Waiting on the platform for his ride west, this gentleman was the only sleeping car patron to board here, with the rest of the substantial waiting crowd heading for the coaches at the rear of the train. The conductor of tonight’s Southwest Chief is watching from the vestibule as the Amtrak train slows for its [...]
I think at least part of the reason I like doing night photography is that it is easier to capture a sense of motion. In a long exposure of something moving, you get a blur or streak that gives that sense of speed. Yes, video can capture motion, sure, and I like videos, but I [...]
Whatever you are making a photo of, be it a train, a person, or a nice cityscape, it’s always about the light, and using the light to your advantage. Here, yet another ‘boring’ Metra cab car pulls into the Cicero stop to pick up one passenger on his way into Chicago for the evening. And [...]
This is just a test post, more or less, of the new Photoshelter features. I’ve been doing a bit of Photoshop work today, and came up with a few interesting prints. While this is just a test, it would also be nice if, you know, someone actually bought this photo. That’d be cool.
I’ve been messing around this morning with an attempt to imbed Flickr slideshows into the blog. I think I’ve got it figured out, and to test it, let’s go ahead and view the set from early July, Two Hours on the Racetrack: I think the slideshow goes in reverse order of how they should be [...]