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56K Warning! Railfoaming 2/14/09


bveguy

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Yea, and as usual, I manage to come up with some pictures of my foam trip.

First off, I'd like to start off with the bad ones I never had time or was never prepared for:

 

R46 (R)

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R68 (D)

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R62 (3)

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Now, time for the good ones:

R68 (D) roll sign

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R62 (1)

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R142 (2)

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R62 (3) AGAIN

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R62 (1) coming in South Ferry (loop)

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Now, the train is leaving the loop

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An R62 (1) train

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The R68 (D)

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R160 (N)

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Is this just me, or does it not say (D)?

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What's the point in having strip maps if they don't use them?

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We will always remember the South Ferry loop, which has served us for over 100 years.

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Nice shots and the (S) but dont use Flash/Auto Flash as its againt the MTA rules and you can get pulled, unless its no flash then u r good [even tho flash shots make the moving images well, but damn MTA cut the use of it], and check this topic on auto Resizing shots on Photobucket/ImageShack:

 

http://www.nyctransitforums.com/forums/showthread.php?t=7702

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Nice shots and the (S) but dont use Flash/Auto Flash as its againt the MTA rules and you can get pulled, unless its no flash then u r good, and check this topic on auto Resizing shots on Photobucket/ImageShack:

 

http://www.nyctransitforums.com/forums/showthread.php?t=7702

 

yeah, i know, but there was no cop there. that was the main reason why i used a flash.

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yeah, i know, but there was no cop there. that was the main reason why i used a flash.

 

Still a no-no. That rule is there for safety reasons. The T/Os and C/Rs can be temporally be blinded by the flash preventing them from safely doing their job. Just don't do it.

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Still a no-no. That rule is there for safety reasons. The T/Os and C/Rs can be temporally be blinded by the flash preventing them from safely doing their job. Just don't do it.

 

1) i only use flashes on the back of the cars?

2) it's not pointed at a T/O or a C/R

3) i dont do it in the front or when a C/R is around

4) i'm still learning from error on how to take good underground shots

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1) i only use flashes on the back of the cars?

2) it's not pointed at a T/O or a C/R

3) i dont do it in the front or when a C/R is around

4) i'm still learning from error on how to take good underground shots

 

 

absolutley right,it was not pointed at a conductor or motorman. you knew what you were doing.

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1) i only use flashes on the back of the cars?

2) it's not pointed at a T/O or a C/R

3) i dont do it in the front or when a C/R is around

4) i'm still learning from error on how to take good underground shots

 

That doesnt conclude much, seeing that a station worker can pull u over if there was one around [Especially in Queens southern manhattan or city area there are workers around], plus u can blind up passengers. And remember there is Cameras, and if there was an NYPD based cam, oh boy u in trouble seein that they can stop u, by seeing you in the cam and going toward u. I suggest u NOT to do it all, no offence but its for your and everyones saftey

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That doesnt conclude much, seeing that a station worker can pull u over if there was one around [Especially in Queens southern manhattan or city area there are workers around], plus u can blind up passengers. And remember there is Cameras, and if there was an NYPD based cam, oh boy u in trouble seein that they can stop u, by seeing you in the cam and going toward u. I suggest u NOT to do it all, no offence but its for your and everyones saftey

 

i guess you're right, but do u have any tips on how to take good pics in the subway with a Canon EOS Rebel XS?

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i guess you're right, but do u have any tips on how to take good pics in the subway with a Canon EOS Rebel XS?

 

Well if you wanna get good underground shots without a flash try the Manual mode. Try 1/13 f stop for a start. Iso around 200.

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Nice pics, but please stop calling it railfoaming. It's just railfanning. Foaming is NOT a good thing.

 

BTW, if you want to improve on your photos without using flash, always use ISO 400 underground. If your camera has an image stabilization mode, then use it.

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