Leading Lines

By woolybill1
Leading to the old stock yard at Tanfield Railway.

Tags: Photo journalism Transport Black and white

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SUE118 Plus
8 8 1 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2013 7:17AM
Excellent in B & W Smile

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cats_123 Plus
12 4.6k 26 Northern Ireland
16 Jan 2013 7:29AM
looked good from the thumbnail..very attractive high contrast foreground Smile
Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
16 Jan 2013 8:20AM
This is an excellent photo !
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
16 Jan 2013 9:05AM
Excellent geometry, Bill, and dynamic with the strong diagonal orientation.

Perfect for B/W it looks a very old shot that's down to your skill Bill, love the lines, great DOF. good tones.

franken Plus
14 4.0k 4 Wales
16 Jan 2013 9:30AM
Wonderful work here Bill.

It reminds me of my early teens when steam traction was in rapid decline. My friends father was a foreman of a steam depot and we were both train spotters at that time.

We were allowed to walk around the depot on Sunday mornings and I can remember my mates father shouting, "look before you cross any track!"

Fun times.

Fefe Plus
4 23 31 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2013 10:50AM
Love the tones and pov!
platzy 3 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2013 11:22AM
Great composition and DOF, powerful mono.
Herge88 Plus
9 40 4 England
16 Jan 2013 11:42AM
Great composition and like the processing.

Best Matt
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
16 Jan 2013 12:19PM
Good toning and pov......Sandy
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
16 Jan 2013 12:42PM
That is a very complex switching yard. It must have kept many a brakeman busy.
nonur Plus
7 17 11 Turkey
16 Jan 2013 12:52PM

Quote:Perfect for B/W it looks a very old shot that's down to your skill Bill, love the lines, great DOF. good tones.


Agreed with John.
ChiliMan Plus
10 135 17 Singapore
16 Jan 2013 1:48PM
Ohhh...the tracks have turned out sooo well in this, Bill. Wonderful light on them I like the processing.

SlowSong Plus
8 6.4k 29 England
16 Jan 2013 3:12PM
Lovely rich tonality.
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
16 Jan 2013 3:24PM
Lines all over the place here! An excellent composition, Bill - could only work in mono Wink
Trev Smile
danbrann Plus
12 624 17
16 Jan 2013 5:36PM
good one Bill with those contrasts working well.
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2013 6:13PM
There is a certain fascination about trains and railway lines which make for great images such as this

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
16 Jan 2013 6:25PM
On the right Track with this one Bill, great piece of 'Mono' Rail.

John Smile
Phil_L 7 19 1 Wales
16 Jan 2013 7:26PM
I do like this. Convergence...conversion.... All good.
gajewski Plus
12 10 9 United States
16 Jan 2013 8:58PM
Nice, low POV, Bill.
Suehh 9 39 6 England
16 Jan 2013 9:19PM
AnnJ Plus
5 5 Scotland
16 Jan 2013 9:20PM
Great image. Ann.
16 Jan 2013 10:22PM
Shapes to die for.........TongueTongueTongueTongueTongue
P.S. Your Highness, may I say how greatful I am for your UA!SmileSmileSmileSmileTongue Big THANK YOU, Bill!Smile
gingerdelight 10 298 11 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2013 10:31PM
Superbly composed
16 Jan 2013 10:46PM
A superb compo
Hop-A-Long 9 52 England
16 Jan 2013 11:02PM
A great mono giving it an aged look. Love the lines, pardon the pun, they are so disorderly in order.Grin

Excellent monochrome and and excellent POV. The tracks seem 3D and the bokeh is quite unusual from this short tele. An image I'm sure that most of us would like in our own portfolio Bill. My Wee Tree in appreciation.

bliba Plus
10 2 Austria
18 Jan 2013 5:18PM
super mono

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