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Challenge: Trains and Railroads III (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Canon EOS-6D
Lens: Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM
Date: Mar 18, 2014
Aperture: 2.8
ISO: 400
Shutter: 1/4000
Date Uploaded: Mar 18, 2014

Ugly days... full of rainy mess all week long.

Last afternoon of the challenge I went out... still misting.

So... I gave up on the dream of a gorgeous sky and went for a blown one instead behind this charming old-town style crossing sign... a graphic arts kinda thing.

Just one street over is a fancy new setup... with crossing bars and lights and everything that's not... charming.

I hope you like the simplicity of the image. I know it won't compete with the trains with billowing steam and charming engineers. But, still... I like this for what it is: a shot from the car in the rain with good ole boys slowing down to see if I need help.

Gotta love The South. Such charm and good folks.


Place: 17 out of 69
Avg (all users): 5.9038
Avg (commenters): 7.3333
Avg (participants): 5.6842
Avg (non-participants): 6.0303
Views since voting: 343
Views during voting: 213
Votes: 104
Comments: 8
Favorites: 1 (view)

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03/26/2014 03:42:21 PM
I like it Good Job :)
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
03/24/2014 07:20:08 PM
simple, and concise. excellent work. top 3 for me
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03/23/2014 04:43:03 PM
great shot!!!
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03/22/2014 12:45:57 PM
I thought this was great. The simplicity of a sign against a stark, white background. Well done.
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03/19/2014 04:13:02 PM
Plain and simple. I love it. 10
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03/19/2014 02:24:41 PM
Enjoy the simplicity of this.
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03/19/2014 01:56:49 PM
I'm a bit torn on this image...I detest photographs with strong white backgrounds. But, I find the rest of this well executed, and the sign with it's age and distress is rather interesting. I'm also smart enough(or at least I like think I am) to realize that a bad background could very easily kill this photo!
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03/19/2014 07:58:15 AM
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