Old 12-26-2013, 02:13 PM   #1
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Default Two bad croppings in a row

Thoughts on how to crop this one?

First attempt (really second attempt as on first submission cropping was fine with that screener, but it was overexposed):
http://www.railpictures.net/viewreje...77&key=8601229

Changed to a 5X7 crop and took some off the right for next attempt, but still no luck:
http://www.railpictures.net/viewreje...98&key=2608422
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Old 12-26-2013, 02:18 PM   #2
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I think you still need to remove some of the right. I'd also like to see a little more added back to the bottom.

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I think you're in the right direction with the second one, maybe a little more space on the bottom (or an earlier frame)
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How does this look to you guys?
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It works for me, try it out if you want.
I posted at the same time as Loyd, otherwise I wouldn't have said almost the same
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I'd also say more up top to get it closer to 1200X900. I want to duck when I see the shot.
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I'd also say more up top to get it closer to 1200X900. I want to duck when I see the shot.
What do you mean by the second part Joe?
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Can you get more on the left and less on the right?

There is too much dead space (empty space with nothing going on) on the right side of the train.
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What do you mean by the second part Joe?
Duck, as in down. In TV news, we called that head room. Even though the dimensions are roughly 12X8, the train still looks squished to me.
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Can you get more on the left and less on the right?

There is too much dead space (empty space with nothing going on) on the right side of the train.
Can get less on right, but nothing left on the left...... Here's another go at it.
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I think you still need more off the right, a tad on the left and top. I would also do some selective levels and contrast on the locomotives and cars.
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Old 12-26-2013, 10:23 PM   #12
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And while we're on the subject of bad cropping.... another one. Thoughts? This was an unexpected grab shot, so don't know how much I can do....

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreje...78&key=6403767
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Look like most of the whites are blown.

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