Old 12-18-2011, 11:07 PM   #1
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Old 12-18-2011, 11:10 PM   #2
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Well (well....well....well...), I (I...I...I) think (think...think...think) it's (it's...it's...it's) okay (okay....okay....okay).

Seriously, I think it's a nice shot. I'm not sure what you could do differently (at least with this particular image).
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If it had been me, I would have moved way over to the right to included the sign in the left side of the image, and the train wedgie-style in the right side (or something).

Or, you could have gone full-blown broadside, too (the sign would block the trailing units, though).
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If it had been me, I would have moved way over to the right to included the sign in the left side of the image, and the train wedgie-style in the right side (or something).
Mathieu, just how readable do you think the sign would have been from that angle?
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Mathieu, just how readable do you think the sign would have been from that angle?
Good point. A challenging location, to be sure!
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Everything of interest is weighted in the bottom of the photo. I would see if you can crop off about 2/3 of the sky down to the tree tops and see if you can get it to work with your size ratio. Maybe trim up to the right edge of the sign, and somewhere in between the trees on the left so you still have something "naturally cutting off your train".

Everything of interest is weighted in the bottom of the photo. I would see if you can crop off about 2/3 of the sky down to the tree tops and see if you can get it to work with your size ratio. Maybe trim up to the right edge of the sign, and somewhere in between the trees on the left so you still have something "naturally cutting off your train".

*EDIT* I meant 2/3 of the sky between the tree tops and top of photo.
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Old 12-20-2011, 05:37 AM   #7
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I gave your suggestion a shot, Kevin, but it got the same rejection. Thanks anyway.

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Old 12-20-2011, 06:27 AM   #8
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Re-shoot it on a ladder and have the sign in front of the train.
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Old 12-20-2011, 06:38 PM   #9
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Re-shoot it on a ladder and have the sign in front of the train.
Won't happen anytime soon, I'm over 600 miles away!

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Won't happen anytime soon, I'm over 600 miles away!

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But of course, it always turns out that way.
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