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Old 05-11-2014, 01:33 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by miningcamper1 View Post
I never understood these two rejections! Isn't "cropping" the way to achieve a pleasing "composition"?
A distinction without a difference? Or am I missing something?
I would assume a bad crop is less about "balance/ composition" and more about using a "poor" aspect ratio or cropping out something that should've remained, or vice versa - like a building or pole.

Both seem somewhat centered in regards to the subject - ie, the train is centered in the center of the image, top to bottom. I'd suggest lowering the train or adding more sky.

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