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1.71 - "Needs Work" 

The night train.

After I went out shooting for some more traditional landscape with stars images, on my way back I rode past the railway line. I felt that the signals and passing by trains would give some opportunities for some interesting shots, so I got of my bicycle and set up my tripod, put on a a fast lens, and started shooting.

In the meantime the ground fog was rising up and adding a more and more interesting flare to the landscape and the signals.

I was experimenting with the exposure settings and already exposing as this train drove by. I honestly don't remember what I was thinking to up the ISO and narrow down the aperture for this shot; most shots in the series have a lower ISO and wider aperture! Still the effect of the moving train made this one of the more pleasing shots to me, showing motion and not yet so much light it blows out the highlights, and without too many distractions in the frame.

I brightened it up a little bit in post processing to show a bit more detail in the foreground and bring that ground-fog out a little bit more.

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