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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-04-2009, 08:09 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 31,125
Posted By alan-crotty
OOh that's a difficult one Andrew

Now let me see?

Only the colours have been changed to protect the inocent :-D

Alan
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-04-2009, 07:10 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 31,125
Posted By alan-crotty
Less than attractive diesels

PhotoID: 305659
Photograph Alan-Crotty

Oh Andrew, those diesels are electrics!

The clue is the pantographs on the top :grin:

As your a colonial chap we'll let you off this time :grin:
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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-04-2009, 06:12 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 31,125
Posted By alan-crotty
Screeners prejudice of non US railways?

Graham said:

"I must say that it concerns me when a screener openly calls all (with some exceptions) overseas locos ugly. Perhaps it explains why I sometimes have difficulty in getting shots of UK...
Forum: Digital Photo Processing Forum 02-08-2009, 07:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,990
Posted By alan-crotty
DNG Converter

Hi John,

Go to the Adobe website, search around the download area and get DNG Converter for you OS.

The converter will change you Nikon format raw files to .dng format, you can then open that...
Forum: Digital Photo Processing Forum 01-09-2009, 09:41 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,862
Posted By alan-crotty
Split Grad?

Essential piece of kit.

Alan
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-10-2008, 10:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,891
Posted By alan-crotty
Spectrophotometer

Hi Janusz,

The Gretag Mcbeth eye 1 has been replaced by the i1xTreme produced by X-Rite.

http://www.xrite.com/product_overview.aspx?ID=792

Once the software is loaded plug the...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-10-2008, 02:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,891
Posted By alan-crotty
Spelling

Sorry Janusz old chap, dyslectic fingers, more haste, less speed :-D

Meaning holds good though.

Alan
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-10-2008, 02:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,891
Posted By alan-crotty
Calibration of Monitors

Absolutly essential for good photo work, I use Gretag Mcbeth (now WRite) Eye1. It can be used to calibrate scanners, printers, monitors and cameras.

Don't forget to complete the job though and try...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-13-2008, 11:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,048
Posted By alan-crotty
Just Stick

Good fun Dennis,

Just Stick with what you've got.

Remember it's the way you point it that counts!

Alan
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-13-2008, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,551
Posted By alan-crotty
Sorry

One should never be afraid to say sorry :-D

Alan
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-13-2008, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,551
Posted By alan-crotty
Sorry

Sorry Janusz, :oops:

I've not been well for the last few days, a bug or something?

I should have seen that, I shall consider myself reprimanded :grin:

Alan
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-13-2008, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,551
Posted By alan-crotty
100-300 reviews

Plenty of user opinion here:

http://www.fredmiranda.com/reviews/showproduct.php?product=17&sort=7&cat=27&page=1

From my own experience of 'cheap' Canon lenses the main issue is build quality....
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-06-2008, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 749
Posted By alan-crotty
HI janusz, Yes the Video one in Chicago. ...

HI janusz,

Yes the Video one in Chicago.

Alan
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-06-2008, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 749
Posted By alan-crotty
Information Needed

Hi All,

I have been approached by a Kevin Siverman of Questar (Chicago) to use one of my photos he found on Rail Pics. being from the UK I have no idea of if this is a good company or not.

So...
Forum: Digital Photo Processing Forum 11-03-2008, 08:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,040
Posted By alan-crotty
Monitor Calibration

Hi,

Her is a link to a target grey scale.

Adjust your brightness and contrast so that you can see all the shades.

http://www.ashfordps.org.uk/targetgrey.htm

But this will only sort out...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-01-2008, 07:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,369
Posted By alan-crotty
Colour Space

Hi Mike,

I've come to this one a bit late as I see you have gained acceptance. However I did download your shot of 5316 to have a look at it.

The levels histogram showed a large spike at the...
Forum: Digital Photo Processing Forum 09-09-2008, 08:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,919
Posted By alan-crotty
Martin Evening Photoshop for Photographers

Martin Evening has produced a good book on CS3, specically aimed at photographers rather than graphic artists

BTW CS4 iss just about to hit the market. :D

Alan
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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 09-08-2008, 06:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,437
Posted By alan-crotty
Too True

Too True Steve,

We are divided by a common language :grin:

Alan
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 09-08-2008, 08:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,437
Posted By alan-crotty
Nick Names in UK

Here's link to the slang terms for some UK items.

http://www.rodge.force9.co.uk/faq/nicknames.html

And another for steam stuff

Steam Loco nicknames UK...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 09-04-2008, 09:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,852
Posted By alan-crotty
Odd colours

Chris,

The colours look a bit odd to me, they're very green. I've done a quick rework, just using levels.

It looks very much like Steve's colour version.

I hope it looks OK as I edited it on...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-27-2008, 11:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,780
Posted By alan-crotty
Built in HDR?

Jim,

I found this on a photographic forum where there has been much debate about any new Canon cameras that may appear at Photokina.

As you may know, in some folks eyes Canon are not best at...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-27-2008, 10:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,323
Posted By alan-crotty
Indeed

Thanks Jim,

I thought you'd spot that one :D :wink:

Alan
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-27-2008, 10:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,323
Posted By alan-crotty
immortal

Ok,

So what was the colour temperature indicated in your raw conversion?

By the way, raw is a word, not an abbreviation RAW :-D

Alan
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-27-2008, 09:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,323
Posted By alan-crotty
Tungsten?

Hi

Did you have your camrea white balance set to tungsten?

That partly would account for the vivid blue in the sky.


Alan
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-26-2008, 04:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,780
Posted By alan-crotty
TuFuse

Hi Janusz

You'll find Tufuse much more gentle in it's action, no Leery colours and very little noise issues.

I'd be interested to see your results.

If done well, we won't see the joins :-D ...
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