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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-19-2008, 05:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,858
Posted By kooi2017
Hmmm. I just got one of those e-mails today too....

Hmmm. I just got one of those e-mails today too. I guess the whole brochure will be rp photos.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-24-2008, 05:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,997
Posted By kooi2017
Well I have to admit Mike's shot from the east...

Well I have to admit Mike's shot from the east side of the bridge has more working for it than my shot. I shot this bridge before a year a two ago (only Amtrak and only the west side, never posted),...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-22-2008, 08:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,997
Posted By kooi2017
Actually, my first instinct when I arrived at the...

Actually, my first instinct when I arrived at the spot was to have much more of the bridge in the shot, however some tall weeds and bushes growing on the bridge left this area the only spot where I...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-20-2008, 10:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,997
Posted By kooi2017
Bridge Issues

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=539082&key=1084163660

I thought this shot had enough good things going for it that the slight truck obstruction wouldn't be a big deal. After all,...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-24-2008, 05:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,696
Posted By kooi2017
Being from the south side of Chicago, I have a...

Being from the south side of Chicago, I have a special appreciation for the hot metal trains that work the steel mills.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 09-10-2007, 03:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 665
Posted By kooi2017
Balance Reject

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=417550&key=1195706511

This got rejected for poor composition/balance, but I'm just not seeing what I could do to improve it. I definitely wanted to...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 05-10-2007, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,148
Posted By kooi2017
The cicadas are coming!

Well Midwest railfans, after 17 years of peace and quiet we are all going to have to deal with the cicada infestation this summer. The cicadas are scheduled to emerge from their 17 year dormancy in...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-12-2007, 06:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,303
Posted By kooi2017
The image definitely needs to be rotated...

The image definitely needs to be rotated counterclockwise. It looks like you used the telephone pole as your vertical reference. The problem with telephone poles is they are not always vertical, as...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-07-2007, 04:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,475
Posted By kooi2017
Image Quality

I've been having a lot of rejects for poor image quality lately. I was wondering if there was anything I could do to improve the quality, or if I am doing something wrong in the resizing or editing...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-13-2007, 04:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,237
Posted By kooi2017
Right now I don't have a very good camera. It's...

Right now I don't have a very good camera. It's basically a 4 mp point and shoot camera and I'm forced to shoot with auto settings and can only do a 5 second exposure for night shots. This isn't the...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-12-2007, 04:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,237
Posted By kooi2017
Cropping help

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=336662

This one got rejected for poor cropping. I'm stumped as to where to crop now and how much to crop. Any suggestions are welcome. Thanks.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-14-2006, 08:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,670
Posted By kooi2017
I really like the photo location with the bluffs...

I really like the photo location with the bluffs in the background. The only problem with the shot is the sun is shining strictly on the nose and not on the side of the engines or on the trucks. That...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-05-2006, 01:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,288
Posted By kooi2017
Yes, they had a unit on each end since the train...

Yes, they had a unit on each end since the train only went to Springfield and back since the line to St. Louis was still closed. The same train was used to go each direction and there would have been...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-04-2006, 08:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,288
Posted By kooi2017
I tightened up the crop and it was accepted....

I tightened up the crop and it was accepted. Thanks for the feedback.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-04-2006, 04:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,288
Posted By kooi2017
Cropping Help

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=313021

My goal in this photo was to showcase the ice covered trees and wintry landscape, which was why I was zoomed out so much. Also, I left space in...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-01-2006, 12:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,194
Posted By kooi2017
I've done that shot before myself. (Some clouds...

I've done that shot before myself. (Some clouds ruined it so its not on rp.) It works if you do what has previously been suggested, but your best bet might be to keep the shot in mind for a summer...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-05-2006, 07:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,054
Posted By kooi2017
Point taken. The category of the reject made me...

Point taken. The category of the reject made me focus more on the idea rather than the aesthetics of the photo. I suppose it's really more of a bad angle than anything. The more I look at it, the...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-05-2006, 06:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,054
Posted By kooi2017
Good Idea/Bad Idea

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=274874

This one was rejected for bad motive. Personally I thought it was pretty neat (yes, yes I know that is all that really matters :roll: ), but I...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 07-20-2006, 07:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 905
Posted By kooi2017
I wouldn't rule out the possibilty of it being...

I wouldn't rule out the possibilty of it being Barr Yard. It looks like the photo may have been taken from the south side of Barr Yard, looking west with the Halsted St. overpass in the background....
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-26-2006, 03:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 836
Posted By kooi2017
Any hope for this one?

This one got rejected as oversharpened.
http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=240407

I tried to resubmit the original without having put it through neat image, which resulted in this poor...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-17-2006, 06:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,158
Posted By kooi2017
My Final Four: UConn, Duke, Boston College, and...

My Final Four: UConn, Duke, Boston College, and Pitt. UConn over Duke in the championship game. Of course, I am rooting for my home state Fighting Illini to make another run, but I don't think that...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-07-2006, 01:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,308
Posted By kooi2017
The second photo is indeed a much better crop....

The second photo is indeed a much better crop. The fence on the left of the first photo needed to go. As for the contrast, the photo seems to be a bit washed out. Try to adjust the contrast and maybe...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-05-2006, 09:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 672
Posted By kooi2017
Bad angles?

Just wanted to get some input on a pair of bad angle rejects.

This photo is of a pair of IC SD70s going past a restored IC depot. (A very nice catch in my very biased opinion as an IC fan.) I was...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-17-2006, 02:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 942
Posted By kooi2017
Well I tried a new crop, but this time it was...

Well I tried a new crop, but this time it was rejected for poor lighting. (I can't figure that one out) So I suppose I'll try to appeal that one and hope I can get it in. Not my greatest shot, but I...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-16-2006, 11:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 942
Posted By kooi2017
Cropping Help

Here's a recent reject that I'm not sure how to alter. It was rejected for bad cropping. I was trying to be artistic and frame the train with the tree in the foreground. Any suggestions? Thanks.
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