Old 11-19-2013, 06:16 PM   #1
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Crazy to see distortions and optical illusions like this.
http://www.railpictures.net/viewreje...26&key=2579863

Not looking to get this on, just sharing.
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Old 11-19-2013, 07:34 PM   #2
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I have a similar shot that I may be posting soon, but it's not missing a chunk of the train.

Edit: Although mine will probably just end up on flickr after I get the same rejection as Travis.

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Old 11-19-2013, 07:50 PM   #3
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True - would make a great Trains Trackside theme.

The trick is catching the illusion without introducing too much distortion.

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...or was it the chunk of missing train that you were actually impressed with?
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RP does not see the beauty in heat distortion.

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There's nothing beautiful about that... And heat distortion in general sucks, although shots like the one Travis linked (which I actually like and think it should have gotten on) are cool.
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There's nothing beautiful about that... And heat distortion in general sucks[.]

Another one that "blows."

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I posted this to show the part where 1/4 of the train is gone. Heatwaves are dime a dozen like this one below.

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I posted this to show the part where 1/4 of the train is gone. Heatwaves are dime a dozen.
That is cool - only I didn't see it until you pointed it out.

I am also surprised they allowed the hunter image on, seems they don't like pictures of people standing in the gauge.

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The hunting photo is what every rail line in Wisconsin looks like this time of year. lol Seriously.
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The hunting photo is what every rail line in Wisconsin looks like this time of year.
Not in firearm phobic California.

Were that here, the cops would be taking that image and trying to facilitate and arrest from it.

And if that was Southern California, DHS and the FBI would be involved because it is clearly evidence of domestic terrorism against strategic infrastructure.
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I posted this to show the part where 1/4 of the train is gone. Heatwaves are dime a dozen like this one below.

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That's a sweet hat he's wearing that just happens to have a mileage number on it.
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