Ever since I was a kid I had a fascination with trains and rail roads, maybe because my dad had model (HO) trains as his hobby, or just because I’m a boy, and it’s part of the X chromosome 🙂 So tonight after visiting my friend in Norwich, I took a slight detour to some rails I’ve shot before. I went to a different location this time and found multiple sets, most of which were abandoned. I shot for a little while (would have gone a lot longer, but it was getting late) and headed home.
Now that I’m home, I got to play with my newest “toy”; Lightroom 4. I just installed it this afternoon and after my first use, I love the new features! If you use LR3 and you get the opportunity to upgrade, do it! I wouldn’t have done it except I was able to find the student version on sale (take a low price and reduce it more, and I’m ok w/ it!). If I made my living with my camera, it would be a no-brainer. But if you are just a hobbyist, like myself, LR3 is still a very powerful and awesome photo editor! But anyway, here are some of my images from tonight:
44 mm, 15 sec, f/10, ISO 200 (Night Rails)
50 mm, 15 sec, f/10, ISO 200 (Rail Switch)
29 mm, 20 sec, f/10, ISO 200 (Rails and Warehouse)