Old 08-01-2008, 11:07 PM   #1
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Old 08-01-2008, 11:31 PM   #2
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Nice concept. I wish the light was better, and the fence in the way of the new locomotive is pretty distracting too...

That said, if you're not able to get back in there and retake the shot under more favorable conditions, you could rework it into black and white, I think that would work better... maybe something like the attached image.
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Old 08-01-2008, 11:34 PM   #3
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I think it is a cool shot. I would correct it clockwise a little.

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Old 08-01-2008, 11:49 PM   #4
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I like it! I'd appeal explaining the difficulty of getting good light in Hoboken Terminal.

I only have one accepted photo from under the trainshed:

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I like it! I'd appeal explaining the difficulty of getting good light in Hoboken Terminal.

I only have one accepted photo from under the trainshed:

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If it's difficult getting rp like quality light in that station, don't submit. I can guarantee the appeal will be rejected, because with things like that in mind, don't bother with submission. Also, it needs some rotation.
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Old 08-02-2008, 12:18 AM   #6
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It's uneven. The Alstom unit is also too dark. If it wasn't in the shot, so you were just conentrating on the GEEP, which is lit better, I think it would have a better chance.
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Old 08-02-2008, 12:25 AM   #7
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Although Im sure they wont allow tripods in, why dont you try the shot at night? Just a thought, leave the shutter open for a few seconds and see how that goes.
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It's uneven. The Alstom unit is also too dark. If it wasn't in the shot, so you were just conentrating on the GEEP, which is lit better, I think it would have a better chance.
Yes, crop, rotate, and brighten a little. There is interesting detail in the ceiling worth showing a bit of.
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It was taken at night, I was there with another railfan and didn't get hassled once.

I'm thinking I'm gonna crop it down to just the geep and do some brightening, then we'll see what happens.
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You never know with Hoboken.

I was thrown out of there for taking train pictures...

in 1977...
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You never know with Hoboken.

I was thrown out of there for taking train pictures...

in 1977...
I think it has a lot to do with what you look like. especially in 1977!
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If it's difficult getting rp like quality light in that station, don't submit. I can guarantee the appeal will be rejected, because with things like that in mind, don't bother with submission. Also, it needs some rotation.
Don't submit? That's a pretty negative way to look at things...
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Don't submit? That's a pretty negative way to look at things...

By don't submit, I meant albeit you may take a shot, don't submit it with the knowledge of bad lighting.


Then again, it's completely up to the photographer.
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Old 08-03-2008, 03:09 PM   #14
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I only have 3 photos that have been accepted into the DB so you can take what I have to say with a grain of salt. I've only been submitting since April and I used to get upset everytime one of my photos was rejected. Unfortunately for me I live in an area that doesn't have many great areas for taking photos and I have to work harder at getting shots that I am happy with, but that is another story.

So here is what I have to say. If you like the picture, submit it, if the screeners rejected it, don't take it personally. You are the one who as the final say as to whether or not it is a good photo. I have one that was rejected for "High Sun" but I like the mood and the colors that were created by the lighting. As the old saying goes, beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
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So here is what I have to say. If you like the picture, submit it, if the screeners rejected it, don't take it personally. You are the one who as the final say as to whether or not it is a good photo. I have one that was rejected for "High Sun" but I like the mood and the colors that were created by the lighting. As the old saying goes, beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
Oh I never get bent about a rejection! It's just a hobby and it's just a website, when I railfan I take shots for me, not for railpictures. Sometimes though I get a few that have a chance here.

As for this shot, I never really liked the crop I did and a lightened B/W got dinged too, so I'm thinking it's one for the personal folder.
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I only have 3 photos that have been accepted into the DB so you can take what I have to say with a grain of salt.
You still have more accepted photo's than River Rails then
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You still have more accepted photo's than River Rails then

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