GWR "Modified Hall" class no. 7903 "Foremarke Hall" passes the site of Hayles Abbey Halt, Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway, 7th August, 2016
(P72009)
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Date and time of image creation: 2016:08:10 09:18:28
Make: SONY
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Software: PaintShop Pro 16.00////////////////////
Copyright: Richard J Kyte
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Date and time (original): 2016:08:07 13:36:11
Date and time (digitized): 2016:08:07 13:36:11
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RAW rework
Recomposed, skyline replacement, lighting adjustments and sharpened in PSP.
hayles_abbey_72009.jpg
This was taken on the east side of the railway bridge.  The main issue I had with this photograph in its original format was the complete overexposure of the sky.   However, I had some test shots taken prior to the train passing which did have some sky somewhat better exposed, so I decided to attempt a transplant.  Having practiced on a couple of other photographs from the session, I set to work on this one, and although I originally shot it in "Landscape", I decided to recompose this photograph to "Portrait" as I felt that it would work reasonably well in this orientation, and would make the sky transplant a little easier to perform.   
 
This procedure is not something I tend to make a habit of doing as it does tend to get complicated, and can be tricky to execute convincingly.   In this instance, I think I've come up with something that is reasonably convincing. 
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