Old 10-26-2006, 07:27 PM   #1
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Hi all,
This shot was just rejected for cloudy
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I didnot try to appeal it.So whats your opinion about it?
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Old 10-26-2006, 07:30 PM   #2
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I will let the techinical experts address the cloudy/foggy sky. But I will say, there is too much dead space on all sides of the train. Sharpening the photo could be helpful as well.
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I cropped out most of the glare, enhanced with saturation and sharpness, and shifted out some of the white noise (Photoshop Elements).
It looks like you still got the shady side of the train. There is a light shadow along the right-of-way. Also the distant detail is blurry, you may need to change your camera setting, or was it a high humidity?
I don't know if it is RP quality yet, but it is interesting to see some of your country.

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I cropped out most of the glare, enhanced with saturation and sharpness, and shifted out some of the white noise (Photoshop Elements).
It looks like you still got the shady side of the train. There is a light shadow along the right-of-way. Also the distant detail is blurry, you may need to change your camera setting, or was it a high humidity?
I don't know if it is RP quality yet, but it is interesting to see some of your country.
That looks to be about the best crop you can get, but the photo just doesn't seem to quite work for RP.net. In order to crop out everything that should be cropped out, the photo becomes considerably smaller than 800X600.

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Mohamed - although it is not a common sight for RP, it is still a common engine in cloudy overcast weather.

Let me step outside the box, if I may, and, keeping in mind that it is OK to stay "in the box", what is it about this picture that tells a story, commands attention, inspires an emotion or is perhaps newsworthy? I'd like to see some photos from Egypt fit those guidelines, especially when the weather is not cooperating. Perhaps some people in the photo, something that places the photo at a unique and recognizable location or details the unique engines that one might encounter in Egypt.

Save the "wedgies" for nice days.

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Thanks all for the help.I tried to think out of the box so i begin with anew angel.I didnot crop the original one as i saw that there are alot of nice green areas that will add more beauty to the pic.I can see that the quality isnot perfect so i will try again in agood weather.
Thanks again for the help and enjoy your time.
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I liked looking around at the scenery in the original picture. I was particularly intrigued with the building on the left. I agree with Mitch, and would like to see somethings that make Egypt unique.
Some thoughts about taking scenery shots: Try to remember the "rule of thirds". Draw 2 imaginary lines vertically and 2 horizontally to divide scene into thirds. [#] Where two of the lines intersect is where to place your subject. The photo of the week is an excellent example. http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=162453
The other one is "the rule of fourths", where the scene is divided into quarters. The subject is in one quarter, and the scenery takes up the other three. This is not to common on RP though.
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an example of this is in todays photos
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Thanks alot Jim.Im really very happy that arailfan like my shot even its not accepted in rp.net.The tips that you said are really helpful.
Thanks again for the help.
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Looks oversharpened to me.
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Looks oversharpened to me.
Yep. It was a rush job.

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