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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-19-2011, 01:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,249
Posted By Chicago Railfan
I accidentally put 2011. Considering how some of...

I accidentally put 2011. Considering how some of the pictures have wrong dates and engine models I'm surprised they cared so much about that..
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-19-2011, 01:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,249
Posted By Chicago Railfan
This can't be right...

I've never seen a rejection like this before, and I see nothing wrong with any of the information I put in. If they didn't want to publish it at least say Poor Aesthetic Quality or something dumb...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-28-2009, 06:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,477
Posted By Chicago Railfan
Yes, it is cloudy, it's snowing outside!

I don't add much anymore to the database, but when ever I do my stuff gets accepted. I can't disagree with the rejection, because it is cloudy, but I thought the screeners appreciated snowy shots.
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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-17-2009, 05:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,864
Posted By Chicago Railfan
I probably don't see it.

Can anyone find the sensor dust in the second reject? When I uploaded it the first time, I didn't even notice the two spots until it got rejected, so I patched them, and it got rejected a second time...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-18-2009, 04:04 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,497
Posted By Chicago Railfan
I already tried this one and it got rejected for...

I already tried this one and it got rejected for poor composition. *unfortunately I don't know how to hyperlink a thumb nail so here is the link to the picture.*
...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-09-2008, 09:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,647
Posted By Chicago Railfan
I never said those things... All I said was that...

I never said those things... All I said was that I didn't see it at first, and that it wasn't that big of a deal, since its A: not that big, and B: goes w/ the whit sky, which I can admit, is a turn...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-09-2008, 03:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,647
Posted By Chicago Railfan
Wow what? Found the little dot, it's nothing....

Wow what? Found the little dot, it's nothing. Just a small little dot. Exaggerate much?
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-09-2008, 02:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,647
Posted By Chicago Railfan
What dust spot? Tried it again, with the...

What dust spot?

Tried it again, with the caboose at the top right of the picture, and now it gets poor lighting, cloudy. No way to fix that... Why couldn't they just say that one first instead of...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-09-2008, 01:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,647
Posted By Chicago Railfan
Ok, I'll try taking off some sky. I wish I could...

Ok, I'll try taking off some sky. I wish I could keep the smoke stacks, but if I take off the sky, it would be to wide. Thanks!
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-09-2008, 01:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,647
Posted By Chicago Railfan
What needs cropping?

I'm stumped. I don't see what needs to be cropped, or if something needs to be added. Your thoughts?

Origional:
http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=603005&key=865317833

Cropped:...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 09-21-2008, 02:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,555
Posted By Chicago Railfan
So shooting around a curve for glint shots in the...

So shooting around a curve for glint shots in the end is not a good idea?
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 09-21-2008, 02:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,555
Posted By Chicago Railfan
Once again, I gotta do this.

Poor esthetic quality

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=578106&key=213209249
http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=578105&key=0

But
...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 09-10-2008, 10:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 804
Posted By Chicago Railfan
Cropping help.

Yo yall. I need a little bit of help with this one. How should I crop this picture? Remove those light to the right? Take the trees off to the left?
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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-21-2008, 02:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 957
Posted By Chicago Railfan
Nick, its a contrast problem, not a color...

Nick, its a contrast problem, not a color problem. Boost your contrast on the picture and the "bad color" should go away.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-08-2008, 03:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,575
Posted By Chicago Railfan
I am not saying to delete nicks pic. I guess I'll...

I am not saying to delete nicks pic. I guess I'll just wait a little bit.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-08-2008, 01:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,575
Posted By Chicago Railfan
But my shot is more spread out, shows more...

But my shot is more spread out, shows more detail, and frankly, its level. Not to completely bash Nick's picture, but the horizon is not straight.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-08-2008, 12:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,575
Posted By Chicago Railfan
Can someone explain?

[photoid=245811]
Vs.
http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=558734&key=992069511

I know it isn't the best thing to compare pictures, and I know I'm doing it alot lately, but for some...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-06-2008, 11:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,953
Posted By Chicago Railfan
Alright, I see I see. I guess I'll have to try...

Alright, I see I see. I guess I'll have to try for trains later in the day for it to work, along with a higher shutter. What about the ISO, should I boost it up to 100, or should I go for a lower...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-06-2008, 03:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,953
Posted By Chicago Railfan
So basically it is the sky that is the problem?

So basically it is the sky that is the problem?
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-06-2008, 02:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,953
Posted By Chicago Railfan
So if I darken it, it could look better? I still...

So if I darken it, it could look better? I still don't completely understand though, the BNSF coal train kicking up dust, has the glint on the side with the detail on the nose such as in Darrel's...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-06-2008, 02:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 968
Posted By Chicago Railfan
The axles are in shadow. If you focused directly...

The axles are in shadow. If you focused directly on the nose of the engine, and not so much the body if wouldn't be considered a high sun shot. I like the picture though, I think the colors and...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-06-2008, 02:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,953
Posted By Chicago Railfan
Glint Shot vs. Backlit

I really don't see the difference between a backlit shot and a glint shot...

Rejects:

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=557998&key=1016929645...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-30-2008, 02:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,985
Posted By Chicago Railfan
Alright, I'll try cropping a little more off to...

Alright, I'll try cropping a little more off to the left, maybe brighten it as well. The sun is not on either side of the tracks, but as you said, directly on the nose.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-30-2008, 02:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,985
Posted By Chicago Railfan
It's scenery, it's there. Can't really avoid...

It's scenery, it's there. Can't really avoid something thats there, unless you have some construction equipment. How does it obstruct the view of the engine?
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-30-2008, 02:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,985
Posted By Chicago Railfan
I don't get it.

I don't get it. Comments, criticism, anything?

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=555034&key=0

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=555037&key=0
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