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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-31-2009, 09:08 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By milepost 48.1
I had tried an angle like the first photo you...

I had tried an angle like the first photo you referenced, but that was rejected as well. I'm wary of moving in any closer than that since I would lose the reflection in the water.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-29-2009, 07:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,759
Posted By milepost 48.1
No, you definitely want that stuff your carry-on....

No, you definitely want that stuff your carry-on.



Typically only one bin is heated. Some of the larger aircraft have the option to heat selected bins depending on the contents loaded. If...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-29-2009, 04:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 937
Posted By milepost 48.1
Rejection help

After maybe 10 different attempts, I still can't seem to make a winner out of this bridge:

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=664298&key=1087484460

I'm thinking it's maybe cropping...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-29-2009, 04:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,759
Posted By milepost 48.1
As a baggage handler, I'd strongly advise packing...

As a baggage handler, I'd strongly advise packing anything of value in your carry-on. When we're offloading 5000 lbs and uploading another 5k every hour for 10 hours, we tend to revert to the "soft...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-14-2009, 12:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,010
Posted By milepost 48.1
Yeah, on that last one I had to crop it down...

Yeah, on that last one I had to crop it down because a plane strayed into the upper right corner...I'll give it another shot. Thanks for all the help!
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-13-2009, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,010
Posted By milepost 48.1
I tried the longer exposure last night...any...

I tried the longer exposure last night...any better?
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-10-2009, 05:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,010
Posted By milepost 48.1
Thanks for the replies, I'll give the longer...

Thanks for the replies, I'll give the longer exposures a try tomorrow night.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-09-2009, 07:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,010
Posted By milepost 48.1
Rejected for Poor Esthetic Quality

I recently submitted some shots of the LRV bridge in Tempe, AZ, and had them rejected for "Poor Esthetic Quality." I'm not necessarily complaining, I guess I'm just asking for a little better...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 04-01-2006, 05:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,446
Posted By milepost 48.1
Well that would have to be these two: ...

Well that would have to be these two:

[photoid=110966]

[photoid=46684]
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 03-29-2006, 02:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 869
Posted By milepost 48.1
FINALLY! This will be great for velocity,...

FINALLY! This will be great for velocity, although I expect Maricopa and Casa Grande will start whining about it again....
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 02-26-2006, 07:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,643
Posted By milepost 48.1
The 9/95 Sunset Ltd. accident wasn't teenagers. ...

The 9/95 Sunset Ltd. accident wasn't teenagers. Someone removed a track joint but used a wire to keep the electrical current flowing to keep the signals showing green. It was pretty professional...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 02-23-2006, 04:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,058
Posted By milepost 48.1
Translating RP

Since I greatly dislike taking notes on chorale motets and Renaissance music in general, I decided to take a visit to the ol' Dialectizer and translate my photos page into 1337. Check it out...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 02-01-2006, 04:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,397
Posted By milepost 48.1
From the Five Chime Consultants...

From the Five Chime Consultants (http://atsf.railfan.net/airhorns/) page:

The US Code of Federal Regulations has long specified a minimum decibel requirement for the "audible warning device" on...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 01-28-2006, 03:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,798
Posted By milepost 48.1
To maybe phrase it better, I find it easy to at...

To maybe phrase it better, I find it easy to at least make an educated guess as to what the designation is. As far as location symbols go, I'm completely lost.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 01-28-2006, 03:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,798
Posted By milepost 48.1
Well the photos I noticed tonight were all BNSF,...

Well the photos I noticed tonight were all BNSF, which is funny because the symbols seem so easy to get, whereas figuring out UP symbols is like trying to get the order of Visconti rule in Milan...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 01-28-2006, 02:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,798
Posted By milepost 48.1
Yep, that's it.

Yep, that's it.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 01-28-2006, 02:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,798
Posted By milepost 48.1
Overuse of...

I'm not sure if anyone else has noticed, but a growing pet peeve of mine here is the overuse of the 'Z' symbol in the remarks field of a photo. Of course, I could be wrong, and foreign stacks really...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 12-22-2005, 12:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,649
Posted By milepost 48.1
Fast talking, funky walking; it's all suspicious....

Fast talking, funky walking; it's all suspicious. That's why I don't cut my fingernails or leave the house. Ever.
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 12-22-2005, 12:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,649
Posted By milepost 48.1
I used to carry around a laptop to keep my CF...

I used to carry around a laptop to keep my CF card from getting full, but I do understand that it looks waaaay suspicious.

I was stopped once by one of BNSF's rent-a-cops and the look on the guy's...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-01-2005, 11:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,036
Posted By milepost 48.1
Do you mean that you want to know which railroad...

Do you mean that you want to know which railroad owns the track?
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11-15-2005, 01:50 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 56,396
Posted By milepost 48.1
With 120 photos and an average of 330.85 views, I...

With 120 photos and an average of 330.85 views, I present:

[photoid=32757]
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 11-14-2005, 10:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,336
Posted By milepost 48.1
Phoenix LRV mockup on display

I was over at Park Central Mall the other day looking at the mockup for the new LRV. The setup didn't allow for any wonderful photos (and my lens decided to stop being cool-see last shot), but...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-20-2005, 04:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,257
Posted By milepost 48.1
yeah, uhh about that, I still can't get the menu...

yeah, uhh about that, I still can't get the menu feature to work.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-30-2005, 08:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,200
Posted By milepost 48.1
thanks, I'll give that a try. ...

thanks, I'll give that a try.

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=141198

I also have to mention this one, because it was rejected for "Poor lighting (Cloudy): Common angle cloudy day...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-30-2005, 06:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,200
Posted By milepost 48.1
A couple more rejections

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=141197 - bad cropping
http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=141195 - bad angle

So, are any of these worth trying to fix?
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