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Mayerthorpe Railway Station

Posted by
Eric Cousineau (Sherwood Park, Canada) on 18 March 2012 in Transportation and Portfolio.

PENTAX K200D 1/350 second F/6.7 ISO 100 300 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Isidro from Barcelona, Spain

excelente composición con una prespectiva curva llena de color
muy bonita Eric, un abrazo!!

18 Mar 2012 5:33am

@Isidro: Muchas gracias Isidro! Estoy muy contento de que te haya gustado! ;-)

PATRICK from miramas, France

this great diagonal colored wagons

18 Mar 2012 6:30am

@PATRICK: Thank you very much Patrick! ;-)

Khalil from Beirut, Lebanon

Très belle perspective en courbe joliment rendue par l'angle de prise choisi. Magnifique palette des wagons.

18 Mar 2012 7:07am

@Khalil: Merci beaucoup Khalil! Je suis heureux que ça vous a plu! ;-)

Veronique from France, Switzerland

si je devais dessiner l'Amérique c'est, aussi, ce que je représenterais :-)

18 Mar 2012 7:43am

@Veronique: Merci beaucoup Véronique! Heureusement nous ne sommes pas des Américains! Toutefois, nous partageons un patrimoine commun! Oui, les chemins de fer jouent un rôle important dans l'entretien du vaste territoire qu'est le Canada et le reste du continent nord-américain! ;-))

L'angevine from Angers, France

impressionnée par ces plaques

18 Mar 2012 8:56am

@L'angevine: Merci beaucoup L'Angevine! ;-)

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Très bel angle de vue! Superbes couleurs!

18 Mar 2012 9:14am

@mo.langel: Merci beaucoup Mo! ;-)

Mhelene from Paris, France

Superb composition and beautiful colors !

18 Mar 2012 10:26am

@Mhelene: Thank you very much Mhelene! ;-)

Olivier from Manage, Belgium

The colors are excellent in this shoot..

18 Mar 2012 10:48am

@Olivier: Thank you very much Olivier! ;-)

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

Typical view of an America's human hand modelled and colored landscape.
I love this kind of image.

18 Mar 2012 10:54am

@Gérard Beullac: Thank you very much Gerard! ;-)

Sido from Seville, Spain

I love this shot Eric. Well done.

18 Mar 2012 11:08am

@Sido: Thank you very much Sido! ;-)

Scene by Sharon Photography from Kingston, Ontario, Canada

your composition is so perfect, really nice image :)

18 Mar 2012 11:24am

@Scene by Sharon Photography: Thank you very much Sharon! How did the gig at the Legion go? I am sure you knocked them dead! ;-)

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

Wow, this is brilliant ! I like that perspective ! Have a lovely sunday :)

18 Mar 2012 11:31am

@Tamara: Thank you very much Tamara! ;-)

Mariana M. from Waterloo, Canada

Wonderful framing and angle, Eric :)

18 Mar 2012 12:36pm

@Mariana M.: Thank you very much Mariana! ;-)

janina from Melbourne, Australia

A bit like some of our more isolated townships' actual station, just a siding, especially when there are wheat silos involved, such as here. Gets the message across eric. ;oD

18 Mar 2012 12:41pm

@janina: Thank you very much Janina! Yes wheat is the key! This is the heartland for wheat production and grain silos exist in almost every town. With a land mass as large as Canada the railroads are a vital part of our society! ;-)

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Very nice angle and colors. Excuse me if I am not present at the moment but I have a lot to organize and less time for sightseeing but it will get better

18 Mar 2012 1:04pm

@Marie LC: Thank you very much Marie! I know that life can get busy but rest assured there will always be an open door for you whenever you get a chance to visit! ;-)

Sam from Chennai, India

Wonderful perspective. Nice detail and colours. Like it, Eric! :)

18 Mar 2012 2:02pm

@Sam: Thank you very much Sam! ;-)

☺ ► ƸɼiϾ ◄ ☼ from Narbonne, France

good composition with many colors mixed, good job eric :-))
and have a nice sunday

18 Mar 2012 2:52pm

@☺ ► ƸɼiϾ ◄ ☼: Thank you very much Eric! ;-)

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Excellent, Eric - I love all the various colors of the cars in this shot. Well done!

18 Mar 2012 2:54pm

@Jason Politte: Thank you very much Jason! ;-)

Don from United States

I like the viewpoint used in getting this railroad picture. The curves of the tracks and the train itself make a fine, appealing image.

18 Mar 2012 2:59pm

@Don: Thank you very much Don! ;-)

Barbara Kile from Ft. Worth, United States

Nice perspective!

18 Mar 2012 3:05pm

@Barbara Kile: Thank you very much Barbara! ;-)

Lena from San Francisco, United States

Beautiful colors of Railway Station. It's really nice composition. Eric...:-)

18 Mar 2012 3:28pm

@Lena: Thank you very much Lena! ;-)

Heinz from Hamm, Germany

Wunderbare Diagonale und schöne Farben.

