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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-15-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 146
Posted By DaveJ
Somewhat Confused.

https://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=1756205&key=3860292

I thought at first they meant parts of the viaduct obscuring the train,but having thought about it, the problem (for the screener...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-10-2017, 08:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,736
Posted By DaveJ
Tiniest amount of vertical distortion applied (a...

Tiniest amount of vertical distortion applied (a very small amount) and voila - it's in.

Sorry,for some reason I can't link to the accepted picture - I've tried the usual way but just doesn't work.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-03-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,736
Posted By DaveJ
Unlevel ?

This was rejected for unlevel (leaning to the right).As it looks fine to me (and several other people that I showed it to),I'd be interested in others opinions -
...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-12-2016, 04:55 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 29,894
Posted By DaveJ
Hmm,seems I can't link to the picture. Let's...

Hmm,seems I can't link to the picture.

Let's try this way
https://www.flickr.com/photos/curly42/30215160635/in/dateposted-public/
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-12-2016, 04:51 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 29,894
Posted By DaveJ
I guess that RP is what it is - and a lot of the...

I guess that RP is what it is - and a lot of the time it's a lottery.

My last few rejections have all been pictures that have done really well in the U.K.,most of them appearing in magazines.
The...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 09-17-2016, 11:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,403
Posted By DaveJ
Needs some CW rotation.

Needs some CW rotation.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-23-2016, 02:02 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,385
Posted By DaveJ
But that's a normal Forest of Dean Summer sky !!!...

But that's a normal Forest of Dean Summer sky !!! :wink:
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-23-2016, 07:19 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,385
Posted By DaveJ
Of course,there's also the "enough light on the...

Of course,there's also the "enough light on the nose BUT ....." rejection -

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=1505360&key=6589538

Some you win ..... etc etc.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-26-2016, 07:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,221
Posted By DaveJ
Kiss Of Death ?

I would imagine that the "backlit/no light on nose" rejection is the kiss of death for this shot,but would there be a glimmer of hope if it were lightened a touch more ?
...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-27-2016, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,698
Posted By DaveJ
Thanks for the comments.One of the major...

Thanks for the comments.One of the major advantages of a museum shot is that not a lot changes,so i think I'll just go back and shoot again.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-25-2016, 09:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,698
Posted By DaveJ
Wrong Button ?

Poor image quality ? There's probably a lot of rejection reasons for this,but not,I feel,poor image quality -

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=1491309&key=9164287

Screener pushing...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-01-2016, 06:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,923
Posted By DaveJ
Oh well - another day,another chance. Thanks for...

Oh well - another day,another chance. Thanks for the advice and your views on the subject.
It is what it is - and it's bound for Flickr.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-31-2016, 05:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,923
Posted By DaveJ
"But It's Only A Little Train ...."

Had this one rejected for "Subject too far away" -

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=1475951&key=5181611

I'd cropped it that way to emphasise how small the train was.Does anyone...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-15-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,916
Posted By DaveJ
To me,the weeds in the foreground do not detract...

To me,the weeds in the foreground do not detract from the image,they actually enhance it.
Lovely shot.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-08-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,156
Posted By DaveJ
I guess that should be - [photoid=537666] ...

I guess that should be -

[photoid=537666]

let's see if that works.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-08-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,156
Posted By DaveJ
Decided to give up on this one,and go with a...

Decided to give up on this one,and go with a later shot in the sequence -

[photid=537666]

seems to have done the trick !! Thanks for the advice guys.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-07-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,156
Posted By DaveJ
Lighting Too Poor ?

The rejection is a little annoying,as I waited over an hour to capture this scene with the sun out -

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=1400721&key=3837761

It's not strong sun,but it...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-13-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,493
Posted By DaveJ
Image Quality.

Well,I understand that you may not like the shot,but I don't think that it warrents "poor image quality -

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=1385003&key=2223292

Any thoughts ?
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-26-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,329
Posted By DaveJ
Underexposed ??

Well,maybe,but that was just the result I was after - worth an appeal or just let go ? Your thoughts appreciated.

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=1371286&key=3774933
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-17-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 12,321
Posted By DaveJ
The powers that be (Train Operating...

The powers that be (Train Operating Companies/Freight Operating Companies) have decreed that using flash "could be a distraction to the driver",and,as such,do not allow the use of flash equipment....
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-16-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 12,321
Posted By DaveJ
I don't know the situation in the rest of...

I don't know the situation in the rest of Europe,but try using flash to photograph a moving train in the U.K. and you'll find yourself in front of the Transport Police very very quickly.
Sad but...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-17-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,407
Posted By DaveJ
Hey Presto - a slight reduction in saturation of...

Hey Presto - a slight reduction in saturation of the original shot and it's in -

[photoid=507028]
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-16-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,407
Posted By DaveJ
Another Colour (Hue) Problem.

Well,one month it's cropping,another it's the turn of sharpness - it seems that lately it's the turn of Colour (Hue).This was rejected for that very reason -
...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-23-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,145
Posted By DaveJ
Thanks for the advice guys.I'm going to have a go...

Thanks for the advice guys.I'm going to have a go at re-processing,then I guess it's off to Flickr,as they don't want me to re-submit.
I did think about appealing,and mentioning that I could have...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-21-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,145
Posted By DaveJ
PIQ Query.

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=1323365&key=2785449

Really,is it THAT bad ?
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