Old 06-29-2011, 04:23 PM   #1
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I've seen quite a few "bad track" shots so I thought I'd try my own on a local branch line. Unfortunately, this photo has a few defects (namely, poor focus and too much grain) so I don't plan to upload it to RP. Aside from that, what does everyone think about this shot? Is it worth submitting if I can fix the technical issues next time?
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Old 06-29-2011, 05:27 PM   #2
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I don't care for the cropping. All the objects of interest align in a pattern that favors a square crop. In situations like that, I favor a horizontal crop. If you want to do vertical, move a few feet closer to the tracks. Other than the cropping, I like it.
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Amazing what telephoto compression does to track.
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My track is worst than your track!

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Originally Posted by magicman_841 View Post
My track is worst than your track!

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But your track isn't approaching 100mph, what we in the states sometimes refer to as HSR. Not the most tele-crazy, but

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