New and Improved??? (I hope)

Discussion in 'Photos & Videos' started by Tyson Rayles, Jun 24, 2002.

  1. Tyson Rayles

    Tyson Rayles Active Member

    Whenever I get a picture that I like, I install it as wallpaper so I can look it over for awhile to see what can be done to improve it. This picture was one of the first I posted with the digital camera. I made some corrections to the scenery and (hopefully) have gotten a little more experience with the camera. For those that like a "story" to go with the picture (and I'm one of those), this would be the Southern's local out of Bryson City as it clears Big Ridge tunnel on it's way to Tellico Gap.

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  2. Drew1125

    Drew1125 Active Member

    C'mon man...
    That CAN'T be N scale!;) :D
    Seriously, ol' buddy, it's great to see your fine work up close like that!:cool: :cool: :cool:
  3. rich maiorano

    rich maiorano Member

    looks great tyson can't wait to see more:p rich
  4. That's some very nice scenery work, Tyson. Great camera work, too.
  5. Tyson Rayles

    Tyson Rayles Active Member

    Thanks Guys! :)
  6. shamus

    shamus Registered Member

    Hi Tyson, what can I say that hasen't been said, beautiful thats what it is, beautiful.

  7. Sir_Prize

    Sir_Prize Member

    I always did like the sound change big motors make coming outta' a tunnel. I can hear'em now.:D ;)
  8. Tyson Rayles

    Tyson Rayles Active Member

    Thanks Shamus! But the truth of the matter is a few months ago I doubt I could of pulled off a shot like this one. I have been studying the photo's of the better modelers here and have been impressed by the attention to detail (the devil's in the details you know :D ). Your ground covers for example are some of the best I have ever seen, and the way you blend those tree stumps into the ground is awesome! Anyway I've been working on those details. Everything from how the ground mates with the rocks to how the track looks. To you and all the others here, Thanks for making me a better modeler!!!
  9. Tyson Rayles

    Tyson Rayles Active Member

    Darn!!!! :( Now I need a sound system too???? Sir Prize you are going put me in the poor house!! :D :D :D
  10. Sir_Prize

    Sir_Prize Member

    You mean you can't hear them in my head.
    My cat is staring at me like I'm making to much noise right now.
    :D :D ;)
  11. Woodie

    Woodie Active Member

    Fab pic Tyson! :cool: For a very SENILE member, your senility doesn't show through at all!! What pills are you on?? :p :eek:
  12. Tyson Rayles

    Tyson Rayles Active Member

    Pills? Oh d*mn I knew I forgot to do something! :eek:
  13. Topo

    Topo Member

    I LOVE this photo, Tyson! :cool:

    And speaking of details... The '1899' in your tunnel, have some history about or is only fortuitous? (I'm just curious :D :eek: :D )
  14. shamus

    shamus Registered Member

  15. Tyson Rayles

    Tyson Rayles Active Member

    Thanks Javier, the tunnel portal is a commercial casting and the date was already in there. The area I model did put in tunnnels in that time period and a few did have the dates on em', so I left it rather then plaster over it. Shamus I better not check that out right now, I don't need to get anymore sidetracked (pun intended) from working on the layout. This new camera is so d*mn hard to turn loose of!! :D :D :D
  16. Looks like 3-D to me

    Stunning, AT&SF Duey:) :)
  17. Tyson Rayles

    Tyson Rayles Active Member

    Yeah, it looked 3-D to me too. I thought it was just my eyes playing tricks on me (happens at my age :D :rolleyes: :p :D ). Nice to know someone else thought so too!

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