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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-21-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,002
Posted By MacTown
I figured that's what 3:2 meant, thanks for...

I figured that's what 3:2 meant, thanks for clarifying that for me. Looks like I just missed the sweet spot with those pictures. It's the first time I've shot at that location, so if these pictures...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-21-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,002
Posted By MacTown
I have another picture with the train a little...

I have another picture with the train a little farther back. It includes a lot more of the tree's and shrub on the right side but with less of the train visible. Jim I'm just getting back into all of...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-21-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,002
Posted By MacTown
Here is a version that is not cropped.

Here is a version that is not cropped.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-21-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,002
Posted By MacTown
Another Bad Cropping Reject

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=1252742&key=7488100

I've submitted this picture several times adjusting the crop each time. I cropped more from the bottom and left more room to the...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-18-2008, 06:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,459
Posted By MacTown
A nice picture to be your 200th, I didnt realize...

A nice picture to be your 200th, I didnt realize it was your 200th when I left the comment, also congrats on getting that other picture published.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-11-2008, 12:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,216
Posted By MacTown
I'm thinking what my problem might have been is...

I'm thinking what my problem might have been is that I was using AI FOCUS AF mode, the manual states that when a moving object passes through the focus area the camera will automatically change its...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-10-2008, 11:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,216
Posted By MacTown
Canon 400D, with a 28-135 IS lense Ken, and it...

Canon 400D, with a 28-135 IS lense Ken, and it was on a tripod, it was not windy last night at all, I'll shoot this again but when will I have a consist of 7 GEVO's again :), oh well.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-10-2008, 09:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,216
Posted By MacTown
I've been using the self timer, push the shutter...

I've been using the self timer, push the shutter button and it counts down from 10 and then starts the exposure.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-10-2008, 08:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,216
Posted By MacTown
Just to clearify I push the * button before I...

Just to clearify I push the * button before I start the exposure and the lense will stay at the current focus?
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-10-2008, 07:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,216
Posted By MacTown
Suggestions on how to get it right next time

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=521584&key=711859303
I really blew this opportunity 7 GEVO's on this stack train and the conductor was on my side adding the human element. The passing...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 02-07-2008, 07:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,680
Posted By MacTown
Not a problem EMT I didnt take it that way, I...

Not a problem EMT I didnt take it that way, I didnt mention it being a suicide in the first post so I can see where you would think it was a careless idiot, I would think the same thing, from that...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 02-07-2008, 01:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,680
Posted By MacTown
I just got some bad news, I knew her, she is one...

I just got some bad news, I knew her, she is one of my best friend's sister, i've been around her many times, just as recently as last month :(, I'm heading to her brothers house to see how he's...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 02-07-2008, 12:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,680
Posted By MacTown
Well something like that happened yesteday where...

Well something like that happened yesteday where I live. We had a nasty winter storm go through, for some reason a 23 year old women stepped onto the tracks and was hit by a UP train going 55 mph,...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 01-13-2008, 04:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,975
Posted By MacTown
3 BNSF Trains involved in Crash on Transcon

Happened just east of Augusta Kansas, thats really going to screw up traffic, http://www.kake.com/news/headlines/13730297.html#comments, i'm thinking about possibly driving there tomorrow to see if I...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-24-2007, 02:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 953
Posted By MacTown
I've been changing the color levels since he was...

I've been changing the color levels since he was talking about them being off, I dont know much about fixing overexposed shots so I'm not sure if thats the right way to go about it.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-24-2007, 02:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 953
Posted By MacTown
I'm trying the selective color option, im...

I'm trying the selective color option, im changing to Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and Black in the picture. Michael you suggested the colors were off such as the black color had a greyish tent, I...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-24-2007, 12:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 953
Posted By MacTown
http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=4610...

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=461029&key=0
http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=461026&key=0
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-24-2007, 12:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 953
Posted By MacTown
Overexposed

I'm back again, I cant get anything accpeted lately. I messed around with some settings and resubmitted them but it didnt work out, here are the original rejects....
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-17-2007, 03:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,002
Posted By MacTown
Probably wont bother with the second one, I didnt...

Probably wont bother with the second one, I didnt get the angle I wanted, and its just a wedgie, im messing around with the cropping on the first one and have another shot from that spot a couple...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-17-2007, 03:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,002
Posted By MacTown
Bad Angle

Well i've seen several other shots like this accepted on the database today and yesterday, so whats wrong with this one? http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=458696&key=59461622

I'll also...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-30-2007, 02:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 736
Posted By MacTown
Some advice

More and more i've been fixing things by myself but I would like some thoughts on this picture I took today.
http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=439502&key=1285153866
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 09-24-2007, 05:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 884
Posted By MacTown
This is the first time i've tryed a shot like...

This is the first time i've tryed a shot like this, I was driving by this spot and got the idea in my head, i'll just have to try it some more and maybe one will turn out better.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 09-24-2007, 04:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 884
Posted By MacTown
What to do with this one

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=423745&key=723606155 hmm is there too much empy space around the signal? should I just forget about this one?
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 09-09-2007, 04:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,305
Posted By MacTown
I certainly agree Joe if she does survive she...

I certainly agree Joe if she does survive she should be charged with something, disreguarding the saftey of her children shouldnt go unpunished.
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 09-06-2007, 06:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,305
Posted By MacTown
Stupidity at its worst

2 children killed when their mom tryed beating a train. :( http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,295945,00.html
I just saw it on foxnews they actually showed the video of it happening she cleared the...
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