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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-12-2009, 06:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,288
Posted By randy
High Sun

Here's the photo: http://www.railpictures.net/images/d1/3/0/3/5303.1255317102.jpg

I don't understand the the sun can be "too high" at 0900 in October. Just what is the negative effect of "high...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-21-2009, 04:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,187
Posted By randy
It's just a whiff of a cloud. I don't like naked...

It's just a whiff of a cloud. I don't like naked skies either.

Any cropping suggestions?
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-21-2009, 02:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,187
Posted By randy
How to Crop

Hi troops! I need advice on cropping. The locos are centered vertically, but taking off the top or bottom will impact the second engine. Should I bring the right side up to the rear of the second...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-19-2009, 07:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,056
Posted By randy
Help! From Bad to Worse!

This shot was rejected for cropping and when I re-cropped it was worse.
Is the right crop somewhere in between? Suggestions?

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=647061&key=172267964
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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-19-2009, 07:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,505
Posted By randy
Leveling the center is where I started and what I...

Leveling the center is where I started and what I think is most appropriate. I'll look again with an eye to going to the right.

Thanks!
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-19-2009, 07:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,505
Posted By randy
Level Me!

I'm having trouble figuring out how to level this. I wonder if the problem is really distortion from a 16mm lens. Here's the rejections:
...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-10-2009, 01:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,302
Posted By randy
Yes, I shot multiple frames, but that's the best...

Yes, I shot multiple frames, but that's the best of the bunch. Oh, well.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-09-2009, 06:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,302
Posted By randy
Hi Charles! The second photo is the full frame....

Hi Charles! The second photo is the full frame. Not much I can do with it.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-09-2009, 06:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,302
Posted By randy
Any Hope for Cropping?

Here's three tries in order of submission. The problem with the first is obvious. I need to lose the lower right corner. Suggestions?
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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-26-2009, 12:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,220
Posted By randy
Talking Thanks for the comments. I had the same thoughts....

Thanks for the comments. I had the same thoughts.

San Timoteo Canyon is a real challenge because the tracks run roughly east-west and the sun is from the south. Here's one of my best from there....
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-25-2009, 11:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,220
Posted By randy
Question Should I Submit?

Occasionally rp has photos with no trains. Do you think this one would be accepted?

Thanks.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-25-2009, 10:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,077
Posted By randy
I use the 16-85, 70-300 on my D-300. The 16-85 is...

I use the 16-85, 70-300 on my D-300. The 16-85 is plenty of reach for most rr photography. The vr is useful at any focal length. When you use one you can see the lens lock down and see a real...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-25-2009, 07:28 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,945
Posted By randy
Absolutely true! However, I use a Nikon...

Absolutely true!

However, I use a Nikon D300, 16-85mm vr and 70-300mm vr. I need all the help I can get.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-25-2009, 06:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,135
Posted By randy
Sorry. I have changed the link in the original...

Sorry. I have changed the link in the original post.

I had to crop the Metrolink shot tighter to get it in, so I assumed the same would needed for the BNSF photo. Let me know what you think.
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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-25-2009, 04:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,135
Posted By randy
Unhappy How to crop

Hi troops. Got a rejection I need help with:

http://www.railpictures.net/images/d1/9/2/8/5928.1232826362.jpg

This photo got in a couple of days ago:
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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-14-2009, 02:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,321
Posted By randy
Smile Thanks for the replies. I'll be shooting there...

Thanks for the replies. I'll be shooting there again, but that much snow on Cajon Pass is rare. I liked the over all grandeur of the snowy pass. The train is a bonus.

I think the extreme crop...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-14-2009, 01:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,321
Posted By randy
How to Crop

I tried at at least four different crops on this shot with no success. Cropping suggestions welcome.

Randy

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=629288&key=489748217
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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-18-2008, 01:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,152
Posted By randy
As bad as it looks...

This one is as bad as it looks. The train is just out sight. Fortunately it was moving slowly.


Ok, the photo wouldn't load, but it was real dumb...

(I'm going back under my rock now.)
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-17-2008, 02:40 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,136
Posted By randy
Thumbs down Well said. Move the catfight to Felines.com or...

Well said. Move the catfight to Felines.com or JUST STOP IT! :shock:
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-16-2008, 06:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,136
Posted By randy
Thumbs up D300's Rock!

Doc:
The airshow shots are absolutely fabulous! I'm impressed with the sharpness with the teleconverter and long lens. I'm working on getting a D300 and Ive been all over trying to decide on glass....
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-01-2008, 11:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,680
Posted By randy
Angry Pardon my ignorance, but this looks like a great...

Pardon my ignorance, but this looks like a great shot to me. Is the high sun problem the shadows on the plow? :confused:
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-01-2008, 01:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,893
Posted By randy
Talking ...And some would say a "real" man would scratch...

...And some would say a "real" man would scratch it on the wall of his cave with a piece of charcoal. :lol: :lol: "Don't need no stinkin' camera!"
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-01-2008, 01:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,978
Posted By randy
Talking I can believe that a locomotive could have a fly,...

I can believe that a locomotive could have a fly, but how could a fly have a locomotive? :shock: :lol:

You should be proudly ashamed! :lol:
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-01-2008, 12:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,361
Posted By randy
Richard- Your response was well reasoned and...

Richard-

Your response was well reasoned and an effective presentation of your point of view. Thank you for taking time to compose it.

I suppose some of the emotion that was pointed at the...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-25-2008, 08:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,473
Posted By randy
I have a new 22" monitor that has a screen that's...

I have a new 22" monitor that has a screen that's 11.5" x 18.625 (viewable) :grin: . I'm liking the way photos look as a screen saver, although they are a bit stretched of course. I had assumed that...
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