Old 04-23-2013, 04:06 AM   #1
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I leveled against the verticals on the box car behind the locomotive.

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Tried now to level on the roof of the building in the background, but that resulted in a crazy tilt.

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Old 04-23-2013, 04:11 AM   #2
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Old 04-23-2013, 04:39 AM   #3
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Apparently the horizon was just to make me spend time on it for no reason.

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Too much dead space on the left?
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El, we are on different wavelengths these days! There is no dead space on the left of the revised shot. Charles, do a little shadows adjustment as it has a high sun-ish feel, submit at a different time of day or in a couple of weeks, and see how it goes.
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It was too tight - I knew that when I posted. Was having a little fun being tired out of my mind at the time too.
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all those wind turbines, and you're playing around with the verticals on the boxcar?

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The wind turbines take you way out of alignment, Loyd. I tried them and they took me to really weird places.
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The wind turbines take you way out of alignment, Loyd. I tried them and they took me to really weird places.
But wind turbines are level in real life, no matter where they are in the frame. If they are taking you somewhere wrong, then make it right with perspective or distortion correction.

Or do you fall into the Flanary "level be damned" camp?

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But wind turbines are level in real life, no matter where they are in the frame. If they are taking you somewhere wrong, then make it right with perspective or distortion correction.

Or do you fall into the Flanary "level be damned" camp?

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I'd be honored to fall into the Flanary camp of any kind.

That being said, both the building and the wind turbines didn't work leveling wise. Whether they are level or not, when I leveled against them I got a horribly unlevel image.

I know what you are saying is true, but it didn't work out either.

How is that possible. I may just not be smart enough to know.
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I would have lowered my perspective to bring the wheels closer to the train. Lots of dead space in the middle could have been eliminated.

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Charles, with this being a static scene, surely you took more angles and perspectives, no?

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