Old 10-20-2013, 08:44 PM   #1
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Old 10-20-2013, 10:06 PM   #2
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There's a lot of dead space on the left.
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Old 10-21-2013, 03:17 PM   #3
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I like it as is. Wouldn't change a thing.
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Old 10-21-2013, 05:16 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by Hatchetman View Post
I like it as is. Wouldn't change a thing.
I agree. But since the scanner doesn't agree, give it a haircut... little of the top and sides.
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Old 10-21-2013, 06:08 PM   #5
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They didn't mention a cropping issue. I wonder if the screener does not like your depth of field and wanted to see the rails in front of the loco to be in focus. I don't know what else it could be their gripe.
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Old 10-21-2013, 08:22 PM   #6
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This looks like a case where telephoto compression doesn't work very well. The wavy rails foreground are interesting, but also distracting. I'd go for a shorter lens, and maybe positioning more to the right to show more of the train. I'm not sure what a "beer train" is here.
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Old 10-22-2013, 03:16 AM   #7
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Leave the right side alone, or if you can add a little to the right (assuming the image submitted is cropped already) and take as much off the top a you can.
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