Old 11-18-2010, 05:36 PM   #1
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After appealing this shot, thinking that they were calling the kudzu blurry, I actually got comments when I got the appeal back!

It said, "The nose of the F9 is really quite blurry. The rest of the train is also very noisy."

So, I'm going to try a different shot in the sequence to see if I can fix these, but I just thought y'all might want to know.

P.S.: Chris, if you see this, thanks a freaking ton.
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Old 11-18-2010, 05:40 PM   #2
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Pretty PIQ.
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They would probably save themselves a lot of hassle if they would do that more often.
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They would probably save themselves a lot of hassle if they would do that more often.
That's what I've always thought.
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Old 11-18-2010, 06:18 PM   #5
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They would probably save themselves a lot of hassle if they would do that more often.
Yes, it would. This is weird, 2 days, 2 reports of the elusive screeners comments!
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After appealing this shot, thinking that they were calling the kudzu blurry, I actually got comments when I got the appeal back!

It said, "The nose of the F9 is really quite blurry. The rest of the train is also very noisy."

So, I'm going to try a different shot in the sequence to see if I can fix these, but I just thought y'all might want to know.

P.S.: Chris, if you see this, thanks a freaking ton.
Are we really wetting our pants over a comment from a screener? Come on, really get a life! I've gotten a couple in the past, but nothing to go OMG and have a foamfest over, and is there really a need to make a post about this anyways?

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Old 11-18-2010, 06:23 PM   #7
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Yes, because its a reform we're all wanting from the site and we don't see a lot. Once in an appeal, I said, sure reject the appeal, just please tell me why. Came back blank. Tempted to do it again, now.
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Old 11-18-2010, 06:42 PM   #8
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Are we really wetting our pants over a comment from a screener? Come on, really get a life! I've gotten a couple in the past, but nothing to go OMG and have a foamfest over, and is there really a need to make a post about this anyways?

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typing a few sentences into a forum constitutes neither wetting pants nor foamfesting...

I think you were the one who needed to think about not posting. maybe try getting some life yourself
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Jim, this^^ is what we missed while you were gone.
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What I don't get is why you're not seeing it as you processing it, Yeah your still new at this but you know what soft is and grain. I think you Like a shot so much you look past what maybe wrong?
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For this shot the noise/PIQ I kind of overlooked because I thought, "Heck, its B/W. Noise doesn't have to detract." As for the blur, I didn't see a wink of it.
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I thought you had to pay an extra $25 a month on top of your Elite Membership to get screener feedback?
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As for the blur, I didn't see a wink of it.
Its is sharp but heat waves got it, Shooting long on some days is out. If you're seeing heat chimers over the ROW you will have to look carful for them in your test shots!
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I'm getting screwed then... I've never had feedback.

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Like an SD60...

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Dang, dude. I'm not wetting my pants over this. Just saying "Let's hope this happens more often."
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After appealing this shot, thinking that they were calling the kudzu blurry, I actually got comments when I got the appeal back!

It said, "The nose of the F9 is really quite blurry. The rest of the train is also very noisy."

So, I'm going to try a different shot in the sequence to see if I can fix these, but I just thought y'all might want to know.

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Why would you appeal that? It is really bad.

Also, why would you even upload that unless you were going for some artcy fartcy effect?

It is just below your ability.
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For this shot the noise/PIQ I kind of overlooked because I thought, "Heck, its B/W. Noise doesn't have to detract." As for the blur, I didn't see a wink of it.
I wish that was the case for black and white. The shot mentioned in the thread below was rejected for noise and contrast, and I see no noise/PIQ whatsoever. The 4270 looks pretty poor in your shot, so I can see why that was rejected, but no idea in mine. Also, what is bad about the contrast? That was the 4th time I submitted that shot, and I really thought I had it that time.

Here is the shot and thread: http://forums.railpictures.net/showthread.php?t=13116
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Ok, thanks Chris! I was getting worried that I was going looney for a second especially since I do have a life that consists of a 8 hour/6 days a week job and not coming on the forums just to post that I got a freaking comment from a screener. If and when I do post something, its within the lines of help on a rejection every once in a while...

Sorry my friend, but I do have a life besides RP! So I wouldn't go around trying to call someone out again unless facts are known.
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Honestly I have no idea why you would send that shot, let alone appeal it. Undersharpened, soft, heat distorted, overexposed, noise grain and the windshield glare is doing you no favors......
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