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Prairie train

Posted by
Andrea (Regina, Canada) on 19 May 2011 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

I actually posted this shot last summer, processed in hdr. But I decided to go back to it and blend two exposures instead to see which I like better. (And I think the white balance is a bit more realistic here.) Your thoughts?

Canon PowerShot S90 1/30 second F/3.2 ISO 80 6 mm

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Don Levesque from Saint John, Canada

I like how you captured the train in between the buildings.
I like this one better, less dramaric sky and nicer with the darker tones on the buildings

19 May 2011 7:01am

Julie Brown from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

I do think this one has a better white balance. Both are good, but the previous one seems to have more of a purple color cast. Great work here, Andrea!

19 May 2011 9:47am

Kathryn from Warburton, Australia

This image is beautiful!!! and yes i agree that this version is better - the darker tones in the grass and buildings are what make this one great! also i think the sky has a softer beauty to it. I think the sky and the texture of the buildings and grass make this such an awesome image for such a simple scene! well done!!! :-)

19 May 2011 11:13am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

This version wins with me, too . . but it is a cleverly-timed in itself.

19 May 2011 4:40pm

Roland from Manila, Philippines

i like the framing! great timing too.

19 May 2011 6:06pm

Iris from Assen, Netherlands

I think this looks great!!

19 May 2011 8:52pm

Charles from New York, United States

I prefer this shot also. Looks great and nice composition.

20 May 2011 12:57am

Candais from Lisieux, Canada

I thought I recognized this. It was wonderful both ways.

20 May 2011 3:12am

Céline from New York City, United States

Original composition !

20 May 2011 6:26am

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

Both are beautiful, but I think my favorite is this one... The sky is great. Have a lovely weekend :)

21 May 2011 4:28pm

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

The richness of tone and colour here gets my vote

21 May 2011 6:01pm

Marilla from Turku, Finland

Those old buildings were so interesting that I didn't notice the train. Good capture!

22 May 2011 3:21pm

Paldino from Fort Myers, United States

Great Photograph! The train in the DOF just ads to the uniqueness.

17 Nov 2011 7:56pm

Canon PowerShot S90
1/30 second
F/3.2
ISO 80
6 mm

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