Caboose in Morning Light

© Robert A. Burns

Caboose in Morning Light

Michelle Alton level-classic 1/3/2010 3:54:20 AM

Stunning work, Robert. #1222507

Kenny Metro level-classic 1/3/2010 6:32:00 AM

Thing of the past now.Nice shot of this old Caboose. #8266105

Robert Jensen level-classic 1/3/2010 6:37:44 AM

Gotta love early morning light, and it looks great on this boxcar. #8266145

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 1/3/2010 7:23:27 AM

Just love this, Robert. Instant fav. #8266364

Nikki McDonald level-classic 1/3/2010 7:30:45 AM

Gorgeous light and color, Robert. #8266396

Clyde P. Smith 1/3/2010 11:35:07 AM

Beautiful colors, POV anbd light Robert. #8266920

Craig W. Myers level-classic 1/21/2010 10:50:15 PM

Beautiful image! #8320248

Robert A. Burns level-classic 1/22/2010 1:15:46 AM

Thank you for all your comments.

On the day that I took this photo, I was there to shoot Praters Mill across the street from this caboose. I was heading back to my car, ready to pack it in after an hour and a half of photography in cold wet weather. Then I saw this caboose illuminated in the most beautiful light that I had seen in quite some time.


Craig W. Myers level-classic 1/27/2010 12:22:03 AM

Congrats on POTD. #8333337

Mary K. Robison level-classic 1/27/2010 12:24:49 AM

Wonderful light and pov ~
Congratulations on your well deserved POTD! #8333339

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 1/27/2010 12:25:10 AM

Wonderful light and colors, Bob. CONGRATZ. on the POTD Award!

UB. #8333340

Toni Riggs level-classic 1/27/2010 12:27:07 AM

Beautiful, congrats! #8333342

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic 1/27/2010 12:34:44 AM

Beautiful image,Robert, Congratulations!!! #8333354

Avril Young level-classic 1/27/2010 12:46:42 AM

wow, this is stunning...congrats on you POTD.. #8333358

Jeffrey R. Bange level-classic 1/27/2010 12:55:46 AM

Congratulations on a well deserved POTD, love the color and lighting of this old relic. #8333361

Siete Meeter level-classic 1/27/2010 12:55:58 AM

Beautiful image,Robert, Congratulations!!!


Katarina Mansson 1/27/2010 1:35:29 AM

Stunning HDR! Congratulations on your POTD! #8333392

Susie Peek-Swint 1/27/2010 2:35:10 AM

Terrific image and HDR work Robert ~ many congrats on POTD! #8333432

Patricia A. Casey level-classic 1/27/2010 3:04:33 AM

Congratulations, Robert....Always such a treat to get those "serendipitous" moments...ready to "pack it in" and there it is!!!! Beautiful capture & nice HDR work! Cheers, #8333474

Richard M. Waas level-classic 1/27/2010 3:18:15 AM

Congrats on a beautiful image and on a deserving POTD. Great HDR work...... #8333501

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 1/27/2010 3:23:47 AM

Beautiful image, Robert, excellent use of HDR.

Congratulations on your POTD!
Debby #8333514

Nikki McDonald level-classic 1/27/2010 3:24:40 AM

As I said before, the light and colors are just stunning here, Robert. Congratulations on the POTD #8333517

Joan E. Hoffman level-classic 1/27/2010 3:32:09 AM

Wonderful light, colour and subject! Kind of a shame you didn't receive the POTD 2 days ago.... on Robbie Burns Day!!!! Congratultions Robert #8333542

Joy Rector level-classic 1/27/2010 4:02:36 AM

congrats on the POTD #8333632

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 1/27/2010 4:11:43 AM

Great color and light!
Congratz on your POTD!
~♥~Lisa #8333668

Leslie McLain level-classic 1/27/2010 4:28:13 AM

Beautiful colors and light. Congrats on your POTD. #8333725

Kerry Penn level-classic 1/27/2010 4:28:47 AM

Beautiful shot. I love the HDR treatment. #8333729

Cathy Barrows 1/27/2010 5:02:21 AM

congrats on your you mean Prater Mill in North Georgia #8333808

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 1/27/2010 6:14:28 AM

Congratulations Robert. A beautiful POTD. Great light, colors, textures and POV! #8333965

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 1/27/2010 6:26:10 AM

I love everything about it Robert, colors, pov the sky!

