Old 02-09-2012, 02:03 AM   #1
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I've run across the following rejects. These are two attempts at the same image.

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreje...&key=312025504

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreje...key=1225861244

Any thoughts? Reshooting is possible.
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Old 02-09-2012, 03:09 AM   #2
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Can you get that pedway a little more centered in the shot? kinda like the second one but it looks a little tight on the right, maybe go with the same on the right as on the left
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Bad crop almost always means your subject is "too" centered.
Top to bottom, not right to left.

Both crops, everything is moving around but the engine - sort of.

Maybe the screener would object less to more sky and less foreground?

Just a best guess.

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Bad crop almost always means your subject is "too" centered.
Top to bottom, not right to left.

Both crops, everything is moving around but the engine - sort of.

Maybe the screener would object less to more sky and less foreground?

Just a best guess.

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Did you mean bad "Composition/Balance" almost always means your subject is "too" centered.
Top to bottom, not right to left?
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Old 02-09-2012, 01:22 PM   #5
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Wheeee!

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Thanks guys! Appreciate it.
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Old 02-09-2012, 02:27 PM   #6
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Wheeee!

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you nailed it!
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Old 02-09-2012, 02:31 PM   #7
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The people on the bridge are a nice touch.
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The people on the bridge are a nice touch.
Indeed! To me, it makes the shot. I took several shots while the train was stopped at the station to get some people more or less centered in every window.
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Very well done. Great image!
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Just center the crossing.
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Just center the crossing.
Just read the whole thread
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