railbed, morrison bridge

April 16, 2011


Duncan and I had dinner at Montage the other night, and wandered around the industrial area a bit in the rain afterwards. This shot seemed to be one of the ones that worked.

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  • Reply Julie McLeod April 17, 2011 at 2:33 am

    Love this. The light and the rain-slicked ties are fabulous. The perspective is scary, even though it looks like it might be an unused track…

    • Reply rick lepage April 17, 2011 at 9:41 am

      Thanks, Julie!

      It’s a very active track; there was a long train that ran down it about 5 minutes after I took this shot. 🙂

  • Reply Marsha Vdovin April 17, 2011 at 8:47 am

    Stunning! What was the shutter speed? Did you use a tripod? I love this.

    • Reply rick lepage April 17, 2011 at 9:40 am

      No tripod – just set it on a rail, and set the self-timer, so the vibration would be minimal. I’ll have to double-check, but I think it was a 10-second exposure. (I’m not sure why the EXIF data disappeared on this one.)

  • Reply Mike June 22, 2011 at 2:52 pm

    Very cool. I love the light star bursts. Good thing the 10:40 didn’t come 7 seconds into your exposure…

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