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Discussion in 'Photos & Videos' started by lester perry, Jan 22, 2006.

  1. lester perry

    lester perry Active Member

    Just serviced and backed out of the round house. Its late in the day as the shadows show. Turning toward East to be lashed up to a 75 car coal drag to Newport News.
  2. Ralph

    Ralph's for fun!

    The black and white works well on this shadowy shot!
  3. MilesWestern

    MilesWestern Active Member

    That's the trick with black and white, composition, and equal balance of light and shadow. You're supposed the compose b/w shots much different than a color shot because of this. If you jknow how to properly compose a b/w photograph, the that enbles you to become a better photographer, and your color shots will come out better too! ;) :thumb: This is a good exmple of light/shadow balance! Great Job Lester!! :thumb:
  4. brakie

    brakie Active Member

    Lester,That B/W photo really looks realistic. :thumb:
  5. Art67

    Art67 Member

    Kind of reminds me of the great photos of O.Winston link. Nice job.
  6. doctorwayne

    doctorwayne Active Member

    Nice shot, Lester, very effective use of b&w. The loco's not too shabby, either. I also like the different elevations of the two tracks in the foreground.

  7. CharlesH.

    CharlesH. Member

    Very nice looking shot. What did you use for lighting? It almost looks like sunlight.
  8. lester perry

    lester perry Active Member

    Lighting was a 500 watt halogen flood light from Lowes. The different elevations are because the nearest track is west bound of double track main line and second track is supply track to roundhouse and car shop, it drops to below ground level for loading & unloading at platform. And the engine is an old Riverossi with a mantua tender.


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