Old 03-16-2010, 05:42 AM   #1
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Well this one got the dreaded PEQ. I thought the subject was strong enough and that the foggy/cloudy day would give it the right mood. Any thoughts on maybe a composition change, lighting etc? I am going to try this at night when the memorial is lit, but would like a daylight one as well.

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Old 03-16-2010, 06:00 AM   #2
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get on a ladder so you can get the train above the fence. Whether it should be above the memorial or tucked behind it, can't tell, see how it looks. And reposition, maybe the stepladder is sufficient, but reposition to get the post/light out of the foreground.
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Old 03-16-2010, 06:01 AM   #3
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Well...

1) Chain link fence is blocking the locomotives

2) The background train has nearly left the frame

3) Trees in front of the locomotives

The only way I see it working for you is if you use a ladder to shoot over the fence, and capture the sign off to the side rather than in the front of the frame.

I'm not sure that that particular photo can be saved.
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Old 03-16-2010, 07:07 AM   #4
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Well...

1) Chain link fence is blocking the locomotives

2) The background train has nearly left the frame

3) Trees in front of the locomotives

The only way I see it working for you is if you use a ladder to shoot over the fence, and capture the sign off to the side rather than in the front of the frame.

I'm not sure that that particular photo can be saved.
Also throw in cloudy dusk shot. Nothing pops out of the photo. It has low EQ. But go back there, work with it and you will be able to get one on.
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Old 03-16-2010, 12:49 PM   #5
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Dont see this getting in...
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Old 03-16-2010, 05:04 PM   #6
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I don't see troy being much of a help.

I agree with the others in this thread that you have the cropping, the fence, a lower angle than you should, the clouds and it kinda takes the shot out. I think you can definitely get a shot of it on if you went back on a sunny day (storm clouds in the background would be epic) and a step ladder.
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(storm clouds in the background would be epic)
And a thunder bolt! Now I'm dreaming... back to sunny wedgies!
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