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Posted by
john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 17 November 2009 in Transportation and Portfolio.

Show up time was 6 a.m. We finished at 5 p.m. A long day. (PS - more of the gorgeous golden hour light returns next Monday.)

NIKON D700 1/125 second F/8.0 ISO 200 24 mm (35mm equiv.)

rem_la from Villiers, France

c'est le paradis des photographe c'est vieille locomotive !

17 Nov 2009 5:07am

@rem_la: Oui!

jamesy from christchurch, New Zealand

Fabulous I really love these shots they are so beautiful I think it is the lovely yellow light

17 Nov 2009 5:18am

@jamesy: The light was incredible.

Linerberry from Sumner, Christchurch, New Zealand

What a wonderful capture! Beautiful light!

17 Nov 2009 5:33am

Didier DE ZAN from somewhere, France

Nice shot more photographers than passangers ...

17 Nov 2009 5:59am

@Didier DE ZAN: All of the passengers that day were photographers.

Anina from Auckland, New Zealand

BEAUTIFUL capture. I love the colours and tones. Superb lighting. All the photographers in the shot just do it for me - it gives it character.

17 Nov 2009 6:06am

@Anina: I agree.

Yvonne Simons from Tilburg, Netherlands

The light and the locomotive are so beautiful!

17 Nov 2009 6:21am

Lyl and Roll from Besançon, France

Fantastic light and composition on this old "city of New Orleans

17 Nov 2009 6:33am

Foto-aksent from Binkom, Belgium


17 Nov 2009 6:58am

fabrizio from rome, Italy

once again great with superb light

17 Nov 2009 7:22am

Irene from L C, France

Very beautiful light, colours and composition !

17 Nov 2009 7:28am

PATRICK from miramas, France

very beautiful shot

17 Nov 2009 7:49am

masoud from tehran, Iran

lighting is very good ! great !

17 Nov 2009 7:51am

Frank de Jol from Lodz, Poland

Amazing light.

17 Nov 2009 8:23am

Nicholas from Shah Alam, Malaysia

Love the light, can't wait for more results of the shoot :)

17 Nov 2009 8:48am

alireza from tehran, Iran

nice shot jack. good job :-)

17 Nov 2009 9:36am

MrsAmber from West Wickham, United Kingdom

Glorious colours..a superbly composed shot. A shot to sit back with and drink my morning coffee to.

17 Nov 2009 9:55am

Mhélène from Paris, France

Stunning colors ! It is superb !

17 Nov 2009 9:57am

zOOm from Paris, France

Yes, I'm ready... to go as far as possible.

17 Nov 2009 10:08am

Denise from Duncannon, United States

Oh my, that would be amazing to see, my husband would have just loved it!

17 Nov 2009 11:07am

Betty from Phillipsburg, United States

Oh, I wish I had been there. I LOVE steam locomotives! The light is just perfect, BRAVO!

17 Nov 2009 11:11am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

This is nice, too ! As nice as yesterday's.

17 Nov 2009 11:32am

Elena Kotrotsou from Drossia, Greece

Amazing atmosphere and light in this picture!!!

17 Nov 2009 11:54am

lydia from Paris, France

I love this one too !!

17 Nov 2009 11:59am

Judy from Brooksville, Florida, United States

This is wonderful ... photographers at work ... or play, enjoying every minute of it.

17 Nov 2009 12:15pm

Shailaja from Banglore, India

Just wow!

17 Nov 2009 12:39pm

bekkah from Pennsylvania, United States

wonderful capture, I love the antique feel of the train contrasting with the modern day photography equipment :)

17 Nov 2009 1:18pm

Vitor Martins from Lisboa, Portugal

Another beautiful shot/composition. The golden back light is fantastic.

17 Nov 2009 1:40pm

Mathilde Collot from Fontainebleau, France

A picture truly sublime! Light, smoke! people! give atosphère fantastic!

17 Nov 2009 2:06pm

Luca Bobbiesi from Milano, Italy

wow there are so many photographer in this scene, beautiful golden light.

17 Nov 2009 2:09pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

Great shot . Love the light and great tones !

17 Nov 2009 2:18pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

This is such a nice series. Keep 'em coming, Jack!

17 Nov 2009 2:39pm

Donna from anywhere, United States

wonderful post!

17 Nov 2009 3:12pm

oncho from granada, Spain

Colores, luz, tonos y componentes buenisimos

17 Nov 2009 3:15pm

Adela Fonts Artús from Barcelona, Spain

A long day but it was worth waiting for the golden light! Nice work! Greetings Adela

17 Nov 2009 3:15pm

Macrobaby from Vancouver, Canada

What a great photography event. This picture really gives us the feel of that event too! The lighting and tones are wonderful.

17 Nov 2009 3:28pm

Sriram from Chennai, India


17 Nov 2009 4:29pm

don from spokane, United States

The oblique sunlight and the natural steam and vapor surrounding an engine gives this shot a wonderful mood. One fine image!

17 Nov 2009 4:48pm

@don: Thanks, Don.

[email protected] from Paris, France

Look at that light on the viewers backs ! And again that wonderful Miss... Super(b)

17 Nov 2009 5:52pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Another great use of light here. It's amazing how well the steam is highlighted by the sunlight.

17 Nov 2009 6:29pm

mo.langel from Switzerland

Superbe image, les couleurs et la lumière sont magnifiques! Bravo!

17 Nov 2009 7:46pm

marc battault from clermont ferrand, France

a magnificent steam train, all around us! the colors are superb!
friendships, jack!

17 Nov 2009 7:51pm

missparis from PARIS, France

Géniale cette vieille loco

17 Nov 2009 8:10pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

That light and that train are gorgeous. I think I better get to Sumpter one of these days.

17 Nov 2009 9:09pm

@Steve Rice: Go for one of the photographer's days.

Antoine from BOURGES, France

Beautiful picture. Have a good day. Antoine.

17 Nov 2009 9:20pm

Yvon from Orleans, France

wow, wonderful, this old locomotiv

17 Nov 2009 9:43pm

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Light is gorgeous in this shot too!!! And love that you shot your fellow photographers......makes for an interesting shot, especially if you didn't know what was happening!!!

18 Nov 2009 12:11am

akarui from Kagoshima, Japan

Excellent light and mood. Must be fun to take that train.

18 Nov 2009 12:19am

@akarui: It was fun, but by the end of the day, it was tiring.

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

The light and tones are exquisite!

18 Nov 2009 1:18am

@Magda: Thank you, and thanks for your comments on all of my recent photographs.

Ajay from Pune, India

Looks everyone is ready to go for an adventure. :-)

18 Nov 2009 1:29am

@Ajay: You bet!

Michael from Deer Park, United States

wow the mood and light and color in this photo is so amazing! this is my favorite photo right now!

18 Nov 2009 2:28am

@Michael: Thanks, Michael.

Claudia from Illinois, United States

Look at all those old-time train buffs out there. I love it! Another gorgeous shot of this beautiful machine, Jack!

18 Nov 2009 4:32am

Jeff from Honolulu, United States

Beautiful lighting.

18 Nov 2009 8:22am

daniela scharnowski from Berlin, Germany

The light is really extraordinary - and a steam lok is always great - but most hilarous are all the photographer guys - concentrated and raring to go ;)

19 Nov 2009 11:16am

Francesc B. from région parisienne, France

Magic !!... lovely light.

20 Nov 2009 2:38pm

Toni from Eastern Washington, United States

Nailed it again!

21 Nov 2009 6:04am