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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-04-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,384
Posted By abr
Backlit nose, but...

I figured Id share my latest rejection, since its certainly not an everyday sight on the Northeast Corridor. Yes I know the nose is backlit, but I was hoping that the burned out sections and foam...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-21-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,989
Posted By abr
Lightning in a Bottle

One of the more interesting electric arcs Ive captured. I figured Id share it before it disappears. https://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=1735209&key=5897929
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-27-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,763
Posted By abr
It took me awhile to get back to editing, but I...

It took me awhile to get back to editing, but I managed to get it through on the second attempt. Thanks for the advice!

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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-18-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,763
Posted By abr
Leaning Right

The following overhead shot from Meriden, CT was rejected as leaning right: https://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=1729195&key=3078933

I'm looking at this with my grid lines in Lightroom...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-29-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 929
Posted By abr
Bob, I went with your suggestion: ...

Bob,

I went with your suggestion:

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Thanks!

Adam
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-22-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 929
Posted By abr
Leaning Left?

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=1718940&key=9522751

I looked at different edges in the photo, particularly the cab car, using my grid lines in Lightroom. I'm not seeing a lean here....
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-03-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,827
Posted By abr
I had a few photos from later in the afternoon...

I had a few photos from later in the afternoon that showed the derailed engine. The initial shot of it I submitted (before uploading these) had an issue and I had been so busy lately that I hadn't...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-25-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,827
Posted By abr
Trenton Derailment Cleanup - Similar to Previous Photo

Last Friday, NJ Transit had an incident in Trenton, where a locomotive in push mode and the coach ahead of it derailed. Since I work in the area, I was able to grab a few photos during my lunch...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-18-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,364
Posted By abr
I guess 10:40 am in East Hampton, NY is too late...

I guess 10:40 am in East Hampton, NY is too late to shoot one of the few weekend morning eastbound trains this time of year 🙁 http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=1664670&key=9598540
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-18-2017, 12:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 18,513
Posted By abr
Apparently the bottom image changed overnight...

Apparently the bottom image changed overnight...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-17-2017, 11:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 18,513
Posted By abr
It's so nice that they accepted it twice :lol:. ...

It's so nice that they accepted it twice :lol:.

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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-28-2017, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,099
Posted By abr
It's supposed to be exposed. It's a dual mode...

It's supposed to be exposed. It's a dual mode locomotive capable of running as a catenary-powered electric that is being run in diesel mode. That section is where the locked down pantograph is...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-28-2017, 06:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,099
Posted By abr
Foreground Clutter

Last Saturday, I went to NJ Transit's Gillette Station to catch some of the extra trains running on the Gladstone Branch for the annual Far Hill Steeplechase Race. It was a chance to catch some...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-24-2017, 11:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,486
Posted By abr
I decided to go back to the trailing end of the...

I decided to go back to the trailing end of the train and picked a different shot with the locomotives positioned a little further away from the one house and with a little more room to the left of...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-20-2017, 04:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,486
Posted By abr
Troy, Looking at grid lines on some of the...

Troy,

Looking at grid lines on some of the vertical objects nearer the center, I thought I had it at the level where it needed to be. It's possible that the distant objects on the diverging shore...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-19-2017, 06:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,486
Posted By abr
Thanks to all who contributed! I was able to get...

Thanks to all who contributed! I was able to get one with that end of the train just up the river with the nose visible accepted (taken from the same location):
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For those who...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-18-2017, 07:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,486
Posted By abr
For reference to the wider scene and the other...

For reference to the wider scene and the other end of the train (which reversed direction upon return via the eastern side of the Hudson): ...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-18-2017, 01:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,486
Posted By abr
"Going Away"

With the following photo, I wanted to set up more of a profile view of Amtrak's Autumn Express running some rare mileage on the west shore of the Hudson River. This submission captures the rear of...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-11-2017, 06:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,708
Posted By abr
Maintenance of Way Equipment on a Cloudy Day

I know with RP, cloudy day shots usually only get in if they depict something a little more uncommon or have more of an artistic hook. Yesterday afternoon in Trenton, I came across two pieces of...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-08-2017, 04:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,434
Posted By abr
Backlit (side) - Typical Equipment, Unusual Operation

Backlighting, at least as far as the train goes, would be unavoidable here and when I submitted this image, I knew this sort of rejection was a possibility from a technical standpoint. Nevertheless,...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-02-2017, 10:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,860
Posted By abr
Similar to Previous Photo

I had two photos from the same location, with the same class of locomotive, but different trains and composed in a different manner.

One, submitted last night, has a looser composition, so as to...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-23-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,254
Posted By abr
Thanks to each of you for your input. I'll let...

Thanks to each of you for your input. I'll let this one sit in the personal collection and keep your insights in mind with future shots.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-18-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,254
Posted By abr
Composition (Balance) - Track Crew and Acela

I had taken the following shot of track workers in front of a passing Acela at the Trenton Transit Center back in March. Obviously, the lighting was less-than-optimal, but I thought the track crew...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-08-2017, 06:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,896
Posted By abr
Thanks for the input. Both have been accepted to...

Thanks for the input. Both have been accepted to the database after making the appropriate adjustments. Your comments have given me some additional things to be mindful of in working with Lightroom...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-04-2017, 03:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,896
Posted By abr
Rejected as Overexposed, But I See No Clipping

I had two images rejected as overexposed. Looking at the histograms for each image in Lightroom, I don't see any signs of clipping. They were uploaded and reviewed at roughly the same time, so I...
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