Old 10-13-2008, 03:26 AM   #1
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When I first looked at this shot, I thought "Wow, this is amazing." Unfortunately The screeners didn't agree and it got rejected for Bad Cropping. My guess is that it was rejected for the mass of sky in the upper left corner of the picture. I wanted some imput on how to fix the problem (if I can) before I annoyed the screeners.
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Old 10-13-2008, 03:38 AM   #2
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I know the feeling.
I think it got bad cropping because the second unit is cut off, and because the bush right infront of the lead unit. Ideally you should chop down that bush and retake the shot with the engine a bit further into the frame.
For this shot all i can suggest, is cut off a bit more of the second engine (cut off the whole cab) to make it look intentional, and unfortunately you will probably have to trim some of that lovely foliage on the right too.
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Old 10-13-2008, 03:39 AM   #3
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I think you need less on the top and right, more on the left, and a rotation of a degree or two counter clockwise.

I'd also double check to make sure you didn't catch a rules violation with the crew member on the front of that train.
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