Old 02-02-2010, 03:56 AM   #1
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I have a question in regards to how I should crop this picture: http://www.railpictures.net/viewreje...key=1199180347

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Old 02-02-2010, 05:51 AM   #2
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A tighter crop. Something like this...

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If you have more foreground or sky, go vertical.
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Would not work. Haven't had coffee lol
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Would not work. Haven't had coffee lol
Why not? It's a bit too centered vertically but still fine:
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The lower foreground is boring and adds zero to the chance that it will get in. In railfan photos that are vertical really have to look best that way or they don't work.
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Thanks for the help.

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The picture ended up getting dinged for something else, which I don't think I'll be able to fix, so I might attempt to work on it some other time, but thanks for all the help. I ended up going with a cropping very similar to the one mentioned in this thread and they accepted that part of the picture.
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I guess I might finally be getting somewhere cropping wise.
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