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Old 08-04-2005, 04:23 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by hoydie17
Keep in mind, a "high sun angle" isn't just about trucks. The catwalk decks on the sides of locomotives overhang several inches on all sides, including the front and back. So a high sun angle will make them cast shadows on everything below them...Also, while the sun is good, this one because it looks like one of those FURX motors with the shiny silver paint, it almost causes a glare. This causes the shadows on the front of the engine to stand out even more by contrast.
That's a good way to look at it. Also, take a look a few cars back and how they'll almost blind someone. The shot's not overexposed, but the high sun kind of makes it look that way.
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