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southeastern set

By colmar  
Good Morning,

A set of snow images from the past weekend. V1 is Folkestone beach with a good dusting of snow. V2 Folkestone Funicular the top station captured on the same day as the blizzard raged. V3 the platform at Folkestone Central with one set of footprints, did they walk or wait ? V4 Mari awaiting a train any train to get her on her way to her own depot. V5 a typical Southeastern station covered in snow.In this case Sturry.V6 the train that took me to Victoria and back and the "tool" for getting all the wonderful snow images.

Camera hand held and yes I urge large and for window users f11 and ctrl+ ..... for mac user large and cmd+

Many thanks for the comment and votes on Otford Snow and Sun , and indeed a few other images , all votes and comment are gratefully received and truly appreciated.

Tags: General Transport Landscape and travel

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heids 8 1 1 Scotland
19 Jan 2010 12:04AM
Nice images. V1 looks desolate.

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MandsH 11 England
19 Jan 2010 12:12AM
This is an excellent collection of shots
19 Jan 2010 12:13AM
superb set
morpheus1955 11 3 2 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2010 12:14AM
Morning Colin, what a wonderful set of images, for me it has to be V1, I love the simplicity of the composition, wonderful shot.

19 Jan 2010 12:34AM
Morning Colin

Great set of images you have put together here - like V1 for it's simplicity and V6 for it's colour, detail & clarity.

19 Jan 2010 12:39AM
lovely image kaz
gary_d 10 576 13 Wales
19 Jan 2010 1:09AM
A great set, V6 my fav. - gary
rpba18205 8 1 4 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2010 1:20AM
Great set. Magnificent clarity and detail.

EAS 9 1 13 Scotland
19 Jan 2010 4:02AM
What an interesting and well thought out set! All work really well but at the end of the day, just has to be that amazing looking V1 for me.

19 Jan 2010 5:54AM
I like V1 it is nice
Good set of images Colin, V1 is my favorite
Bob_V 10 1 2 United States
19 Jan 2010 6:33AM
What an interesting set of images Colin, V1 for me today.
Glyn1 9 4 1 England
19 Jan 2010 6:48AM
Great series of shots, V3 is preference. nicely done.

CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
19 Jan 2010 6:52AM
Well captured and interesting set of images, Colin. Carol
kilo363 8 3 Scotland
19 Jan 2010 7:04AM
I like them all, #1 stands out as different. Simple and very effective Smile Nice one
photophantom 10 108 3 Philippines
19 Jan 2010 7:48AM
Excellent set Colin
Adderwatcher 8 60 19 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2010 8:58AM
Snow, snow and more snow! Excellent set of captures Colin.
gingerdelight 11 298 11 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2010 9:00AM
A super series of images, and I really cannot choose between them - excellent work!
baclark 9 3.7k 24 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2010 9:05AM
I absolutely adore V1. I've never seen a beach in the snow, well of course I've seen photos, but not actually been there myself. There's something fascinating about it somehow. Maybe one day! Love the composition of the lone tree and the snow hues against the icy water tones.
pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2010 9:16AM
one example where it may be necessary to have the sea in focus but possibly had you done that the isolated shrub/plant would not have been as noticeable, I just think perhaps a different viewpoint might have been the clue/answer, overall a good set - one other thing! a judge might point out this image is cut into 3 and you could do without the sky - food for thought
mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
19 Jan 2010 9:30AM
It must be a beach tree here Colin !! Good set of pics.
And I always take my rust ''as found''.I tried to move it once, and got my hands all dirty !!
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1929 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2010 9:32AM
An exploration of composition and bleakness. Love V1, but the others are good too.
Ann has a good point regarding the sky, crop down to the horizon or a bit below and you have something cleaner, more minimal. But the focus works for me, sharp where it needs to be.
PinkK 9 80 1 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2010 9:36AM
Great set!
Brian65 9 2 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2010 9:48AM
Great set Colin, V3 for me.Thanks for sharing. Brian
colmar 10 42 35 Scotland
19 Jan 2010 9:54AM
Moira , great minds et al, I had went back to the RAW file this am, and tried what Ann suggested was about to load as a variant when "ding" mail, mod uploaded to southeastern set .... you ( and Ann) are right, it does actually aid the composition, many thanks for the mod. Colin
Bravdo 10 17 2 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2010 10:18AM
Great series. V3 for me also.

