What do you guys think of these two photos for a gift?

Discussion in 'The Rumble Strip' started by DesertPenguin, Jul 22, 2018.

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Which do you like more?

  1. Front facing

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  2. Rear facing

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  1. DesertPenguin

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    My father's birthday is coming up and I found out of all the classic Yankees that Mickey Mantle is his favorite. I found two nice photos online but I'm not sure which to get. At first I thought front is better to see him but the back is an action shot and in home uniform pinstripes. They're both nice so I'll leave it up to you guys

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  2. kikie

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    That is difficult because I have no clue what your father likes. I personally would go for the front facing photo but if the home uniform with the number 7 is more important for your father than get the other photo.
     
  3. Casey

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    The front facing one looks better in my opinion.
     
  4. BobK

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    I would go with the front facing photo, it's not clear that the action photo is in fact Mantle; it's just some Yankee in pinstripes wearing the number 7.

    Yes I know the Yankees retired the number, but my point still stands.
     
  5. DesertPenguin

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    If you've never heard of the Yankees maybe, but this is for a lifelong fan so that point is moot. I get what you're saying though.
     
  6. Vegard

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    I don't know anything about Baseball but based purely on esthetics I would definitely go with the rear facing photo.

    The front facing photo looks overly contrived.
     
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  7. kolio

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    The front facing photo looks pretty basic in my opinion. Now, I'm no photography expert, but I'd say the rear facing photo is much better looking from a photography perspective.
     
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  8. zzz_pt

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    Same.

    From someone who has no idea about who the man is, I'd choose the 2nd one without thinking twice.
     
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  9. kikie

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    We are not making it easy huh @DesertPenguin :p

    5 votes for the first photo and 5 votes for the second photo, so far.
     
  10. opelgt1969

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    It's dad buy both, at least he'll like me.
     
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  11. MoLiEG

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    Left one :) I think he will love it!
     
  12. kikie

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    Have you decided @DesertPenguin?

    If so, which one are you going to get?


    Buy both. One for his birthday this year and the other one for next year.
     
  13. DesertPenguin

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    I chose the back facing action shot based on the opinions here confirming my original instinct. I was thinking about it too much.

    His birthday is this Saturday so I'll let you guys know how he likes it.
     
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