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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-21-2008, 01:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,234
Posted By photogeek88
It appears that, more than just a better angle,...

It appears that, more than just a better angle, you need to first work out the quality issues with the photo. Either it was taken at a very small resolution or it was also overprocessed. It's also...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 08-19-2008, 02:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,668
Posted By photogeek88
OK, so we've gotten past the now common practice...

OK, so we've gotten past the now common practice of reminding River Rails to separate the forum wheat from the chaff. Carrying on...

Did anyone find it odd that there was no real audible...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 08-18-2008, 11:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,668
Posted By photogeek88
"Crap, this locomotive 'sploded right in front of...

"Crap, this locomotive 'sploded right in front of me!"
1:33 into the video. I could think of better (and more relevant) grammatical choices to use were I to be in the same situation. His idiotic...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-14-2008, 08:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,143
Posted By photogeek88
Photo #2, I as well can't figure out whether I'm...

Photo #2, I as well can't figure out whether I'm for or against. Its so contrast-filled, and I love me some good contrast, but to a degree it almost seems like there's not enough contrast between the...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-14-2008, 02:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,504
Posted By photogeek88
You speak truths, Sensei Two-san. I shall dig...

You speak truths, Sensei Two-san. I shall dig through the archives and try the one where the train is actually there.

P.S. - When are you screening next? Just kidding.


...well, not really. :-D
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-14-2008, 02:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,504
Posted By photogeek88
I was thinking the suspension bridge in the...

I was thinking the suspension bridge in the background would be enough to balance off the signal heads on the right.
I know its definitely not rule-of-thirds (at least the train), but I just didn't...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-14-2008, 02:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,504
Posted By photogeek88
Hey Wayne, I feel like eating my words...I...

Hey Wayne,

I feel like eating my words...I think I was the one who suggested the crop with the signal heads, and now I'm getting rejects for, you guessed it, not cropping signals! ...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-14-2008, 02:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,946
Posted By photogeek88
You said earlier you just recently moved up to a...

You said earlier you just recently moved up to a 5 MP camera. Unless it's a second-hand one, I imagine this is not an SLR (Single Lens Reflex...the type with the bigger removable lenses). If you...
Forum: Trip Reports 08-13-2008, 04:39 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,079
Posted By photogeek88
I have a bit of an issue with this particular...

I have a bit of an issue with this particular subject because of some encounters with Metra and the CTA this summer. They, like NJDot, both had big hooplas over the photography thing a few years ago....
Forum: Trip Reports 08-13-2008, 04:09 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,079
Posted By photogeek88
You could be a nun with orphans on a train...

You could be a nun with orphans on a train platform, every one of them holding cameras, but if "Da Rules" handed down by management say No Photos, whether you smile, give them a hug, or slip them 20...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-13-2008, 06:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,452
Posted By photogeek88
Guess you're just really lucky to live near so...

Guess you're just really lucky to live near so many scenic spots!
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 08-13-2008, 06:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,425
Posted By photogeek88
Hey all, Concerning 261, who all from RP is...

Hey all,
Concerning 261, who all from RP is going to be there for the trip? Myself, Mike Wnek, Brennan Caughron, Joe LeMay and possibly Glenn Davis will be there as part of the Flatlander Crew. I...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-13-2008, 06:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,452
Posted By photogeek88
Glad to see things worked out for you, nice...

Glad to see things worked out for you, nice evening shots!
You must really get around on that bike, eh?
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-13-2008, 05:42 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,241
Posted By photogeek88
Jeez, no one reads the manuals anymore. Everyone...

Jeez, no one reads the manuals anymore. Everyone who's anyone knows about the Holy Spirit History Brush they have now on P/S.
Amatuers...
[EDIT] Amen, Brother Ryan!
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-12-2008, 10:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,452
Posted By photogeek88
Have you got any way to get across the creek and...

Have you got any way to get across the creek and trim down some of that growth? Even if you didn't, either spacing the cab of the loco right after it gets off the bridge or on the left side of that...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-12-2008, 07:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 932
Posted By photogeek88
Thanks guys. I've found the one thing that helps...

Thanks guys. I've found the one thing that helps more than any to get photos sharp...an eye exam! I just got back from getting a new prescription, and after looking at the reject from earlier this...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-12-2008, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 932
Posted By photogeek88
Unsharpened reject on selective focus

Any hope?
http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=560667&key=657295338

Trying to take a different look on things. I thought it was interesting...sometimes IC&E can take 2nd class status in...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-12-2008, 07:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,573
Posted By photogeek88
That Thomas looks pretty p/o'ed about the whole...

That Thomas looks pretty p/o'ed about the whole fire thing.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-10-2008, 09:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,438
Posted By photogeek88
Nope, that was a one-time experimental paint...

Nope, that was a one-time experimental paint scheme they did way way back just following the merger on a poor SD70MAC. Was a mix of the last BN scheme with Warbonnet striping....
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-10-2008, 08:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,438
Posted By photogeek88
I'm betting, as SpirosN. tends to shoot a lot of...

I'm betting, as SpirosN. tends to shoot a lot of the Hellenic Railways, that his clock on the camera was set for the local time zone of Greece. Cheers to him for coming and visiting our great rail...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-09-2008, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 953
Posted By photogeek88
And make sure you've got the correct info about...

And make sure you've got the correct info about the type of locomotives and railroads in the data form.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-08-2008, 06:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,544
Posted By photogeek88
Because of RP, I am now so anally retentive about...

Because of RP, I am now so anally retentive about the composition of photography, even that which is not my own, that I step in when people offer their p&s's to unwitting bystanders. "Trust me, I'm a...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-08-2008, 06:24 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,896
Posted By photogeek88
I love that you brought this up, because I get to...

I love that you brought this up, because I get to make one more point that I just couldn't find a way to express earlier. For me, I like that shot the way it was shot. He could have added the...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 08-07-2008, 04:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,504
Posted By photogeek88
I'll vouch for that Travis. Came back home...

I'll vouch for that Travis. Came back home Monday, and usually the UP crews, especially MOW, can be real finnicky about me taking photos. But my girlfriend just happened to be riding with me, in a...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-07-2008, 04:22 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,896
Posted By photogeek88
Not to sound completely pretentious, but...

Not to sound completely pretentious, but photography is an art form, and sometimes you just have to have the talent.
For example I could decide today that I always enjoyed piano music, so today I'm...
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