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Forum: Off Topic Forum 05-25-2019, 01:03 PM
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Posted By miningcamper1
And now for something completely different...

Sorry, despite very favorable reaction by flickr viewers, the photo was taken down without explanation.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-25-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 207
Posted By miningcamper1
And now for something completely different...

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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-25-2019, 08:17 AM
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Views: 207
Posted By miningcamper1
Reduce saturation, reduce contrast, reduce color...

Reduce saturation, reduce contrast, reduce color temp and it's fine! (IMHO, of course!)

[Trivia: Windows repeatedly announced "This file can't be saved." So this is a screenshot of the edit.]
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-24-2019, 12:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By miningcamper1
I noticed the flare from the lamppost while the...

I noticed the flare from the lamppost while the photo was loading.
Maybe a somewhat wider view would have impressed the screener?
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-20-2019, 01:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By miningcamper1
Yeah, it's leaning right by a good one-half of...

Yeah, it's leaning right by a good one-half of one percent. Would I have noticed without zooming in 500%? No way! :shock:
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-04-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,531
Posted By miningcamper1
They may have better cameras, but they don't have...

They may have better cameras, but they don't have time-travel machines! :twisted:
[Except of course for a very few places, like Durango or Chama.]
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-04-2019, 03:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 551
Posted By miningcamper1
Other engines look more hulking/muscular but that...

Other engines look more hulking/muscular but that Big Boy is l-o-n-g!

Just noticed: 4014 has "Big Boy" in chalk on the smokebox front- a nice historic touch!
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-04-2019, 03:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 551
Posted By miningcamper1
The surge is here! Only 2 of the top 15 are not...

The surge is here! Only 2 of the top 15 are not 4014.
If by W.G.R.P. you mean who I think, I do like his shot. I cropped the diesel and some brush off, resized the remainder to 1000 in height, and...
Forum: Digital Photo Processing Forum 05-03-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 415
Posted By miningcamper1
??? You can't store Elements 12 and CS6 by...

???
You can't store Elements 12 and CS6 by some means so you can load them onto your next computer?
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-03-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By miningcamper1
I used to get upset about RP rejections (about...

I used to get upset about RP rejections (about 20% of the total).
Flickr was my place to post the rejects at first. That changed radically once my Flickr views exceeded my RP views. Non-rail shots...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-03-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,531
Posted By miningcamper1
That most certainly does not mean that someone...

That most certainly does not mean that someone did not inherit or buy the rights to a photo.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-02-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By miningcamper1
Very high sun, but I think the subject engines'...

Very high sun, but I think the subject engines' interestingness outweighs that!
They have every right to reject it, but we have every right to like it anyway.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-01-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By miningcamper1
Not the most attractive location. And I always...

Not the most attractive location. And I always get rid of visible litter.

As for sharpening, you can always sharpen a bit more and see how it looks. You can always go back if it looks like too...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-15-2019, 06:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By miningcamper1
I would re-save the photo from another editor...

I would re-save the photo from another editor such as IrfanView just to be certain. IrfanView alerts you if an extension is incorrect.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 04-10-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 447
Posted By miningcamper1
The trick is to look at Dave's photo at 300%...

The trick is to look at Dave's photo at 300% magnification. This seems to be the only photo on RP of a BNSF pile driving outfit:

[photoid=482914]
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-30-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,076
Posted By miningcamper1
Getting rid of all that red helps some, as does...

Getting rid of all that red helps some, as does reducing the highlights some.
Even so, would the screeners reconsider? Probably not. The ditch lights still overwhelm.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-16-2019, 04:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 761
Posted By miningcamper1
I wonder how far they had to go for more power. ...

I wonder how far they had to go for more power.
Are any rotaries available in that region?

[Trivia: just googled Kief ND- it's considered a ghost town]
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-15-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 761
Posted By miningcamper1
Everything appears to be leaning to the left...

Everything appears to be leaning to the left except the silo in the extreme distance.

I honestly don't think they will accept it. Is it worth "spending" an appeal on?
Forum: Digital Photo Processing Forum 03-13-2019, 03:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By miningcamper1
An Alco oddity on this obscure line: ...

An Alco oddity on this obscure line:

https://forums.auran.com/trainz/showthread.php?108050-Navajo-Mine-Railroad
Forum: Digital Photo Processing Forum 03-13-2019, 01:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By miningcamper1
Shadows/highlights/contrast adjustments yielded...

Shadows/highlights/contrast adjustments yielded this. Yeah, the halos are a bit of a negative (faintly visible in the original post), but the unusual nature of this unit ought to allow for some...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-11-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 711
Posted By miningcamper1
I was about to post a re-edit of the BNSF- but...

I was about to post a re-edit of the BNSF- but the trees and grass still did not look good. I think the "should not be re-submitted" call is spot on. :-(
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-10-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 711
Posted By miningcamper1
Better yet, if the photo is not something like...

Better yet, if the photo is not something like hot breaking news, sleep on it, then look at it objectively the next day.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-08-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 846
Posted By miningcamper1
Obviously a real keeper: [photoid=681756]

Obviously a real keeper:

[photoid=681756]
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-08-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 846
Posted By miningcamper1
But how would all of that solve the problem? An...

But how would all of that solve the problem? An exposure sufficient to capture the train is also capturing all of that red flare from the crossing flashers.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-07-2019, 03:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 846
Posted By miningcamper1
I don't remember who said it, but it was...

I don't remember who said it, but it was something like "If perfection is the standard, there would not be over 600,000 photos here!"
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