18 Mar 2012 4:02pm

@Heinz: Vielen Dank Heinz! ;-)

tataray from france, France

j'aime cette courbe de couleurs. Bel angle et superbe effet.
Bonne journée Eric)

18 Mar 2012 4:22pm

@tataray: Merci beaucoup Raymonde! ;-)

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

A perfect composition that I find very nice. I love the view in the curve! Best regards, Adela

18 Mar 2012 4:38pm

@Adela Fonts: Thank you very much Adela! ;-)

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Fantastic POV and framing! Great color and I like curve. Great shot!

18 Mar 2012 5:09pm

@Elaine Hancock: Thank you very much Elaine! ;-)

El pare from Prepirineu, Andorra

Interesting and well thought composition.

18 Mar 2012 6:33pm

@El pare: Thank you very much Manel! ;-)

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Super captage et perspective quel wagon colorés dans la courbe grandisoe.
Belle soirée

18 Mar 2012 6:35pm

@Nicou: Merci beaucoup Nicou! ;-)

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

Great colors and curves, Eric! Cheers!

18 Mar 2012 7:05pm

@Viewfinder: Thank you very much Glenn! ;-)

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

Fabulous composition, great perspective !!! Excellent image, nice pov..
Greetings Eric !!

18 Mar 2012 7:17pm

@Baldwin VW: Thank you very much Baldwin! ;-)

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

This is superb composition, perspective and great use of colours. Definitely a 5 star image, I wish I had taken it !!

18 Mar 2012 8:00pm

@Doug: Thank you very much Doug! You are too kind! ;-)

k@ from Paris, France

Beautiful perspective & color scale, harmonious angle & vision, Eric.

18 Mar 2012 8:21pm

@k@: Thank you very much Karine! ;-)

Tomek from Poznań, Poland

Nice idea Eric. Superb frame and vivid colors. I like it.:-)

18 Mar 2012 8:47pm

@Tomek: Thank you very much Tomek! ;-)

gootchai from bousval, Belgium

Coucou!! TRès beau cadrage!!! j'aime++++

18 Mar 2012 8:49pm

@gootchai: Merci beaucoup Martine! ;-)

Lougris from Toulouse, France

une perspective très bien composée et très interessante avec toutes ces couleurs !! :)

18 Mar 2012 9:41pm

@Lougris: Merci beaucoup Lougris! ;-)

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States


18 Mar 2012 10:09pm

@john4jack: Thank you very much Jack! ;-)

RBL from Oxford, United States

Fantastic perspective with the staggering of the colorful cars makes a very attractive photo of the ordinary!

18 Mar 2012 11:50pm

@RBL: Thank you very much Ruthie! ;-)

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, Florida, United States

I like the diminishing line of cars ... the wonderful colors!

19 Mar 2012 1:00am

@Judy aka L@dybug: Thank you very much Judy! ;-)

Rafael from North Miami, United States

Nice shot, love the colors, well done !

19 Mar 2012 1:16am

@Rafael: Thank you very much Rafael! ;-)

Bill Brown from California, United States

Great composition! The telephoto lens really works well here.

19 Mar 2012 3:06am

@Bill Brown: Thank you very much Bill! ;-)

AMH from Buenos Aires, Argentina

that pretty picture and nice view. a big kiss. Alejandra =)

19 Mar 2012 3:07am

@AMH: Thank you very much Alejandra! ;-)

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

As much like a procession as a train - almost a carnival !

19 Mar 2012 5:54am

@Ronnie 2¢: Yes indeed! Thank you very much Ronnie! ;-)

Anina Botes from Auckland, New Zealand

I simply love the composition here. Very well seen and captured

19 Mar 2012 6:50am

@Anina Botes: Thank you very much Anina! ;-)

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Stunning perspective and love the dramatic chain of colour in this train - a work of art on wheels!

19 Mar 2012 9:47am

@Stephen: Thank you very much Stephen! ;-)

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Eric this is just phenomenal! a superb composition - I just saw it this morning (Monday) but I love it- this Gets the Denny Spotlight Award !! Beautiful job Mr C, just Beautiful! (besides, as you know, Rail is in my blood!

19 Mar 2012 12:09pm

@Denny Jump Photo: Thank you very much Denny! You are most kind! ;-)

Jim Wilson from Malvern, Pennsylvania, United States

Very nicely composed. Great depth. Good work.

19 Mar 2012 12:32pm

@Jim Wilson: Thank you very much Jim! ;-)

Roman from Thiersee, Austria

great angle on the train - nice colours

19 Mar 2012 8:37pm

@Roman: Thank you very much Roman! ;-)

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A neat perspective down the string of rail cars.

19 Mar 2012 11:16pm

@Steve Rice: Thank you very much Steve! ;-)

Brigitte from Sydney, Australia

ohh i like that ! the lines of train cars, and the curves directing you to the right, nicely captured !

20 Mar 2012 5:16am

@Brigitte: Thank you very much Brigitte! ;-)

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Excellent point of view.. nicely framed.

20 Mar 2012 9:18am

@Sarito: Thank you very much Sarito! ;-)

franz from Baden, Austria

wonderful perspective and angle!

21 Mar 2012 8:17pm

@franz: Thank you very much Franz! ;-)

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Very cool shot..all lined up and you nicely played it in capturing the right angle to show it...perfect ..Eric

24 Mar 2012 2:03pm

@StarCosmosBleu: Thank you very much Marcel! ;-)

1/350 second
ISO 100
300 mm (35mm equiv.)