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Big Boys Toys!

By DiegoDesigns
The West Somerset Railway is Britainís longest standard gauge steam railway and runs from Bishops Lydeard a few miles outside Tauton, to the coast at Minehead. The first half of its journey passes through the Quantock Hills, an area of outstanding natural beauty, and then the trains follow the coastline between Exmoor and the Bristol Channel. This shot was taken a few weeks ago, on a visit to Watchet Harbour.

Thanks for all the great support, comments and clicks on the 'Bird Feeding Saga'

Tags: Street photography Photo journalism Canon Railway Transport Somerset Steam train Wsr Watchet Portraits and people

Voters: Mynett, rpba18205, BrendanColes and 25 more


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Mynett 13 142 6 United Kingdom
24 Nov 2010 4:05PM
top shot...... love this one

Linda
24 Nov 2010 4:17PM
Excellent contrast & detail.
Rob
24 Nov 2010 4:36PM
Everything good. Composure and contrast are on the mark. The candid appearance of the subjects in discussion along with their grimy work clothes really make it. Even the countryside and the sky co-operated.
richmowil Plus
12 447 2 England
24 Nov 2010 8:27PM
Top notch Image
DiegoDesigns 15 117 6 United Kingdom
25 Nov 2010 8:36AM
Thanks to Linda, Rob, Howard & Bill for their kind comments and to all those who clicked on this offering. Cheers everyone... Dave
Quintessentially British! Fantastic photo!
Natzdad 12 29 2 United Kingdom
25 Nov 2010 4:55PM
lots of detail in this shot even in the shadows....well done....Mick
DiegoDesigns 15 117 6 United Kingdom
25 Nov 2010 6:23PM
Thanks to Anna & Mick for thier additional comments... Dave
bricurtis Plus
16 2.5k 51 England
26 Nov 2010 1:08PM
Good gritty image Dave with plenty of detail in the controls.
Brian.
davidhu 15 19 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2010 10:19PM
Good character study Dave, good to include the environment. Excellent processing to bring out the gritty detail.
Dave
Rende 14 38 4 Netherlands
28 Nov 2010 11:44AM
Beautifully composed and processed Dave!
Rende
DiegoDesigns 15 117 6 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2010 7:47PM
Thanks to Brian, Dave & Rende for their 'gritty' comments. Much appreciated... Dave
28 Nov 2010 8:59PM
Lovely image, great detail and teatment........my local railway Wink
DiegoDesigns 15 117 6 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2010 11:54AM
Thanks Paul, pleased you liked it... Dave
Soom 16 1 England
11 Dec 2010 7:02PM
WSR - always a geat place to take photos. Love this image, lots of interest and you've captured the moment beautifully.
Soom x
DiegoDesigns 15 117 6 United Kingdom
11 Dec 2010 8:25PM
Thanks Sue, good to hear from you... Dave

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