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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-18-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,099
Posted By bigbassloyd
Knowing you have a 'level' complex like I do, you...

Knowing you have a 'level' complex like I do, you lack of response concerning the perspective distortion and non-leveled drone shots is baffling to me. :D

Neighborhood fireworks and improperly...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-12-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By bigbassloyd
The weeds do support the composition as it lends...

The weeds do support the composition as it lends credence to it being an abandoned / broken / forgotten locomotive that hasn't moved in some time. I would have probably accepted it.

Loyd L.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-12-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By bigbassloyd
Your rejected image is the textbook definition of...

Your rejected image is the textbook definition of obstruction. The grass, tree, house, fence, etc. is not supporting the composition. The shot could easily be cropped to lose the left third of the...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-16-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,397
Posted By bigbassloyd
If someone is not following the rules then are...

If someone is not following the rules then are they really using it safely?

I have no issue if they want to track my drone as I make a massive 3 minute long flight to 60' AGL for my shots. :D
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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-07-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 436
Posted By bigbassloyd
Photo 1 - Terrible square-ish crop with a...

Photo 1 - Terrible square-ish crop with a confusing composition. The signal doesn't carry enough interest to hold the foreground of the scene. The trains behind are too blurry / minimized to...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-06-2020, 05:13 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,672
Posted By bigbassloyd
Not an official department, but RR management and...

Not an official department, but RR management and law enforcement are quite familiar with online locations to go digging if a situation warrants.

The best policy as a railfan is if you think...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-06-2020, 05:10 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,672
Posted By bigbassloyd
The toilet paper hanging from the mirrors does a...

The toilet paper hanging from the mirrors does a great
cleaning job too. Great explanation if called onto the carpet though.

Loyd L.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-04-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,672
Posted By bigbassloyd
Yes, even something extremely minor. ...

Yes, even something extremely minor.

Railroads don't need much of a reason to hang a crew.

Loyd L.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-03-2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,672
Posted By bigbassloyd
You would be surprised how often it happens on...

You would be surprised how often it happens on the main lines... Toilet paper, crew packs, trash bags, reflective vests, etc. Usually courtesy of a crew who's been burnt by their photo being taken...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-03-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,672
Posted By bigbassloyd
:D I am not the responsible party, as my...

:D

I am not the responsible party, as my shots are TP free!

https://photos.smugmug.com/Trains/CSX/i-h8tPKNv/2/4ba28f0e/S/StMarysStreetCoalMtysPrint2-S.jpg...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-03-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 481
Posted By bigbassloyd
What a hit to the ego to be called unsightly...

What a hit to the ego to be called unsightly clutter. Lol

I'd crop it tighter and call it good myself. I see no reason for rejection personally.

Maybe if you were another gender, and had a.......
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-03-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,672
Posted By bigbassloyd
the Ohio River Sub is not known as a railfan...

the Ohio River Sub is not known as a railfan friendly location. They have their reasons, however.

Loyd L.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-03-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,672
Posted By bigbassloyd
I consider it atmosphere and makes the shot more...

I consider it atmosphere and makes the shot more interesting.

Loyd L.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-30-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,672
Posted By bigbassloyd
As I've stood in both of those spots, I feel that...

As I've stood in both of those spots, I feel that most of the photogs in his photo got a better shot than he did. :D I scouted the high ground and determined quickly that foreground clutter...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-30-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,672
Posted By bigbassloyd
I prefer the angle from where the foamers are...

I prefer the angle from where the foamers are anyhow. Would have killed for snow when I was out there though. Looks amazing.

Loyd L.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-30-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,397
Posted By bigbassloyd
I think it's a great idea. If by chance there's...

I think it's a great idea. If by chance there's a reduction in poor photography, that would pretty sweet too.

Loyd L.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-20-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,672
Posted By bigbassloyd
I would have definitely went wider because it...

I would have definitely went wider because it would have made for a much better composition. I guess he wanted to go tight on her.... phone


Loyd L.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-17-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,672
Posted By bigbassloyd
If they were positioned somewhere other than...

If they were positioned somewhere other than where they are I could get on board with you Bob. :)



I delete the really terrible ones in the field, but I like to hold onto most of what I...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-30-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,099
Posted By bigbassloyd
There is a bar set and it's called submit any...

There is a bar set and it's called submit any drone photo no matter how crappily composed, edited, or disfigured from perspective distortion it is. 😂

Loyd L.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-29-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,099
Posted By bigbassloyd
The bar for aerial photo acceptance here is quite...

The bar for aerial photo acceptance here is quite low. Tons of views from curiosity or campaigning, and only ounces of likes for the majority of them.

Loyd L.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-22-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,152
Posted By bigbassloyd
I believe this one will be a memory for you. ...

I believe this one will be a memory for you. Perhaps a vertical 5:4 crop would produce a slightly better result, but verticals are generally poorly received here even when accepted. If you do...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-21-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 710
Posted By bigbassloyd
Multiple exposures with different focal points...

Multiple exposures with different focal points and blended together. I liked it because of the complexity and the result achieved.

Loyd L.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11-18-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,063
Posted By bigbassloyd
If you want to enjoy a good operational...

If you want to enjoy a good operational experience closest to you, there's a couple good options between DC and Baltimore. Seabrook MARC station is a decently safe area that allows a very... very...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-18-2019, 02:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 762
Posted By bigbassloyd
Probably not. Looks and feels like a last...

Probably not.

Looks and feels like a last second grab image with more minuses than pluses overall.

Loyd L.
Forum: Trip Reports 11-08-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,520
Posted By bigbassloyd
Tehachapi just didn't have the wow factor as much...

Tehachapi just didn't have the wow factor as much to me. The scenery is great, but there wasn't as many composition options along that line as there was in Cajon to me. We ran into some waits...
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