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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 09-16-2009, 09:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 912
Posted By wongm
PEX on derailment shots

Both of these derailment shows were rejected for poor aesthetic quality:

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=731909&key=1225718608...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 09-16-2009, 09:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,901
Posted By wongm
When I signed up a couple of months ago I had a 2...

When I signed up a couple of months ago I had a 2 photo limit, I now have 42 photos in the DB and the limit still stands. However in the same time I have had about 150 rejections - I never seem to...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 09-14-2009, 01:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,585
Posted By wongm
Thanks for that advice Dennis, I will give it a...

Thanks for that advice Dennis, I will give it a go.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 09-11-2009, 12:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,585
Posted By wongm
This time I went for somewhere in the middle...

This time I went for somewhere in the middle sharpening the first shot:

[photoid=296728]



Any thoughts on this bad cropping reject? I have a version with the loco more to the right, but it...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 09-10-2009, 01:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,179
Posted By wongm
Only reason I can think of is the screener...

Only reason I can think of is the screener clicked the wrong button.:confused:
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 09-09-2009, 12:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,585
Posted By wongm
http://www.railpictures.net/images/d1/2/7/4/4274.1...

http://www.railpictures.net/images/d1/2/7/4/4274.1252498728.tn.jpg

Undersharpened:
http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=729258&key=0

Oversharpened:...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 09-07-2009, 12:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,585
Posted By wongm
I must have done something right... ...

I must have done something right...

[photoid=296359]
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 09-07-2009, 10:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,585
Posted By wongm
Thanks for that Mark - I was just going to...

Thanks for that Mark - I was just going to mention I got it in! As for the first camera noise one, the adjusted shot was pinged for being unlevel, I will have to see what happens my next attempt,...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 09-05-2009, 11:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,585
Posted By wongm
This one is another bad cropping: ...

This one is another bad cropping:
http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=727887&key=1078985215

Plus I got yet another "undersharpened" rejection - I must be up to 50 odd of those so far! I...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 09-05-2009, 07:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,585
Posted By wongm
Rejections - getting a bit rusty

This show was pinged for camera noise - I am having trouble seeing it.
http://www.railpictures.net/images/d1/0/5/0/9050.1252110077.tn.jpg
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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-21-2009, 04:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 994
Posted By wongm
Thanks, the 2nd shot is from a bridge over the...

Thanks, the 2nd shot is from a bridge over the line, when you look into the background things seem a bit wonky, so the pole wasn't the best thing to go off.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-20-2009, 11:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,486
Posted By wongm
I have a EF-S 17-85mm, I have had some issues...

I have a EF-S 17-85mm, I have had some issues with it, the AF motor failed about 8 months after getting it, but it was repaired under warranty. The only lenses I had before was the EF-S 18-55mm kit...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-20-2009, 11:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 994
Posted By wongm
Few more rejections

This was rejected for bad colour, I can't put my finger on what exactly is wrong

http://railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=722203&key=711516308...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-17-2009, 11:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,242
Posted By wongm
Most of my shots accepted here have only been...

Most of my shots accepted here have only been edited in Irfanview, it does the whole rotate / crop / resize / gamma / brightness / contract thing, as long as you want it done to the whole image. For...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-17-2009, 02:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,268
Posted By wongm
Thanks for the thoughts all - now I have some...

Thanks for the thoughts all - now I have some ideas to work with for future shots.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-16-2009, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,268
Posted By wongm
I got the same result for this shot as well. ...

I got the same result for this shot as well.

http://www.railpictures.net/images/d1/7/6/0/3760.1250412678.tn.jpg

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=720631&key=900743072
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-16-2009, 09:21 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,548
Posted By wongm
About 2 km from home, which also happens to be...

About 2 km from home, which also happens to be the closest railway.

[photoid=287306]
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-16-2009, 09:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,268
Posted By wongm
Rejected for bad angle

This shot was rejected for 'bad angle', I felt the glint from the rails led your eye into the shot, is it worth appealing this shot, or submitting a later shot with the train a bit more into the...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-12-2009, 03:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,434
Posted By wongm
I am the exact opposite, waiting for the days to...

I am the exact opposite, waiting for the days to get longer so I can get freighs in daytime.:-D
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-11-2009, 05:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 825
Posted By wongm
Do you have a wider angle shot, with more focus...

Do you have a wider angle shot, with more focus on the side of the train?
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-11-2009, 05:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,830
Posted By wongm
There is a way to fix it. My 350D went flaky...

There is a way to fix it. My 350D went flaky recently, whenever I would put in a new card it would not remember the image index, it would restart at folder 100, image 0001 (and the continuous...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-11-2009, 04:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,276
Posted By wongm
The easy way it to clone them out. The way...

The easy way it to clone them out.

The way to avoid them is better optics on your camera. I used to have a lot of issues with the green headlight ghosts, I had previously been using a bottom end...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-31-2009, 09:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 857
Posted By wongm
Another request for some thoughts?

Another request for some thoughts?
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-28-2009, 09:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 857
Posted By wongm
Too dark under a shed

A few months back I photographed a locomotive being moved by road and lifted off the low loader by a crane. It was under a shed, so my short were either dark or had the sky blown out.

The angles I...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-27-2009, 12:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,657
Posted By wongm
Perhaps shot from another stop, so the people are...

Perhaps shot from another stop, so the people are smaller compared to the train?
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