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Rolling Hard

Posted by
Stephen Phillips (San Francisco, United States) on 3 June 2010 in Transportation and Portfolio.

Our Union Pacific freight is really rolling along now as the last few cars of the long train are about to clear this crossing.

(third of three images)

Canon 5D mkII w/ Canon 16-35mm f/2.8 L II lens. ISO 50 at 16mm - f/16 - 1/3 second

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ismerie from Montcy-Notre-Dame, France

Belle application de l'effet du filé.

3 Jun 2010 5:21am

Marie LC from Dauphiné, France

Fantastique ! beau rendu de la vitesse, bel angle de prise de vue aussi

3 Jun 2010 5:21am

Nick from Los Altos, California, United States

Nice shot!
Where is this?

3 Jun 2010 5:45am

yz from Budapest, Hungary

wow, trains go at lightspeed there :)

3 Jun 2010 6:29am

Olivier from Manage, Belgium

ghost train...perfect slow shot!

3 Jun 2010 7:08am

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

This is by far my favorite. I agree with Oliver, "ghost train".

3 Jun 2010 11:41am

Anthony Morgan Lambert from Bielefeld(old west wales boy), Germany

I love the fact that you can see right through the train !! Once again a very good point of view Stphen !!

3 Jun 2010 2:04pm

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

Oh my, what a great idea and Stephen, you've executed this simply masterfully!!! Every element here is impeccable... very unique atmosphere... unforgettable!!!

3 Jun 2010 2:21pm

MontereyJohn from Salinas, California, United States

Wowzer! You have got to include your meta data with these post Stephen! This is so cool.

3 Jun 2010 3:40pm

JPS from Le Havre, France

Cool !! and after ???

3 Jun 2010 3:55pm

Chris from South Jersey, United States

awesome shot - love the view of the trees through the car - almost like the train has hit warp speed!!

3 Jun 2010 5:29pm

jlm from Västerås, Sweden

Well captured

3 Jun 2010 8:18pm

Phil David Alexander Morris from Saskatoon, Canada

This is a masterpiece, the only way I can figure it is you exposed it for several seconds until everything went through, forget it I don't know how you accomplished this.

3 Jun 2010 9:32pm

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Great impression of speed and mass!

3 Jun 2010 10:51pm

pete from Australia

YES that is an excellent image, the transparency of the 'ghost train' - excellent...

3 Jun 2010 11:46pm

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

superb capture of the passing train! good light and just the right shutter speed!

4 Jun 2010 1:20am

David from Detroit, United States

Great capture of the sense of speed and movement.

4 Jun 2010 2:37am

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Buenísima, Stephen, fantástica. Great speed!

4 Jun 2010 10:27am

pixator from Kerman, Iran

Superb shot!!

4 Jun 2010 8:12pm

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Wonderful the reflections!!!

5 Jun 2010 5:20pm

Girish from Hyderabad, India

Steve, how I love this picture. I still cant get right with these kind of pictures where I try to capture the motion effect. If you could give me some advice, I would really appreciate. I am not able to get the main subject very clearly. Sometimes the subject also gets blurred out.

6 Jun 2010 3:32pm

Laurent from Lyon, France

very nice long exposure. I like it very much

6 Jun 2010 5:01pm

Magda from Vancouver, Canada


7 Jun 2010 4:21pm

Tim from Ft. Worth, United States

awesome companion. wow. this is soooo hard to do. nicely done :)

11 Jun 2010 3:05am