Oh Mr Porter...

By mrswoolybill
We're off on our travels today, heading down to Devon for our daughter's wedding on Saturday.
Thanks for looking,
Moira

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Comments


This one reminds me of that old black and white weepy film, Brief Encounter.
Best wishes for the next few days. F

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mrswoolybill Plus
9 949 1479 United Kingdom
2 May 2013 7:47AM
I did consider calling this Brief encounter, but under the circumstances I decided maybe that wasn't appropriate!
Cheers everyone, see you next week.
Moira
rontear Plus
13 8 7 England
2 May 2013 7:49AM
Going by steam MoiraWink good mono, have a great time!!!!!!!
Ron.
franken Plus
13 3.9k 4 Wales
2 May 2013 8:22AM
Have a good week Moira.

Really atmospheric in mono.

Ken
Richsr Plus
9 90 223 England
2 May 2013 8:41AM
Hope the weekend goes well for all Moria.
Like the mystery the crop and steam give this
Regards Richard
capto Plus
4 3.9k 8 United Kingdom
2 May 2013 8:45AM
Just having the legs in the shot has worked a treat.Smile

ivor
gary_d Plus
8 576 13 Wales
2 May 2013 8:58AM
I like this a lot Moira, have a lovely time. - gary
widtink 4 406 2 Scotland
2 May 2013 9:18AM
Great photo Moira , hope you all enjoy the wedding GrinGrin

Rod
Nigeve1 3 1.4k 101 United Kingdom
2 May 2013 9:18AM
Great atmosphere, I like this image a lot.
Nigel
2 May 2013 9:29AM
Enjoy the festivities....
Are you the official photographers
I can't believe it's happening so soon.
Bon voyage enjoy it all ........lovely atmosphere that stream brings to the table or should I say to the railways, you see shots that others don't and I like that, well done Moira,
cats_123 Plus
12 4.5k 26 Northern Ireland
2 May 2013 9:44AM
4:50 from Paddington? SmileSmile
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
2 May 2013 9:51AM
Definitely vintage film. Wonderful atmosphere, mystery and impersonality from the cropped figures and a natural vignette from the steam. The writing is very important too. A visual representation that invokes the sounds and smells of the steam age so well.

Dave
Rende Plus
9 38 4 Netherlands
2 May 2013 10:16AM
Wonderfully atmospheric image Moira.
Very best wishes for the wedding! Smile
Rende
SUE118 Plus
8 8 1 United Kingdom
2 May 2013 10:29AM
or a Brief Encounter. Have a great day and enjoy it.SmileSmile
Sezz Plus
11 617 15 England
2 May 2013 10:52AM
Well seen Moira, perfect in mono and very atmospheric!
Best wishes to you all for the wedding, have a wonderful weekend! Smile

Sarah *
JawDborn Plus
4 1.0k 1 England
2 May 2013 11:33AM
That's another valuable lesson in photography for me. Thank you and Bill for all the help you've given me.

Jack
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
2 May 2013 12:25PM
The perfect traveling photo.
Wishing all of you a joyous celebration. I am looking forward to some images of the wedding.
2 May 2013 12:50PM
Last minute instructions before rolling down the tracks. Very atmospheric image. Best wishes with the wedding. Have a wonderful time......Sandy
Nikonuser1 Plus
4 56 13 United Kingdom
2 May 2013 1:08PM
A great mono Moira, hope all goese well on SaturdaySmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile


Cliff
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
2 May 2013 1:44PM
Is rather like Brief Encounter! Wink A great shot, Moira - best wishes for the wedding, hope all goes well Wink
Trev Smile
TelStar 11 116 United Kingdom
2 May 2013 3:42PM
Steaming! Happy Wedding Day Smile

Tel*
gajewski Plus
12 10 9 United States
2 May 2013 5:09PM
Moira, you left us with a GREAT shot -- wonderful mono. How did you part the steam just enough to make the "No 6 Area B Group" visible?

Congrats on the whole "gaining a son-in-law" thing. I am truly happy for you and Bill and the entire family.
-=\Walter
2 May 2013 5:53PM
An interesting and mind provoking shot Moira, well done.
And hey! who know's, you might get one or two pic's on Saturday Wink

John Smile
Great atmosphere & contrast suits so well. Si
2 May 2013 9:45PM
Very good-as stated before,too obvious titles,but the photo creates a mood.
Ray42 8 3 England
3 May 2013 7:58AM
Always on the move - have a great time
AnnChown Plus
6 198 1 United Kingdom
3 May 2013 8:13AM
Have a wonderful weekend Moira - my best wishes to you all. (Our turn next Saturday when Christopher's youngest boy gets married!)
I can't get enough of steam and steam trains - love the composition!
Ann
Hope you don't get steaming like the train.
Hope all goes well and a wonderful day for you all.

Dougie
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
3 May 2013 11:00PM
I like the two legs sticking out in all the steam.
bit like when my legs stick out from under a car methinks.
Looking forward to your wedding candids SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
Mavis Plus
14 143 2 England
4 May 2013 9:07AM
A fine mono Moira . No wonder you are so busy.

Hope all goes well at the WEDDING. No more weeping mind ! I just love Weddings . Everywhere seems full of love & smiles, great hugs from family not seen for ages xxx
A wonderful visual representation. So atmospheric. Beautifully timed.. Excellent image Wink
RockArea Plus
10 18 3 United Kingdom
5 May 2013 4:34PM
A nice bit of mystery and intrigue, Moira.

David
5 May 2013 6:37PM
Nice touch of mystery.
Johanna
ChiliMan Plus
10 135 17 Singapore
7 May 2013 6:23PM
Brilliantly composed, Moira GrinGrinGrin

I hope Saturday went swimmingly!

Andrew
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
15 May 2013 10:13AM
A very atmospheric railway image Moira, glad to see that you have returned home safely from the Wild West!Wink

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