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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-16-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Grewup on the CW
I like the shot simply because its different. Its...

I like the shot simply because its different. Its just screener mood, IMO.
There are tons on fog and cloudy day shots on RP. I recently tired a shot from Strasburg RR where I had mostly cloudy skies...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 09-21-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,317
Posted By Grewup on the CW
Umm if I was a bettn' man, I'd say you grew up...

Umm if I was a bettn' man, I'd say you grew up with 80's music or at least the appreciation of it ;-)
2 more to add to the list;

Solid Like A Rock

Like a Rock (Before Chevy made it even more...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 09-19-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,317
Posted By Grewup on the CW
I saw the chained link fence and the location of...

I saw the chained link fence and the location of the blur and wondered if you planned it that way. Good execution of that and the rail spark is an added bonus. Nice shot, RP missed out on this one.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-31-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,274
Posted By Grewup on the CW
[QUOTE=RobJor;194646].... Too few historic...

[QUOTE=RobJor;194646].... Too few historic photos anymore and time is running out for us.
Bob


Historic photo's is what brought me to RP in the first. Nothing against today's pic's and...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-09-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 671
Posted By Grewup on the CW
I'll second that while Im scratching my head...

I'll second that while Im scratching my head trying to figure the mere fact that you can "write a script to boost views..." I didn't know there was such a thing. Guess I should've not slept in typing...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-25-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 539
Posted By Grewup on the CW
This seems to be a never ending trend with...

This seems to be a never ending trend with corporations in general, "Forget what got you were your are today and shove more money in the pocket". It's not always about the mighty dollar......
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-24-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 539
Posted By Grewup on the CW
I hear & understand ya Lloyd, Im just not sure...

I hear & understand ya Lloyd, Im just not sure why NS would want to be upstaged by UP. Seems to me, by providing PTC systems or helping with the cost for the PTC they could help keep their...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-24-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 539
Posted By Grewup on the CW
Im sure NS has supported in more ways than we all...

Im sure NS has supported in more ways than we all know about, as I mentioned but why stop now? PTC for 611 should be a no brainer for NS and if cost is an issue for VMT, I go back to my original...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-24-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 539
Posted By Grewup on the CW
Thanks for the info. I know there is always more...

Thanks for the info. I know there is always more behind the scenes than those not directly involve will ever know about but when reading the article on VMT's website and all the money 611 has...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-23-2018, 11:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 539
Posted By Grewup on the CW
N&w 611 & up 844

Ok so the Queen of stream - 611 is operated by Virginia Museum of Transportation over NS trackage. Thru VMT efforts 611 was brought back to life and started roaming the rails again. Now its...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-23-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,764
Posted By Grewup on the CW
I second Lloyd & Mikes comments and will add more...

I second Lloyd & Mikes comments and will add more to it. 1st - this site belongs to someone else and they have their own tastes so If they dont like a pic, thats their prerogative. All of us have...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-19-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 989
Posted By Grewup on the CW
Southern RR ran thru my grandma's back yard, so...

Southern RR ran thru my grandma's back yard, so at age 5, I got my 1st HO train set (I still have it). 5 Years later my dad started with the Chesapeake Western RR and I spent my summers riding the...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-27-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,594
Posted By Grewup on the CW
True, agree with you as well. Now if he/they...

True, agree with you as well. Now if he/they would address the rest of our questions & suggestions that would be great!
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-27-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,594
Posted By Grewup on the CW
Well it is possible that someone else could have...

Well it is possible that someone else could have linked it but I can say if it was, it was without my knowledge and not from within my normal circle of friends BUT since RP took that nice feature...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-27-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,594
Posted By Grewup on the CW
I was lucky too

When I posted this pic, I had my fingers crossed that the campaigners would not post while mine was in its 24 hour cycle. I got lucky and they didn't and while this picture did far better than I...
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 05-22-2018, 12:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 303
Posted By Grewup on the CW
Good info to know, sad to hear. Thanks for...

Good info to know, sad to hear. Thanks for posting.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-16-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,398
Posted By Grewup on the CW
I just to shoot tight but soon learned that I had...

I just to shoot tight but soon learned that I had a lot pics that had unfix-able issues simply because the subject was already near the edge of the shot. Now I shoot wide and crop down and if time...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-16-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,398
Posted By Grewup on the CW
Thanks Bob I usually just put the pic back in the...

Thanks Bob I usually just put the pic back in the vault when it gets backlit. Maybe try it re-cropped but I believe more elevation would do this shot/location more justice. The railing at this...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-16-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,398
Posted By Grewup on the CW
I seldom try any backlit, not from fear either...

I seldom try any backlit, not from fear either but simply because I feel when any backlit gets on RP it's just simply appealing to screener. So far the few times I've tried, the luck of the draw has...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-14-2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 880
Posted By Grewup on the CW
I think the cloudy/common power rejection needs...

I think the cloudy/common power rejection needs to be 2 separate rejections both are specific to their own issue. Thus eliminating the rejection confusion that creates threads like this one.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-04-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,711
Posted By Grewup on the CW
I'd lighten up the shadows on the train and under...

I'd lighten up the shadows on the train and under the deck to take the rejection "high sun" out of play. Nice shot either way.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 04-18-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 49,547
Posted By Grewup on the CW
Funny I was just thinking about this thread and...

Funny I was just thinking about this thread and the need to start it again since things are slow on the forums.
What is the deletions thing about?
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-28-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,342
Posted By Grewup on the CW
For me, a train is a train regardless if its...

For me, a train is a train regardless if its steam or diesel, I want to shot it, see it and ride it. To answer your question, I think the problem with steam is, its either a staged situation or its...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-27-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,147
Posted By Grewup on the CW
Maybe RP is still burned out on 611. I think its...

Maybe RP is still burned out on 611. I think its worthy the way it is but that's just my opinion. Thanks for trying to post it. Doesn't look like 611 will be pulling anything this year so maybe try...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-27-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,885
Posted By Grewup on the CW
Doug, Its people like yourself that was out...

Doug,
Its people like yourself that was out there getting the shots, then it was as it it is now, just everyday stuff, recording history for today. As a kid, so much RR stuff was right in front of...
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