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Forum: Off Topic Forum 10-06-2007, 04:49 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By bnsf sammy
I am under the impression that the free DVD that...

I am under the impression that the free DVD that I recieved is a gift and if I wanted more DVDs, then I must sent the money. According to the letter, the only reason I should send the DVD back is for...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-19-2007, 03:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,252
Posted By bnsf sammy
Was it really a full Surfliner trainset? :shock:...

Was it really a full Surfliner trainset? :shock: Or was it just a Surfliner F59PHI?
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-18-2007, 12:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,252
Posted By bnsf sammy
Amtrak in SoCal is different. We have some pretty...

Amtrak in SoCal is different. We have some pretty unique equipment like Pacific Surfliners that you can only find in SoCal. Fullerton Station is pretty safe at night. A lot of train watchers roam the...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-12-2007, 07:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,601
Posted By bnsf sammy
I used Fujifilm Fujicolor film at 400 ISO, 36...

I used Fujifilm Fujicolor film at 400 ISO, 36 exposure roll. I got all the photos developed with prints at 4x6 and on a CD. The CD turned out to be crap, all the photos were grainy so I ended up...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-12-2007, 05:55 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 17,648
Posted By bnsf sammy
I think I need some help coming up with a joke! ...

I think I need some help coming up with a joke! :-D [photoid=158532]
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-12-2007, 04:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,601
Posted By bnsf sammy
Well I had my first try with the camera over the...

Well I had my first try with the camera over the weekend at the Grand Canyon, and I actually got a photo accepted using film! [photoid=183509] Thanks again everyone for your help. :)
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-07-2007, 12:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,601
Posted By bnsf sammy
Yes, I was also thinking of selling the camera....

Yes, I was also thinking of selling the camera. It was a gift to me and I thought that I would take a stab at trying to take film images. So I'll play around with film and if I don't like it then...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-06-2007, 04:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,601
Posted By bnsf sammy
If I scan in the negative (your talking about the...

If I scan in the negative (your talking about the negatives that you recieve when you develope prints) aren't they too small to be able to resize to 1024x768?
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-04-2007, 04:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,601
Posted By bnsf sammy
Thank you all very much for all this useful...

Thank you all very much for all this useful information. Clearly it seems that shooting slides are the best way to go. However, being that I am new to film, I need some clarification on what slides...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-04-2007, 12:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,601
Posted By bnsf sammy
Question Film Developing Question

Hi All-
This post is directed towards those photogs that use film. I am experimenting taking photos using a Nikon FM2, a film SLR, and I am wondering what size I should get the photos developed so...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-01-2007, 07:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,436
Posted By bnsf sammy
Well according to Trains Magazine, most large...

Well according to Trains Magazine, most large graffiti works are done with the help of several graffiti artists each working a specific section. This saves a lot of time and could probably be done in...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-28-2007, 11:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,436
Posted By bnsf sammy
Personally I like graffiti and enjoy taking...

Personally I like graffiti and enjoy taking pictures of it. It makes the freight railcar/locomotive have an even more unique paint scheme. However, I don't think it belongs on passenger equipment....
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-19-2007, 02:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,083
Posted By bnsf sammy
Yo rpl- Maybe just make one thread containing...

Yo rpl-
Maybe just make one thread containing all your YouTube videos that you would like to share. Having 5 threads with all just one YouTube video each is a bit pointless.
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 03-10-2007, 06:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,413
Posted By bnsf sammy
Based on what I have seen in the database, the...

Based on what I have seen in the database, the locomotive is "CDTX" but the train number is still "AMTK". So if the a warrent was being copied to an actual trainset, say San Joaquin 701, I think AMTK...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 03-09-2007, 11:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,413
Posted By bnsf sammy
CDTX is not 100% Amtrak. It is a partnership...

CDTX is not 100% Amtrak. It is a partnership between Amtrak and CalTrans. So because it is not entirely owned by Amtrak, "AMTK" reporting marks cannot be used. Plus they have a small CDTX above the...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 03-04-2007, 04:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,756
Posted By bnsf sammy
Its a hard decision for me between the F59PHI and...

Its a hard decision for me between the F59PHI and the Dash 8-32BHW.
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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-03-2007, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,009
Posted By bnsf sammy
The two photos are very similar. It appears as...

The two photos are very similar. It appears as though the rejection was taken closer to the station than the accepted version. As far as cropping goes on the reject, I can only think of additional...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 02-27-2007, 01:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,413
Posted By bnsf sammy
Lightbulb I'm wondering if it might be possible for a...

I'm wondering if it might be possible for a screener to edit the photographer provided information (ex. Train Number/reporting marks, railroad etc.) during the screening process before accepting it....
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-24-2007, 02:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,165
Posted By bnsf sammy
Thanks for the help guys! I was just trying...

Thanks for the help guys! I was just trying something new. I find that this is a very hard spot to shoot photos from. The station area is in a large trench which is covered in shadow while the sky is...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-23-2007, 11:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,165
Posted By bnsf sammy
Question Underexposed reject.

Hi everyone,
My photo was rejected for being underexposed, so I lightened the photo to help correct the problem. Dispite 4 rounds of trying to light the photo, it continues to get rejected for the...
Forum: Trip Reports 01-29-2007, 02:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,380
Posted By bnsf sammy
Ha Ha Ha. Despite UP owning the railroad, BNSF...

Ha Ha Ha. Despite UP owning the railroad, BNSF uses the pass far more than UP. Nice shots Chris!
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 01-27-2007, 04:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,131
Posted By bnsf sammy
Sorry to hear about the lack of traffic in the...

Sorry to hear about the lack of traffic in the pass. Did you get any good shots anyway?
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 01-20-2007, 03:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,131
Posted By bnsf sammy
Chris- I recomend checking out SoCalRailFan.com...

Chris-
I recomend checking out SoCalRailFan.com because they are a website dedicated to railroads in the Southern California area which includes Tehachapi. I was able to find a link on their website...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 01-15-2007, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,123
Posted By bnsf sammy
Athearn Kits, commonly known as "Blue Box"...

Athearn Kits, commonly known as "Blue Box" (because of the blue boxes that they come in) are known to have very poor quality trains. This is because they were introuduced way before the new era of...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-09-2007, 03:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 855
Posted By bnsf sammy
I agree...check out the telephone polls. I think...

I agree...check out the telephone polls. I think one-two degrees counter clockwise should be good.
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