Too Close For Me.....

Discussion in 'Black and White' started by cathead77, May 2, 2011.

  1. Good grief!

    It looks like a very nice, attractive, well kept home. But even so, could you live there?

    Fabulous shot Alan. Great use of the new lens!
  2. Very nice PP. Well done.
  3. Thanks, Peter. I would not want to live that close to the tracks. That train was barreling down through there, too.
  4. Thank you, Alex....
  5. JusPlainCrayzee

    JusPlainCrayzee Administrator Administrator

    Couldn't pay me to live there!! Way too close, and can you imagine how many cracks must be in the foundation??

    That said, excellent photo, Alan and PP is straight on!
  6. People can get used to many things, but living like this?
  7. Linwood


    Dec 23, 2010
    Sewickley, PA
    No way, one of my friends lives roughly, 50 yards from a set of tracks, his house shakes every time the train passes. I would think the house in your pick would violently shake.

    But your photo is great, another one to add to your great collection.
  8. davidh2497


    Dec 23, 2008
    I can see the coffee cup vibrating across the table!

  9. ArtO


    Jun 14, 2008
    Nice image. It would be uncomfortable to live there but I'd adjust.
  10. shtarka1


    Feb 1, 2008
    I'll Take It! Great Photo & PP Alan!:smile:
  11. Great image and PP!
    I used to know a house that was about as close.
    The lady who lived there had been in a train accident as a child. She lost an arm and a leg.
    Still lived so close to the tracks. Imagine that.
  12. I appreciate you all for looking.
  13. Really beautiful processing! Nice one, Alan.
  14. Thank you, dossy.....
  15. intruder61


    Dec 16, 2008
    great clarity Alan, but yes, too close for me....someone is enjoying the closeness though.
  16. seres


    Jan 25, 2009
    For a rail fan, living out in the hills with a railroad that close would be.... almost heaven!
  17. No doubt. Thanks, Vinny.
  18. Folks like what they like. Thanks for looking......
  19. revdhd


    May 2, 2007
    Wonderful shot, Alan! The clarity is such that it could be two photos stitched together. Wonderful lights, especially in the house railings. Great feeling of motion.

    The proximity is scary. I once lived in a parsonage that was about 50 feet from a N&W mainline... coal hauling out of Kentucky for northern Ohio and Detroit. The noise was deafening when trains went through. The whole house shook and it felt like an earthquake every time. I was glad to move away!

    So, how long did you have to wait for the train to pass by?
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