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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-01-2008, 08:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,792
Posted By SD70MACMAN
So if I take a picture of my work boots I wear on...

So if I take a picture of my work boots I wear on the RR does that mean I can submit them to RP.net?
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-06-2008, 07:28 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 14,647
Posted By SD70MACMAN
I am trying to be as positive as possible here. I...

I am trying to be as positive as possible here. I love this site and wish it no ill harm or anything bad. But as a long-time contributor, here is my 2 cents as requested by a couple of peers.

To...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-10-2007, 08:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,934
Posted By SD70MACMAN
I too find the new composition/balance a little...

I too find the new composition/balance a little non-descript and a little BS.

Do you have a shot where the loco has gone over the switch? What the killer to me appear to be is all the gray...
Forum: Digital Photo Processing Forum 06-07-2007, 03:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,656
Posted By SD70MACMAN
Thanks gents, you gave me a good idea! ...

Thanks gents, you gave me a good idea!


Give it a rest :roll:
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 06-04-2007, 06:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,635
Posted By SD70MACMAN
Post 2 accidents, one day

On BNSF's Scenic Subdivision:
Incident 1: teenagers in a minivan struck at a grade crossing (a protected crossing w/ gates and lights)
Incident 2: trespasser lying between the rails
Both...
Forum: Digital Photo Processing Forum 06-04-2007, 12:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,788
Posted By SD70MACMAN
First off, you're looking in the wrong place. ...

First off, you're looking in the wrong place. Consider going to www.newegg.com . Really good prices and even better service.

2nd, off Newegg, consider buying an internal hard drive and putting it...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 06-03-2007, 06:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,986
Posted By SD70MACMAN
That sucks hard core. I beat you there, sort of. ...

That sucks hard core. I beat you there, sort of. My Canon PowerShot A620 suffered some damage when it was 3 days old. So I sent it into Canon to get fixed. They had to take apart the lens in order...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-31-2007, 08:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,053
Posted By SD70MACMAN
You sure know how to be an ass, Dave :-P

You sure know how to be an ass, Dave :-P
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 05-30-2007, 08:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,955
Posted By SD70MACMAN
I only say length may be a factor is because a...

I only say length may be a factor is because a local tank train that carries diesel or unleaded gasoline from a refinery in Anacortes to Seattle (about 60 miles) and it usually conists of 6 to 10...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 05-30-2007, 04:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,622
Posted By SD70MACMAN
Not sure on the numbering. Maybe they wanted to...

Not sure on the numbering. Maybe they wanted to keep it 4 digits. UP 41 is open though. Nobody from the outside seems to ever understand Uncle Pete

UP was a good sized donor to the Bush 2's...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-30-2007, 04:35 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,426
Posted By SD70MACMAN
Your useless comment is a greater waste than Dave...

Your useless comment is a greater waste than Dave trying to be creative and asking for feedback. Perhaps you should be a bit more useful and give a hand. I owe this site a lot because its given me...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 05-30-2007, 04:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,955
Posted By SD70MACMAN
There is suppose to be a buffer between the crew...

There is suppose to be a buffer between the crew and anything dangerous like a unit ethanol or propane train. If it were to blow up, then there is a higher chance that the crew won't be injured or...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 05-30-2007, 04:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 954
Posted By SD70MACMAN
Ahh the ol' loop of track. Those were the good...

Ahh the ol' loop of track. Those were the good ol' days. You should consider getting a power pack. They're around $25 and make the circle a lot more interesting. Also don't go though as many...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-24-2007, 04:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,339
Posted By SD70MACMAN
I don't believe it has an official name yet.

I don't believe it has an official name yet.
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 05-24-2007, 03:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,378
Posted By SD70MACMAN
A few rail yards have slugs. They're quite useful...

A few rail yards have slugs. They're quite useful since the unit with the prime mover, or mother unit, can generate a good deal of excess electricity. Slugs are really only effective under 30mph.
...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-24-2007, 03:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,649
Posted By SD70MACMAN
I have no idea how she does it. She must have...

I have no idea how she does it. She must have some sort of magical version of Photoshop that I do not have.

I like both shots, but the lighting on the avatar is a lot better. Too bad it didn't...
Forum: Digital Photo Processing Forum 05-24-2007, 03:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,552
Posted By SD70MACMAN
Thanks gents! Took that little monitor test and...

Thanks gents! Took that little monitor test and looks like things are just fine. I was getting some underexposed rejections when they looked fine to me and that too sorta made me curious.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-23-2007, 06:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,624
Posted By SD70MACMAN
Welcome to Seattle, I know that feeling all too...

Welcome to Seattle, I know that feeling all too well. Life can be a bitch here sometimes :twisted: But I think your CN shot is a loss. If you had less sky and something more distracting, it may be a...
Forum: Digital Photo Processing Forum 05-22-2007, 05:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,552
Posted By SD70MACMAN
LCD monitor

Im using an LCD monitor to do all my photo editing on. The color re-creation is pretty good, or so I thought. Are the shots below, and some of my others as well, too dark? I looked at my pics for...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-20-2007, 03:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,928
Posted By SD70MACMAN
NO, not this again! Make it stop!

NO, not this again! Make it stop!
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 05-16-2007, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,165
Posted By SD70MACMAN
Good to hear that nobody was hurt. For a second,...

Good to hear that nobody was hurt. For a second, I worried that the steamers might be effected or even involved *whew*

Good lookin' derailment. Those units really hit the ground...
Forum: Trip Reports 05-14-2007, 12:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,658
Posted By SD70MACMAN
Back Home and Back on Track!

Im finally done with my first year of college! The 300 mile victory journey from Pullman to Edmonds, WA included a slight detour over Stevens Pass so I could see some trains. Sadly, only a couple...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-13-2007, 12:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 955
Posted By SD70MACMAN
I have a similar setting called "vivid" on my...

I have a similar setting called "vivid" on my Canon camera. I always shoot in vivid mode because my camera shoots, also, with too much blue. Vivid setting gave more realistic colors and removed the...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-11-2007, 11:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,043
Posted By SD70MACMAN
Talking :lol: So THATS why my sky always turns out...

:lol:

So THATS why my sky always turns out so crappy. Thanks for explaining Janusz. But now you've got me worried. My hard drive spins really fast, do you know if that effects anything? Maybe...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 05-11-2007, 10:23 PM
Replies: 8
Poll: Appealing
Views: 936
Posted By SD70MACMAN
Ladies, ladies, please! Lets get back on topic. ...

Ladies, ladies, please! Lets get back on topic.

The only time I appeal is when I have to explain the intention of my photo a little better than the photo itself. Some of the more artsy shots I...
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