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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-16-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By bigbassloyd
Maybe if it was level, had better contrast, and...

Maybe if it was level, had better contrast, and portions of the clouds weren't blown out it could stand above the clutter rejection? I think the abutment is playing into it more than the bridge...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-13-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 459
Posted By bigbassloyd
I've noticed a few of his photos are overdriven...

I've noticed a few of his photos are overdriven in editing (and underdriven in distortion correction). I get converging lines in a composition but this really doesn't pull me in as a viewer.

Loyd...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-13-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 459
Posted By bigbassloyd
Maybe a 'small' contrast adjustment.. :D ...

Maybe a 'small' contrast adjustment.. :D

Loyd L.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-12-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By bigbassloyd
I think the color cast is blue heavy Doug. Not...

I think the color cast is blue heavy Doug. Not exactly the feel I would expect from sunset conditions. I agree with the previous concerning a different ratio because you could loose some sky and...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-12-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 459
Posted By bigbassloyd
I'm sure the client was very pleased.. Loyd...

I'm sure the client was very pleased..

Loyd L.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-02-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 632
Posted By bigbassloyd
Not really understanding the reasoning for...

Not really understanding the reasoning for needing to stitch here. I can read the boards fine from 250' agl and 400 ft dfs with a single frame from my crappy little spark. I assume you're...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-01-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 632
Posted By bigbassloyd
We will just have to disagree here. :) ...

We will just have to disagree here. :)



I think the bar is still quite low at this time since UAV is still a relatively new field.



Hopefully not. Looks to me like people aren't...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-01-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 632
Posted By bigbassloyd
Well at least the drone is closer to Earth than...

Well at least the drone is closer to Earth than the normal offering from them. :D

Maybe they can learn distortion perspective correction next..

Loyd L.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-01-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 632
Posted By bigbassloyd
I cannot see any editing that will fix the...

I cannot see any editing that will fix the lighting. If only you had a drone. :D

Loyd L.
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 07-26-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By bigbassloyd
I've heard they were up for sale a while back. ...

I've heard they were up for sale a while back. The leaser infiltration already began in earnest with them test driving / returning / and finally settling on some junk from GATX.

Loyd L.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-24-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 752
Posted By bigbassloyd
From a 'me' standpoint, I don't see any reason...

From a 'me' standpoint, I don't see any reason why this shot doesn't deserve a spot here. Maybe needs a small color balance shift towards blue but overall it is processed fine and offers a good...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-19-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,432
Posted By bigbassloyd
I'd consider marrying it if polygamy were legal...

I'd consider marrying it if polygamy were legal here in West Virginia. :D

Loyd L.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-17-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,432
Posted By bigbassloyd
I'm in agreement there. I use mine...

I'm in agreement there.




I use mine to document scenes that have historical and / or aesthetic importance and cannot be photographed at an appreciable level from the ground. Thankfully I do...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-16-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 874
Posted By bigbassloyd
Open door policy. Teehee. Loyd L.

Open door policy. Teehee.

Loyd L.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-16-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,432
Posted By bigbassloyd
I can almost see them with my eyes closed on both...

I can almost see them with my eyes closed on both my work and home monitor. It's about as subtle as the 'boned big boy' edit from a few weeks ago.



You mean the drone photos right? 90% of...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-15-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,432
Posted By bigbassloyd
Nothing hides from my trio of 24 inchers at work....

Nothing hides from my trio of 24 inchers at work.



I'll probably hate the fence once the shadows are corrected too :)

Loyd L.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-15-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,432
Posted By bigbassloyd
The purples, greens, and noise on the wheels,...

The purples, greens, and noise on the wheels, rails, and the underside of the canopy as a result of over editing is more annoying than the fence to me.

Loyd L.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-14-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 703
Posted By bigbassloyd
Banning is usually a result of multiple uploads...

Banning is usually a result of multiple uploads of photography that is poor in execution, and / or outside their window of 'quality' or ideals , coupled with multiple appeals of said photography.
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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-08-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,190
Posted By bigbassloyd
The lack of any appreciable perspective...

The lack of any appreciable perspective distortion correction on the majority of the drone photos uploaded here is mind blowing. At least attempt to give the viewer a small pause to determine...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-03-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,190
Posted By bigbassloyd
The PCA's are winning with under 20 likes at...

The PCA's are winning with under 20 likes at times (which suggests low amounts of votes) and the TO24s are predetermined like a wrestling match. Where has my RP gone? :D

Loyd L.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-02-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,190
Posted By bigbassloyd
This was an instance where the accepted version...

This was an instance where the accepted version was not an improvement over the rejected image. Still better than the daily offerings on dronesnearorbit.net. :D

Loyd L.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-22-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,126
Posted By bigbassloyd
You see it a bunch on the NEC, especially with...

You see it a bunch on the NEC, especially with the Acelas. It's more luck over skill to catch it though. I'd bet the greenish color is due to the white balance used in those conditions, but it's...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-19-2019, 11:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 844
Posted By bigbassloyd
I'll never say never here because I get surprised...

I'll never say never here because I get surprised often on what is accepted (including my turds), but I have doubt. It is high sun, coupled with a normal composition in a somewhat bland location. ...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-19-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,788
Posted By bigbassloyd
Thank you all for reminding me why I thoroughly...

Thank you all for reminding me why I thoroughly enjoy railfanning on short lines and branches where nobody else goes. :D I'm definitely not a people person when it comes to my chugga chugga...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-17-2019, 12:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 841
Posted By bigbassloyd
I continued to be surprised at what I can do with...

I continued to be surprised at what I can do with my S9 and photoshop on the phone. I will sometimes use my phone to edit shots from my DJI (which is basically a flying cell phone camera) as well.
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