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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-10-2021, 01:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 822
Posted By TedG
I quite like this shot, Benjamin. And I think...

I quite like this shot, Benjamin. And I think with your last edit you're good to go (well, after nixing that little speck).

Luckily, xBNSFer's "train too small" (or what I like to call the TTFFA...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-15-2021, 12:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 604
Posted By TedG
I gotta agree with Kevin. It's not a felonious...

I gotta agree with Kevin. It's not a felonious violation of the Rule of Thirds. In fact, it's not even a misdemeanor. So you've got that going for you, Carl. Which is nice.

9903

"You're getting...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-24-2021, 02:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,844
Posted By TedG
Based on your caption, and your remarks here,...

Based on your caption, and your remarks here, this photo's raison d'etre is the "unique focal length" at which it was taken. You went to great effort to describe all the equipment, without ever...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-19-2021, 02:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,502
Posted By TedG
Good remarks? That's a pretty big "if". ...

Good remarks? That's a pretty big "if".

But forget the remarks for a minute. Often, even the required data fields--such as "railroad location"--are downright incorrect or listed as "unknown"....
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-17-2021, 03:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,502
Posted By TedG
To my credit, I stopped whining--well past the...

To my credit, I stopped whining--well past the second week of January.
Is my favorite feature gone forever?:cry:
Why leave everyone hanging with no update?
/Ted
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-28-2021, 10:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,502
Posted By TedG
I'll second that. And that. And that. /Ted

I'll second that. And that. And that.
/Ted
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-19-2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,045
Posted By TedG
CW, Iím sure youíre right about the origins...

CW,

Iím sure youíre right about the origins of graffiti. In fact, I can attest to its firm establishment on the NYC subway on the few occasions I had to ride it in the 1980s. (But then, graffiti...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-18-2021, 08:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,045
Posted By TedG
Well that's unfortunate, because there's a lot to...

Well that's unfortunate, because there's a lot to look at--and a lot to like--in this photo. Thanks for sharing it here, Doug. I appreciate getting to see it.

Not sure why the surprise at the lack...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-21-2020, 02:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,898
Posted By TedG
1600 px is perfectly acceptable. As Doug said,...

1600 px is perfectly acceptable. As Doug said, the maximum was increased some time ago. I will say that, with my monitor/browser/settings, I can't see the entire 1600 px photo, unless I reduce the...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-14-2020, 10:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,523
Posted By TedG
Thumbs up [photoid=757027] Good job. A big improvement...

[photoid=757027]

Good job. A big improvement over the rejected one. (Of course, the snow didn't hurt either.) This is so much nicer than "holiday trains" with the lights strung on the power/cars,...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-11-2020, 02:31 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,502
Posted By TedG
Thanks, Chris. At least now we know you're aware...

Thanks, Chris. At least now we know you're aware of the problem. So I, for one, will stop whining. At least until the second week of January.:wink:
/Ted
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-09-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,502
Posted By TedG
Unhappy Kevin, I would concur with your forensic...

Kevin,
I would concur with your forensic analysis of the situation. Getting the two to "shake hands" is a good way to put it.

I can't help but wonder though--if the system for automatic billing...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-04-2020, 10:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,502
Posted By TedG
Yep, the workaround I posted on 11/10/20 will...

Yep, the workaround I posted on 11/10/20 will handle the immediate need when you're submitting a photo. However, it doesn't do anything for the state of the User Photo Map on your personal profile...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-25-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,502
Posted By TedG
Unhappy Even worse, take a look at your profile page--a...

Even worse, take a look at your profile page--a blank map box, where you've gone to the effort to mark locations in the past. (Which is kind of weird, since my profile page shows a map and pins, but...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-22-2020, 10:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,657
Posted By TedG
Thanks to all for the advice. /Ted ...

Thanks to all for the advice.
/Ted
[photoid=754986]

PS: Jim: I should've stated that the original (rejected) edit was at 16:9; the original image, is, of course, 3:2.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-21-2020, 01:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,657
Posted By TedG
Original was a 16:9 crop. This is an adjacent...

Original was a 16:9 crop. This is an adjacent frame, with a 6:4 crop. I thought it might be best to eliminate the CSX local in the background, since it's blocked by a sapling. Does this work any...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-20-2020, 11:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,657
Posted By TedG
It's contagious: Lost my eye for Composition

Reason(s) for Rejection:
- Composition (Balance): The subject is awkwardly positioned in the frame. RailPictures.Net prefers that images are composed in keeping with the 'Rule of Thirds' meaning...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-10-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,612
Posted By TedG
And you wouldn't want to shell out big bucks for...

And you wouldn't want to shell out big bucks for a pseudo Shelby Mustang under the pretense that it's a legit Shelby Mustang.
/Ted
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-10-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,502
Posted By TedG
I just had a problem myself, although it said...

I just had a problem myself, although it said "could not load the page correctly". The workaround seemed to be to just type in the coordinates (in decimal format) in the box, even without having the...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-03-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,612
Posted By TedG
Is there a secret access point for the naked...

Is there a secret access point for the naked girls waving at the train photos?
Asking for a friend.
/Ted
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-02-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,148
Posted By TedG
Geez. I just hope my research is valid, so I...

Geez. I just hope my research is valid, so I don't offend our resident expert.:-P

[photoid=752863]
/Ted
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-16-2020, 03:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,148
Posted By TedG
An EMD Model 40! There's one on the Walkersville...

An EMD Model 40! There's one on the Walkersville Southern as well. I don't think they assign it to their intermodals though.;)
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/Ted
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-16-2020, 01:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,148
Posted By TedG
There are occasions, however, where NO caption...

There are occasions, however, where NO caption would actually be better. I won't mention the photographer, but here's the text of the caption:

"Long gone are the days of seeing 2 axle EMD power...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-15-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,368
Posted By TedG
The photographer admits as much on his F/B page: ...

The photographer admits as much on his F/B page:

"A re-composite for my favorite shot from my trip to Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad last fall. I’ve wanted to come back to this shot since the...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-14-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,746
Posted By TedG
I once dated a woman with pierced spandrels. No...

I once dated a woman with pierced spandrels. No wait...:confused:

Seriously, thanks for the architecture lesson.

/Ted
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