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Rainy Rails

Posted by
Stephen Phillips (San Francisco, United States) on 20 October 2009 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

Peninsula Cal-Train Station in San Francisco on a very stormy day. The 11:07 AM southbound train has taken on its passengers and is prepared to depart.

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yz from Budapest, Hungary

great compo, love that one train is missing to break the symmetry, i guess it was hard work for you getting that train ou t of the way :))

20 Oct 2009 6:42am

Mike from Shell village, United Kingdom

Impressive shot with those huge double-deckers, it looks great in B/W.

20 Oct 2009 7:50am

Anthony Morgan Lambert from Bielefeld(an old West Wales boy), Germany

Once again showing scenes I may never see first hand,great shot.

20 Oct 2009 8:40am

Pepe Cabrera from Cuidad de Antipolo, Philippines

I love it! I love that shiny part, caused by the rain to the floor.

20 Oct 2009 8:47am

k@ from Paris, France

Ah ! What a super(b) angle, i enjoy it utterly**

20 Oct 2009 9:22am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Ugh....looks a rotten day. Great shot though.

20 Oct 2009 11:02am

Marcie from Newton, United States

Love your point-of-view and the almost perfectly symmetrical framing. The rain's reflections really work for you here!!!

20 Oct 2009 11:47am

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Fantastic composition playing with the symmetry, and a great b/w. The rain puts good reflections on the floor.
** I have heard something about the paintings on an important tunnel in SF. Have you been there?

20 Oct 2009 11:47am

Lee from Osaka, Japan

Well seen and captured.

20 Oct 2009 1:07pm

Alun from cheshire, United Kingdom

great shot, they look very big trains

20 Oct 2009 5:49pm

Fernando Barão from Lisbon, Portugal

great!!! the light, composition, reflection, just perfect!!!

20 Oct 2009 7:59pm

Chris from South Jersey, United States

awesome symmetry - great in b&w......

20 Oct 2009 8:15pm

Liang from San Francisco, United States

i love the way you composed this in monochrome giving a nice reflection from the water on the ground. great composition!

20 Oct 2009 8:21pm

Yonatan from Bronx, United States

Nice depth and surface reflections.

20 Oct 2009 9:22pm

susan from United States

Beautiful day for a camera, huh??? Lovely shot, especially in b&w !!

21 Oct 2009 12:07am

jeff (aka dogilicious) from Millerstown, PA, United States

I thought the sign said "bearding assistance" HAHAHA. Great angle. really like the tones of this.

21 Oct 2009 1:19am

ordinaryimages from Kentucky Bluegrass, United States

The Black & White to San Jose. best...jerry

21 Oct 2009 3:21am

Ian Bramham from Manchester, United Kingdom

a really magical B&W.....wonderful work Stephen!

22 Oct 2009 6:41am

Pierre C. from Belgium

Nice B&W, Bravo!

Pierre C.

22 Oct 2009 1:51pm

dj.tigersprout from New York City, United States

a very powerful composition! excellent light and details!

26 Oct 2009 1:38pm