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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-28-2018, 06:09 PM
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Views: 39,119
Posted By bigiron
Loyd, nice one with the correct color and no...

Loyd, nice one with the correct color and no "purple snow". :lol:

Rich
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-16-2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,078
Posted By bigiron
Carlos, I stand corrected but I still feel the...

Carlos, I stand corrected but I still feel the screeners could have rejected it for some issues. But my opinion doesn't count lol. Yes I know the sky can change quickly as you have seconds to...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-16-2017, 04:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,078
Posted By bigiron
A case of photoshop trickery?

I was doing a search and noticed a couple of photos with one looking natural

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and another by the same poster which looks like the sky was masked in the photo using a sky...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-24-2016, 05:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,184
Posted By bigiron
Rejected, thoughts on composition..

Well I finally have a chance to get back to editing some train photos and make my first attempt in months and I guess I have some rust to shake off, lol. My thoughts were that with the icicles,...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-05-2016, 04:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,750
Posted By bigiron
Ron, so true and I can remember back in the slide...

Ron, so true and I can remember back in the slide days counting shots and planning on when I would have to change films! There was also the case of budgeting the amount of film too ��. How digital...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-05-2016, 04:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,750
Posted By bigiron
It's certainly a great setting and well composed...

It's certainly a great setting and well composed shot but, like others have commented on "that branch". When I first opened up the thumbnail my eyes went right to the lead engine and branch. Maybe...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-01-2016, 08:27 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 27,566
Posted By bigiron
Daniel, this has been a topic of discussion of...

Daniel, this has been a topic of discussion of many moons and it seems to be consistent :lol:.

Rich
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-30-2016, 10:32 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 27,566
Posted By bigiron
Well put Doug. People we can be constructive but...

Well put Doug. People we can be constructive but civil too. I started this thread as the demise of the original (which we are slowly catching up to on view count ;) ) raised some questions. If...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-30-2016, 10:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,283
Posted By bigiron
Mitch, nice shot and good thoughts. I'm glad you...

Mitch, nice shot and good thoughts. I'm glad you put in it's a layered shot as Bob mentioned in the below quote as to not using a flash and that is why you don't see that shot, lol.

"Surprised...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-30-2016, 10:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,283
Posted By bigiron
Thanks for your opinion Ron and I totally agree...

Thanks for your opinion Ron and I totally agree with your assessment of the screeners view on this and other shots that stay hidden. The satisfaction that viewers like yourself and many others get...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-26-2016, 08:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,283
Posted By bigiron
Evan, for the record those would not be tire...

Evan, for the record those would not be tire marks as it is a wooden walkway presumably put down to make an even surface to walk in the dark. I believe the way the trailhead starts off, one couldn't...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-26-2016, 06:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,283
Posted By bigiron
PAQ's, vitamin of the month

Well it seems PAQ's are the trend here lately so I'll add one to the list that I thought would add interest to the site seeing back in 2008 I took a hike and caught the image below and there was...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-12-2016, 09:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,503
Posted By bigiron
Mitch, well put! I will add that when I venture...

Mitch, well put! I will add that when I venture to start a thread I do give it thought and my final hope is that somehow it can be used as a learning tool for ALL involved including the ones just...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-11-2016, 11:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,503
Posted By bigiron
Thank you Derrick and one major point I was...

Thank you Derrick and one major point I was getting at which some seem to not pick up in the print!

Thanks again, Rich
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-11-2016, 11:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,503
Posted By bigiron
Joe, I figured I would get some heat but as John...

Joe, I figured I would get some heat but as John commented later it is not the idea of the shot but the resulting image and what most believe to be the standard on their site. Man, this is a forum...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-10-2016, 01:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,503
Posted By bigiron
Smile John, I agree to your thoughts somewhat, but in...

John, I agree to your thoughts somewhat, but in your photo the scene still looks somewhat in it's natural state and you are also dealing with an older slide. I like others, would like to see what...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-09-2016, 05:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,503
Posted By bigiron
Hmmm, I'm not the only one thinking they're odd/off...

OK, I saw a few different shots the other day catching up on things and was surprised by several shots that seem out of kilter and just processed into unrealistic shots and more like a "painted shot...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-05-2016, 08:44 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,052
Posted By bigiron
Kent, Ya, "pushed off the deep end", my...

Kent,

Ya, "pushed off the deep end", my wife thinks that happened a long time ago! Now since you're from a cold weather region, tell me how I can somehow farm more in the cold months so I can...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-05-2016, 08:35 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,052
Posted By bigiron
Bob, ummmm let's see, most railfans are seen...

Bob, ummmm let's see, most railfans are seen standing in places very public or some not so for sometimes hours waiting for what most do have any idea (railroad tracks present or not) and can't...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-05-2016, 06:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,105
Posted By bigiron
:twisted: That is a question we have all asked...

:twisted: That is a question we have all asked after submitting at one time or another, lol.

A excerpt from an answer by Troy recently, "Screeners do weird things, we can't explain it.".

Till...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-05-2016, 06:43 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,052
Posted By bigiron
Thanks Kent, a useful tool! Rich

Thanks Kent, a useful tool!

Rich
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-05-2016, 06:40 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,052
Posted By bigiron
Kevin, do you have any input on the Nikon D750 as...

Kevin, do you have any input on the Nikon D750 as I might just treat myself now, lol! It would be a big advancement but the package deal is pretty good as it would be the body and the 24-120 f/4...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-05-2016, 06:30 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,052
Posted By bigiron
Bob, you didn't upset me in any way and I didn't...

Bob, you didn't upset me in any way and I didn't intend my latest post at you, lol!! Please feel free to keep posting as I appreciate it and besides my skin is much thicker than that, so no worries...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-05-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,052
Posted By bigiron
Before some or maybe its too late now��, rush to...

Before some or maybe its too late now��, rush to ridicule me for not changing sooner. As much as I enjoy getting out and railfanning my priority for the last several years was getting my son...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-05-2016, 01:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,052
Posted By bigiron
Bob, I have a D90 and in short the 18-200 was...

Bob,
I have a D90 and in short the 18-200 was bought many years ago and I didn't have the funds to upgrade when VR came out and the 70-300 was purchased more recently and I didn't want to...
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