Which Crop is Better?

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  1. Toast95135

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    I like the first one because it seems to have more life to it, but the house is a tad distracting. What do you think?
     
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    hmm, that is a hard one ... but I think the crop seems more balanced in the second one ... don't like the text to be cropped away then ...
     
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    [FONT=&quot]I like the second pic better due to the fact that my eyes keep getting drawn towards the building on the left in the first pic.[/FONT]
     
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    Try one with the sign totally cropped out. For me the whole sign should be in the frame or not at all.
     
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    Is this better? Its another shot, which I still had stored on the memory card. It was much wider, so I had to crop it quite a bit; compared the the first one where it was only cropped a little. The color is really off compared to the TIFF on my computer but this was just a quick webedit.
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    #2 is the better one. There really doesn't seem to be a point to putting that much red sign in #1. The red attracts the eye enough as it is, no need to put more emphasis on it by giving it as much area as the background.

    EDIT: Ooop, didn't see the new post, yeah that's way better.
     
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    Well, but I think this last (third) one finally nails it!
    Yes!
     
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    I agree, the 3rd one is the best.... by the way... I didnt even see the house in the 1st one till you mentioned it :)
     
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    You got it. This is the best yet.
     
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    Yes! (or the 1st minus the house)
     
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    The 3rd is the best of the group due to the top of the sign being visible rather than cut off.
     
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    I like the third version much better.
     

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