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Poppy Line

By Jimbob
Having the choice of the two days, yesterday or today to go out with our Cameras, we picked today. Wrong choice, the weather was grey and damp, compared to the sunshine and blue skies we had yesterday.

The poppy line was still running at full steam for the tourists, so I attempted to capture the feelings of bygone days. I must admit I wasnt too enthusiastic as I clicked the shutter lol.

Tags: Landscape and travel

Voters: thorn, martin.w, pingo and 27 more

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thorn 16 124 2 Scotland
30 Apr 2005 2:02PM
Hi Jimbo,Brilliant shot,love the steam train coming along the line and all the gorgeous scenery surrounding it.Great colours,dof and sharp as a tack.Superb work.Take care.AnnSmile
martin.w Plus
18 602 25 United Kingdom
30 Apr 2005 2:05PM
Well worth taking, a visit to the large version is needed to appreciate it fully.
vfr400 18 886
30 Apr 2005 2:19PM
By the road bridge? a superb little railway and I think you've done a fine job with this Jimbo.
PS it that a spot of dust just up and left of the steam?

chris
Jimbob 15 9 England
30 Apr 2005 2:46PM
YepSpot on Chris you are right, there are two spots of dust now that you mention it lol. The problem is they get magnified something terrible. Looks like Camera maintenance directly after breakfast in the morning.

Thanks for looking..Jimbo.
daviewat 17 4.1k Scotland
30 Apr 2005 2:47PM
Greay and damp, well you made the very best of a bad lot. I like this and especially the angle of view.

Dave
suleesia 16 176 Malaysia
30 Apr 2005 3:01PM
an excellent capture still, good angle and composition. Nice tones, so is the lighting.
30 Apr 2005 3:08PM
A really well composed shot, nice work - Chris
glazzaro 15 70 23 United States
30 Apr 2005 3:13PM
Well done, fantastic shot, your lucky I am old, I didn't see the dust spots! Wink Spot on! Click!!!

Greg
Jimbob 15 9 England
30 Apr 2005 3:41PM
I must be the same age as you Greg, or older as I didn't see them either, until that is a young-ern like Chris looked it over lol......Jimbo.
Billies 15 7 Ireland
30 Apr 2005 4:17PM
Great atmosphere. & love the framing
User_Removed 16 386 2 United Kingdom
30 Apr 2005 4:41PM
A beautiful picture, excellent detail.
Click!

Lucien.
Ceciliat 15 6 Philippines
30 Apr 2005 8:24PM
Excellent capture of a moving train...
the frame really works so well.
I need to clean my glasses now,since I dont see any spots...Smile
Very well presented...Jimbo

Cesie
30 Apr 2005 11:19PM
great picture, i think you captured it really well, despite the bad weather, looks smashing ♥Click

:0) Shelley
ChristineL 15 39 United Kingdom
30 Apr 2005 11:37PM
Unmistakably yours, we've enjoyed watching this train a few times,
Nice shot,
Chris.
arnieg 16 704 England
30 Apr 2005 11:52PM
excellent shot well captured including the english sky
arnie
deavilin 16 352 1 United Kingdom
1 May 2005 2:10AM
Lovely capture Jim love these old trainsSmile

Charlotte
sandyb 16 34 United Kingdom
1 May 2005 2:50AM
well done dear. I nearly fell from the bank when I took this shot. sandyb
Portknockie 16 48 Scotland
1 May 2005 7:23AM
Well Jim,It look great to me beautiful capture.Youve mad it look really oldie worldie.

Great shot

Don
PatrickSmith 15 1.2k 2 United States
2 May 2005 9:34AM
High quality shot. Lots of details and the cloudy day helped I think.
Patrick
lobsterboy Plus
16 14.9k 13 United Kingdom
3 May 2005 4:33AM
Good angle on the train - you could probebly afford to crop some sky out to emphasise it a bt more.
Chris
4 May 2005 12:39AM
Brilliant capture, nice warm tones despite the grey day. Excellent.
Anne Smile
daringdaphne 16 82 United Kingdom
4 May 2005 10:35AM
I like this, truly reminds me of the train that runs to Paighton Devon.
Well-presented. Click D.
denka 15 7 Finland
4 May 2005 3:54PM
A little shame about the colors but still this is a real good looking shot. The landscape looks real amazing. A real eyecatcher.
30th click

denka
thorn 16 124 2 Scotland
7 May 2005 6:41AM
Hi Jimbo,Congratulations on your RC award.Take care.AnnSmile

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