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Old 03-01-2018, 02:22 PM   #6
cyberdoctorind
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Thanks everyone for all your valuable feedback. The resubmitted photograph has now been accepted http://www.railpictures.net/showphotos.php?userid=61989


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Originally Posted by miningcamper1 View Post
The engine front is fairly sharp on 500px, but not much else.
I would try once more at 1200x800 with additional sharpening.
Bingo, this worked in my favour. Thank you.

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Originally Posted by bigbassloyd View Post
Going off the Ballast, it appears your focus point is roughly 60 meters in front of the locomotive. You might be able to selectively focus, or see if you have another shot where the nose is closer to the focal point.

Loyd L.
I selectively sharpened the image which has brought in the necessary details Viz, the Loco Serial and the type. The Orange decals on a light blue background did make my work difficult. Thank you so much for your suggestion.

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Originally Posted by RobJor View Post
I was surprised to see 1600 as maximum. I size mine to the "old" max of 1200. As a note the 1600 photos I see do not size themselves on my laptop screen but I have to scroll to see it all. I only see this a few times. 99 pct of the images I click on size themselves correctly to my screen size. I don't know if this is a function of my computer or the site software not handling 1200 and 1600 sized photos the same.

My suggestion would be to reprocess to 1200 wide and see what happens???

Also, if for some reason in the processing you upsized the image(like from 1024 to 1600), you will have a problem.


Bob Jordan

Maybe someone else can look at these two, if you have larger screen the scrolling will not show up.

Your rejection:
http://www.railpictures.net/viewreje...51&key=7904266

Mine, now corrected.
http://www.railpictures.net/viewreje...92&key=1654362
Fortunately, I shoot in RAW at the highest resolution possible. In this case, it was downsizing. However the main issue that I face with my resizing is most of the images turn out very soft and when I try to bump up the sharpness too much to counteract the softness brings in lot of noise which ultimately leads to rejection. Any tips on downsizing without loss of appreciable quality will be appreciated .

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Originally Posted by Grewup on the CW View Post
I have 27" monitor and the high resolution pic looks better but I agree with Lloyd that the focal point if off, creating the issue it was rejected for. Hopefully you have other frames/shots where the camera focused on more of the scene.
Agree about the focal point. I did have a subsequent shot but I wasn't sure of it being accepted due to the rule of thirds rule.
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