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'right away'

By limmy62
I was at the top of a ladder in my hall, erecting a cupboard when I heard some-one shout 'steamer', closely followed by a couple of pulls on a whistle.
After almost killing myself in getting my camera, attached to a lens that I would not normally use for such photographs at this location, I ran to the front door and commenced firing!
Under the circumstances, I am reasonably pleased with the result...
what do you think?

Thanks for viewing

Tags: General Transport Steam Hall Railways Landscape and travel Trent jn Churchward

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podgod 16 514 3 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2007 1:13AM
They don't come much better than this, even though it's left handed Wink
smw999 13 10 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2007 1:21AM
Under the circumstances I think it's absolutely fantastic, I love it!! Well done.
18 Nov 2007 1:22AM
Superbly captured the tone are spot on

RogBrown 13 3.1k 10 England
18 Nov 2007 1:58AM
Great shot & well taken opportunity. Love the way the smoke follows the contours of the b/g bushes. You live right next to a railway line? Must be quite noisy at times!
taggart Plus
16 47 14 United States
18 Nov 2007 1:59AM
NevP 15 853 13 Canada
18 Nov 2007 2:09AM
proz 16 205 United States
18 Nov 2007 2:13AM
wonderful shot
meadowman 13 1
18 Nov 2007 2:22AM
fab mate....

TyChee Plus
15 275 1 United States
18 Nov 2007 3:35AM
Excellent work! Love it.
Apples 13 Australia
18 Nov 2007 3:49AM
That fleeting moment was captured forever beautifully, what an opportunity not missed.
phil87 13 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2007 5:02AM
great shot, like this alot well done
Sweep 14 43 England
18 Nov 2007 8:19AM
Briliant capture, love the pale autumn colours.
AlanC1 14 1 England
18 Nov 2007 10:15AM
Superb !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
GalleryGirl 13 4 2 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2007 10:24AM
Wow beautiful looking image.
Marilyn x
Iain_Proudfoot 14 40 2 Ireland
18 Nov 2007 11:36AM
Inspite of the drama taking it, you've captured an excellent photograph.
franken Plus
18 5.2k 4 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2007 11:54AM
One of the best steam train shots that I've seen on this site so far! A wonderful shot!

Rainy 13 United States
18 Nov 2007 12:50PM
Great capture!!

18 Nov 2007 1:42PM
Nice one Rog,I don't believe you ran to the door,
I have never seen a railway man run anywhere,Retired or not.

robincoombes 13 1 5 Wales
19 Nov 2007 8:34PM
To take this from a standing start up a ladder is amazing as beautifully captured

clur 13 12 United Kingdom
20 Nov 2007 8:03AM
Cracking shot Rog,
well done.
Tawny 13 1 United Kingdom
20 Nov 2007 1:27PM
Lovely shot Roger, surely this one is a competition winner, get it entered at the CC.
PS a demo of the run would be good too!

brownsilent 13 7 2 United Kingdom
20 Nov 2007 9:33PM
That cloud is fabulous and the shot is simply superb.

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