Old 12-29-2009, 02:55 PM   #1
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It was evening and the lighting was a bit sub par. The shot was too cool to pass up. Is there any fix? Black & white maybe?

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Old 12-29-2009, 03:01 PM   #2
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It is a cool shot. Needs a little cropping though to get the train more along the Rule of Thirds. Lightening may help or it could bring out some grain or noise issues. If you convert to black and white, the poor lighting, however, will still be there. It'll just be dark in B&W.
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Old 12-29-2009, 04:15 PM   #3
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My take. I cropped, did levels, increased saturation, and some sharpening.
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Old 12-31-2009, 07:39 PM   #4
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My take. I cropped, did levels, increased saturation, and some sharpening.
Sweet take on it. I like it. Thank you.
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Old 12-31-2009, 11:57 PM   #5
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Sweet take on it. I like it. Thank you.
Couldn't have done it without you!

Seriously, nice shot. Wish it was mine...
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Not sure if it compressed or what, but the quality seems quite poor. Other then that, I love it! Dennis' version looks great.

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Old 12-29-2009, 06:17 PM   #7
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Thanks Chase.

Of course I was working from a web sized jpeg so the look would be compromised in any event.

Still, I would have to agree that the image seems to suffer image quality issues.
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