With the lake swelling against the breakwaters here at the 31st beach, the floating layer of ice breaks up against the steel pilings. The texture of the ice added just enough to make the water look like something, and a time exposure helped to capture the swirling motion. As always, join me on Facebook : [...]
Shortly after the sun had sunk below the far bluffs along the Mississippi River, a fast moving BNSF intermodal train rolls toward a crew change at LaCrosse, WI with autos and containers bound for Seattle. The trains passing kicked up a small blizzard of freshly fallen powdery snow from the banks of the river, as [...]
With a winter storm warning out for tonight and tomorrow here in Chicagoland, I’m bracing for the worst and looking forward to some snow photography shortly. With this in mind, I figured I’d break out an image from last winters never-ending snow.
I’ve been working on cleaning up my SP 4449 photo from this past summer, getting it ready to print. Take a look below, and hey, why not order a print? For more railroad stock photography, visit my website.
Sometimes you really plan out the lighting in a photo, getting your lights set up just so, adjusting and adjusting, and still everything fails (haha). And sometimes, you don’t set up any lights, spend no time at all adjusting anything, and everything just works. Such it was on Labor Day evening, as I was setting [...]
While messing around trying to kill some time in Homewood, IL on Friday night, I was trying some pan shots passing Metra Electric trains shortly after sunset. In this shot, an inbound train for Chicago is slowing for a stop on the Homewood platform, and as you’ll notice, the brake shoes on the lead truck [...]