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  • dlowwa
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    Originally posted by a.m. View Post
    Hi dlowwa, I'm assuming you are back, and enjoyed some great vacations.
    How about these, from a foggy morning ? are they acceptable ?
    Thx for your time and help
    1, 2, 4 very likely contrast rejections; 3 likely dark rejection.

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  • a.m.
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    Originally posted by dlowwa View Post
    Better I suppose, but likely still too dark, especially the first. Better to move on from that one at least and try with better images.
    Hi dlowwa, I'm assuming you are back, and enjoyed some great vacations.
    How about these, from a foggy morning ? are they acceptable ?
    Thx for your time and help
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  • dlowwa
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    Originally posted by a.m. View Post
    Ah.. didn't knew that. I admit I've darkened it a bit just to have a "better/more defined silhouette". Wrong move then.
    I realized also that the background/sky isn't the best , to flat for my taste... not enough sparse clouds ... but better dawns will come
    So, here's another try, with the normal out of the camera light.
    Are these closer ?

    /rgds
    a.m.

    PS: Sorry for asking you to review such boring photos.. I'll promise that I won't bore you in the next couple of weeks. Skip my post, have fun , pretend you still are in 1985 ... no wifi in sight
    Better I suppose, but likely still too dark, especially the first. Better to move on from that one at least and try with better images.

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  • a.m.
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    Originally posted by dlowwa View Post
    Silhouette shots still need to be exposed properly. Aircraft doesn't have to be bright, but the whole frame can't be really dark either.
    Ah.. didn't knew that. I admit I've darkened it a bit just to have a "better/more defined silhouette". Wrong move then.
    I realized also that the background/sky isn't the best , to flat for my taste... not enough sparse clouds ... but better dawns will come
    So, here's another try, with the normal out of the camera light.
    Are these closer ?

    /rgds
    a.m.

    PS: Sorry for asking you to review such boring photos.. I'll promise that I won't bore you in the next couple of weeks. Skip my post, have fun , pretend you still are in 1985 ... no wifi in sight
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  • dlowwa
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    Originally posted by a.m. View Post
    ah... great (for us) .... but probably not so fun for you



    well.. I'm getting "dark" photos, even on photos that supposed to be dark ... I'm still in the bottom of the learning curve here.
    thx
    Silhouette shots still need to be exposed properly. Aircraft doesn't have to be bright, but the whole frame can't be really dark either.

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  • a.m.
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    Originally posted by dlowwa View Post
    Still away, but stable Wifi connection now
    ah... great (for us) .... but probably not so fun for you

    Originally posted by dlowwa View Post
    1. dark, oversharpened
    2. borderline dark
    well.. I'm getting "dark" photos, even on photos that supposed to be dark ... I'm still in the bottom of the learning curve here.
    thx

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  • dlowwa
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    Originally posted by a.m. View Post
    Hi dlowwa, already back from vacations ? or working remotely ?
    Still away, but stable Wifi connection now

    Originally posted by a.m. View Post
    Can you please review these ? thx
    /rgds
    1. dark, oversharpened
    2. borderline dark

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  • a.m.
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    Hi dlowwa, already back from vacations ? or working remotely ?

    Can you please review these ? thx
    /rgds
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  • dlowwa
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    Originally posted by a.m. View Post
    Thx dlowwa

    How about these two ?

    #1) Trying to align using the fence poles... it would be impossible, because not all of the, are in sync... ( looks like a rolling effect )
    So I choose to align by the tiny roof top, plus the "horizon" of the runway.

    #2) again the poles "aren't in sync" , so I aligned them using the roff top, plus some trees ( the palm tree )

    /rgds
    a.m.
    Horizon should be ok on first one; second has conflicting verticals, but I'd rely more on the structure in the background than the fence, in which case is also looks ok to me.

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  • a.m.
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    Thx dlowwa

    How about these two ?

    #1) Trying to align using the fence poles... it would be impossible, because not all of the, are in sync... ( looks like a rolling effect )
    So I choose to align by the tiny roof top, plus the "horizon" of the runway.

    #2) again the poles "aren't in sync" , so I aligned them using the roff top, plus some trees ( the palm tree )

    /rgds
    a.m.
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  • dlowwa
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    Originally posted by a.m. View Post
    Hi dlowwa

    I'd the following rejected by horizon unlevel https://www.jetphotos.com/viewqueued_b.php?id=7557462. Will 0,5 CCW correct it ?
    When having so many reference , vertical and horizontal and where at the sides probably distortion would foul ourselves... what's the rule of thumb to align it ?
    Are the roff tops ( thus horizontal ) the best reference for alignment ?
    No, since it's visible, I'd simply look at the actual horizon. You'll see it's nowhere near level.

    Originally posted by a.m. View Post
    how about this one ? is it ok ? I can see conflicting alignments between the vertical metal sheets in the wall of the structure and the houses in background for instance.
    Since the metal structure seats in the middle of the images ( thus less potential distortion effect ) shouldn't it be the reference for alignment ?
    All verticals are leaning right = needs CCW rotation.

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  • a.m.
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    Hi dlowwa

    I'd the following rejected by horizon unlevel https://www.jetphotos.com/viewqueued_b.php?id=7557462. Will 0,5 CCW correct it ?
    When having so many reference , vertical and horizontal and where at the sides probably distortion would foul ourselves... what's the rule of thumb to align it ?
    Are the roff tops ( thus horizontal ) the best reference for alignment ?

    how about this one ? is it ok ? I can see conflicting alignments between the vertical metal sheets in the wall of the structure and the houses in background for instance.
    Since the metal structure seats in the middle of the images ( thus less potential distortion effect ) shouldn't it be the reference for alignment ?

    thanks for your time and help

    /rgds
    a.m.
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  • dlowwa
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    Originally posted by a.m. View Post
    ah.. well, rules are rules
    thx
    a.m.
    Guidelines, not necessarily rules. This one is open to interpretation, but as you can tell, in my opinion it's likely to be considered similar.

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  • a.m.
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    ah.. well, rules are rules
    thx
    a.m.

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  • dlowwa
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    Originally posted by a.m. View Post
    Hi dlowwa

    Will these two be considered similarly ?
    Apart the angle , one is taxiing, the other is taking off.

    https://www.jetphotos.com/photo/9369162

    thanks for your time and help
    a.m.
    Yes, likely to be considered similar.

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