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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-11-2010, 09:37 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,614
Posted By devights
Got one too. Since it was sent directly to my...

Got one too. Since it was sent directly to my address so ottergoose's security vulnerability idea sounds fairly likely. Also this version of vBulletin is a whole base version out of date increasing...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-19-2008, 01:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,789
Posted By devights
Quick, get your cameras, it looks like another...

Quick, get your cameras, it looks like another thread has derailed!
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-16-2008, 10:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,975
Posted By devights
I can't seem to find a list of custom function...

I can't seem to find a list of custom function settings for the 40D, but looking at my 20D you will want to look for an option labeled "Shutter button/AE lock button" and set it to "AE lock/AF". ...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-27-2008, 04:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,353
Posted By devights
Thanks for the advice, looks like it got in this...

Thanks for the advice, looks like it got in this time around!
[photoid=224965]
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-27-2008, 12:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,353
Posted By devights
I'll give this cropping a run past the screeners....

I'll give this cropping a run past the screeners.

http://www.nerdrebellion.com/Nose-2.jpg
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-27-2008, 12:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,525
Posted By devights
I'm a fan of the second image, it's cropped tight...

I'm a fan of the second image, it's cropped tight to the actual train and there is a decent amount of contrast between the warbonnet and the background to get it to stand out. On the other two the...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-26-2008, 11:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,353
Posted By devights
Thanks, the shot was sort of an accident that I...

Thanks, the shot was sort of an accident that I stumbled upon on the way out of the cab. I think it would have been better if the camera were angled down a few degrees, but not much I can do about...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-26-2008, 11:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,353
Posted By devights
Poor Composition

I've never actually gotten this reject before, I'm guessing it's some form of bad motive/poor cropping hybrid. Anyhow, is this shot salvageable or not? I like it, but for these "non-standard" shots...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-02-2007, 09:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,240
Posted By devights
Personally I don't really care about the monetary...

Personally I don't really care about the monetary aspect of the thing. I shoot trains for fun, sure it has cost me in terms of my camera, lenses, and countless gallons of gasoline, but I still enjoy...
Forum: Digital Photo Processing Forum 06-07-2007, 07:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,806
Posted By devights
Here's my recommendation: Hard drive: 320 GB...

Here's my recommendation:
Hard drive: 320 GB Seagate drive - best cost per GB ratio http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822148139
External Enclosure: I have one and so does a...
Forum: Trip Reports 06-07-2007, 07:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,706
Posted By devights
I'm almost done with my first year of college and...

I'm almost done with my first year of college and will be working a job that only lets me work 30 hours a week (at least I get paid well), so I'm planning on spending a lot of free time near the...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 06-07-2007, 07:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,355
Posted By devights
This one didn't personally happen to me, but...

This one didn't personally happen to me, but interesting none the less.
A fellow railfan was sitting on Sunset Ave. (a nice strip of park that parallels the tracks) on a park bench with his...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 06-06-2007, 06:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,009
Posted By devights
I couldn't find the specific rule, but from what...

I couldn't find the specific rule, but from what I've seen they usually have "unless not possible" clauses attached to rules like this. So the RR can throw a boxcar or two in there, unless they...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 04-28-2007, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 994
Posted By devights
Ah, good point. Didn't think there were any...

Ah, good point. Didn't think there were any steam ships operating in the area. Nearly crapped my pants when I heard that.
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 04-28-2007, 07:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 994
Posted By devights
Steam in Seattle?

Hey, I'm aware that SP 4449 and UP 844 are coming up to Seattle around the 18th of this month, but I heard a very strange sound tonight. I was walking across the University of Washington campus and...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 04-24-2007, 10:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,753
Posted By devights
And that's why you should try and run across the...

And that's why you should try and run across the tracks either right before the train gets there or right after without waiting to see if another trains is coming. It's really the only way to get...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-17-2007, 08:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,176
Posted By devights
Thanks, I appreciate the input. These really...

Thanks, I appreciate the input. These really were spur of the moment shots, I saw the reflection out the window and went for it (and then tried again on the return trip). Next time I hope I'll have...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-16-2007, 07:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,176
Posted By devights
Reason 8325 not to post at 1am: You copy the same...

Reason 8325 not to post at 1am: You copy the same link twice.

Photo 2 has changed and is now actually DIFFERENT than photo 1!
Forum: Off Topic Forum 04-16-2007, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,228
Posted By devights
Oops, looks like the site blocks hotlinking their...

Oops, looks like the site blocks hotlinking their images, but since it was cached on my machine it would show up. Image replaced w/ link to page!

http://englishrussia.com/?p=831
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-16-2007, 09:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,176
Posted By devights
Some test shots

So I was riding the train to the Mariners game today (nothing like mixing trains and baseball). Anyhow, I tried a few interesting shots and wanted some feedback. They actually turned out better...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 04-14-2007, 12:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,228
Posted By devights
Russian Prototype Loco: RailPictures Vs. JetPhotos

I ran across this on a Russian blog.
http://englishrussia.com/?p=831
I couldn't find much info on it but apparently this prototype was built in the 70s and was powered by two Yak-40 engines. It...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 04-10-2007, 01:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,715
Posted By devights
Yeah, I could have provided a link instead of...

Yeah, I could have provided a link instead of what it is now, but I was attempting to demonstrate the capability of the thing without taking too much time. What one could do is use the thumbnail (so...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 04-08-2007, 09:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,715
Posted By devights
It actually didn't take much time at all, I...

It actually didn't take much time at all, I basically found a pic on RP, scrolled the map to the location, clicked on a button to place a marker there, clicked on the "link image" button, pasted the...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 04-08-2007, 11:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,715
Posted By devights
Google Maps: Magic for Railfans

So Google maps has a new feature which allows you to create your own "personalized" maps using your Google account. You can then share these maps. What makes this really amazing is that you can...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-05-2007, 06:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,533
Posted By devights
I've played with a Coking GND filter while...

I've played with a Coking GND filter while shooting in cloudy conditions (Seattle translation: Flat, gray, and boring). In those conditions I haven't had any luck in restoring any of the sky. ...
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