maggieh 9 4 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2010 10:22AM
I enjoyed this set, V1 is a different view of the snow, like Barbara I find it difficult to put snow and a beach together so thanks for that. I always find your railway pictures very pleasing and these, all wrapped in the snow make a parcel well worth opening. I like V5 a typical station building all closed down by the weather.
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2010 10:37AM
A fun set V1 & V3 for me
cats_123 Plus
14 4.8k 28 Northern Ireland
19 Jan 2010 11:45AM
love the isolation in V1....and a great public record set of the station Smile
agingrocker 9 15 1
19 Jan 2010 12:26PM
Great set of winter shots. v1 is graphic simplicity itself
19 Jan 2010 12:40PM
Stunning Set, V3 works for me Smile
maryg 9 66 18 Scotland
19 Jan 2010 1:29PM
Enjoyed this set V3 and 6 for me
Regards Mary
andy_AHG 9 106 6 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2010 1:57PM
V1 has a lot of potential (4 & 6 are well framed too). Nice use of a limited depth of field. The centre placed horizon looks a little unbalanced, so I'd be tempted to try a bit of creative cropping. Over all nice set of images.

norton 14 6 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2010 2:15PM
Great series of wintery scenes Colin,well captured..................

19 Jan 2010 2:43PM
Hi Colin, what a great set, I love v2 just because! but 1 & 6 are lovely.

luckybry 8 3 Scotland
19 Jan 2010 2:55PM
simple but very effective images Colin number is the stand out one here it is excellent
Ridgeway 11 222 2 Ireland
19 Jan 2010 3:09PM
A great set but no,1 and 2 for me.
Hope the night were ok,

Suehh 11 39 6 England
19 Jan 2010 4:22PM
Interesting - all of them but I like V 4 most - the station platform seems such a cold, lonely place to be. Sue
Phil1958 9 272 4 Wales
19 Jan 2010 4:23PM
Good set, particularly like V2, nice bold colours,

imagio 11 12 1 England
19 Jan 2010 4:25PM
Excellent series Colin

Amanita05 8 11 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2010 4:49PM
Excellent set of Photos Colin!! 1,4,5 & 6 for me!
Thanks for sharing!

sparklep 11 146 1
19 Jan 2010 4:50PM
Great images. I like the lonely first one the best.
19 Jan 2010 5:50PM
Have been to Folkestone ! We used to get the hover craft from there and also Dover to France when we were kids 40 or so years ago. Swift and Sure I think were two of the hovercraft names .
It amazing to think you have snow and we have none here. Interesting images to see. Thanks for your encouraging comments. gill
RTDS 9 Cyprus
19 Jan 2010 6:00PM
Great set of captures.
V3 and V4 are my favs.
19 Jan 2010 6:11PM
very fine set of images
19 Jan 2010 6:24PM
Wonderful set of images,very well captured !! V1 I like a lot...
Rock Plus
16 10 2 England
19 Jan 2010 7:10PM
Grand work.

Cor 9 Belgium
19 Jan 2010 7:13PM
Lovely set+ V1.
19 Jan 2010 7:14PM
Good simple composition!

PaulLiley 9 2 13 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2010 7:23PM
Like the mixture of snow and beach also like V6 for the yellow stripe providing colour and aiding the composition. Great work as always Colin. Paul
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2010 8:48PM
well what can I say...everyone has already said it all!
these are powerful shots, have to say V1 has to be my fave, as not often you see the sand covered in snow, and the plant on the beach is so crisp in large size
19 Jan 2010 9:01PM
Fabulous set of images Colin, v1 and v4 may favs.
19 Jan 2010 9:12PM
Great series well led by the atmospheric V1.
Roly 11 Wales
19 Jan 2010 9:34PM
Good set Colin.V1 for me.
saeidNL 8 3 Netherlands
19 Jan 2010 10:35PM
What a wonderful set of images, all very beautiful indeed .thanks for sharing.
19 Jan 2010 11:41PM
Great collection of shots Col. Well done. Cheers!
hary60 9 2 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2010 12:19AM
What a very fine set of images
JimV 11 6 3 Canada
20 Jan 2010 4:21AM
Nice set Colin but, I guess, I'm like most others in concentrating on V1, for me the crop at the top really improves, if for nothing else, it gets away from the square format, which I'm not keen on for oudoor photography!
Rgds., Jim
nickyv32 Plus
10 135 England
20 Jan 2010 7:55AM
Great set Colin, has to be No 1 for me

20 Jan 2010 11:22AM
V6 for me Colin
24 Jan 2010 11:30PM
Great set of shots, esp 1&3 nice compositions. James
tigertimb 10 40 66 United Kingdom
25 Jan 2010 2:09PM
Great series of snowy scenes with #6 my favourite for all the
converging lines and the snow still on top of the train

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