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Old 10-07-2007, 06:56 PM   #10
John West
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It's an interesting picture, but I have to agree with the screener that it just doesn't quite work, at least in terms of what Railpix is all about. But that of course is a huge judgement call. And reasonable folks could disagree, and probably will.

I was a bit surprised by the comment about noise....I don't see that. The lack of sharpness and the blur in my opinion add to the mood, but it is more a "graphics" image than a "train picture". On the other hand one could argue it is more of a "train picture" than some of the streaky time exposures that do occasionally get selected....especially the ones of gates going up and down.

A different screener, or the same screener on a different day might have accepted it. That's the nature of "art".
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