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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-13-2020, 11:04 PM
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Posted By spacetrain1983
Blue hour pan shot - "Dark"

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I was looking through a bunch of photos from my last trip, a weekend on Wasatch Grade back in October, and figured this was good...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-25-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,599
Posted By spacetrain1983
Gave it a shot, and PAQ. Not sure what I was...

Gave it a shot, and PAQ. Not sure what I was expecting, to be honest. Oh well.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-23-2020, 09:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,599
Posted By spacetrain1983
Well, I actually came up with a connection...

Well, I actually came up with a connection between the Lego piece and the train...


As for the darkness, the lighting certainly wasn't great that day, but to me I feel as though that aids in...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-22-2020, 11:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,599
Posted By spacetrain1983
Would this fly for artistic value?

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I caught a westbound intermodal rolling out of Nampa, ID today, and decided to try a unique composition, with some discarded Lego piece I found on the ground at the location I was set...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-02-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,317
Posted By spacetrain1983
Young me = foreground clutter, it seems

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Thought this had merit, but apparently me posing in front counts as foreground clutter. If anything, I thought that would add to...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-18-2019, 12:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,050
Posted By spacetrain1983
Would this be interesting enough to hold some merit, despite being a cloudy day?

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Got this shot of two unfinished MBTA F40PH-3C rebuilds on a tied down Boise Valley Railroad freight in Nampa, ID today. They were undergoing total rebuilds at MPI when Wabtec-GE ordered all...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-22-2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,331
Posted By spacetrain1983
I do have a later few shots, as the silo shot was...

I do have a later few shots, as the silo shot was actually DPUs. I'll try editing a bit more with the other three and see if that does the trick.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-20-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,331
Posted By spacetrain1983
Okay then...

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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-15-2019, 12:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,366
Posted By spacetrain1983
Well, that's what I get for trying to submit some more creative stuff...

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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-01-2019, 12:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,422
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: 3,422
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: 2,457
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: 2,457
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: 2,457
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: 3,352
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: 3,352
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: 3,352
Posted By spacetrain1983
...And I thought it was good.

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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: 1,736
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: 1,736
Posted By spacetrain1983
PIQ? Really?

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Just tried submitting these tonight and... shot down. Re-edits...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-21-2019, 02:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,154
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: 1,838
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: 2,237
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: 2,237
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: 2,237
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: 1,909
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...
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