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Forum: Off Topic Forum Today, 04:43 PM
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Posted By miningcamper1
American Flyer O-gauge? Wow. Didn't know there...

American Flyer O-gauge? Wow. Didn't know there were such animals 'til now! Sounds like something super-rare. :shock:
Forum: Off Topic Forum Today, 04:31 PM
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Posted By miningcamper1
"Louis Marx and Company, was the largest toy...

"Louis Marx and Company, was the largest toy company in the world in the 1950s."
The O-gauge trains were somewhat crude compared to Lionel and American Flyer.

Oh, and the Lehigh Valley was the...
Forum: Digital Photo Processing Forum Today, 04:16 PM
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Views: 323
Posted By miningcamper1
I actually have the free GIMP on my computer, but...

I actually have the free GIMP on my computer, but the interface is so intimidating that I haven't tackled that steep learning curve yet! :shock:
Forum: Digital Photo Processing Forum Today, 07:57 AM
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Views: 323
Posted By miningcamper1
Some observations: Elements- $70, 3 stars on...

Some observations:
Elements- $70, 3 stars on Amazon
GIMP (disk)- $10.99, 4 stars on Amazon, "steep learning curve".
IrfanView- free, not full-featured, but has many uses
SnagIt- moderate price,...
Forum: Off Topic Forum Yesterday, 10:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 185
Posted By miningcamper1
What could be more typical than the Lionel Scout...

What could be more typical than the Lionel Scout set running in circles under the Christmas tree? The memory is hazy, but I may have had a Marx set before that. Also, it didn't hurt that the Lehigh...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum Yesterday, 08:54 PM
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Posted By miningcamper1
I think the word "clickbait" sums it up nicely....

I think the word "clickbait" sums it up nicely. This started as a USA/Canada only site, and a (large?) percentage of fans here were probably fine with that.

Speaking of clickbait, in the larger...
Forum: Digital Photo Processing Forum 07-17-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 323
Posted By miningcamper1
First time I have heard of that editor, but it...

First time I have heard of that editor, but it looks interesting. Which version?
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-10-2018, 05:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,715
Posted By miningcamper1
True story. Somewhere along the Maine Central's...

True story. Somewhere along the Maine Central's Mountain Sub, I spotted two young boys who had managed to get their snowmobile stuck in the flangeways near a crossing. Imagine the abject terror on...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-05-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 547
Posted By miningcamper1
Oh, OK. When more sharpening doesn't do the job,...

Oh, OK. When more sharpening doesn't do the job, I've been known to take out the offending pixels one-by-one! :evil:
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-05-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 547
Posted By miningcamper1
It's true that bright LED numberboards can ruin a...

It's true that bright LED numberboards can ruin a shot, but I didn't notice these until you mentioned them. One can always selectively cut down the brightness in editing, of course.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-04-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,715
Posted By miningcamper1
I have one word for Facebook's incessant...

I have one word for Facebook's incessant prompting to "Log in/Sign up":

Fuhgeddaboudit!!!

I did manage to click on one of KB's recent photos there, and it didn't bring me to RP.
So is there a...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-03-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 547
Posted By miningcamper1
"Clutter": junk, wires, poles, signs, weeds,...

"Clutter": junk, wires, poles, signs, weeds, vehicles, gawkers, big watermarks, etc.
Bridges can obstruct, but I would never refer to one as clutter! :lol:
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-02-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 408
Posted By miningcamper1
A couple other Henschel two-footers in the USA....

A couple other Henschel two-footers in the USA. So much fake about these, but I would still have taken some pics.

[photoid=540763] [photoid=289952]
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-02-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 408
Posted By miningcamper1
Typical Maine tourists probably thought it was...

Typical Maine tourists probably thought it was "cute"! And how many kids would know the difference?
Oh, now I need to see this Henschel thing!
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-02-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 408
Posted By miningcamper1
To be honest, it looks a little too much like an...

To be honest, it looks a little too much like an amusement park ride. Still, the first one could have been accepted.

On the other hand, if it was a Maine two-footer, acceptance would have been...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-02-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 597
Posted By miningcamper1
Just noticed this one. Also extreme backlighting,...

Just noticed this one. Also extreme backlighting, but it's easier to spot the train.[photoid=662751]
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-02-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,715
Posted By miningcamper1
Actually, that's a really nice shot IMO! ...

Actually, that's a really nice shot IMO!

[photoid=662924]
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-02-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 597
Posted By miningcamper1
You would need to do a ton of shadow recovery to...

You would need to do a ton of shadow recovery to even see that it's the Jersey Central unit. But that reveals the flare from the extreme backlighting. I don't see this being accepted here. :(
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-01-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By miningcamper1
On second viewing, it could be sharper.

On second viewing, it could be sharper.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-30-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By miningcamper1
I think you have summed it up perfectly in your...

I think you have summed it up perfectly in your post. A going away caboose or traditional observation car would have a better chance than a cab car here.

[Too late to turn on the headlights in...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-30-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 368
Posted By miningcamper1
Easy one! Too blue. Might be too green as well :)

Easy one! Too blue. Might be too green as well :)
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-25-2018, 11:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 607
Posted By miningcamper1
More sharp, less orange. I think I'll save it...

More sharp, less orange. I think I'll save it now. :)
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-24-2018, 12:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 607
Posted By miningcamper1
Departed??? As for the pic, I'm thinking...

Departed???

As for the pic, I'm thinking perhaps I might like sharp city lights with the train blurred.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-23-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 607
Posted By miningcamper1
I'd like to see some of whatever was behind the...

I'd like to see some of whatever was behind the engine. Also a sharper Sears Tower (or whatever they're calling it now). Why not re-shoot this?
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-21-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 762
Posted By miningcamper1
Looks kind of flat and desaturated. What happened...

Looks kind of flat and desaturated. What happened to the bugs? Did they migrate? :confused:
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