going down the tracks . . .

Posted by
DULCIE (Danville, CA, United States) on 11 November 2011 in Transportation and Portfolio.

Seen Around Town : Martinez, California

In Martinez, I first heard the wondrous whistle, then caught the Union Pacific #677 going past the train station.

NIKON D90 1/1600 second F/8.0 ISO 400 157 mm (35mm equiv.)

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clodagh smith from Sacramento, United States

eerie, powerful, lovely

11 Nov 2011 5:13am

Pavan Kaul from Mumbai, India

The light, tones and mood are simply stunning! Love this!

11 Nov 2011 6:27am

Ani from Bordeaux, France

Perfectl light on marvelous brown colors !!!

11 Nov 2011 6:50am

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

Wonderful color and superb treatment.

11 Nov 2011 7:23am

Richard from Duns, United Kingdom

Dulcie, the light is magnificent. Love it!

11 Nov 2011 8:03am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Fabulous Dulcie - my Spotlight nomination for today !

11 Nov 2011 8:20am

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

An excellent composition and a cum laudem by the awards for the light ... magnificent moment! Best regards, Adela

11 Nov 2011 8:56am

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

A very beautiful perspective and a light which deserve a spotlight. I hope that you will have it !

11 Nov 2011 9:05am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Oh yeah! A picture of finest quality in my favourite warm contrasty light.
Superb!

11 Nov 2011 9:48am

❀ Yvonne Simons ❀ from Tilburg, Netherlands

Fantastic light Dulcie! Wow, great photo!

11 Nov 2011 9:57am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

The light works wonders on this shot.

11 Nov 2011 10:04am

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Wow! Beautiful light!!! Great picture! I love it!

11 Nov 2011 10:34am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Fantastic shot full of atmosphere. Sensational capture of the light you get here!

11 Nov 2011 10:52am

Frida from Sweden

Lovely atmosphere and light. Love the brown tones.

11 Nov 2011 10:57am

L'angevine from Angers, France

avec ces citernes,on dirait que le lieu est toxique

11 Nov 2011 11:08am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

beautiful composition and fabulous light

11 Nov 2011 11:10am

Termeh from Tehran, Iran

So interesting..)

11 Nov 2011 12:30pm

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

This HAS to be a Spotlight!

11 Nov 2011 12:39pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Stunning lighting to give the image a wonderful sense of power! I have to agree with all the others Dulcie that this is definitely a spotlight shot! Bravo! ;-)

11 Nov 2011 2:34pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

I agree with Chris, Dulcie! And this is just simply the best train shot I have seen in many years ..and I am a rail fan! This is magnificent!!

11 Nov 2011 2:57pm

Harry from Apex, United States

The light on this does magical things. It runs down the sides of the cars, the rails, the lamps and the wires above. Very nice.

11 Nov 2011 3:39pm

Heinz from Hamm, Germany

hervorragendes Licht. 5*

11 Nov 2011 3:50pm

MissT from Chicagoland, United States

Fantastic light here - great shot!

11 Nov 2011 4:20pm

Phil David Morris 2011 from Saskatoon,, Canada

This has got to be a spotlight picture, totally magnificent. A hundred years this could be the most
beautiful photo ever on the train tracks.

11 Nov 2011 5:27pm

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

It is very fine picture of train. Lights and feelingi in the night are fantastics.

11 Nov 2011 6:19pm

Olivier from Manage, Belgium

Very good ..the light is perfect!

11 Nov 2011 7:22pm

franz from Baden, Austria

TERRIFIC ... colors, atmosphere, composition, ... all perfect!!!

11 Nov 2011 8:04pm

dan from Paris, France

Here, the light is exceptional to come to light these old cars !

11 Nov 2011 9:12pm

Yvon from Orleans, France

wonderful capture, Dulcie
nice colors

11 Nov 2011 9:25pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

The light on the train is fantastic! I like how it is rounding a curve in the distance. Beautiful image!

11 Nov 2011 9:54pm

Anita from West Nottingham, Pennsylvania, United States

The light is perfect to highlight the train.

11 Nov 2011 11:11pm

Jerry - a moment in time [...] from Chicago, United States

awesome train shot

11 Nov 2011 11:23pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

spectacular light. great lines

11 Nov 2011 11:40pm

peter.K from blue mountains, Australia

very moody image, nice...

12 Nov 2011 2:48am

Anina Botes from Auckland, New Zealand

This is a GREAT image! The light and tones are gorgeous.

12 Nov 2011 7:43am

Isidro from Barcelona, Spain

excelente imagen, la luz y la compo es fantastica 5 *****

12 Nov 2011 8:00am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Beautiful train shot, long time since I've seen that

12 Nov 2011 8:11am

Victoria from Sweden

Wow!!! Very nice photo!

12 Nov 2011 8:24am

tataray from france, France

Wow... belles couleurs cuivrées.)

12 Nov 2011 11:29am

vaFA from tehran, Iran

Beautiful shot!well done.

12 Nov 2011 12:56pm

Mariana M. from Waterloo, Canada

BEautiful !
Wonderful angle, light , tones... such a crisp and great image, Dulcie !

12 Nov 2011 1:20pm

ordinaryimages from Kentucky Bluegrass, United States

My first thought was Martinez...you captured the essence. Refinery shots?

12 Nov 2011 1:57pm

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Wow, this is a wonderful composition with magical light. Excellent work here Dulcie!

12 Nov 2011 2:07pm

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

fine railway photo! love the light here with the train illuminated superbly! excellent sharpness as well!

12 Nov 2011 2:15pm

STEED from D, France

Dream of far away travels.........

12 Nov 2011 5:08pm

Mhelene from Paris, France

Wow ...Fantastic tones and light on the metal !! Very beautiful !

12 Nov 2011 6:23pm

Marcie from Newton, United States

Gorgeous light. Simply WOW!

12 Nov 2011 10:08pm

Ralf Kesper from Attendorn, Germany

Top shot!

12 Nov 2011 11:58pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Perfect warm light. Super!

13 Nov 2011 3:36am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Fine capture. I like the mood.

13 Nov 2011 9:06am

yiannis krikis from thessaloniki, Greece

fantastic lighting and scenery

13 Nov 2011 9:43am

Ian Bramham from Manchester, United Kingdom

the light is gorgeous!

14 Nov 2011 7:12am

Riccardo from Rome, Italy

Beautifully framed!!

14 Nov 2011 10:46am

Christine from Ellemford, United Kingdom

Superb light

14 Nov 2011 1:12pm

myky from Ontario, Canada

All elements coming together here for a superb composition!

15 Nov 2011 5:39am

k@ from Paris, France

I love this light, gorgeous !

17 Nov 2011 8:10am

NIKON D90
1/1600 second
F/8.0
ISO 400
157 mm (35mm equiv.)

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