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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-01-2019, 12:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,130
Posted By spacetrain1983
I didn't do much editing, mostly just upping the...

I didn't do much editing, mostly just upping the exposure and contrast a bit and sharpening it. This is the original: 9740
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-31-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,130
Posted By spacetrain1983
Special leader but iffy light

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Saw this while I was trackside today. Unexpected SP patch leading a westbound manifest. 6406 is one of only 8 SP AC44s left in their (patched) original paint. Now, I figured, since it's a...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-20-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,306
Posted By spacetrain1983
I’ll try and remember to do that with my next one...

I’ll try and remember to do that with my next one :)
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-20-2019, 02:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,306
Posted By spacetrain1983
And rejected for high sun. Not surprising. Oh...

And rejected for high sun. Not surprising. Oh well, I’ve got other shots ready to edit.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-19-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,306
Posted By spacetrain1983
The sun might be a bit too high, but I'm not sure.

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Got this shot just yesterday, and this is how it came out of the camera, haven't touched it in editing at all. Obviously, needs some brightening, sharpening, and the wires can just be...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-06-2019, 11:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,800
Posted By spacetrain1983
The SX530HS has manual settings, however I wasn't...

The SX530HS has manual settings, however I wasn't going to fiddle with them when, even under a raincoat, the camera was getting soaked. I do have shots from the sequence with headlights that aren't...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-29-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,800
Posted By spacetrain1983
I wasn't using any filters, just the camera and...

I wasn't using any filters, just the camera and the built-in lens. Having to hold a raincoat over my head while taking the shot definitely didn't help things. Used a Canon Powershot SX530HS.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-29-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,800
Posted By spacetrain1983
...And I thought it was good.

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=1720449&key=9012822
Another PIQ...
Original file pre-editing: 9722
I got this shot on a trip to the coast last week, and I thought it was one of my...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-09-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,121
Posted By spacetrain1983
They weren't exactly fresh edits, but I found...

They weren't exactly fresh edits, but I found them in a random folder, already downscaled, and in my "infinite" late-night wisdom, decided "yeah sure why not", and touched them up and submitted.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-09-2019, 04:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,121
Posted By spacetrain1983
PIQ? Really?

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=1716283&key=7162170
http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=1716281&key=2447723

Just tried submitting these tonight and... shot down. Re-edits...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-21-2019, 02:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,350
Posted By spacetrain1983
Apparently I haven't been so great with composition recently...?

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Got these two pictures about a week apart, the snowy one first. Just a couple of eastbound UP freights, both pictures rejected for bad composition. Any way I could crop these that might fix...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-16-2019, 01:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,056
Posted By spacetrain1983
Finally got a new camera

For my birthday (today) I got a Canon PowerShot SX530HS. Anybody have experience with these in railfanning?
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-23-2018, 03:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,411
Posted By spacetrain1983
At some point, Adobe Photoshop Express wound up...

At some point, Adobe Photoshop Express wound up on my computer, and it does a good job with sharpening and light settings as far as I've found - the version I posted in this thread was already...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-22-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,411
Posted By spacetrain1983
9681 For reference, here's the other shot I...

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For reference, here's the other shot I mentioned.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-22-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,411
Posted By spacetrain1983
UP 1943, rejected a few months back

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Back in September, I got this shot of UP 1943 leading a westbound OCS. I submitted it to RP within hours, and it was rejected for bad composition. Any recommendations? I do have a shot that has...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-15-2018, 03:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,394
Posted By spacetrain1983
Unlevel or just a steep grade?

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Got this shot this weekend, and it was rejected for leaning to the right. What do you think? I can't even tell where I would possibly align a rotational correction with...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-03-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,861
Posted By spacetrain1983
To my knowledge, all those other pictures were by...

To my knowledge, all those other pictures were by FarRail Tours... whose account seems to have completely vanished from RPN.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-24-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,338
Posted By spacetrain1983
Double upload apparently...?

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=1672031&key=7742184
Rejected for being a double upload despite me having never even submitted this shot to the database as far as I can remember. I DID,...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-31-2018, 01:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,039
Posted By spacetrain1983
There's no way this is blurry... right?

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=1660897&key=3664384
Got this shot of an eastbound BNSF intermodal in Sandpoint, ID this weekend. Rejected for being blurry. If anybody sees where this...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-14-2018, 02:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,685
Posted By spacetrain1983
Theoretically I could, but I don't go up through...

Theoretically I could, but I don't go up through that town very often. Oh well, as mentioned by Kevin, it's a great one for the personal collection.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-14-2018, 01:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,685
Posted By spacetrain1983
OK, since when was THIS considered standard power?!

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=1657530&key=9830023
A trio of F-units and two GP7s sitting in the yard in Emmett, ID today, the F-units reflected in the water. Rejected for being...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-12-2018, 02:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,142
Posted By spacetrain1983
Apparently the definition of "backlit" isn't what I remembered.

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First shot is a BNSF oil train headed westbound along the Columbia River Gorge at East Lyle (Doug's Beach State Park), WA. Second shot is an eastbound UP/CP grain headed east out of the...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-17-2018, 04:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,138
Posted By spacetrain1983
Cloudy? Yes, I'm aware it probably has other problems.

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=1645167&key=6501338
Earlier today I got this shot of a westbound BNSF manifest that was rerouted over UP's Nampa Sub. Cropped it, brightened it,...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-29-2017, 12:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,011
Posted By spacetrain1983
Backlit?

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=1614401&key=9808424
I got this shot today while out railfanning. Eastbound grain meets a westbound manifest. It got rejected for being backlit. What do...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 09-19-2017, 10:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,576
Posted By spacetrain1983
I did take some shots from near the top of...

I did take some shots from near the top of Pompey's Pillar once the train got moving (because of course it did five minutes after I got to such a place), however none of them came out very well, plus...
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