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Steam was only one reason for visiting Pickering and Yorkshire. The emotive power is so photogenic.
Here on a rain lashed morning the first train of the day attempts Goathland bank. ( it was reversing at this moment !!!)

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS-1DS Mark II
Lens:100.0-400.0 mm
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:19 Dec 2011 - 2:23 PM
Focal Length:400mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/40sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Uphill
Username:rontear rontear
Uploaded:4 Jan 2012 - 7:07 AM
Tags:Goathland, Rain, Reversing, Steam, Transport, Winter.
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brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jan 2012 - 7:15 AM

Such a beauty. Like the composition with the rails in the fg. But... what would you have done if it changed the rails??? Smile
Johanna

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ugly
ugly e2 Member 6ugly vcard United Kingdom56 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jan 2012 - 7:18 AM

A great image.
Thinking a tighter crop would help
still a magic image..
Dave

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snappersue
snappersue e2 Member 6snappersue vcard United Kingdom
4 Jan 2012 - 7:22 AM

Great photo....I think a tighter crop would lose the rails in the foreground which I think add to the effect. Sue

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franken
franken e2 Member 123272 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jan 2012 - 7:29 AM

I don't think a tighter crop would improve an already superb image Ron.

Ken

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collywobles
collywobles e2 Member 103425 forum postscollywobles vcard United Kingdom9 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jan 2012 - 7:52 AM

Although it might have been reversing when you took the shot I think your compostion is perfect leaving us to imagine the train coming into to image and past us leaving that wonderful smell of steam trains that I remember so well.

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saeidNL
saeidNL e2 Member 5saeidNL vcard Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jan 2012 - 7:59 AM

Outstanding image, really well composed,
saeid

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Sezz
Sezz e2 Member 9617 forum postsSezz vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jan 2012 - 8:03 AM

Yes I agree with collywobles about the composition, perfectly done Ron!

Sarah *

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jan 2012 - 8:41 AM

Nice lead in lines Ron, love the steam too.
regards
Yung

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 761 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jan 2012 - 8:43 AM

Nicely composed

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CliveA
CliveA e2 Member 8CliveA vcard United Kingdom
4 Jan 2012 - 8:48 AM

Love the hanging dampness of this Ron, a real Yorkshire day Smile
( the rails look very bent in places, must be the dof )
C l i v e

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8530 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1094 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jan 2012 - 9:21 AM

Superb composition, plus (literally) dripping with atmosphere!
Moira

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jan 2012 - 11:36 AM

I think I can, I think I can... marvellous image Ron, shows the struggle with the hill and weather to perfection. The speed restriction looks a bit superfluous on this bit of track.

Dougie

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jan 2012 - 2:18 PM

An awesome capture. Love the atmosphere, here on moment and gone the next. ............Sandy

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AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 7618 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States43 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jan 2012 - 2:21 PM

You didn't have to volunteer that it was reversing Wink Great pov, wonderful lead and oodles of atmosphere.

Anne

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derekhansen
derekhansen e2 Member 6200 forum postsderekhansen vcard United Kingdom24 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jan 2012 - 9:00 PM

Stand out composition Ron with a particularly strong foreground.
Derek

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rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2012 - 8:06 AM

Thank you all very much for the positive response to thisSmile Most appreciated.
Ron.

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