A steam engine is an external combustion engine. The actual combustion happens outside of the cylinders.
Personally, I’d recommend the original FMA over Brotherhood, though I totally get why people tend to lean more toward the latter. I thought Brotherhood was wonderful, but it wrapped things up a little too “Happily Ever After” for my tastes. The original is more bittersweet, which I thought fit the series better,… Read more
Your paragraph before last - this exactly. Whether it be tax cuts, racism, owning libs, immigrants, whatever your issue may be - damn what a way to live to watch the world being set in flames by this madman but accept that as a reasonable price to pay for whatever that reason you support him is. Read more
Id prefer to do it in post, but honestly, to get the exact same effect, its harder to replicate unless you use a special plugin/filter or waste lots of time erasing darker stuff with the gaussian filter etc.
Although, to be honest, what I find the best for pictures in general is great foreground/background separation… Read more
As a kid growing up France, going to the Musée des Arts et Métiers and seeing the Fardier de Cugnot, but also one of the first planes, ‘l’Éole” by Clément Ader, was always the best way to spend a day in Paris. Going there multiple times as a five years old gave me a deep loving of all things that go whizz, bang,…
There are a lot of questions I’ve always had about this thing’s layout—why did they put the (presumably) very heavy boiler at the very, very front of the car? And what sort of incredible framework keeps it there? And why not put it at the very back so that at least the steam doesn’t cook your face? It just seems like… Read more