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Rip this..

Postby jankees » Fri Jan 19, 2018 1:34 pm

..let's see if we can revive an old habit here: rip this!
Give me all your comments about this screenie, what's good, but especially, what could be better?

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Re: Rip this..

Postby boromir125 » Fri Jan 19, 2018 4:14 pm

I've been involved in photography and graphic arts for over 40 years and I can honestly say.....What's not to like about this image. It's clean, crisp conveys the strength and import of the aircraft. Good job!
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Re: Rip this..

Postby Anthindelahunt » Fri Jan 19, 2018 4:32 pm

Pretty hard to find anything that could
improve your shot. The only thing I
would change would be maybe a tiny bit more light
on the side of the aircraft.
Really nice shot all round yankees.

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Re: Rip this..

Postby napamule » Fri Jan 19, 2018 5:43 pm

The gamma could be increased, then also contrast, for 'brighter' side.
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Re: Rip this..

Postby jankees » Sat Jan 20, 2018 11:51 am

yes, I thought about that, I even tried it, but felt that the darker one was more in line with the imposing size of the aircraft, it's so big it blocks the sun...
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Postby jphespe » Sat Jan 20, 2018 1:40 pm

Great shot. Possibly the only suggestion would be to split the difference between the two views.

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Re: Rip this..

Postby jankees » Sat Jan 20, 2018 1:50 pm

This better? Or still too dark?

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Straight from the sim, only a crop. One thing I don't like, see if you think so too..
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Re: Rip this..

Postby jphespe » Sat Jan 20, 2018 5:28 pm

Perfect
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Re: Rip this..

Postby Anthindelahunt » Sat Jan 20, 2018 6:04 pm

Love the shot but I can't see
whatever it is you don't like.

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Re: Rip this..

Postby napamule » Sat Jan 20, 2018 8:58 pm

Perhaps what is 'wrong' are the clouds on the mountainsides? That's because your cloud 'base' is too low. Raise the base to be above what ever the mountains height is. Otherwise it IS perfect! Or what is 'wrong' is too many props? 2 instead of 4? (hehe).
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Re: Rip this..

Postby napamule » Sat Jan 20, 2018 9:32 pm

What is missing here? Ha!
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Re: Rip this..

Postby Hawkeye07 » Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:29 pm

Jan, I've been a fan of your work for a long time. I've collected many of your repaints including your most recent on the B-26. Great work!!

So having said that ...in my opinion the last shot looks very impressive. I think the low cloud base gives you the feeling that the aircraft is at a high altitude airfield. Everything looks good aircraft wise but I think the vehicles in the background are out of scale. They're too small. I know this isn't your doing, it's one of the quirks of FSX.
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Re: Rip this..

Postby Anthindelahunt » Sat Jan 20, 2018 11:44 pm

I may be wrong but the vehicles compared to the buildings
look to be in scale to me.I also think the aircraft is a good distance
from those buildings and vehicles. It could be a perspective thing
making them look out of scale.
The clouds are fine.I agree about the altitude of the airport.

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Re: Rip this..

Postby jankees » Sun Jan 21, 2018 7:57 am

hey, who stole my engine??

thank for your comments, guys. I was quite happy with this shot too, especially after cropping out the uninteresting foreground. The cars, well, that's just their size I think, no, what I did not like was that all props had exactly the same orientation, which I felt looked a bit odd. Clearly nobody else thought so, so that's good then.

You want another shot, or does anybody else want to have a go?
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