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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-05-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,794
Posted By Train-a-Mania
Hot Photo Alert - of a derailment

I get the "Hot Photo Alert" for new heritage and commemorative locomotives, but do we really need it for a derailment?
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-27-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,295
Posted By Train-a-Mania
The main thing I notice is how dark the shadow...

The main thing I notice is how dark the shadow area is. Perhaps a little Photoshop magic could help?
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-07-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,231
Posted By Train-a-Mania
Engineer Crop

I've been working with this one for a while.

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=1126709&key=6297409
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-30-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,293
Posted By Train-a-Mania
It looks like there's a color cast - perhaps too...

It looks like there's a color cast - perhaps too much blue or green. I would recommend trying to color correct in Photoshop.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-21-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,180
Posted By Train-a-Mania
I agree with correcting for distortion. The...

I agree with correcting for distortion. The original image has too much gravel in it for my tastes.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-21-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 17,246
Posted By Train-a-Mania
It is sad on both sides. I agree with the...

It is sad on both sides.

I agree with the top posts. Enough is enough.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-07-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,419
Posted By Train-a-Mania
Showing a Yard

This view is facing south, so it is impossible to have the light fully cooperate:

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=1046780&key=2896545

What do people recommend?
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-17-2011, 04:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 737
Posted By Train-a-Mania
Well, one was accepted: [photoid=369056] ...

Well, one was accepted:

[photoid=369056]

It's not the one I think is best representative of the scene, but you never can tell. I would still be interested on hearing others' thoughts.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-16-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 737
Posted By Train-a-Mania
Roster w/ Tower - Cropping

I captured an SD60E:

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=948868&key=863116704

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=949058&key=1312145181

I like the first shot because it...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-14-2011, 12:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,191
Posted By Train-a-Mania
I tried uploading the standard 4/3 shot: ...

I tried uploading the standard 4/3 shot:

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=939852&key=40257619

I would understand it better if the foreground clutter was something that could be...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-13-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 952
Posted By Train-a-Mania
I think the saturation may be too much as well.

I think the saturation may be too much as well.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-13-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,191
Posted By Train-a-Mania
Bad Cropping

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=939551&key=1070794925

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=939557&key=0

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=939736&key=209116673...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-13-2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,659
Posted By Train-a-Mania
What lense(s) are you using?

What lense(s) are you using?
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-10-2011, 10:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,866
Posted By Train-a-Mania
I tried to appeal the first B&W shot, and that...

I tried to appeal the first B&W shot, and that was rejected as well.

I'm leaving these for my personal collection. There are times when I do feel that there are specific elements of my photos...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-09-2011, 12:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,866
Posted By Train-a-Mania
I tried a different shot from the same day: ...

I tried a different shot from the same day:

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=929341&key=0

...and then brightened it...
...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-08-2011, 11:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 820
Posted By Train-a-Mania
I'm with Greg. Also, I think your image needs a...

I'm with Greg. Also, I think your image needs a bit of CCW rotation. The bulding looks as though it is leaning to the right.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-08-2011, 12:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,866
Posted By Train-a-Mania
I tried it again, but it was rejected for being...

I tried it again, but it was rejected for being "Cloudy".

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=929068&key=172662349

Is it worth the appeal with the changes I've made?
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-07-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,866
Posted By Train-a-Mania
Does anyone think it is worth appealing the photo?

Does anyone think it is worth appealing the photo?
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-07-2011, 02:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,866
Posted By Train-a-Mania
Dark Cloudy Day

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=928743&key=432732159

I really like this shot, and I'm not convinced it needs to be brightened. I don't want to lose the detail in the sky. However,...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-07-2011, 10:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 850
Posted By Train-a-Mania
Thanks for the help so far. The photo was added...

Thanks for the help so far. The photo was added to the database, but it still came out with a bit more blue than the original JPEG. Has anyone else run into this issue?

[photoid=359513]
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-06-2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 850
Posted By Train-a-Mania
Bad Cropping

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=919464&key=898854260

I tried to center the locomotive as best as I could. What do people notice is off with it?

Also, for whatever reason, the...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-06-2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,078
Posted By Train-a-Mania
In the end, I sharpened the image and reduced the...

In the end, I sharpened the image and reduced the contrast. Thanks for the help, everyone!

[photoid=359416]
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-05-2011, 03:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,078
Posted By Train-a-Mania
I like what you did, Chris. Exactly what did you...

I like what you did, Chris. Exactly what did you change?
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-05-2011, 01:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,078
Posted By Train-a-Mania
I worked out the distortion, but I'm being hit...

I worked out the distortion, but I'm being hit for two different things:

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=919008&key=959591111

Sharpening isn't an issue, but I'm not sure about the...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-04-2011, 10:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,172
Posted By Train-a-Mania
To add to what Joe said, that last shot looks...

To add to what Joe said, that last shot looks like it needs some CCW rotation.
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