The first one just made me laugh because it seem like such a juxtaposition of 19th century technology to 21st-century. 100 years ago, someone in that position was rolling a cigarette, instead of Snapchatting! Made me grin.the second one is a bit funny
the first one does nothing for me
Had time to play with it over lunch hour- photoshopped out the offending item on the right so I could back up a bit more:Placing the subject to the extreme left in #1 would have helped quite a bit I think.
And pulling back wider.
Centering your subject makes for a dull composition generally.