Railway Station at Grange-Over-Sands

This is the lovely railway station platform at Grange-Over-Sands in the Lake District.

The photo was taken at approximately 3pm on the 21st September 2019. I recently developed this file again with Luminar AI, and I am quite pleased with the results.

Originally, I had developed the photo file (shown below) with On1 Photo RAW, and at the time of first publishing this image (on another website), I hadn’t noticed that the lens distortion had made the roof of the building on the left look as though it was sloping into the frame. Also, I was still assimilating On1 Photo RAW, and looking back now, the image has far too much crunchy local contrast enhancement.

Railway Station at Grange-Over-Sands
Originally developed with On1 Photo RAW

As you can see from comparing the two versions, in adjusting the horizontal keystoning to level off the roof on the left, I have lost the chimney and other content from the top right. I do think this crop has strengthened the composition though by introducing an unbroken diagonal lead-in line along the roofline of the building on the right.

Feel free to leave any comments below.

Published by Peter Finch

I have been an electrical draughtsman, a retailer and, for 12 years, a photography tutor. In 2019, I took a job as an electrical technician and closed my tuition business. Am I now photography tutor emeritus ...?

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