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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-04-2009, 02:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 960
Posted By htgguy
Advice on a Pan Shot

Lots of clouds tonight while I was out, so I tried a couple of different things. This pan shot was one of them. What can I do to improve at these shots? What's good, what's bad? Thanks in advance for...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-02-2009, 12:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,007
Posted By htgguy
Well my job "forces" me to spend a lot of time on...

Well my job "forces" me to spend a lot of time on the road, and I can select the routes I travel from place to place. So for most of that time I am flying blind, with just a scanner to alert me if...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 04-24-2009, 11:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,362
Posted By htgguy
Are you serious when you say that mineral...

Are you serious when you say that mineral shipments remain the same? Minnesota's Taconite plants are operating at reduced capacity for the very short term, and most will be shutting down completely...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-14-2009, 12:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,167
Posted By htgguy
Card Readers vs. Camera for Uploads

John's post on memory cards, and the replies, got me wondering how many of you use card readers to transfer photos to your computer?

I have not used a card reader since my first 1.3 MP HP digicam,...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-21-2009, 04:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,961
Posted By htgguy
There is something funny about the image along...

There is something funny about the image along the top of the covered hopper-not sure if it is jpg artifacts or what?
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-07-2009, 03:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 878
Posted By htgguy
MDH, this is a shot from last May. There is still...

MDH, this is a shot from last May. There is still a foot or more of snow here now, with more coming this weekend.

Thanks to everyone for your advice, I will see what I can do with it.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-06-2009, 10:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 878
Posted By htgguy
I'd Appreciate Your Input....

...on this rejection:

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=653968&key=0

Not sure what the best way to adjust the color is on this. It looks good to me, is it too saturated to your...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-28-2009, 01:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 891
Posted By htgguy
Any Chance for Something like This?

I know this is a complete long shot, but it is different enough that I wanted to try. I figured the rejection would help me learn something if nothing else. Is there any way this can be fixed, or...
Forum: Digital Photo Processing Forum 02-27-2009, 10:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 796
Posted By htgguy
Do You Have any Tips to share for PSE 7?

Looking for a better way to process my RAW files, I have downloaded PSE 7 and so far am pretty happy with it. Probably the biggest difference I have noticed from my old editing software (PSP 7) is...
Forum: Digital Photo Processing Forum 02-25-2009, 08:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,778
Posted By htgguy
The second shot is very nice. As far as...

The second shot is very nice.

As far as editing software, there is a free trial download of Photoshp Elements 7 available at the Adobe site. I am using it now and am quite happy with it so far, I...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-22-2009, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,048
Posted By htgguy
You mean like this? [photoid=272597] ...

You mean like this?

[photoid=272597]

Just trying to change things up a little.

Jim
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-22-2009, 12:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,048
Posted By htgguy
Comp/Balance Question

This photo was rejected for composition/balance:

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=647414&key=0

In this case, does that mean I could try cropping it and resubmit, or is there...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-25-2009, 03:20 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,218
Posted By htgguy
Pentax K200D with 18-55 kit lens and 50-200 tele....

Pentax K200D with 18-55 kit lens and 50-200 tele. Had them for a couple of weeks, love them.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-11-2009, 02:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 892
Posted By htgguy
Thanks, I will pump up the orange on the first...

Thanks, I will pump up the orange on the first and give it another go. I may just appeal the other one, that was a pretty nasty looking MAC.

Jim
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-11-2009, 12:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 892
Posted By htgguy
Bad Color Help

Hi everyone:

I had a couple of shots get dinged for bad color and was hoping I could get a little advice.

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=628625&key=245419094
...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-23-2008, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 746
Posted By htgguy
Thanks-they were shot with a Canon S2-image size...

Thanks-they were shot with a Canon S2-image size and quality at the maximum settings, the originals are 2592x1944 although the posted images are cropped and resized. ISO set at 50, as there was very...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-23-2008, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 746
Posted By htgguy
Help me spot Noise

I have had a number of photos rejected for too much noise/grain recently. I would appreciate some help in spotting this so I can try and eliminate it prior to uploading. If anyone can point out...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-26-2008, 03:40 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,042
Posted By htgguy
This statement helped me understand why I haven't...

This statement helped me understand why I haven't submitted a photo to this site for quite a while. It's not that I disagree with the concept of photos being screened, and I think most of the...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-30-2007, 02:08 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,440
Posted By htgguy
I caught these guys this summer just west of...

I caught these guys this summer just west of Staples, MN. They did not look friendly.

Hobos on a stack train (http://www.ramnes.net/coppermine/cpg1.4.10/cpg1410/albums/userpics/10001/hobo.jpg)
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-22-2007, 05:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 947
Posted By htgguy
How Much Have Standards Changed?

I thought it was kind of curious that I had this shot rejected for bad cropping (which seems to be my specialty lately) :smile:.

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=396556&key=451999511...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-13-2007, 12:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,060
Posted By htgguy
I guess I have more than just cropping issues...

I guess I have more than just cropping issues with this shot.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-12-2007, 11:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,060
Posted By htgguy
Looking for Cropping Suggestions

I submitted a photo that is different from anything I have tried in the past and had no idea what the result would be. It was rejected for bad cropping-any suggestions?
...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-04-2007, 01:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,263
Posted By htgguy
Thanks for the suggestions everyone. I will keep...

Thanks for the suggestions everyone. I will keep in mind that getting a shot with the train further along on the bridge would be a good idea if/when I shoot here again. I know that I was stuck on...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-03-2007, 01:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,263
Posted By htgguy
That is the closest shot I have of this one....

That is the closest shot I have of this one. There are a few longer ones. How does this crop (http://www.ramnes.net/trainpix/bnsf8801_2.jpg) look-is it an improvement or not? I feel like I am not...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-03-2007, 12:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,263
Posted By htgguy
Could use Help Understanding Composition/Balance

I had this photo rejected over the weekend for Composition/Balance.

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=389043&key=469338212

I cropped it to please my eye. I would be interested in...
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