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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-04-2011, 04:50 PM
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Posted By chuckman
Thanks...I'll try brightening the train itself...

Thanks...I'll try brightening the train itself with the free select.

Charlie
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-04-2011, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 917
Posted By chuckman
Thanks...it looks good and I'll work on it with...

Thanks...it looks good and I'll work on it with your rendition in mind. I think part of the problem is that the screener doesn't realize how filthy the engine is...looks black in some parts.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-04-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,854
Posted By chuckman
Try a tighter crop on the train and the...

Try a tighter crop on the train and the crossbuck, and maybe toy with a black and white...just ideas...I think it is fine the way it is, but in my opinion that might help it conform to the standards...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-04-2011, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 917
Posted By chuckman
Underexposed help

Here it is! Not sure where to go from here...if it got any brighter I think the fog and the sky would be blown out as would be the parts of the signals in Silver.
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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-22-2011, 10:18 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,739
Posted By chuckman
I hear CSX from my place...on just the right day...

I hear CSX from my place...on just the right day I can hear the actual train, or the hum of a struggling EMD.
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 11-08-2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 16,309
Posted By chuckman
They look cool in a strictly head-on view when...

They look cool in a strictly head-on view when they're clean! Nice ones Chris...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 11-04-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,174
Posted By chuckman
http://www.flickr.com/photos/23614030@N04/63115753...

http://www.flickr.com/photos/23614030@N04/6311575345/in/contacts/
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 11-04-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 16,309
Posted By chuckman
At least 5 or six have gone west to...

At least 5 or six have gone west to Willard/Chicago from Erie now...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-29-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 751
Posted By chuckman
May want to sharpen the nose on #3 and either...

May want to sharpen the nose on #3 and either crop out the orange marker or photoshop it.

Charlie
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-29-2011, 12:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,366
Posted By chuckman
But when they do climb it, and they get hurt, the...

But when they do climb it, and they get hurt, the law suit will turn in favor of the museum/display owner because of that fence "protecting" children from the safety hazard.

Charlie
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 10-29-2011, 12:02 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 16,309
Posted By chuckman
It doesn't weather gracefully, but it is the best...

It doesn't weather gracefully, but it is the best thing on the road!

http://www.flickr.com/photos/johnmeans/6288353628/in/contacts/
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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-28-2011, 11:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,080
Posted By chuckman
It is hard to find a happy medium for shots like...

It is hard to find a happy medium for shots like this...you want it to be just blurry enough to see some detail, but not too blurry, but if you blur it to little, it looks incidental. Nice shot...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-28-2011, 11:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,366
Posted By chuckman
Yes, it doesn't keep vandals away, but it is also...

Yes, it doesn't keep vandals away, but it is also a liability thing...they don't want a little kid to walk up to it, try to climb on it, and fall!!! That's the main purpose of it.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-28-2011, 11:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,366
Posted By chuckman
I understand what you're aiming for, but I think...

I understand what you're aiming for, but I think the cropping might have benefited from the rule of thirds a bit...the frame is divided in half...that's a no-no. Also, the shot is a bit out of...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-28-2011, 11:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,501
Posted By chuckman
Ian, yes, the poles are the primary subject in...

Ian, yes, the poles are the primary subject in the original, but focus on making the engine the main attraction with the crop I suggested. Let me know if it makes the cut...it has good potential here...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 10-28-2011, 12:36 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 16,309
Posted By chuckman
Yes, that is what I meant...sorry about that...

Yes, that is what I meant...sorry about that...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-28-2011, 12:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,501
Posted By chuckman
Ian, If your goal was to show the entire...

Ian,

If your goal was to show the entire scene with the genset and the yard office, the unit was not too far away, but unfortunately, I don't think railpictures is interested in that type of...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 10-27-2011, 11:11 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 16,309
Posted By chuckman
New CSX Loco on ES44ACs

CSX's new ES44AH/ES44ACs (or whatever this order is designated) are indeed bearing the "how tomorrow moves" boxcar logo...I personally don't care for the logo, but apparently someone did...
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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-27-2011, 11:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 715
Posted By chuckman
That's why our hobby is a challenge...I could...

That's why our hobby is a challenge...I could shoot all the best railroad photography locations in the US and Canada, but a lot of those shots would produce a yawn from most railroad and non-railroad...
Forum: Trip Reports 10-25-2011, 12:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,062
Posted By chuckman
B&P Up the Buffalo Line

This past Saturday I chased the Buffalo and Pittsburgh Railroad's Salamanca-Buffalo turn in Western New york...

Generally SIBF goes north at day break and returns south around noon before tying up...
Forum: Digital Photo Processing Forum 10-21-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 993
Posted By chuckman
Brian, the link has expired. Send me an email...

Brian, the link has expired. Send me an email with the photo in question and I'll take a look at and share what limited knowledge I have...

Charlie
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-21-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,418
Posted By chuckman
The top one might look better balanced if you...

The top one might look better balanced if you snipped off the part of the shot that shows the light to the right. You may want to do the same with the bottom by getting rid of the left light, which...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-20-2011, 11:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,483
Posted By chuckman
By the way Mike, a friend of mine was down on...

By the way Mike, a friend of mine was down on WNYP last week, and he said the colors were just approaching peak, so you're past it, but not enough that you won't get some nice trees. They're on duty...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-20-2011, 11:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,483
Posted By chuckman
Of course, along with rain, comes a few like this...

Of course, along with rain, comes a few like this where the sun peeks out and highlights the storm clouds...

http://www.flickr.com/photos/53728467@N08/6205341266/in/photostream
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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-20-2011, 11:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 950
Posted By chuckman
The only kind of zebra I've shot has mating worms...

The only kind of zebra I've shot has mating worms on it's front and rear...
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