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Freight Train 1

Sunday, February 11 2007 | 20895, Kensington, Trains

CSX freight train. Nikon D200 5secs f8.

I was taking a few nights shots of Kensington station when I heard a freight train approaching. I set a 5 second exposure and hoped for the best. I was able to capture a couple of frames that I liked the look of but it was starting to get cold and I didn’t fancy waiting for the next one to try again. I will wait for the weather to improve and try again.

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Comments

Comment from Anna
Time: Sunday, February 11, 2007, 4:52 pm

Wonderful shot! I love it.

Comment from Susan
Time: Sunday, February 11, 2007, 5:46 pm

Amazing shot! I really, really like everything about it.

Comment from ming_the_merciless
Time: Friday, February 16, 2007, 2:24 pm

Great motion shot!! Looks kinda dangerous.

At first, I thought…WOW, he climbed over the fence to take this photo. Then I saw the seats on the railing. Phew!!!

Comment from John
Time: Sunday, February 18, 2007, 7:30 pm

The image was taken from the platform of the commuter station. I didn’t think it would be a problem till the the engine passed and the shock wave hit me. Nothing to bad but for a second I was wondering if I was going to have a problem.

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Time: Saturday, December 1, 2007, 1:10 am

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