harmenpiekema
harmenpiekema

Tons of steel powered by Steam

This photo was so much fun to take! I wanted to take this photo for quite some time but I needed the right conditions. I wanted an overcast sky and lots of snow...
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This photo was so much fun to take! I wanted to take this photo for quite some time but I needed the right conditions. I wanted an overcast sky and lots of snow. The 3th weekend of December the conditions were right, Lots of snow on the ground and in the trees and more fresh snow to come. I also wanted an overcast sky so that the only color in the image was from the train.For my composition I wanted a bend in the track in order to get more of the lock and carts in the frame, and to get an interesting leading line. I also wanted a lot of smoke and steam so the train needed to climb.

I could feel the adrenaline rush the moment I could hear the train getting close. When I got a visual, I hit the shutter, and this was the result!
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Absolute Masterpiece
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Superb Composition
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Magnificent Capture
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Top Choice
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Superior Skill
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Cali_Wine_Fan
 
Cali_Wine_Fan January 02, 2018
Fantastic!
bobbytaylor71 Premium
 
bobbytaylor71 December 28, 2018
Brilliant .... Love it ... Congrats on your award, well done.

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