Old 10-04-2010, 05:21 PM   #1
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Thanks guys! Just wasn't seeing it needed a little mental boost:

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Old 10-04-2010, 05:30 PM   #2
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Maybe like this, but with a touch more on the left.

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Old 10-04-2010, 05:49 PM   #3
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It's also unlevel.. Needs a slight touch of CW.

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Old 10-04-2010, 08:55 PM   #4
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Agreed, not near enough on the left.

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Old 10-05-2010, 12:36 AM   #5
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Does this look better?
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I personally have had a problem with those trying to tell us to turn railroad photography into an "art form." It's fine for them to do so, I welcome it in fact, but what I do have a problem with is that the practitioners of the more "arty" shots, I have found, tend to look down their nose's at others who are shooting more "mundane" shots.
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Old 10-05-2010, 01:58 AM   #6
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There's still not enough on the left, IMO. Did you snap the shutter at just the last second by chance?
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Old 10-05-2010, 02:05 AM   #7
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Theres plenty of room on the left to work with.
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Old 10-05-2010, 03:43 AM   #8
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I gave it a little more breathing room.
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