Old 09-05-2012, 01:55 PM   #1
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I have no idea where to go with this one:

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreje...46&key=7570231

Note that the train is on a downgrade superelevated curve.

While were at it, any thoughts on this one? http://www.railpictures.net/viewreje...43&key=3751521

As always, your feedback is much appreciated!
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Old 09-05-2012, 02:33 PM   #2
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On the first shot, it appears you have some lens distortion going on. Maybe try to work with removing the distortion if you have that option in your processing software.

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Old 09-05-2012, 05:00 PM   #3
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The first shot just looks funky weird. The first thing I did was to look and see how wide the lens is, I was expecting something much wider than 22mm. The change of grade right to left (appears as steep -> flatter), the resulting U-shape of the track, being on the outside of the curve, it all seems "off" somehow. The mound of stone lower right corner is distracting, and in general the shot feels cramped. Not a fan.

The other one, it gives me a strong feeling of their being something important off to the left. Something about the angle of light.
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I agree with J on the first one; it just feels like an awkward composition. There's got to be a better perspective at that location.
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Old 09-06-2012, 12:40 AM   #5
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Well, I really like the 2nd one. I guess the screener thought no one else would. Nice pic.
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Old 09-06-2012, 12:56 AM   #6
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Thanks for the comments, guys.

I've filed them for now.
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