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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-25-2013, 01:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 868
Posted By strikefour
Underexposed?

This one was rejected for being underexposed. What do you all think I should do with this shot? BNSF warbonnet leading an intermodal train on the east coast is pretty cool.
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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-31-2009, 02:30 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,371
Posted By strikefour
Here is the cameras that i have used with shots...

Here is the cameras that i have used with shots on railpictures

Kodak CX4230 - 5 shots
Kodak Z740 - 20 shots
Nikon D50, 18-135 - 98 shots
Nikon D90, 18-105, 70-300 - 18 shots and counting
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 01-23-2009, 09:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,874
Posted By strikefour
harrisonburg is a good location because of the...

harrisonburg is a good location because of the many railroads nearby. ab(2) has provided good info on the city of harrisonburg. to the east of harrisonburg is NS H-line which runs from roanoke to...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-05-2009, 04:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 995
Posted By strikefour
Sounds like it was blue-flagged meaning there was...

Sounds like it was blue-flagged meaning there was likely maintenance employees working on train and it could not be moved until the blue flag is removed.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-06-2008, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,112
Posted By strikefour
how could i improve this rejected shot?

how could i improve this shot? i am trying to grow beyond the standard wedgie.

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=601808&key=812411316
Forum: Off Topic Forum 04-11-2008, 06:22 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,667
Posted By strikefour
best car chevy made in 90's, i had one ('91)...

best car chevy made in 90's, i had one ('91) until i got too close to a trailer hitch on a chevy suburban. i like the new G8 from pontiac.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-04-2008, 11:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 802
Posted By strikefour
at this time year, sun angle is getting higher...

at this time year, sun angle is getting higher every day, but it not higher than 45 degrees in PA at midday yet, so the lighting should be good. looking at the shadows, the sun is to the back right...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-26-2008, 02:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,079
Posted By strikefour
most widescreen computer monitors are 16:10 with...

most widescreen computer monitors are 16:10 with screen resolution of 1440x900(17-19"), 1680x1050(20-22"), 1920x1200(22-27") and 2560x1600(30"). new hdtv's use a 16:9 ratio with resolution of...
Forum: Digital Photo Processing Forum 02-25-2008, 11:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,451
Posted By strikefour
dual- 17" CRT @ 1600x1200 17" LCD @...

dual-
17" CRT @ 1600x1200
17" LCD @ 1280x1024
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-15-2008, 04:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,482
Posted By strikefour
considering the D300 is $1799 and the 1DM3 is...

considering the D300 is $1799 and the 1DM3 is $4499 with 70% larger pixels, i would figure the canon 1DM3 should out perform the nikon D300. the nikon D3 vs. canon 1DM3 or the nikon D300 vs. canon...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-22-2008, 10:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,696
Posted By strikefour
what about coal? :confused:

what about coal? :confused:
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-22-2008, 12:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,154
Posted By strikefour
nice shots, living in norfolk southern country, i...

nice shots, living in norfolk southern country, i go into shock :shock: seeing those bright orange locomotives coming at me.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 01-21-2008, 11:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,244
Posted By strikefour
my first with a kodak 2mp camera ...

my first with a kodak 2mp camera
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my latest and 100th posted
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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-21-2008, 11:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,850
Posted By strikefour
I thing I just realized and has not been noted is...

I thing I just realized and has not been noted is how shutter speed can affect falling snow. here is a few examples:

1/30 sec.
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1/200 sec.
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1/500 sec....
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-10-2008, 12:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,030
Posted By strikefour
something different

here is a photo i shot while NS was installing a new crossover to the Commonwealth Railway. it was shot at dusk as the track crew was finishing the second switch.
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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-08-2007, 04:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,875
Posted By strikefour
well..., at least they finally painted a few of...

well..., at least they finally painted a few of their engines! :D
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-02-2007, 04:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 983
Posted By strikefour
thanks for the input. I'll try a few things and...

thanks for the input. I'll try a few things and see what looks better. the shot here was a bit of a surprise, because as i was getting out of car i could hear the train coming up grade.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-01-2007, 06:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 983
Posted By strikefour
Rejected for Noise

After 12 photos in a row being accepted (wow), this one got rejected for too much noise.

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=440621&key=955083743

any suggestions? It doesn't look to...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 10-30-2007, 10:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,692
Posted By strikefour
Since Conrail was divided with NS taking 58% and...

Since Conrail was divided with NS taking 58% and CSX 42%, 17 units when to NS and 13 to CSX. As for which numbers when to NS and CSX, I do not know, maybe all 30 numbers in an engineer's cap?
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10-24-2007, 11:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,667
Posted By strikefour
There was econo lodge where i live, but i think...

There was econo lodge where i live, but i think they lost the rights to be called an Econo lodge. :shock:
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-24-2007, 06:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 803
Posted By strikefour
night shots with nikon d50

has anybody used nikon d50 for nighttime photography? i am wondering what type of quality train shots are possible with the d50? thinking about going to strasburg night shoot on nov. 4. trains...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-15-2007, 04:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,214
Posted By strikefour
horizon unleveled

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=393448&key=451875734

here, i am not sure which way to rotate, the tracks and the box look to maybe the right, but the signal looks a little to the...
Forum: Digital Photo Processing Forum 06-19-2007, 10:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 906
Posted By strikefour
one thing to remember with the D40 is that you...

one thing to remember with the D40 is that you need to get a lens with the built-in motor which is AF-S type lens because the D40 does not have a motor built into the camera body like the D80 or...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-30-2007, 06:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,519
Posted By strikefour
i recently bought a new nikon dx 18-135mm af-s...

i recently bought a new nikon dx 18-135mm af-s lens. with a 1.5x digital conversion makes it nearly same as 28-200mm lens in 35mm format. i paid $270 on ebay auction, but local stores sell it from...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-26-2007, 04:22 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 17,680
Posted By strikefour
it look like after 3 weeks, this thread has...

it look like after 3 weeks, this thread has reached the "end of the line"

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sorry, i was reading this and couldn't resist posting on it.
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