that was "over-sharp". Is it just me, or is there some inconsistency with screening, particularly when it comes to sharpening? I think I should appeal based on feedback I got from the forum here.
jelpee wrote:The Alaska A320 looks too bright for my liking. Other aspects of it look fine for me.
airkas1 wrote:Looks alright to me.
JakTrax wrote:Both look a bit cyan to me and the UA looks soft/blurry in parts (and oversharp to compensate).
JakTrax wrote:Hmmmmm. I've been shooting for a very long time and I've never seen colours like those close to sundown - I'd expect more red/yellow.
With the UA the whole of the rear above the gold cheatline looks a touch soft to me, but the titles look oversharp. Could be the light, though. Not sure I can see blur, looking at it again - I have long stated that it's very difficult to tell from such a small image. The original file will tell you for sure.
I'm not really the right person to ask here as I only ever determine the level of sharpness from my original files.
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