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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-23-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By willig
Point taken. Sorry,

Point taken.

Sorry,
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-22-2018, 11:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By willig
It's a pity that it looks a bit too posed. Truth...

It's a pity that it looks a bit too posed. Truth is, it was a grabshot as the loco passed by close to me. No wider shot possible, I'm afraid.

The leaning guy on the footplate is actually a...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-20-2018, 11:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By willig
Two PAQs for me

Anyone like these?

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=1689134&key=6243835
http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=1689139&key=6953455

I have seen similar subjects on RP, but I...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 09-24-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 848
Posted By willig
Possible US trip

Hi Chaps.
I'm just musing at the moment, but I am considering travelling from the UK to the US in the spring for a flying visit. This would be my first time in the US.

Ever since I first became...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-03-2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 689
Posted By willig
Thanks for all your help chaps. I decided...

Thanks for all your help chaps.
I decided to appeal the first one.

I was never completely happy with the lack of interest in the left of frame of no. 2. And,as most of you pointed out, it's...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-01-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 689
Posted By willig
Unexpected PAQs

I had these three images rejected for PAQ.

*www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=1667139&key=6047146
http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=1667140&key=8314712...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-22-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,072
Posted By willig
Unhappy A TO24 is a nice feeling.

I seldom get a TO24. I don't consider myself to be such a great photographer. Mind you, I have good kit, Canon 5Ds and a good range of L lenses etc.

So today, I've got a TO24 (without any links...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-30-2017, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,465
Posted By willig
Thank you. I actually used another image, but it...

Thank you. I actually used another image, but it still needed some work.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-28-2017, 09:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,465
Posted By willig
No Complaints, but you may find this interesting

Just hadthis rejected. I'm not too bothered, but there's lots of stuff in the image that some people may find interesting.

I took it from 340ft up!
...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-03-2017, 07:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,496
Posted By willig
Only a youngster. My oldest was shot in July...

Only a youngster.

My oldest was shot in July 1967.
[photoid=275577]

My newest was taken 50 years later, almost to the day.
[photoid=625188]
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-01-2017, 09:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,364
Posted By willig
Thanks Dennis. I used another exposure, took your...

Thanks Dennis. I used another exposure, took your advice and then resubmitted. It was accepted this time.

[photoid=625188]
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-31-2017, 10:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,364
Posted By willig
I Get The Rule of Thirds, but....

I know all about RP.net and it's insistence on the rule of thirds, but the whole point of this one surely has to be central. Or have I got it very wrong?
...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-23-2017, 10:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,166
Posted By willig
Composition Too Tight

I'm afraid that I couldn't get further back to make the composition wider. I was stood on the verandah of the first carriage. Do you think that the screener may have missed the fact that it's a...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-14-2017, 01:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,274
Posted By willig
Part of Subject Cut Off/Missing

These were rejected for "Part of Subject Cut Off/Missing".

Is this because the train is in the platform and the wheels can't be seen?
...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-14-2017, 01:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,187
Posted By willig
A Curio rejected

This photo was rejected for PAQ. I guess they think it's not got enough rail content, but my shots of funiculars have been accepted before.

Anyway never mind, but I thought some people would like...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-20-2016, 11:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,351
Posted By willig
Thanks to all you chappies. Your thoughts pretty...

Thanks to all you chappies. Your thoughts pretty well cement what I suspected. This is really a top-notch studio camera. I don't shoot in a studio and usually in lighting which is rather less than...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-18-2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,351
Posted By willig
Canon 5Dsr

Does anyone have a Canon 5Dsr? Any comments about it for rail photography?
I'm wondering about getting one to replace my 5D mk2. Or, in reality, to replace my 5D mk1 and cascade my mk2 to back up...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-10-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,281
Posted By willig
Thanks Kevin and Charles. You really can't...

Thanks Kevin and Charles.

You really can't beat a fresh pair of eyes, or two.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-09-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,281
Posted By willig
Worth an Appeal?

Am I wasting my time with this one? I can't really do anything more with it as there is no more outside this frame.

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=1409962&key=6083570
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-21-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,302
Posted By willig
:lol: :lol:

:lol:

:lol:
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-21-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,302
Posted By willig
I know its not beautiful, but the screeners...

I know its not beautiful, but the screeners accepted this one.

[photoid=507515]
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-20-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,302
Posted By willig
Train - In a Station - Poor Aesthetic Quality?

This shot was rejected for poor aesthetic quality.

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=1333147&key=9566258

Usually, I can understand this rejection reason without much difficulty....
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-10-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,845
Posted By willig
Fourth top of 24 hours.

Fourth top of 24 hours.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-07-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,845
Posted By willig
OK. I've submitted a wider shot of the original....

OK. I've submitted a wider shot of the original. So, we'll wait and see.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-06-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,845
Posted By willig
I do have some slightly wider shots, but I think...

I do have some slightly wider shots, but I think I now get the problem.

The screeners just don't like the subject.
http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=1298823&key=7840975

I am...
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