It's the steam

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© Col Finnie
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A scan from a slide I took quite a few years ago. A bit grainy due to the fast speed I had to shoot at to get the steam effect I wanted.

A mate is a fireman for tourist steam trains. This shot taken while he was fiddling about doing whatever needs to be done to these magnificent machines. Couldn't resist this with the juxtaposition of the steam and clouds in the background. Location: Newport railyards a few kilometres out of Melbourne.

6 responses

  • Col Finnie

    Col Finnie said (16 May 2008):

    Ta a l. Me mate put on a bit of show with the steam. Glad he did.

  • Anna

    Anna gave props (16 May 2008):

    That is amazing ! beautiful work!

  • Col Finnie

    Col Finnie said (22 May 2008):

    Thank you Anna. It was handy havin' me mate in the cabin. And to be honest, it wasn't until after he let loose with all that steam that I noticed the nice relationship with the clouds on the horizon.

  • Maria Gonzalez

    Maria Gonzalez gave props (1 Jun 2008):

    What a great capture!! Love It!

  • Wallace Jones

    Wallace Jones gave props (21 Jan 2009):

    wow! i love it!

  • Cindy Griff

    Cindy Griff said (16 Jul 2009):

    You have done wonders with this most memorable shot!

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