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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-25-2010, 08:44 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 13,984
Posted By Cranky
Really, I will remember that the next time I do...

Really, I will remember that the next time I do something for them in regards to the KCS. Thanks for the comment there Canadian Kidd!
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-25-2010, 08:40 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 13,984
Posted By Cranky
Travis, I have yet to get a PEQ from LP. But then...

Travis, I have yet to get a PEQ from LP. But then again, there is nothing creative about roster shots either. Point blank,cut dry, it is what it is. Glints, wedgies, fartsy, GEQ's = Good, you know...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-02-2010, 10:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,986
Posted By Cranky
I did, I was able to take multiple images. The...

I did, I was able to take multiple images. The others just did not get the Sperry logo like this one.




The left is all I have due to a pole. I do have a lot on the right. Like above, I have a...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-02-2010, 07:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,986
Posted By Cranky
Bad cropping.

I received bad cropping on a recent shot. I have a little to the left to work with and some to the right. I really do not which way to go. Any thoughts would great.
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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-02-2010, 12:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 973
Posted By Cranky
If you fall down and get a boo boo, the...

If you fall down and get a boo boo, the Whambulance can take you to get put back together. Back on topic, Did I mention I hate poles for the most part? Well this is why. A beautiful EMC 5 under a...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-01-2010, 03:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,186
Posted By Cranky
Maybe try something like this. The Head house, is...

Maybe try something like this. The Head house, is really imho the unique part of any Elevator. The silos to the right, are pretty common.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-01-2010, 02:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,050
Posted By Cranky
Very very true, Many of the last few poles near...

Very very true, Many of the last few poles near the tracks are down in our area except the rat nests in town. Also speaking for myself, I hate poles, I hate them like taxes. I try not to shoot near...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-01-2010, 01:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,050
Posted By Cranky
David, I do not post much, but I must ask...

David,

I do not post much, but I must ask you? Look at the shadow being casted from the roof off the nearby structure onto the wall. That roof only extends out 1.5- maybe 2ft. That is a pretty big...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-01-2010, 12:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,050
Posted By Cranky
I see you found the Wiki to Sunny 16 brother...

I see you found the Wiki to Sunny 16 brother Charles! Most excellent! As Professor Grumpy has taught. When one stops learning they are dead,or either need to get on away from me right now !
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-31-2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,159
Posted By Cranky
I had to think on this a little Jim. In the...

I had to think on this a little Jim. In the winter months on many if not all North -South lines. One can pretty much shoot South bounds all day. Instead of the sun being dead overhead,as it is in the...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-30-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,159
Posted By Cranky
I call it, when the shadow from the "modern" anti...

I call it, when the shadow from the "modern" anti climber,extends down to the coupler bar. Also another is when the shadows from the flared radiators of a ACe are visible on the long hood. If it it...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-27-2010, 05:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,818
Posted By Cranky
Now that is what a MMORPG noob would write :lol:

Now that is what a MMORPG noob would write :lol:
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-27-2010, 05:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,011
Posted By Cranky
OG, That was what I was thinking also. I...

OG,

That was what I was thinking also. I played with it in various sizes. It is doing what new aluminum co-ops do with the prism effect. Now there is some good and bad news. The good news is, 148...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-25-2010, 10:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,011
Posted By Cranky
Compression ?

Heyas.

I need some help on this one. Was rejected due to compression. Need to know how it looks on other monitors. I do not see the compression on my end. Thanks.
...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-30-2010, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 746
Posted By Cranky
Wow, the Roster card

I am really at a lose on this one. Not really a big loss, but I thought if you were submitting a "roster" you clicked roster ? And we all know this is no where close to a roster ,as there are objects...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-30-2010, 02:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,462
Posted By Cranky
Thank you Troy for the date correction. So maybe...

Thank you Troy for the date correction. So maybe we could hope for some updating and do away with the push pull design.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-30-2010, 02:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,462
Posted By Cranky
2002 is a while back, though I do not know if...

2002 is a while back, though I do not know if there have been any improvements in the lens. But as the saying goes. " If it ain't broke don't fix it". Jim on a personal scale of 1-10, how would rate...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-30-2010, 01:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,462
Posted By Cranky
Pretty much the 24-70 f/2L, and the 24-105 f/4L I...

Pretty much the 24-70 f/2L, and the 24-105 f/4L I guess. The gears in the Mind of Canon seem to have rusted over. Pretty sad... Maybe we will see a 50-250 f/4L USM IS in the future ? As for Push...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-29-2010, 06:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,462
Posted By Cranky
Heavy (3.7 lbs) , poor IS, push pull focusing, to...

Heavy (3.7 lbs) , poor IS, push pull focusing, to large a field of coverage, soft images. I put the 28-300 with the new 70-200 f/2. Failed white over priced junk. A retail price of $2,689.00 is a...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-29-2010, 05:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,035
Posted By Cranky
True indeed pderekh. Though if I might add, The...

True indeed pderekh. Though if I might add, The new (BNSF) Gevo's are indeed suffering from serious fading after only 2 years. Also cross reference your scenery to your unit.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-29-2010, 03:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,038
Posted By Cranky
Thats what this old Bull thought too... ...

Thats what this old Bull thought too...

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=807671&key=926090766
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-29-2010, 02:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,038
Posted By Cranky
This reminds me of the story of the 2 bulls. One...

This reminds me of the story of the 2 bulls. One would think that the mere thought over appealing a photo over "Modern power" in this regard, would draw a question. Nonetheless a Orange Gevo with 200...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-29-2010, 12:13 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,686
Posted By Cranky
Agree 100% ! I stand by my 20-700 f/4 "L". Once...

Agree 100% ! I stand by my 20-700 f/4 "L". Once you go "L" series you will not go back. Strong build,quick focus though I mainly manual focus while I still can. I do have lazy days. Best Glass next...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-24-2010, 12:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 829
Posted By Cranky
Thank you all. I will keep this in mind. No big...

Thank you all. I will keep this in mind. No big worries as this is modern power seen everyday. Maybe if we can get the timing right as before 10am, and A Northbound,with rear facing DPU awaiting,...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-23-2010, 10:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 829
Posted By Cranky
What to do ?

I am at a loss with this shot and some what confused. I place the primary subject,KCS 4055 on the 2 left intersecting points according to the" rule of 3rds". To accent and not leave dead space, I...
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