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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-06-2015, 05:21 PM
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Posted By Mark T
PEQ - any ideas?

Mods please delete this thread.

Apologies
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-16-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,760
Posted By Mark T
Exactly... In the case in question, I'd guess...

Exactly... In the case in question, I'd guess that quite a lot of people have clicked on and favourited the steam photo for nostalgia reasons or because they're interested in the engine in one way or...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-05-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,434
Posted By Mark T
Looks to me like it needs a smidge CCW rotation.

Looks to me like it needs a smidge CCW rotation.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-05-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 25,409
Posted By Mark T
You're certainly not the only one. This...

You're certainly not the only one.

This site is getting openly mocked on UK forums for that photo....
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-01-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,178
Posted By Mark T
Dave, it might be old hat to the natives but the...

Dave, it might be old hat to the natives but the Hudson River in NY state impressed me on my first trip to the area. It's easily accessible, stunning views and regular passenger trains (on the...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-01-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,710
Posted By Mark T
With the NS account currently on 1,652,991 "hits"...

With the NS account currently on 1,652,991 "hits" (an average of over 6000 per photo) just think how much that'd cost them in advertising budgets on other forms of social media... Its going take to a...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-15-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,733
Posted By Mark T
Bingo.... [photoid=481562]

Bingo....

[photoid=481562]
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-15-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,733
Posted By Mark T
Thanks all for the tips. Luckily I've got several...

Thanks all for the tips. Luckily I've got several shots with different framing / exposure / angles etc so I'll try a few different ones taking the constructive criticism on board.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-13-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,733
Posted By Mark T
PEQ help required

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=1270497&key=3917024

I'd already fixed a slight colour cast and increased the exposure following earlier rejections but now PEQ.... :x

Any ideas?
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-21-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,717
Posted By Mark T
Ha ha. As if I'm that clever! No, it's just an...

Ha ha. As if I'm that clever! No, it's just an exposure of a second or two, introducing some movement but not lots.

Interesting the suggestion from sd9 to crop the right as I'd thought it would...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-17-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,717
Posted By Mark T
Thanks for the replies. I'll play around with a...

Thanks for the replies. I'll play around with a few of the suggestions and see what I can come up with, but given its a long way off a perfect shot I think it might just be one for flickr....
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-13-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,717
Posted By Mark T
PEQ - fixable?

Now I'm fully aware its not the greatest quality image (it was taken under quite challenging conditions) but I'd hoped the human element might have over-ridden that.
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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-22-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 944
Posted By Mark T
Thanks for the help guys, but now its rejected...

Thanks for the help guys, but now its rejected for other stuff.....

Meh.

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=1222188&key=2663018
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-21-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 944
Posted By Mark T
Levelling help

I'm having a wood for the trees moment.... Has anyone got any advice on this?

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=1221654&key=5485630

Thanks in advance.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 09-24-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,316
Posted By Mark T
Plus one! That's a stunning photo.

Plus one! That's a stunning photo.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 09-17-2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,021
Posted By Mark T
No - rp.net does not recognise the GPS data...

No - rp.net does not recognise the GPS data automatically. I've just bought a Canon 6D which comes with GPS stamping built in. When I upload my photos to Flickr it maps them accordingly but rp.net...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 09-17-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,260
Posted By Mark T
Well deserved POTW for a stunning photo!

Well deserved POTW for a stunning photo!
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-29-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,130
Posted By Mark T
I'd agree - its a nice shot but just needs a...

I'd agree - its a nice shot but just needs a little more "glint". Maybe increasing the contrast a bit might also help?
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-29-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,618
Posted By Mark T
Funny this has been raised as here in the UK this...

Funny this has been raised as here in the UK this is a very big no, goes against the (health and safety paranoia) "enthusiast guidelines" and often produces major kick offs on railfan forums between...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-18-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,509
Posted By Mark T
I should say that this was discussed on another...

I should say that this was discussed on another forum and Jean-Marc has actually stated that the engines stopped on the bridge for his pictures, hence the perfect timing.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-05-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,509
Posted By Mark T
Great photo and perfect placing of the lorry - a...

Great photo and perfect placing of the lorry - a feat he also achieved in the same location 4 days earlier! Wow that's one lucky dude...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-07-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 864
Posted By Mark T
Same here - and it seems to be worse for...

Same here - and it seems to be worse for "foreign" shots.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-24-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,562
Posted By Mark T
Juan - I've only just noticed this was passing a...

Juan - I've only just noticed this was passing a Castelar to Once "differencial" train. How come it was on that line rather than on the LSM? Thanks.

Nikos - I suspect the RSD16s might find their...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-23-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,190
Posted By Mark T
Kris I have to say, I recently traded in a...

Kris

I have to say, I recently traded in a standard "cheap" (about 50 dollar) tripod for one that cost about 150 dollars (a velbron luxi L) and have noticed a great improvement in sharpness and...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-23-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,562
Posted By Mark T
:-(:cry: The plan is for all trains to go...

:-(:cry:

The plan is for all trains to go over to chinese engines. I'm guessing some of the more recent EMD engines might linger on but thats it for RSD16s on passenger I think.... :cry:
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