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The Train Conductor

By AnneWorner  
Thanks for looking, and make it a great day.

Anne




(Nik software/Silver Efex Pro 2/FineArtProcess/High Key with selenium toning keyed down to 19%. Orange Filter and personal adjustments applied.)

Tags: Photo journalism Man Black and white Lensbaby Conductor Portraits and people


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Comments


16 Dec 2011 6:55PM
Great expression

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gajewski Plus
12 10 9 United States
16 Dec 2011 7:01PM
The LB works very nicely here -- ads a sense of motion. Also -- this is one of the better conversions to B&W.
All the detail is there and yet the tonalities are very rich.
Nicely done.
-=\walter
pamkelly 4 47 England
16 Dec 2011 7:33PM
Lovely candid shot.
SlowSong Plus
8 6.4k 29 England
16 Dec 2011 7:52PM
Excellent timing and composition.
Chris
16 Dec 2011 8:27PM
The LB worked great here. Love this image.........Sandy
mrswoolybill Plus
9 965 1493 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2011 10:10PM
The LB manages to home in onto something intensely personal, still; a direct link with the detail out of the bigger picture.
The blurred, disappearing figure on the left is important as contrast.
Moira
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
16 Dec 2011 10:38PM
Works especially well in this image.

Ann
Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
16 Dec 2011 10:48PM

Quote:The LB works very nicely here -- ads a sense of motion. Also -- this is one of the better conversions to B&W.
All the detail is there and yet the tonalities are very rich.
Nicely done.
-=\walter


Have to agree with this.
Ron
frz67 6 10 32 Italy
16 Dec 2011 11:17PM
you've reached such a high level with the LB!

excellent, Anne
posty57 8 6 2 United Kingdom
17 Dec 2011 5:59AM
Superb use of the LB. Magical

Barry
nonur Plus
7 17 11 Turkey
17 Dec 2011 7:41AM
Very impressive use of LB. I like this candid very much!
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
17 Dec 2011 9:24AM
What to say, you are so great at creating a feeling

Peter
saltireblue Plus
6 5.9k 33 Norway
17 Dec 2011 10:43AM
The composition is the best of this image, Anne. Our focus is automatically held in the centre by the two foreground figures, then the line of the train, supported by the line on the platform lead us into the distant and the disappearing figure.
The moving figure, left fg is looking at you, as is the railway worker, and they both have a somewhat questioning expression,as if you are about to be confronted about something.
Excellent use of the LB and processing. Had to be mono.

Malc
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
17 Dec 2011 12:24PM
I couldn't say it better than Malc.
This really captures this trainman as he is.
My dad was a railway conductor, and this brought back fond memories of him in his uniform.
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
17 Dec 2011 1:35PM
Excellent candid capture, Anne, and very nicely processed, too Smile The conductor doesn't look too happy about being photographed, and looks like he's about to pull out a gun! Wink
Trev Smile
AnnChown Plus
6 199 1 United Kingdom
17 Dec 2011 2:27PM
Brilliant
Ann
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
17 Dec 2011 4:44PM
a great composition, depth and motion concentrate on the conductor.
and I love those 'industrial' arches, so 'm glad that there is enough detail in the rivets!
bliba Plus
10 2 Austria
17 Dec 2011 8:11PM
a cracker
morpheus1955 9 3 2 United Kingdom
17 Dec 2011 8:27PM
Fabulous shot, great composition, beautifully captured and presented.

Hugh
scrimmy Plus
8 388 5 Scotland
18 Dec 2011 11:57AM
Anne you keep surprising me with your LB....you produce such beautiful images with it and this one is superb....love the sense of movement in it
luceombra 5 27 5 Italy
18 Dec 2011 2:46PM
Always at the top! This kind pf photography is my favourite one and the use of the LB makes it even more fascinating and alive.
19 Dec 2011 4:15PM
excellent capture!
exquisite blur too...
Richsr Plus
9 91 223 England
20 Dec 2011 4:05PM
A good lens bady capture here Anne good mono conversion too
regards Richard
glyndwr 9 66 9 Wales
22 Dec 2011 10:58AM
Great capture and processing.

Robert

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