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Old 09-28-2007, 02:25 PM   #3
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I do wish they would amend the "backlit" language to include sidelit or otherwise make it clearer in the phrasing that the problem is no light on an important part of the subject, whether it be the nose of the subject or some other part. "Backlit" refers to the light being on the backside of the subject, compared to the photographer, as in opposite side, not as in the back/rear of the train necessarily.

In your shot the nose is of course well lit, but you are on the wrong side of the train as the side seen is entirely in shadow. As it is a common wedgie of a common train, it gets rejected.

It can be irritating if the reason stated is poorly worded, so I feel your pain , but your shot is not lit appropriately for RP, in my view.
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