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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-10-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By EdKrimmer
So far it's been a "hurry up and wait"...

So far it's been a "hurry up and wait" experience. Fortunately the wait is rarely long in Cajon Pass or up in the Mojave. Tehachapi was a bit less frequent
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-10-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,730
Posted By EdKrimmer
Aha! The plot thickens. I will track down your...

Aha! The plot thickens. I will track down your book...

Thanks,
Ed
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-10-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,730
Posted By EdKrimmer
I've certainly gotten wind of the necessity of a...

I've certainly gotten wind of the necessity of a scanner. I did get one but learning further that the POS antenna they come with is just that - and worse in mountainous Southern CA. In the process of...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-10-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,730
Posted By EdKrimmer
Train Identification

Perhaps this is better in the "Railroad Discussion" but I see the traffic there is quite light. While I've always been a railroad lover only in the past 9 months have I begun to shoot them and thus...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 09-17-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,357
Posted By EdKrimmer
A cheap tip I use - take a "selfie" (or any...

A cheap tip I use - take a "selfie" (or any picture I suppose) at each location with a location enabled smartphone. You can later extract the GPS from it. My Nikon app provides a "copy/paste" GPS...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-02-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,473
Posted By EdKrimmer
As for GPS - I don't yet have the attachment for...

As for GPS - I don't yet have the attachment for my camera. However, at each shooting location I take a "selfie" with my Blackberry. It, and most smartphones attach the GPS data. I can...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-01-2013, 02:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,473
Posted By EdKrimmer
I stand better informed. Thank you all. Ed

I stand better informed. Thank you all.
Ed
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-30-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,473
Posted By EdKrimmer
Thanks for the link! I didn't get as far as a...

Thanks for the link! I didn't get as far as a rejection - it was the intake form that shot me down. BNSF 6842 so it looks like ES44C4. Cool!
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-30-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,473
Posted By EdKrimmer
Unhappy Not foamy enough

Well I finally got up the courage to attempt a submission yesterday. However I got hung up because I didn't know the locomotive type. Granted I've only been shooting a little over a month... I love...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-28-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,892
Posted By EdKrimmer
Excellent point Peter Thanks Ed

Excellent point Peter
Thanks
Ed
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-28-2013, 03:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,349
Posted By EdKrimmer
My $.02 - looks like the train will likely be in...

My $.02 - looks like the train will likely be in roughly the same place each day (scheduled commuter) so you just have to wait for a day when the sun is lower...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-27-2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,892
Posted By EdKrimmer
Consensus appears to be "no big deal." ...

Consensus appears to be "no big deal."

Thanks all!
Ed
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-27-2013, 03:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,892
Posted By EdKrimmer
Rookie question

I've only been shooting trains for 6 weeks now. My question to the group is regarding use of flash (at night). Is it "OK" when shooting a moving train? I'm not asking technically, that's another...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-31-2013, 03:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,132
Posted By EdKrimmer
Thank you Freericks for the encouragement and...

Thank you Freericks for the encouragement and Hatchetman for the very useful link. I'm sure I'll gather the courage to submit some shots soon.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-30-2013, 03:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,132
Posted By EdKrimmer
New to hobby, new to forums

I've always been fascinated by trains generally from afar though. I finally decided to make an effort shooting them with the Nikon D5100 I got last year. Naturally I found my way here and have a...
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