How to Send In Digital
Digitazed photos can be e-mailed as an attachment to
Please do not "zip" the photos unless you must. Regular
photos (which are not digital) cannot be accepted, without
advanced notice. If you want to send a paper photo, send an
e-mail message first for instructions.
What about copyrights?
point. Unless you took the picture yourself, please don't
send it without permission. We don't place pictures without
permission and will remove them if we are advised of copyright
problems. Your submission of the photo gives us permission
to post it on the web. Please note that we have no
control over who downloads your photo and how they use it once it
is posted on our site. From a practical standpoint, the
pictures we use on the web are reduced to about 30kb for rapid by
loading by browsers at 28.8k. Therefore, these prints
generally don't provide useable prints if someone were to take
them for personal gain.
Will I get credit for
Your name as the artist or collector will be included in the
What is my photo has
my name or other info overlayed on it?
have a policy of not using photos with the photographer's name
overlayed on the picture, because we feel if ruins the artistic
features of the picture. In some cases we can remove the
overlay with our photo editor, but we must have your permission to
What will you do with
photos will be placed in the Guest Photo Album if they meet the
criteria listed below. The best photos will be put on the
home page. Please be patient as there may be a waiting list
for home page photos. I only change them about twice each week.
Our web hosting space is limited and photos may not be used if
What are the best
photos to send?
for this site should meet the following artistic and technical
- The photo should
be from Michigan, northern Ohio or Indiana (which is in the area
that this site covers).
- The picture
should be taken by camera which is at least 1-meg per photo, or
it can be scanned.
The resulting .jpg file size should be a minimum of about 225 kb
- The photo should
be interesting... the surroundings are just as important as the
subject matter. Another words, engine/train shots are much
more interesting if the photo is in interesting surroundings
- Please submit a
variety of railroads and settings.