User avatar
dfu
Topic Author
Posts: 19
Joined: Thu Feb 28, 2013 12:50 pm

Screening issues

Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:57 pm

Would someone like to help me understand how if the picture on the left here gets rejected for being "oversharpened" (I see some of that), the right one is deemed "soft" and rejected for that reason?
These are 100 and 200% zooms, respectively.
Image
Image

Originals at
https://www.airliners.net/user/photo-co ... to/5605401
https://www.airliners.net/user/photo-co ... to/5622445

Also, screeners bemoaned a "spec" (sic), which in fact is a bird. Are birds to be deleted? What other parts of nature surrounding the plane in the picture are to be removed?

Another image rejected for being "soft" was https://www.airliners.net/user/photo-co ... to/5622439,
while https://www.airliners.net/user/photo-co ... to/5608671 was accepted.

100% comparison:
Image
(Hint: the one on the right was rejected for being "soft" and of low quality)

Along with another one, these images led to my account being temporarily banned with the kind advice to "consider my actions".
I would, if screening were more consistent and decisions reproducible, or if the line between "soft" and "oversharpened" weren't so thin.
 
User avatar
spompert
Posts: 465
Joined: Tue Jun 06, 2006 3:46 am

Re: Screening issues

Sun Aug 11, 2019 7:08 pm

Hi, the links from your photocorner are not working. Better to link the location when opened in a separate page. The comparison I was able to see. The AirBridgeCargo on the left shows a lot of jaggies on the cheatlines and texts. So there is a lot of difference in my opinion with the one on the right. Strange that you are banned, because rejections only are not a reason for banning as far as I know.
 
User avatar
airkas1
Head Screener
Posts: 7690
Joined: Sat Dec 20, 2003 7:01 am

Re: Screening issues

Sun Aug 11, 2019 7:21 pm

Links to your photo corner don't work for this purpose, it always takes the user to his/her own photo corner.

ABC originals:
Soft - https://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/ai ... 4dbdbf6ed2
OS - https://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/ai ... 0331d6f6c3

The version rejected for soft isn't actually soft, it's already quite oversharpened. That explains why the OS version is SUPER oversharpened. Not ticking the correct box is our bad, although the 'soft' version was already quite jaggy looking. The image is likely heat haze affected. We prefer that unidentifyable specks in the sky are removed.

Rejected image: https://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/ai ... e0c30e6d99
Accepted image: https://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/ai ... d058cc57a1
For the latter, the wing and engine look blurry/hazed and you got lucky with this one. Quite borderline. And with borderline images, some might get accepted, some get rejected. Despite that they may look similar.

spompert wrote:
Strange that you are banned, because rejections only are not a reason for banning as far as I know.

The ban is for continously uploading poor quality images at sizes that the quality doesn't support. Despite us asking him not to.
 
User avatar
dfu
Topic Author
Posts: 19
Joined: Thu Feb 28, 2013 12:50 pm

Re: Screening issues

Sun Aug 11, 2019 8:31 pm

airkas1 wrote:
Links to your photo corner don't work for this purpose, it always takes the user to his/her own photo corner.

So how do I post correct links? Testing, one, two: https://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/ai ... 4dbdbf6ed2


airkas1 wrote:
Rejected image: https://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/ai ... e0c30e6d99
Accepted image: https://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/ai ... d058cc57a1
For the latter, the wing and engine look blurry/hazed and you got lucky with this one. Quite borderline. And with borderline images, some might get accepted, some get rejected. Despite that they may look similar.


But that doesn't explain how the rejected picture is "soft" - or was the wrong button hit in two cases? In comparison, it is hardly softher than the accepted one.

airkas1 wrote:
spompert wrote:
Strange that you are banned, because rejections only are not a reason for banning as far as I know.

The ban is for continously uploading poor quality images at sizes that the quality doesn't support. Despite us asking him not to.

Comments were on individual images, no reason to assume you'd go that far. And the only comment that could be taken like that came after I uploaded the latest rejects... I find it hard to agree with the rejections at times, esp. with the thin line between "soft" and "oversharpened", not the first time I've encountered it.

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 6 guests

Popular Searches On Airliners.net

Top Photos of Last:   24 Hours  •  48 Hours  •  7 Days  •  30 Days  •  180 Days  •  365 Days  •  All Time

Military Aircraft Every type from fighters to helicopters from air forces around the globe

Classic Airliners Props and jets from the good old days

Flight Decks Views from inside the cockpit

Aircraft Cabins Passenger cabin shots showing seat arrangements as well as cargo aircraft interior

Cargo Aircraft Pictures of great freighter aircraft

Government Aircraft Aircraft flying government officials

Helicopters Our large helicopter section. Both military and civil versions

Blimps / Airships Everything from the Goodyear blimp to the Zeppelin

Night Photos Beautiful shots taken while the sun is below the horizon

Accidents Accident, incident and crash related photos

Air to Air Photos taken by airborne photographers of airborne aircraft

Special Paint Schemes Aircraft painted in beautiful and original liveries

Airport Overviews Airport overviews from the air or ground

Tails and Winglets Tail and Winglet closeups with beautiful airline logos