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    They want all the rights to your photo while...

    They want all the rights to your photo while providing nothing in return? Tell them to get bent. Whether you do this for a hobby or not, that's just unbelievably entitled.

    At least they asked for...
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    I know the RP uses a smaller battery, but does...

    I know the RP uses a smaller battery, but does the R not use the standard Canon workhorse batteries? Perhaps EVF simply drains it quicker?
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    Not to my knowledge, but I'm happy to be...

    Not to my knowledge, but I'm happy to be corrected.
  4. Thread: what to buy?

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    As long as you are aware that a teleconverter...

    As long as you are aware that a teleconverter will soften your images to some extent, and the 2x teleconverter will either reduce your autofocus points dramatically or not autofocus at all.
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    To my knowledge the M50 is comparable to the 80D...

    To my knowledge the M50 is comparable to the 80D in terms of performance.

    I have both of these and I prefer my DSLR, but the best idea would be for you to rent the M50 (the M5 has been...
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    Sticky: Do you want the queue to be 40 days long, instead?

    Do you want the queue to be 40 days long, instead?
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    Hi. Not a screener, but the plane looks a little...

    Hi. Not a screener, but the plane looks a little low in the frame to me. The nose is in the center vertically, but the rest of the fuselage is lower. A 16:9 crop would also get rid of some empty...
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    What was your aperture for this photo?

    What was your aperture for this photo?
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    So they'll be more or less extinct soon, with a...

    So they'll be more or less extinct soon, with a handful of people being really nostalgic about them? :lol:
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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.
  21. 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...
  35. To be clear, I am not looking for a loophole,...

    To be clear, I am not looking for a loophole, it's just curiosity. :)
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    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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