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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-06-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,895
Posted By ken45
Finally taking the time to check out the...

Finally taking the time to check out the conference, so I'll be a first time attendee jetting in for a quick weekend. Looking forward to some great presentations, talking with fellow photographers,...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-01-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,662
Posted By ken45
It's easy. Just email them and ask them to pull...

It's easy. Just email them and ask them to pull your images and they'll do it. I needed mine pulled a couple months back, emailed them, and it was done in a couple hours. No fuss or pushback at all...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-07-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 49,834
Posted By ken45
Trainorders is far more valuable for Western...

Trainorders is far more valuable for Western railfans than Eastern. While most of the photography stinks, you eventually know who to avoid, and who to look at. Although I like looking at some bad...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-04-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,256
Posted By ken45
ACR_Ted's version looks like what I suggested. I...

ACR_Ted's version looks like what I suggested. I wonder if your monitor is brighter than most people's or is producing color differently? Your 2.0 version is a step in the right direction, but still...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-04-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,256
Posted By ken45
On my monitor, the main issue with this image...

On my monitor, the main issue with this image that I think is bothering the screeners is that the image is the colors seem a little dull. So they hit it with a Bad Color rejection, looking for more...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-27-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 23,318
Posted By ken45
I don't have any beef with RP at all over the way...

I don't have any beef with RP at all over the way my photos are screened. I think the screeners have a pretty good feel for what the majority of viewers would find an attractive railroad photo.
...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-18-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 49,834
Posted By ken45
This will be a long post, because I've been...

This will be a long post, because I've been thinking about this very thing lately.

I'm an RP guy. Exposure to RP really helped finally get me kick-started into taking better pictures. I like the...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 04-13-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 74,649
Posted By ken45
My current average is 2730, and the shot with the...

My current average is 2730, and the shot with the closest number of views is:

[photoid=227082]

In an oddly appropriate coincidence, my Jeep, which just rolled past 150,000 mostly train related...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-12-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,915
Posted By ken45
Any reason why you couldn't just go and reshoot...

Any reason why you couldn't just go and reshoot it while making sure to keep the lead locomotive out of the branches?
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-14-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,546
Posted By ken45
Thanks to all who replied. Some very helpful...

Thanks to all who replied. Some very helpful ideas. I'm still not totally sure what direction to go, but I think I may rent a couple bags to see how they work for me.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-13-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,546
Posted By ken45
What Camera Bag Do You Use?

Camera equipment gets talked about a lot, but bags much less so. I'm looking for a new bag now and am really having a tough time finding something I like. I'd also prefer not to end up with 3...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-09-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,519
Posted By ken45
I'd let this one go. It looks like a cloudy day...

I'd let this one go. It looks like a cloudy day grab shot, and there really isn't much going for this scene. There's just too much distracting clutter and the light stinks. Even if you did manage to...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 09-13-2013, 02:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 803
Posted By ken45
OK, after doing a little research, it seems I may...

OK, after doing a little research, it seems I may be wrong in my initial assumption a little bit. I was editing the photos on my PC, then viewing them in Chrome on my PC. I was also viewing them at...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 09-12-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 803
Posted By ken45
Web Browsers and Color Management

I've been getting really frustrated lately when posting some of my photos online, because that they look drastically different than when I edit them. Some research on the matter has shown that it is...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 05-29-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,874
Posted By ken45
The Potash Local never runs on weekdays. It only...

The Potash Local never runs on weekdays. It only runs on Sunday and leaves Grand Junction around 8am. The other trains on the line are the Uranium Tailings train which runs from Brendel to Emkay on...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-12-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,073
Posted By ken45
You Guys Will Get a Kick Out of This

Every once in awhile over on TO or right here in the RP forums, someone will post a senior picture or something where people are posing on and around railroad tracks. Then everyone gets all up in...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 02-01-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 74,649
Posted By ken45
My average: 2410.75 [photoid=270200] RP...

My average: 2410.75

[photoid=270200]

RP average: 1529.62

[photoid=255217]

I had a whole slew of photos around the RP average, and of course the most lame shot is the one that's right on...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-02-2012, 06:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,100
Posted By ken45
Also, it's easy to get tunnel vision about these...

Also, it's easy to get tunnel vision about these themes and not realize just how broadly they can be interpreted. I hope people continue to post photos on this thread of possibly submissions showing...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-02-2012, 06:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,100
Posted By ken45
This theme hit at the wrong time for me, because...

This theme hit at the wrong time for me, because I didn't get out nearly as much in 2011 as I would have liked, and when I did get out, I wasn't particularly successful, especially locally. One of...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-19-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,638
Posted By ken45
Well, I only uploaded 1 shot this year, so this...

Well, I only uploaded 1 shot this year, so this is my best AND worst of the year as far as RP goes!

[photoid=382007]

Honestly 2011 wasn't a great year for me, although I did manage a few nice...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-19-2011, 03:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,293
Posted By ken45
http://forums.railpictures.net/attachment.php?atta...

http://forums.railpictures.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=7096&stc=1&d=1324268275

I don't know Jim, I just don't know! :D

(Quote my message)
Forum: Trip Reports 12-02-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,537
Posted By ken45
Thanks all for their help. I ended up having to...

Thanks all for their help. I ended up having to pretty much wing it on this trip, so my photos won't be world beaters, but I'm enjoying my visit to the Bluefield area regardless. One more day, and...
Forum: Trip Reports 11-07-2011, 12:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,537
Posted By ken45
Thanks for the info Troy. I think I've got a...

Thanks for the info Troy. I think I've got a pretty good idea for a game plan, and want to photograph a variety of CPLs. Seems like I should be able to do that pretty reasonably. Might have to leave...
Forum: Trip Reports 11-04-2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,537
Posted By ken45
Thanks for the suggestions Troy and Lloyd. I've...

Thanks for the suggestions Troy and Lloyd. I've started my hard-core research into the area and am learning a lot. Specifically, I'm learning that there's a lot more rail lines still operating in...
Forum: Trip Reports 10-31-2011, 09:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,537
Posted By ken45
Hmmm, I just Googled and found out the Pokey is...

Hmmm, I just Googled and found out the Pokey is much closer than I initially thought. I guess that might clarify things a lot for me, since I'd love to shoot some of the last CPLs before they...
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