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Old 03-21-2011, 01:54 PM   #25
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I like the Schmollinger shot, it shows the scene. It isn't just a grab shot, it reasonably incorporates all the elements in the scene. Not a noteworthy composition, but a decent capture. And as it is colorful, I like it. It isn't more than that. Perhaps I react to the term "grab shot" which implies a lack of care and I see some care here.

As for the original shot in the thread, I see it as a roster car shot with distracting background and foreground elements. Too tight to be an interesting shot of the trailing end of a train disappearing behind a hill, too much distraction in the background, and foreground obstruction, to be a good roster. I don't mind car shots or train end shots, but Robert's version does not work for me.
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