Old 03-24-2012, 01:11 AM   #1
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Randomly looking through Flickr, I saw this one. IMO this is a 10/10. Perfect.

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Old 03-24-2012, 01:35 AM   #2
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Umm... Thats really not that good of a photo IMHO
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Old 03-24-2012, 01:40 AM   #3
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Umm... Thats really not that good of a photo IMHO
LOL. It would probably be rejected here.
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Old 03-24-2012, 02:22 AM   #4
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Interesting-yes, but not a 10/10. Grainy as heck, and I don't see anything that isn't blurry. Assuming that the tripod was moved slightly either by bridge vibration, or wind, etc.
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Old 03-24-2012, 02:45 AM   #5
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Not caring much about grain, I like the shot. The cloud line is a little freaky and therefore distracting. Something about the dirt and the lighting makes me think of sand and Raiders of the Lost Ark or some other Indiana Jones movie. I like the elephant group up front and the secondary group farther back (horses? cows? hard for me to tell).

I just figured out this is my neck of the woods, DC. That is the Washington Monument in the background, red tip. Looks like it is along part of CSX, along Virginia Avenue. I don't know that area. EDIT: found it, New Jersey Ave bridge over CSX alongside Virginia Ave.

I'd be pleased to call the shot my own.
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Old 03-26-2012, 12:24 AM   #6
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Nikon D700 at ISO 6400. Yikes.
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Cool stuff, Jacques, thanks for finding those and linking.
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Wow, that Dave Hill guy is tremendous. Guys like that make me feel like, "what's the point?"
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Thanks for highlighting the work of 2 UK photographers I know personally. Martyn is the driving force behind the Progressive and Artistic Railway Photography group on Flickr.

A shame you won't find their work on this site.
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This guys Flickr is loaded with classic stuff, and this is one of my favorites: http://www.flickr.com/photos/6052391...in/photostream

I like it so much because there aren't many pictures of this line from the pre-IHRC days. It's currently under operation by the Maumee & Western and is my "backyard" shortline.

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