One more from Railfest 2007

Discussion in 'Transportation' started by Pete, Jul 18, 2007.

  1. Pete

    Pete

    Jun 10, 2006
    Denver, CO
  2. Rick727

    Rick727

    149
    Jun 1, 2007
    Hamilton, NJ
    Pete, that's an angle you don't usually see. Great shot of a good looking engine.
     
  3. Vienna Pics

    Vienna Pics

    Nov 14, 2005
    Virgnia
    Great shot! I see the engineer in the shot - I wonder who he told to hide under the dash....
     
  4. Pete

    Pete

    Jun 10, 2006
    Denver, CO
    Thanks guys... It brought back a lot of memories for me. I learned about the angles from using primes. When I first went digital, the 20 was the widest I had and I had to angle it to fit everything in. I started liking the effect and use it often. The locomotive was with the 85 1.4 and if I had a zoom, I probably would just have pulled it wide and got just a plain old snapshot.
    Pete
     
  5. Hammster

    Hammster

    103
    Apr 24, 2007
    San Diego, Ca.
    I keep wanting to hold that train from falling off the incline. Great shot and effect!!
    Note to self: Go take some train shots.

    An interesting composition note: I've read that lines shouldn't go from corner to corner, but this one seems to work ok. The exception to the rule for sure.
     
  6. thanks for sharing this photo...i live in richmond near the main street station where ny grandfather was a conductor. those were the days. david beam
     
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