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  • dlowwa
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    Originally posted by Majky737 View Post

    I think that it is ok, as intentions of this question were to find noise areas, reprocess and queue again.

    However, I think problem was related to sky area, so I have applied some more noise reduction filter there. Can you prescreen new edit attached below?
    Sorry, I think I meant to post that reply in a different thread..though I think it mostly applies here. Wouldn't have been a rejection for me, but I can kind of see why it might have been for someone else. Newer version slightly soft, but also ok for me.

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  • Majky737
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    Originally posted by dlowwa View Post

    Borderline for me, but enough for a rejection for the two screeners who screened it. Not much chance of a successful appeal.
    I think that it is ok, as intentions of this question were to find noise areas, reprocess and queue again.

    However, I think problem was related to sky area, so I have applied some more noise reduction filter there. Can you prescreen new edit attached below?

    Thank you.

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  • dlowwa
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    Originally posted by Majky737 View Post
    Hi,

    I have received this reject for Noise/grain:

    https://www.jetphotos.com/viewqueued_b.php?id=10472541

    In what areas of photo is noise visible? Will selective noise reduction help in this case?
    Borderline for me, but enough for a rejection for the two screeners who screened it. Not much chance of a successful appeal.

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  • Majky737
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    Hi,

    I have received this reject for Noise/grain:

    https://www.jetphotos.com/viewqueued_b.php?id=10472541

    In what areas of photo is noise visible? Will selective noise reduction help in this case?

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  • dlowwa
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    Originally posted by Majky737 View Post
    Hello,

    thank you all for explanation and discussion. Unfortunately, rejected photos were shot direct to jpg, so I guess nothing I can do with them. I have made one more edit of ATR attached below, but I expect it is not better as rejected one.
    There is some blotchiness/compression visible, yes.

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  • Majky737
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    Hello,

    thank you all for explanation and discussion. Unfortunately, rejected photos were shot direct to jpg, so I guess nothing I can do with them. I have made one more edit of ATR attached below, but I expect it is not better as rejected one.

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    Thank you.

    M.

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  • MarkLawrence
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    Perfect!! Thank you Dana!!

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  • dlowwa
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    Originally posted by MarkLawrence View Post

    Dana - a question - I am guessing from raw/dng to 16-bit TIFF right?
    Yes, RAW -> 16-bit TIFF -> editing -> downsizing (usually 1600pix for me) -> convert to 8-bit -> save as jpeg -> upload.

    As I said, a bit cumbersome, so only done on certain images. Otherwise, much simpler RAW -> 8-bit jpeg -> editing -> downsize -> upload.

    It's the 16-bit vs. 8-bit that makes the difference.

    https://www.jetphotos.com/photo/10676481 -> subtle shift in brightness in the sky, so started with a 16-bit TIFF

    https://www.jetphotos.com/photo/10652851 -> uniform color/brightness in sky, so straight to jpeg

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  • MarkLawrence
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    Originally posted by dlowwa View Post

    Best solution I've found is to start with a 16-bit TIFF and do all my editing on that, downsize to 1600-1280 whatever, then save as a jpg.
    Dana - a question - I am guessing from raw/dng to 16-bit TIFF right?

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  • dlowwa
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    Originally posted by Majky737 View Post
    Hello,

    I want to ask for advice about these two rejects:

    https://www.jetphotos.com/viewqueued_b.php?id=10423693

    https://www.jetphotos.com/viewqueued_b.php?id=10434279

    Is the problem in sky? Is it compression or somehow noise problem?
    Thank you.

    Marian
    Compression/blotchiness in the sky. In my experience it has to do with how software deals with color/brightness gradients in the sky when compressing large resolution jpgs. It tends to make the areas where there are gradients look blotchy or blocky. Best solution I've found is to start with a 16-bit TIFF and do all my editing on that, downsize to 1600-1280 whatever, then save as a jpg. There is a noticeable difference in the sky when following that workflow, but it's a bit more tedious so I only do it for images where you see big changes in color/brightness in a clear sky.

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  • 787Dream
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    Originally posted by MarkLawrence View Post
    I have had this problem too (check for dust option on JP) - and - yes - it is the sky .. but.. I started to question my camera sensor too - mine was on a Nikon D3.

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    Same. I have been battling this issue in some of my photos. You have any advice other than requesting JP to accept PNGs? I did set the quality to 12 and don't know what I can do to make it better.

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  • MarkLawrence
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    I have had this problem too (check for dust option on JP) - and - yes - it is the sky .. but.. I started to question my camera sensor too - mine was on a Nikon D3.

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  • Majky737
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    Hello,

    I want to ask for advice about these two rejects:

    https://www.jetphotos.com/viewqueued_b.php?id=10423693

    https://www.jetphotos.com/viewqueued_b.php?id=10434279

    Is the problem in sky? Is it compression or somehow noise problem?
    Thank you.

    Marian

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  • dlowwa
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    Originally posted by Majky737 View Post
    Hello,

    few days ago we have discussed ramp photo from KEWR regarding horizont. I have submitted edited photo but have received reject due horizont again:

    https://www.jetphotos.com/viewqueued_b.php?id=10395646

    Now I don't know how to adjust horizont to finally resolve this issue. Any advice is more than welcome.

    Thank you
    Marian
    Apparently a little CCW needed. I disagree, but so it goes

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  • Majky737
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    Hello,

    few days ago we have discussed ramp photo from KEWR regarding horizont. I have submitted edited photo but have received reject due horizont again:

    https://www.jetphotos.com/viewqueued_b.php?id=10395646

    Now I don't know how to adjust horizont to finally resolve this issue. Any advice is more than welcome.

    Thank you
    Marian

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