Tanfield Railway

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paulmurphy
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Tanfield Railway

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Hi all, we went for a visit to Tanfield Railway yesteday afternoon and had a ride on the steam train - this is the worlds oldest operating railway, there is a large number of engines in vaious states of renovation, a great place for a walk around.

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Paul

ps If anyone is in travelling distance of the railway, they are having a photographic evening on Friday 9th September - with fired up trains until after dark
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Nice pictures Paul - I especially like the shots in the workshops - I imagine it was pretty dark in there?
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I like those Paul, one subject I always enjoy, nicely taken too.
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Great shots Paul.
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Absolutely beautiful Paul, love those old steam engines. When I was a kid, some of the engineeers would let us ride in the cab while they switched cars. I remember how hot it was in the cab.
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Lovely shots. Thanks for sharing
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The HDR/local contrast enchancement works well on this subject Paul, especially in the shed, suits it (in contrast to the abbey). It enhances the sort of engineered feel.

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great shots especially like the last one
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Hmm, just have to say that I love them all, Paul.

Indeed, this time around the HDR works greatly for these machines.
I like how you went low for the last shot that frames the roof and skylight as a background which I suppose is because the machine was right behind the black one and provided a tight place to compose.

Thanks for sharing, : )

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#2 is my favourite for the nicely balanced colors and the wonderful "metalic" look of the steam boiler. I am all in for decent effects, for me the art lies in balancing them to enhance the visual impression but remaining mainly invisible - like spices in the food.
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All are great but as the others I enjoy the indoor shots the most :-)

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