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Old Jun 27, 2007, 3:54 PM   #1
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Help pick a flyer photo (please)

I was asked to do a photo with a Osprey & the Cumbres & Toltec Railroad train for the Osprey Express. This is a special train for the folks that come to the Osprey Fest 2007. My two attempts at combining two photos to show the train and a Osprey.




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Old Jun 27, 2007, 4:15 PM   #2
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Number 2 works for me.

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Old Jun 27, 2007, 4:55 PM   #3
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for me the relationship between the bird and the train works better in #1, in #2 the bird has to much dominance. (i also like to see all the mechanical bits as in #1), not sure about the text though
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Old Jun 27, 2007, 5:31 PM   #4
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I like #1 but it would be better with a little more space between the bird and the train. Do you know the dimensions they need?
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Old Jun 27, 2007, 6:05 PM   #5
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Count two votes....mine and my wife's....for #2. #1 looks kind of crowded and artificial. #2's space is far more appealing.
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Old Jun 27, 2007, 6:28 PM   #6
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Of the two, No.1 works best for me, as the bird is about to land, and could be landing on the train (although maybe a bit out of scale). No 2 would work better with a soaring Osprey above it (if you could only shoot one from above), rather than one about to land with no perch in sight. I think you have a nearly head-on shot that might work in no 2, although somehow an Osprey over a semi-arid landscapeseems oddly out of place.

What is Osprey Fest? Sounds like fun!
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Old Jun 27, 2007, 8:21 PM   #7
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I like them both, but # 1 is the one that really impresses me.
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Old Jun 27, 2007, 11:15 PM   #8
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#1 looks more integrated, but #2 is more eye-catching.

Care to expound on "Osprey Fest"?
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Old Jun 27, 2007, 11:40 PM   #9
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my vote is for #2. you get a very clear view of the train and the osprey with the fantastic scenery behind it. it almost looks like a postcard. very nice.

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Old Jun 28, 2007, 8:29 AM   #10
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#2 imo gives a better sense of the osprey's space and the travel to it. I'm hoping they'll need both your shots, maybe one for a ticket back.
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