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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-16-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By RobJor
Someone who used to be on the forum would always...

Someone who used to be on the forum would always say maybe a Vertical?
Not sure what is below but a vertical could add more drama/perspective and is the type sometimes showing up on Magazine Covers....
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-15-2019, 01:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 529
Posted By RobJor
In the best railfan tradition "everyone" is...

In the best railfan tradition "everyone" is trying to get in on the end. I was there several times(fall and winter), very nice area. My wife even wanted to go back, there is this Maple Syrup place...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-13-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 529
Posted By RobJor
What do we think? Maybe I am missing something. ...

What do we think? Maybe I am missing something.
Overpass with distortion. I have been noticing several not only from him but others including the uninteresting overpass road. Not sure if the...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-08-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By RobJor
See you are still working around Chicago - ...

See you are still working around Chicago -

I'd lose windmill sticking out of top of old silo
as noted maybe soft or a little flat? low light high ISO for that distance.

Anyway, too loose...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-02-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 655
Posted By RobJor
Going back to technique, I somewhat defended the...

Going back to technique, I somewhat defended the photo originally but....

Some of the Aerials cover a large area and I can see the multiple images but in this case why include half the the city?...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-01-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 655
Posted By RobJor
OP - all you have to do is go through the daily...

OP - all you have to do is go through the daily offering and it is clear no sun on the nose, you are uphill lot, maybe a little wider, less nose but the light is not good and setting is a zero. ...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-26-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 800
Posted By RobJor
[QUOTE=Decapod401;195646]If you don't appeal...

[QUOTE=Decapod401;195646]If you don't appeal much, and you are polite in your request, I would consider that option. I recently submitted my first appeal in months, and went from PAQ to TO24:


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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-26-2019, 01:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 800
Posted By RobJor
I'd think a little tighter crop and maybe some...

I'd think a little tighter crop and maybe some more contrast could help but that is very subjective. I tend to take rejections a little more personal so I'd be upset to have a great catch like that...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-17-2019, 03:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 952
Posted By RobJor
[photoid=703487] I had to laugh when I read...

[photoid=703487]

I had to laugh when I read about the hat(no clue it was an issue), I had just rode my bike along the Chicago lakefront to shoot Metra with the Stones and Soldier Field in the...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-17-2019, 03:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 469
Posted By RobJor
I'd try one with the nose just edging over the...

I'd try one with the nose just edging over the start of the closer building if you have one. so you still have the factory and get rid a little of the empty foreground.
Bob
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-16-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 952
Posted By RobJor
Not sure if this question is a little bit of a...

Not sure if this question is a little bit of a put on but I will answer straight. Turning the lights off is not welcome. A simple wave is fine(for me), I often see a wave but inside the cab as they...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-15-2019, 03:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 746
Posted By RobJor
Not sure it would get it accepted but I would get...

Not sure it would get it accepted but I would get rid of all the gravel at the bottom below the sign post and crop to the left of the sign, maybe to edge of the building. Then if you had a version...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-12-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,170
Posted By RobJor
My take: your samples are out of the norm of...

My take: your samples are out of the norm of what is accepted for RP's. Seemingly this can vary by season and screener. I know I have seen images like your first one accepted but again that style...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-05-2019, 03:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 669
Posted By RobJor
On the D750 if I run on continuous I will run...

On the D750 if I run on continuous I will run slow continuous since the buffer is small but on slow continuous I believe??? the card is fast enough to keep up but on fast continuous I am afraid I...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-04-2019, 10:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 669
Posted By RobJor
items not mentioned for Z-6, 1 card slot, I don't...

items not mentioned for Z-6, 1 card slot, I don't care but for some a problem.
Built in image stabilization, something I would like since I often use primes without VR.
Great for video again a...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-04-2019, 10:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 696
Posted By RobJor
I guess I am feeling ornery and maybe conflicted...

I guess I am feeling ornery and maybe conflicted but a lot of the backlit nose rejections make no sense. The truly backlit photos are often screeners choice.

Every day I see several people with...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-04-2019, 03:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,268
Posted By RobJor
Come on, it doesn't get much better than this. ...

Come on, it doesn't get much better than this. Whenever I get south of I-70 I give WH a try, well maybe only once. Usually an experience in itself.

[photoid=702040]

Bob
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-01-2019, 12:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 648
Posted By RobJor
That was fast . I'd think about original...

That was fast . I'd think about original processing, so you don't have to rescue so much. Sharpening is your enemy. I use smart sharpen in PS.

For me the accepted(not baggy Version) is...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-06-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 834
Posted By RobJor
why is that a surprise? Bob

why is that a surprise?

Bob
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-05-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 834
Posted By RobJor
Didn't work.

Didn't work.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-05-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 834
Posted By RobJor
I could do adjustment, maybe a little but not my...

I could do adjustment, maybe a little but not my preference.

Bob
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-05-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 834
Posted By RobJor
Distracting Shadows

These were before the crowds arrived below the Mt. Ogden overlook.

This photo fits the rejection criterion so I can't object on that basis but still thought it was a reasonable image with some...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-04-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,124
Posted By RobJor
http://blog.sekonic.com/2017/05/11/demystifying-fl...

http://blog.sekonic.com/2017/05/11/demystifying-flash-duration/

Basically not on/off with an early peak and rapid fall off

or

from our fav source

A full-power flash from a modern...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-24-2019, 01:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 721
Posted By RobJor
Actually there is a big snafu in the photo, don't...

Actually there is a big snafu in the photo, don't know how it got there. LOL

No need for more replies. Sorry.

Bob
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-24-2019, 12:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 721
Posted By RobJor
Don't think it would have hurt that much

Don't think it would have hurt that much to show station where Ogden event took place or is it just that poor of a photo?

I found a problem, my bad, not sure that was cause of rejection but...
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