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Old 04-18-2007, 05:22 PM   #13
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Something to keep in mind, especially with scenics, is how big will the image be displayed? If it is being viewed on a 15" computer monitor, scenic shots loose much of their appeal, whereas tighter crops look more impressive. When viewed on a 23" monitor, scenics do much better. John West tends to print out his favorite shots as 16 X 20 and hang them on the wall, so his small train, big scenery shots have real impact. I suspect that if all he could print were 8 X 10's, he'd hang fewer scenic shots and more close up shots.

John's crop of your sunset shot works well on the small screen, your original works well on the big screen. So, how big are the monitors that the screeners use?

Michael Allen
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