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Southern 825 at Goathland

By TrevBatWCC  
After lunch at the Goathland Hotel and a wander around the village, I made my way back down to the station to be in time for the trains pulling in, which is 10 minutes to each hour. This was the Southern 825 to Pickering, which was just arriving at the station. In order to get the front of the train as it stopped, I shot from the road bridge, some 150 yards down the track, rather than the footbridge at the station itself.
Thought it suited the sepia treatment, and gave it touch of Orton effect too to soften it. V2 is the original as shot.

Techie stuff see Exif
Single Raw image processed in Adobe Camera Raw, Tone Mapped in Photomatix Pro and tweaked in Elements 6.

Thanks again to everyone for your votes & comments on my previous uploads, it really is appreciated and encouraging.
Trev Smile

Tags: Transport Station Sepia Digitally manipulated Steam engine Goathland

Voters: Biz79, pronabk, PhillipMinnis and 32 more

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Comments


15 Jul 2011 11:04AM
Well done with the sprint...
The way you have processed it really is brilliant...
Impressive work
And yes! EPZ is still playing me up at times

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gingerdelight 10 298 11 United Kingdom
15 Jul 2011 11:58AM
Superb processing in V1 makes this my favourite - an excellent image, well done Trev!
Carol
SlowSong Plus
8 6.4k 29 England
15 Jul 2011 12:10PM
Both really nice. Looks like a toy train set. Smile
achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
15 Jul 2011 12:27PM
Have to be honest Trev! Both deserve top marks mate!

Regards

Trev.
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
15 Jul 2011 12:43PM
Great timed shot Trev, got to be V1 for the sepia image here
Lillian
15 Jul 2011 1:38PM
Excellent image Trev - I like both versions !

Chris
pamelajean Plus
10 964 1830 United Kingdom
15 Jul 2011 3:56PM
It has to be V2 for me, love all of those colours. I'm not keen on the softening in V1.
AshTree 7 1.7k 6 England
15 Jul 2011 4:17PM
I was looking forward to seeing the colour, but when I opened it, it seemed a little hectic after the softer, calmer tones of V1! So that's the one that gets my vote, V1 Smile
15 Jul 2011 4:56PM
Sorry Trev not so sure about V1 at all, I have to say I prefer the colour version. We are working at Goathland tomorrow.
Glynnis
Suehh 9 39 6 England
15 Jul 2011 5:41PM
I like V2 best Trev - but V1 does certainly have a charm about it
Sue_R 10 11 6 Scotland
15 Jul 2011 6:27PM
Love the comp and it's V2 for me this time as I don't really think the softness of V1 works well for this subject, but would probably have gone for for V1 if it had been in sepia without the Orton effect.

Sue Smile
saltireblue Plus
6 5.9k 33 Norway
15 Jul 2011 6:57PM
I prefer v2, Trev, even though I am a softie when it comes to mono / sepia. There is just something so very 'Thomas the Tank Engine' to v2.

Malc
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
15 Jul 2011 7:35PM
I like both images and normally a colour person thro and thro but I do think sepia suits this picture well - great composition
cassiecat 8 39 46 England
15 Jul 2011 7:58PM
like the dreamy feel.lesley
JackieB 6 18 3 United Kingdom
15 Jul 2011 8:53PM
V2 for me tonight Trev, there is so much to look at that you just don't seem to see in V1. Excellent work

Jackie
two crackers trev,love the sepia treatment.ray
LexEquine 10 19 United States
18 Jul 2011 2:24PM
Excellent 'reportage train' capture, & the sepia-toned version, v1, is wonderful.

Regards...Peter
very nice indeed love the texture
Mynett 8 142 6 United Kingdom
20 Jul 2011 11:26PM
I really like wht you have done in v1 .... amazing effect
dwilkin 9 24.3k United Kingdom
30 Oct 2011 11:54AM
Not convinced about the Orton on V1, but I love the rest of the processing here, and a very well captured scene.

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