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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-25-2006, 05:30 AM
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Posted By mr_mathyou
good job =)

good job =)
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-25-2006, 05:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,358
Posted By mr_mathyou
Looks like Canons answer to Nikons newly...

Looks like Canons answer to Nikons newly announced D80. Its funny to watch them. As soon as one announces something the other with in a few weeks will anounce something very simular. So is the way...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-22-2006, 09:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,865
Posted By mr_mathyou
hey socalrailfan, nothing against your photo in...

hey socalrailfan, nothing against your photo in perticular. Its just how i feel about most panaramics. I'm just not a fan.
~matt
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-22-2006, 09:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,035
Posted By mr_mathyou
eh not a bad shot, but nothing fantastic. I do...

eh not a bad shot, but nothing fantastic. I do like the lighting. I would have left a lil more room on the right. I ono seems like it should have been accepted to me, but then again it is just...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-22-2006, 07:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,661
Posted By mr_mathyou
jdirelan87 were you talking about the 75-300 or...

jdirelan87 were you talking about the 75-300 or the 70-300? the lens you described sounds like the 75-300 and not the 70-300. I have a 75-300 and for a cheep teliphoto its not bad. its much better...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-22-2006, 07:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,395
Posted By mr_mathyou
while it is best to expose the immages properly...

while it is best to expose the immages properly at fist some times that is not possable. I have found that when shooting amtrak trains the silver of the trains tends to wash out if the sun is angled...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-22-2006, 06:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,865
Posted By mr_mathyou
Interesting shot. I'm not a huge fan of most of...

Interesting shot. I'm not a huge fan of most of the panaramic shots I have seen (not just trains). they tend not to have any focal point and are often too much to take in. Now granted this dose...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-22-2006, 06:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,977
Posted By mr_mathyou
i would not bother resubmitting. while i like...

i would not bother resubmitting. while i like the angle the problem with the shot is that there is no direct light on the train. you are also on the side of the train that would is facing away from...
Forum: Digital Photo Processing Forum 03-02-2006, 09:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,545
Posted By mr_mathyou
Hey nice shot. However you end up cropping it i...

Hey nice shot. However you end up cropping it i jsut wanted to thow my 2 cents in that i really like the starts in the sky so dont crop off too much of the sky. the bottom and a bit of each side...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-02-2006, 08:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,076
Posted By mr_mathyou
Interesting discussion. I dont have a problem...

Interesting discussion. I dont have a problem with wedges, I shoot a good number of them. Some are out of circumstance, as said before some times surroundings dont allow for anything else. Some...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-14-2006, 08:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,685
Posted By mr_mathyou
Thanks. I stuck it up on my website at...

Thanks. I stuck it up on my website at http://www.trainweb.org/mattstrains and yeah its a good personal collection one for sure.
~matt
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-14-2006, 08:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,512
Posted By mr_mathyou
i like the original better myslef. The side of...

i like the original better myslef. The side of the lead unit got too washed out in the new one. The lights in the bottom left also kinda blew out a bit too much i think. other than that the new one...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-14-2006, 08:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,685
Posted By mr_mathyou
i'll play around with it some day when i have...

i'll play around with it some day when i have nothign better to do. I knew when i posted it it was comon power and a normal wedge shot, but stuck it up there just for the heck of it.

About the...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-14-2006, 07:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,639
Posted By mr_mathyou
i like the shot. it turned out cool, but the...

i like the shot. it turned out cool, but the trees in the back are far too light looking in comparison to the front of the photo. You could play with cropping and or lighting stuff but it may be...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-14-2006, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,280
Posted By mr_mathyou
Great photos. I really enjoy nice night shots. ...

Great photos. I really enjoy nice night shots. I was working on shooting some stuff simular to yours up on Ceusta grade here in SLO. I need to send the film in to be developed still. thanks for...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-14-2006, 07:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,637
Posted By mr_mathyou
yeah nice looking engine. it came thorugh SLO...

yeah nice looking engine. it came thorugh SLO after the sun had set yesterday, but when it was not dark enough to do any good night photography. ohh well. The shots that you guys took all turned...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-12-2006, 07:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,545
Posted By mr_mathyou
I've done it with a tripod. i set my camera to...

I've done it with a tripod. i set my camera to 1/30 second. I then fallow the trian in the view finder while roataing the camera. Press the shutter realease and keep rotating at the rate i was...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-12-2006, 04:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,685
Posted By mr_mathyou
Regected photo, What do you guys think

Hi,
Just wanted to know what you guys thought of this one:

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=213177

I was sorting though my old photos from last year makeing sure I had not missed...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 02-12-2006, 12:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,298
Posted By mr_mathyou
those are really cool. They all turned out...

those are really cool. They all turned out really good. They remind me of train gifs I used to be into back in high school. Mine are located http://www.trainweb.org/mattstrains/gifs/index.html I...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-12-2006, 12:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,734
Posted By mr_mathyou
i have to say i love that shot. it turned out...

i have to say i love that shot. it turned out really well. keep up the good work =)
~matt
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-03-2006, 03:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,812
Posted By mr_mathyou
50mm lenses are usualy cheep. They are an easy...

50mm lenses are usualy cheep. They are an easy focal length to produce, and they are the "standard" lens so a lot of research has gone into makeing them really good and cheep. Back in the day you...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-03-2006, 03:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,276
Posted By mr_mathyou
when i want to do bracketing type stuff i've jsut...

when i want to do bracketing type stuff i've jsut been setting my camera to spot meter mode and useing it like a light meter. I jsut got two old light meters from my grandpa, so the next time i go...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-02-2006, 03:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,499
Posted By mr_mathyou
I like the shot! humm... cropping. well i would...

I like the shot! humm... cropping. well i would crop some off the bottom. really black and doesnt do anything for me. you could take a small sliver off the sky (top), but not too much. i really...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-01-2006, 06:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,904
Posted By mr_mathyou
optical zoom is good. it means the lens eliments...

optical zoom is good. it means the lens eliments move and adjust the light thats on the sensor. Digital zoom is what pixelates, and this is because with digital zoom you are useing only a portion...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-01-2006, 06:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,812
Posted By mr_mathyou
I'd say go with the D70. Its almost exacly equal...

I'd say go with the D70. Its almost exacly equal to canon's 20D in every aspect and cheeper. plus is a Nikon. if you want to red more about them go to http://www.kenrockwell.com/tech/20dd70.htm ...
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