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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-17-2005, 03:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,931
Posted By Robby
Made it in. The appeal process worked! ...

Made it in. The appeal process worked!


http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=125519
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-16-2005, 11:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,931
Posted By Robby
REJECTED! This time for being too small? ...

REJECTED!

This time for being too small?

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Photo Submission Results:

Photo ID 185961 was rejected from the database.
Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive:...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-16-2005, 11:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,931
Posted By Robby
I see your point...sort of. Okay, I cropped the...

I see your point...sort of. Okay, I cropped the shot down to 781X1024 and then resized to 527X700 which is setting the height while holding the ratio constant. The picture is now much smaller,...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-16-2005, 01:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,931
Posted By Robby
Here's the shot. I didn't post it before because...

Here's the shot. I didn't post it before because I didn't want this to turn into a "what's wrong with this shot" discussion. I'm only looking for an expectation of vertical WxH dims as the reject...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-16-2005, 02:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,931
Posted By Robby
Image size question for verticals?

What are the best sizes to crop for when submitting vertical shots these days? In the submission guidelines, it states photos must be "800 pixels in width x 600 pixels in height for horizontal...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-10-2005, 01:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,242
Posted By Robby
I think you're suffering from noise from your...

I think you're suffering from noise from your camera sensor. This happens sometimes when using digital cameras for night shots or some lesser brand scanners when scanning film with lots of darker...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-03-2005, 04:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,363
Posted By Robby
I think you included way too much sky in this...

I think you included way too much sky in this shot. It's so blown out that even the power lines and tower in the background are being overpowered. A longer tele would have brought the focus more to...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-03-2005, 04:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,955
Posted By Robby
I enjoyed both night shots. They looked just...

I enjoyed both night shots. They looked just fine to me.
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 10-04-2005, 03:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,608
Posted By Robby
Nothing small about KRT. KRT is owned and...

Nothing small about KRT. KRT is owned and operated by Electric Fuels Corporation, an operating company of Florida Progress Corporation and sister company to Florida Power. It is basically a rail to...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 09-22-2005, 07:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,981
Posted By Robby
Forgot the Tacoma, my current ride soon to be...

Forgot the Tacoma, my current ride soon to be replace by a Tundra when we launch the new model down in Texas.....
Forum: Off Topic Forum 09-22-2005, 06:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,981
Posted By Robby
A few more of my favs including a Jetta, Chevy...

A few more of my favs including a Jetta, Chevy Blazer, Jeep Cherokee, my current Toyota Tacoma and my Lingenfelter 1995 Corvette the day after I picked it up.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 09-22-2005, 06:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,981
Posted By Robby
I've been chasin trains for years and have had an...

I've been chasin trains for years and have had an assortment. Here's my old Ramcharger. Sucked gas and not much to look at but it never let me down.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 09-19-2005, 01:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,068
Posted By Robby
Drunks, pickup trucks and CSX coal trains

You just have to see this guy.

http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=119501

8:30am on a Sunday morning and this pickup driver was drunk as a skunk. He sat at the crossing looking both...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 08-24-2005, 02:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,845
Posted By Robby
I'm a big fan of HO myself. The current layout...

I'm a big fan of HO myself. The current layout is 20'x40' triple deck connected by helix and based on the former L&N's EK Sub. With a pending move coming in a few months, I'll be starting over and...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-11-2005, 10:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,586
Posted By Robby
Looks like a typical High Sun Angle issue to me. ...

Looks like a typical High Sun Angle issue to me. Did it make it in or not?
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-29-2005, 03:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,237
Posted By Robby
Depends if I have time or not. All night shots...

Depends if I have time or not. All night shots get the tripod or window glass ball mount (make sure to turn the car off when using). Any shot using the 300mm gets the tripod and I use it anytime I...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-26-2005, 11:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,439
Posted By Robby
Looks to me like you might need to crank up the...

Looks to me like you might need to crank up the old shutter speed some. For moving subject, try to use 1/250-1/350s as a min and let the camera set the f-stop. If your camera is a pure point and...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-20-2005, 01:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,579
Posted By Robby
Just hit the window's "Restore Down" button and...

Just hit the window's "Restore Down" button and drag the image to the edge or bottm of you monitor to do a quick check.

Robby
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-19-2005, 04:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,939
Posted By Robby
Do you get higher res views if you become a paid...

Do you get higher res views if you become a paid Terraserver user? Can anyone confirm this to be true? I've never understood what you get for paying to use these sites that you don't get by using...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-18-2005, 10:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,939
Posted By Robby
Resolution seems to be limited unless you are...

Resolution seems to be limited unless you are looking at certain areas. Is this true or am I doing something wrong? 15m is not fine enough to be of any use out in the countryside or in the hills of...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-11-2005, 02:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,374
Posted By Robby
For the last one, crop some off the right side...

For the last one, crop some off the right side and bottom then resubmit. That's a nice shot.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-11-2005, 12:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,099
Posted By Robby
IMHO it looks like the exposure is right on the...

IMHO it looks like the exposure is right on the money. It's light enough that you can see details in the shadows and dark enough that I can see sky detail. I really hate a burned out sky and try to...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-11-2005, 11:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,967
Posted By Robby
Personally? Yes, I've been on a few. Also have...

Personally? Yes, I've been on a few. Also have ridden Amtrak in the US, ICE trains in Germany and since I'm in Japan right now, I'm pretty familiar with the JR Line bullet trains and the dozens of...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-11-2005, 03:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,967
Posted By Robby
Nothing really stands out as being railroad...

Nothing really stands out as being railroad oriented which people who don't ride commuter trains on a daily basis can relate to. As for a valid reason, I think it's just not in RP.net screener's...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-11-2005, 03:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,418
Posted By Robby
I'll second the comments about burning two copies...

I'll second the comments about burning two copies of everything. I had just burned a disc and deleted the pics off my computer when I elbow'ed the disc off the desk onto the floor. As I leaned back...
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