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Forum: Digital Photo Processing Forum 02-26-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,394
Posted By Wade H. Massie
I use a Canon CanoScan8400F. It's great for...

I use a Canon CanoScan8400F. It's great for prints and does a reasonably good job with slides and negs. Overall, very good performance for the price, about $100. It does sometimes struggle with...
Forum: Digital Photo Processing Forum 07-09-2009, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,455
Posted By Wade H. Massie
I think the Merrifield shot works fairly well,...

I think the Merrifield shot works fairly well, maybe crop a bit off the bottom. The 2nd shot doesn't do much for me though, the engine is really lost in the background.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-10-2008, 08:52 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 70,171
Posted By Wade H. Massie
I'm averaging 735.77 per photo at the moment, so...

I'm averaging 735.77 per photo at the moment, so this one is just about average:
[photoid=78005]
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-29-2007, 10:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 857
Posted By Wade H. Massie
On the OC shot I do see a few undesirables in the...

On the OC shot I do see a few undesirables in the sky, some of them almost look like dust spots on the camera sensor. At any rate, retouching them should clean the image up nicely.

The 4270 has...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11-02-2007, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,011
Posted By Wade H. Massie
I'm guessing he meant "Ditto"?

I'm guessing he meant "Ditto"?
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-18-2007, 06:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,123
Posted By Wade H. Massie
Jim's shot is a perfect example of why the term...

Jim's shot is a perfect example of why the term "wedgie" isn't always a bad thing!
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 09-27-2007, 03:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,001
Posted By Wade H. Massie
Yeah, stop-action night shots of moving trains is...

Yeah, stop-action night shots of moving trains is just about impossible without numerous flashes or studio strobes. Best bet would be to shoot passenger trains stopped at a station, or freights at a...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 09-26-2007, 03:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,146
Posted By Wade H. Massie
You could also try more of a head-on view as a...

You could also try more of a head-on view as a way to keep the shrub from blocking the subject.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 09-26-2007, 03:17 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,885
Posted By Wade H. Massie
Manual all the way. A long, long time ago I used...

Manual all the way. A long, long time ago I used aperture priority, but that all changed after a trip to Canada. I did a long tele shot of an Ontario Northland train and when it came around the...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 07-10-2007, 09:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,224
Posted By Wade H. Massie
I'm a big fan of the Vertex VX 150 radio. ...

I'm a big fan of the Vertex VX 150 radio. Advantages over a scanner include better reception, more durable, and a louder speaker. Disadvantages are a slightly slower scan speed, and no abilitiy to...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-09-2007, 07:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,184
Posted By Wade H. Massie
Heck, a simple ladder is all you need for getting...

Heck, a simple ladder is all you need for getting up and over those annoying fences. I used a small one for this shot:
PhotoID:192952

I've also resorted to balancing one foot on my tripod when I...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-09-2007, 07:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,184
Posted By Wade H. Massie
Heck, a simple ladder is all you need for getting...

Heck, a simple ladder is all you need for getting up and over those annoying fences. I used a small one for this shot:
PhotoID=192952

I've also resorted to balancing one foot on my tripod when I...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-12-2007, 05:19 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 17,165
Posted By Wade H. Massie
There's a lot going on in this thread, I sure...

There's a lot going on in this thread, I sure hope nobody's train of thought derails!

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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-11-2007, 10:39 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 17,165
Posted By Wade H. Massie
You guys are beating a dead horse! ...

You guys are beating a dead horse!
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Forum: Off Topic Forum 01-04-2007, 02:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,036
Posted By Wade H. Massie
New Railpics Group on Myspace

There's a brand new Railpics group on myspace: http://groups.myspace.com/Railpics

If you're a Railpics contributor/viewer and a myspace member please stop by and join!
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11-29-2006, 12:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,186
Posted By Wade H. Massie
Trainorders.com has an active Model Railroading...

Trainorders.com has an active Model Railroading forum where members frequently post photos of their layouts and locomotives.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11-10-2006, 08:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,953
Posted By Wade H. Massie
LOL, Dave. After Tuesday's "thumpin" I doubt...

LOL, Dave. After Tuesday's "thumpin" I doubt that Mr. Rove will be trying this tactic again :)
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10-20-2006, 04:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,879
Posted By Wade H. Massie
4/20/94, Tunnelton, WV [photoid=150332] ...

4/20/94, Tunnelton, WV
[photoid=150332]

4/24/94, Meyersdale, PA
[photoid=152983]

9/27/05, McKees Rocks, PA
[photoid=120511]
Forum: Off Topic Forum 09-28-2006, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,044
Posted By Wade H. Massie
Congratulations on 250, Rob! You've added some...

Congratulations on 250, Rob! You've added some great material to this website, and I really enjoy all of the classic Chessie shots. Having purchased a scanner this summer, I know exactly how time...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 09-27-2006, 07:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,520
Posted By Wade H. Massie
Once gas hit $3, I cut way back on my outings. ...

Once gas hit $3, I cut way back on my outings. Now that the prices are lower, I've got a couple of small trips that I'd like to do but finding some free time is not easy.
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 09-26-2006, 06:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,366
Posted By Wade H. Massie
Yes, the slide is on the segment of the Fort...

Yes, the slide is on the segment of the Fort Wayne Line used by Amtrak. I'm not sure what they did with #29 and #30. It's possible that buses were used, as a reroute over the P&LE would involve a...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 09-22-2006, 02:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,366
Posted By Wade H. Massie
A few of the non-intermodal trains have been...

A few of the non-intermodal trains have been re-routed on the W&LE via the Clairton Branch.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 09-14-2006, 06:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,663
Posted By Wade H. Massie
Assorted Canon EOS film cameras for most of my RP...

Assorted Canon EOS film cameras for most of my RP photos prior to 11/03
Digital Rebel 11/03 - 11/05
Canon 20D 11/05 - present

The other cameras are still around too, but the 20D is used the...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 09-08-2006, 11:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 843
Posted By Wade H. Massie
Canon Lens Repair

Recently, my 200mm f2.8L stopped autofocusing. I sent the lens to Canon and it just came back - unrepaired. Apparently Canon no longer has the parts to fix it! The lens is an old one, I bought it...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 09-06-2006, 03:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,199
Posted By Wade H. Massie
I hate my shadow too, but have a couple of...

I hate my shadow too, but have a couple of problems - I love low angle evening light, and I'm 6'5"! Sometimes I'll stand near a pole or tree to block my shadow, or just use a longer lens than I...
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