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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 09-30-2017, 11:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,269
Posted By Mgoldman
And the actual TIME that was once, but no more,...

And the actual TIME that was once, but no more, shared within the EXIF further assisted in determining "when" the photographer was.

I always thought of RP.net as a photographer's site, as much...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-21-2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,523
Posted By Mgoldman
Let me just quickly jump in and clarify my...

Let me just quickly jump in and clarify my thoughts on Canon....

They don't "suck", though I know Kevin was kidding when he said that, but Loyd was correct in stating I'll throw a pitch for them...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-16-2017, 01:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,624
Posted By Mgoldman
Exactly. Loyd and Troy probably ETTL ...

Exactly.

Loyd and Troy probably ETTL :grin:


https://petapixel.com/2017/04/01/expose-left-really-maximize-image-quality-night/

/Mitch
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-15-2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,624
Posted By Mgoldman
Noise is introduced when you boost the exposure...

Noise is introduced when you boost the exposure in post processing. You do not get (considerable) noise when you reduce the exposure. Consequently, you would want to expose as bright as possible...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-15-2017, 01:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,624
Posted By Mgoldman
That sounds backwards - I would think you would...

That sounds backwards - I would think you would want to expose as bright as possible using the histogram to verify you have not clipped anything. Noise comes from trying to boost the details in the...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-14-2017, 09:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,624
Posted By Mgoldman
Nope... you have to have a camera /sensor that is...

Nope... you have to have a camera /sensor that is capbable of capturing the detail that you are hoping to recover. Aka; a camera with a high dynamic range which Sony offers and Nikon uses. Nikon...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 06-04-2017, 04:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 592
Posted By Mgoldman
Railvideos.net - still around?

Links from home page gone - can't seem to find it any longer?

/Mitch
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-03-2017, 12:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 930
Posted By Mgoldman
Yeah - lol, that's why I suggested cropping just...

Yeah - lol, that's why I suggested cropping just a pinch off the bottom. Not a lot, just a pinch.

/Mitch
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-02-2017, 07:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 930
Posted By Mgoldman
I'd go tighter all around - mostly, shave a pinch...

I'd go tighter all around - mostly, shave a pinch of the bottom, much more on the top and a bit on the right and left.

My first thought was simply to lower the train ever so slightly, but dragging...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-27-2017, 08:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,836
Posted By Mgoldman
And perhaps admin was tired of hearing that...

And perhaps admin was tired of hearing that accusasion? If so, problem solved. Too bad, but nothing really has changed other than not being able to see our own history - which is also a shame.

I...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 04-23-2017, 02:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,776
Posted By Mgoldman
And there's this link too: Jack Kuiphoff ...

And there's this link too:

Jack Kuiphoff
https://www.flickr.com/photos/jackdk/page16

/Mitch
Forum: Off Topic Forum 04-23-2017, 02:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,776
Posted By Mgoldman
That's quite vague but heres a link I think...

That's quite vague but heres a link I think everyone, yourself included, might enjoy regardless of whether or note this is the photographer you are refering to:
...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12-29-2016, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,210
Posted By Mgoldman
Oh, yes they did! Strasburg Double Headed Freight:

For those not in the loop, or those in the loop, unable to make the trip to the Strasburg Rail Road in Pennsylvania (like myself), here's a link to one of several YouTube video's capturing an...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-14-2016, 09:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,519
Posted By Mgoldman
Any or all? Currently - some - do. /Mitch

Any or all? Currently - some - do.

/Mitch
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-13-2016, 10:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,519
Posted By Mgoldman
I agree - so much slips through front page...

I agree - so much slips through front page highlighting and others, ironically, slip IN.

I'd suggest the merit of simply replacing "Screener's Choice" with "Choice Photo" and use the feature...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 09-28-2016, 07:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,063
Posted By Mgoldman
Actually, his shot is more real than yours as he...

Actually, his shot is more real than yours as he did not add or remove anything. I like the shot - though it did not belong on RP according to the barries others have ran into.

As for the image...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-06-2016, 12:41 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,232
Posted By Mgoldman
I mentioned you can not search numerals less then...

I mentioned you can not search numerals less then 3 digitis. I think the same applies to text. UP, CP, BN... no go.

/Mitch
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-30-2016, 02:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 908
Posted By Mgoldman
Annoying - to a degree. Nicely lit, unique...

Annoying - to a degree.

Nicely lit, unique catch and one that can no longer be repeated - rejected.

Here's what I would do - fingers crossed on meeting admin's expectations.

I'd bump the...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-24-2016, 06:01 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,232
Posted By Mgoldman
I think the issue there, is, believe it or not;...

I think the issue there, is, believe it or not; RP will not accept the word "new" in a search.

Try removing that one key word, or use others, for instance, instead of "New""Hope", try "Hope" and...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-22-2016, 06:33 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,232
Posted By Mgoldman
Jean-Marc - Not the best examples to prove...

Jean-Marc -

Not the best examples to prove your point.

I agree, dull and flat lighting "saved" by a black and white rendition vs a dramatic and moody b&w photo, though, none-the-less,...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-22-2016, 06:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 716
Posted By Mgoldman
It's one of only 4 shots of the ME unit at...

It's one of only 4 shots of the ME unit at Strasburg - plenty more on FLICKR, though.

I'd note that and appeal, though, I agree, it is a photo that could be taken in better light another time -...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-17-2016, 04:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,982
Posted By Mgoldman
It's odd that a photo would be rejected for...

It's odd that a photo would be rejected for having the wrong reporting marks yet accepted on routine with symbols not recognized by the database (AT&SF, for instance).

/Mitch
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-17-2016, 04:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,139
Posted By Mgoldman
Great shot! I'd crop off some of the bottom...

Great shot!

I'd crop off some of the bottom to better follow the rule of thirds - the grinder is somewhat centered in the scene. There's a small chance that could've been the actual rejection...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-28-2016, 05:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,947
Posted By Mgoldman
I think they are now only looking for photos of...

I think they are now only looking for photos of trains that are street running.

Haven't you seen the warnings?

/Mitch
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-11-2016, 02:57 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 14,800
Posted By Mgoldman
Leaving the camera in "self timer" mode. Ugh!!! ...

Leaving the camera in "self timer" mode. Ugh!!!
Why on Earth doesn't turning the camera off reset that feature?!?!

As for Canon - there's a lock sliding switch on the back of the camera - can't...
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