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A4 event

Discussion in 'National Railway Museum' started by Anthony Coulls, May 9, 2008.

  1. davesrailwayphotos

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    Not really, you just ask everyone to leave so the loco can be moved into place, and then re-admit only those with the 'full' (or coronation) ticket .

    I suppose the NRM is concerned that someone could take two identical shots and use photoshop to create '4 A4's'
     
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    Alberta 45562 Part of the furniture

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    Really i think that this price is a smart move by the NRM. Passengers on the "Coronation" (of which i am also one) should get the best shots seen as though they have paid plenty of money in the 1st place! By no means should someone just turn up and expect to get a shot free without paying seen as though that would mean someone who has paid £xxx.xx getting pushed out by someone who has paid Zilch! Although £32.50 is steep i think it is the best decision, after all it is only fair......
    Perhaps a lower price would suit all but DEFINETLY NOT free to non ticket holders......
     
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    I compleltly agree....that would be fair at a lower price
     
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    I wonder if we can get enough people together to talk to Air Atlantique and get some real value at probably not much more outlay - just a thought!
     
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    it won't be packed, tickets are limited, I have mine!
     
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    Been editing have we Admin - so much for reasoned free speech!

    There again it takes time and maturity to exercise reasonable discretion!
     
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    southyorkshireman Resident of Nat Pres

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    Public accusation so public reply:

    Sorry Frank, can you PM me exactly what you claim has been edited? I've been through the logs and can find no evidence of any posts in this thread having been edited. Are you sure the comments you're looking for aren't in the 68 thread?
     
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    yes Ben - unreserved apologies are due - the subject of charge levels has become thoroughly mixed up with event quality in the 1968 thread to the point where I completely confused myself

    I accordingly unreservedly withdraw the comments two posts up - but will leave the post there for the sake of continuity, as to do otherwise would simply result in head scratching
     
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    I have also been out all day.
     
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    Are the tickets sold out yet for this event? We are still considering coming up to the event even though we are not impressed by the price. But how many times are 4 A4's going to be together? Like my friend says we can still have a look round the NRM as well.
     
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    Not heard anything on wheather they have or wheather they haven't.
     
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    At the moment, there are still some tickets available for both days.
     
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    Cheers.
     
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    Anybody have any timings for the weeknd?
     
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    From the NRM website (The only source of times for the weekend)

    Saturday 5 July:
    Mallard, Union of South Africa and Bittern will together between approximately 10.00 and 12.30.
    They will be joined by Sir Nigel Gresley between approximately 12.30 and 18.00.
    All four A4s are anticipated to be together approximately 12.30 to 14.00.

    Sunday 6 July:
    Mallard, Bittern and Sir Nigel Gresley will be together between approximately 10.00 and 14.00.
    They will be joined by Union of South Africa between approximately 14.00 and 18.00.
    All four A4s are anticipated to be together approximately 15.00 to 16.30.
     
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    Got my ticket =P~ for sunday

    Are you allowed a tripod in at the event??

    ta
     
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    Do you really need a tripod to take photos of static locos?
     
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    yes..if i want a long expos
     
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    are you expecting an eclipse?
     
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    A longer exposure when coupled with good use of ND and Grad filters can make for a better picture if the photographer knows what he is doing. The NRM have taken the time to set up an event, the visitor has taken the time and money to attend, so he should lavish that time on his art and not rush to compose and take a decent picture.
     

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