Old 05-02-2017, 05:43 AM   #1
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Hi team,

Any comment / suggestion on how I could improve the cropping for this one ?

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Old 05-02-2017, 06:13 AM   #2
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I'd go tighter all around - mostly, shave a pinch of the bottom, much more on the top and a bit on the right and left.

My first thought was simply to lower the train ever so slightly, but dragging the image around on my notebook, I liked a crop that saw the leaves above the horizontal branches omited - using the branches instead to frame the shot.

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Old 05-02-2017, 12:52 PM   #3
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I 3/4 agree with Mitch. I feel the train is already low enough in frame and any more would look uncomfortable to my eye. I think something like this might work, even more so if the loco was just a bit closer to the rail joint:
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I 3/4 agree with Mitch. I feel the train is already low enough in frame and any more would look uncomfortable to my eye. I think something like this might work, even more so if the loco was just a bit closer to the rail joint:
What WD said, but for the rail joint. The position of the engine is fine, doesn't crowd the tree truck.

Looking at the original, too much up top.
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Old 05-02-2017, 03:23 PM   #5
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Many thanks to all of you Guys !

I will have another trial with this one later this week.

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Old 05-02-2017, 05:39 PM   #6
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Old 05-02-2017, 09:12 PM   #7
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Yeah, you did what I was going to suggest, although I would have left a little more on top

It wasn't really egregious, except on the right...
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Let's see if I have this straight:
They reject a shot citing the ROT, then they turn around and accept a version that's more centered?
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Old 05-02-2017, 11:40 PM   #9
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Let's see if I have this straight:
They reject a shot citing the ROT, then they turn around and accept a version that's more centered?
Yeah - lol, that's why I suggested cropping just a pinch off the bottom. Not a lot, just a pinch.

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