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    I definitely agree with you that my DSLR just...

    I definitely agree with you that my DSLR just feels better to use. Not only is the larger size more ergonomic (my mirrorless counterpart is the M50), but it's just more intuitive in terms of...
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    I see there are a number of spotters already...

    I see there are a number of spotters already using the EOS R. I also am not a fan of the EVF, but I suppose in about 2-3 years from now I will switch to whatever Canon's next R-line model is, since...
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    You may have way too much empty space and...

    You may have way too much empty space and foreground clutter with that ratio. Why not crop to 16:9?
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    Please read the upload guidelines...

    Please read the upload guidelines.

    You clearly have not read them as it lists 3 acceptable ratios and 16:10 is not one of them. Do not skim the guidelines - set aside 30 minutes of your day and...
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    Hi Andrew. Again, not a screener and not an...

    Hi Andrew. Again, not a screener and not an expert either, but here goes.

    1) The aircraft looks a little soft towards the nose for me. You could try to use a narrower aperture (f/8 or f/9 maybe)...
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    Follow it and heed the advice of the screeners. :)

    Follow it and heed the advice of the screeners. :)
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    I didn't bother, because in the majority of cases...

    I didn't bother, because in the majority of cases (especially for beginners, like myself and Andrew) appeals are not upheld, nor justified.
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    Andrew, snide remarks will get you nowhere. You...

    Andrew, snide remarks will get you nowhere. You will really benefit a lot from the screeners' expertise. They're not being vindictive.

    Try to follow this workflow for your photos.
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    Please take a look at the upload guidelines here:...

    Please take a look at the upload guidelines here: https://forums.jetphotos.com/showthread.php?58983-UPLOAD-GUIDELINES-New-version

    Pay special attention to points 5.1 (backlit) and 5.2 (contrast)....
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    Hi. As usual, obligatory disclaimer that I'm not...

    Hi. As usual, obligatory disclaimer that I'm not a screener.

    I think your photos are looking better than before in terms of sharpness, crop, and horizon. But on numbers 1 and 2, you may get...
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    Only the top half of your image loads for me. The...

    Only the top half of your image loads for me. The bottom half is just white. Not sure whether it's just me or the screeners experienced the same issue.
  12. This seems to happen if the airline hasn't been...

    This seems to happen if the airline hasn't been active for a while in terms of new photos added. I guess the DB auto-prunes?
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    No, preventing compression (i.e., lossless image...

    No, preventing compression (i.e., lossless image capture) and preventing artifacts arising from excessive compression are two different topics. If the OP meant the latter, he should have been more...
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    And remember you can create a pre-screening...

    And remember you can create a pre-screening thread on this forum to ask for advice before using a queue slot. Just remember to stick to a single pre-screening thread for all your requests. :)
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    The upload guidelines...

    The upload guidelines (https://forums.jetphotos.com/showthread.php?58983-UPLOAD-GUIDELINES-New-version) should answer most of your questions. It contains examples of what not to do that will address...
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    I'm not a screener, so wait for official word,...

    I'm not a screener, so wait for official word, but:

    1. Crop seems off. There's a lot more space on the left side than the right side.
    2. The tail seems soft, especially when you look at the...
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    But nowhere did he mention artifacts, he asked...

    But nowhere did he mention artifacts, he asked how to avoid compression when shooting JPEGs.
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    JPEG is a "lossy compression" format by...

    JPEG is a "lossy compression" format by definition and design. If you want to avoid compression, you must use RAW.
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    It is indeed a new registration. I will try my...

    It is indeed a new registration. I will try my luck with the screening process then.

    Thank you. :)
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    Hello! Would appreciate a pre-screen on the...

    Hello! Would appreciate a pre-screen on the attached picture, please. I'm worried that the crop and tree on the left might be a problem?

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    Hi Chris. To tackle the white balance issue that...

    Hi Chris. To tackle the white balance issue that Dana mentioned: there is a tool in Photoshop (not sure about Lightroom) that looks like an eye-dropper, if I remember correctly. You click on an area...
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    Hi, I am not a screener, so wait for official...

    Hi, I am not a screener, so wait for official word.

    I am pretty sure your photo will be rejected for soft, horizon, and maybe contrast/exposure too.

    EDIT: Sorry, I'm not sure why this showed up...
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    You've already received a lot of good...

    You've already received a lot of good information, but something that stands out immediately to me would be how dark your pictures are. I'm not sure of your monitor settings or environment, but you...
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    Okay, thanks anyway. :)

    Okay, thanks anyway. :)
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    Hello! I had this image rejected for being...

    Hello!

    I had this image rejected for being soft and grainy: https://www.jetphotos.com/viewqueued_b.php?id=7297928

    Is there any hope to get the shot accepted when judging the original? I am...
  26. To be clear, I am not looking for a loophole,...

    To be clear, I am not looking for a loophole, it's just curiosity. :)
  27. May I ask what conditions would justify not...

    May I ask what conditions would justify not having the whole aircraft in focus?
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    This might be redundant information to you, but...

    This might be redundant information to you, but if you go for the 80D or even 7DMkII, it'll last you a good few years. The sensor is bigger on these than the models you've listed as well.
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    Thank you, will add it to the queue. :)

    Thank you, will add it to the queue. :)
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    Good morning! Just wanted to check with the...

    Good morning! Just wanted to check with the screening team whether the attached photo would be considered too similar to my existing photo?

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    Hi. I am not part of the screening team. ...

    Hi. I am not part of the screening team.



    You are allowed to compensate for over/under exposure and you can also sharpen, resize, add a bit of saturation to your images, among other functions....
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    Thank you, will try my luck with the screening...

    Thank you, will try my luck with the screening process. :)
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    Good morning. Would appreciate a pre-screening...

    Good morning. Would appreciate a pre-screening check on this ANA 737, please? It's one of my better attempts to date of a bigger bird in flight, but I'm on the fence whether it is up to JP.net...
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    That's the issue. It means they are very soft...

    That's the issue. It means they are very soft before you even start post-processing. Your photos need to be fairly sharp already when you take the picture.

    For a good introduction to aviation...
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    You need to rein those things in before they get...

    You need to rein those things in before they get out of hand...



    ... too late. :lol:
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    There are many better photographers than me on...

    There are many better photographers than me on this site that can try and assist you, but here are my 2c.

    Your camera and lens are up to the task, in my opinion. Both are decent.

    Try the...
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    Sticky: Thanks for the quick fix!

    Thanks for the quick fix!
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    Sticky: Good evening. Quite by chance I happened upon...

    Good evening.

    Quite by chance I happened upon 2 photos with location set to Swaziland, but I believe it should be Switzerland. Would appreciate mod/admin input.
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    It affects the contrast of the image. If the sky...

    It affects the contrast of the image. If the sky is overcast, you'll need to adjust the contrast (rule of thumb: rejections are usually for "too little"), but quite often the image just can't be...
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    Thank you for confirming.

    Thank you for confirming.
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