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Old 11-30-2011, 05:11 PM   #13
Ron Flanary
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Originally Posted by John West View Post
Last July some friends and I spent a few days in the Black Hills and chased the Black Hills Central that has a neat 2-6-6-2 that years ago I photographed when it hauled logs for Rayonier. My favorite image from the trip was this one:


which I submitted to RP and it was rejected both initially and on appeal. I can more or less understand why, there are a bunch of issues, but I fell in love with the sky. To me the sky is what made the image interesting.
I'm really not being a contrarian at all...but I love the image that was rejected. The second one is just a train photo. That's just my opinion, of course----which doesn't count, since I don't make decisions for this site. If I did, there would probably be a national revolt.
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