Old 04-07-2008, 07:17 PM   #1
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how would you crop this photo:

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Old 04-07-2008, 07:27 PM   #2
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Probably cropping some off the bottom and to the left, however the sign, and the crossing blocking a clear view of the train (Foreground clutter) is a fatal rejection for this shot.
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Old 04-07-2008, 07:35 PM   #3
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I would say as jbrozny said but i will add the cropping from the top of the pic.Its really anice location for catching photos.Try again but with nigher level than that to make clear view for the trucks.
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Axels cut off. Crossing signal in the way. Whistle sign is sitting there. I say, next time, Move up closer to the tracks and on the other side of the grade crossing.
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What CR said. At least he can tell what's wrong with other people's shots
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What CR said. At least he can tell what's wrong with other people's shots
Oh, come on now. At some point a person deserves to get to start over.

And besides, it's a lot easier to see the issues in other people's shots than one's own. At least it is for me.
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Very true, Janusz. I'm sure it would be very hard to find a person who critiques his own work more efficiently and ruthlessly than that of his peers.
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I too agree with CR - that Railway Crossing sign just kills the shot!
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