Interesting. I actually ended up darkening the shadows for artistic intent
as I was trying for more of a Kodachrome look. I'll revisit it to see how
it looks if I open the shadows back up.
I do find rail photography to be challenging because of the lack of
compositional diversity. I try to avoid the 3/4 Wedge like the plague.
On Monday, November 7, 2011, WayneS <olympus@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I swear, train engineers are part psychic. Framing is excellent, with
> Now if you could do some HDR tricks, some of the shadow on the right would
> fill in a bit, but that's minor detail and artistic preference.
> I feel like I was there, in more ways than one.
> At 11/7/2011 06:46 PM, you wrote:
>>OK, now for some OM content for the OM list. This picture was taken
>>about two weeks ago just east of Afton, Iowa. The camera used was a most
>>lovely black OM-4T and a glorious Zuiko 35-80/2.8 lens. Lens was set to
>>35mm and probably around F8. Auto exposure. I think I did use the
>>polarizing filter. Kodak Ektar 100 filled out sensor duty. Both lens and
>>camera have the heritage of being owned by our very own WayneS. In fact,
>>except for the 24/2.8, everything in the bag was from Wayne's special
>>of OM gear that day. Lot's of other great shots that day, but this one
>>would probably please the railroad fans.
>>Other than the for pay stuff, I've shot almost exclusively OM for the past
>>month. Life is good!
>>Ever notice that they always blow their whistle at you just as you press
>>the shutter release?
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