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Old 01-10-2020, 12:02 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by TedG View Post

By today's standards, yeah, I suppose it's too tight. By 1985 standards, not so much, I think. Who could afford to waste Kodachrome on a bunch of superfluous stuff? Particularly on a "roster" shot of a museum piece on static display. (Different story, of course, if were talking about an operating train out on the mainline, where some space at the edges is important, I think.) And here all along I was quite happy with the in-camera tight crop as part of my Kodachrome conservation efforts. I guess that "fill the frame" motto wasn't the best idea I've ever had.
Unfortunately, even if you have some more Kodachrome to give, you will eat it up when you do the leveling needed to get it accepted.
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