Old 07-29-2010, 05:47 PM   #1
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Do you guys think this shot is worth trying to get on?
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Old 07-29-2010, 05:50 PM   #2
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A bit of CW rotation with some minor color/contrast adjustments along with cropping/sharpening should get the image accepted. Despite the half lit nose, I think the shot still stands a chance, as the composition is nice.

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Old 07-29-2010, 05:50 PM   #3
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You've got some really nice side light there. Would it be possible to stand more to the right to get a broader shot next time? Not sure about this one...you may need to go vertical with your crop (and level it as well using the vertical of the door on the nose of the loco).
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How about this?
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Old 07-29-2010, 06:13 PM   #5
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Maybe its my monitor, but I see it a little soft, try to sharpen a bit more if you consider it.

Nice photo indeed!!
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Old 07-29-2010, 06:14 PM   #6
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In my opinion, your latest crop killed the reason to shoot a train on a bridge. I'd suggest a vertical crop, and it still needs some color work. It's quite drab in appearance currently.

EDIT - see attached to give you an idea of where to go. The color may not be spot on, but it's the best I can do at work with MS office picture manager

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Old 07-29-2010, 06:59 PM   #7
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I always find it odd when people shoot a train on what seems like a cool bridge, but basically go for a wedgie. Is it not possible to go side and wide at this location? Meaning to get more of a side angle which actually shows the bridge. As it is, it's basically an elevated wedgie. Not a bad shot by any stretch of the imagination. Just when I think bridge, I want to see bridge.

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Of course, maybe scenes from the side aren't possible at your location.
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How does this look?
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I always find it odd when people shoot a train on what seems like a cool bridge, but basically go for a wedgie. Is it not possible to go side and wide at this location? Meaning to get more of a side angle which actually shows the bridge. As it is, it's basically an elevated wedgie. Not a bad shot by any stretch of the imagination. Just when I think bridge, I want to see bridge.


Of course, maybe scenes from the side aren't possible at your location.

I know what you mean about "wanting to see bridge" but at this location it would be really hard to get the angle you were taking about. Nice shots though!
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I know what you mean about "wanting to see bridge" but at this location it would be really hard to get the angle you were taking about. Nice shots though!
I figured it might be that. Do ytou know anyone who has a boat? J/K I'd try something along the line of Loyd's attachment in regard to this shot then.
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I figured it might be that. Do ytou know anyone who has a boat? J/K I'd try something along the line of Loyd's attachment in regard to this shot then.
I do know someone who has a boat. I might try getting out in the water and trying again. Thanks for the thoughts!
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Thanks guys! It's on.

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Good job, Nathan!

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