Well deserved POTD and I hope we see it again

jo ann c. #8334000

Marsha S. Smith 1/27/2010 6:26:53 AM

This is gorgeous. Congratulations on the POTD! #8334006

Sheri Camarda level-classic 1/27/2010 6:27:07 AM

Congratulations! Nice capture! Nicely done!!! #8334008

Robert Jensen level-classic 1/27/2010 6:33:29 AM

Congrats on the POTD - glad to see this one again #8334027

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 1/27/2010 6:35:03 AM

on your wonderful POTD!!! 8o) #8334032

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 1/27/2010 6:39:05 AM

Absolutely gorgeous, Robert. Huge congrats on this outstanding POTD. Hope to see this again. #8334051

Nancy J. Locke 1/27/2010 6:43:05 AM

A beautiful capture, Robert!!! Looove the color contrast, POV, detail and more.


Nancy J Locke #8334068

Les Rhoades level-classic 1/27/2010 6:50:01 AM

Congrats on your POTD selection!

Nice comp and color #8334094

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 1/27/2010 7:07:42 AM

It's a pretty image in HDR! Congrats on the POTD! #8334132

Diane L. Thomas level-classic 1/27/2010 7:11:22 AM

Robert I love this shot. Congratulations on POTD and the EP. #8334137

Kathryn Wesserling level-classic 1/27/2010 7:33:38 AM

For a big fan of train pix, I really fell for this image! That ghostly figure in the window is intriguing. Beautiful job, Robert. #8334164

Janice Mezzacappa level-classic 1/27/2010 7:59:51 AM

Huge Congrats Robert on this awesome HDR capture and POTD!!! #8334211

Rona L. Schwarz 1/27/2010 8:29:49 AM

Congratulations on this stunning POTD, Robert! The lighting is really special, love the colors and the POV. Very well-done HDR capture. #8334247

Robert A. Burns level-classic 1/27/2010 8:38:28 AM

Thanks for all the congratulatory comments.

To Cathy Barrows: Yes, I was referring to Praterís Mill in Varnell, Ga.

To Kathy Wesserling: The ghostly figure is caused by a cardboard box as seen through a torn piece of plastic hanging down from the top of the window.

Here is the photo of Prater's Mill that I took earlier that morning, while it was still overcast and snowing.

-Bob #8334258

Dianna Murphy 1/27/2010 9:17:20 AM

Congrats on your lovely POTD. What awesome light and color! #8334308

Karen E. Baumann 1/27/2010 9:30:33 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful POTD! Love the bright and bold colors! Lighting is momentary for those great shots, well taken and presented! #8334338

Kathryn Wesserling level-classic 1/27/2010 12:00:25 PM

Bob! Bob! Bob! You took away the romance - I was sure it was the ghost of a brakeman of yesteryear, taking a well-earned dinner rest! lolllllllllllllll #8334696

John Connolly level-classic 1/27/2010 1:37:28 PM

Congratulations on your well deserved POTD, Robert! The color and technical excellence is outstanding! #8334904

Lindley Johnson level-classic 1/27/2010 3:24:21 PM

Great color and wonderful warm light, Robert! Congratulations on your excellent POTD! #8335116

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 1/28/2010 12:05:38 AM

Congratulations Robert on your POTD Win!!!

Dominick #8336250

Richard D. Love level-classic 1/29/2010 5:05:31 AM

Congratulations, Robert. Wonderful light, comp, colors, and textures. Well done.

Rick #8339220

Ivan Chacon 1/31/2010 8:24:35 PM

Realy beautiful work! Congrats on your POTD! :) #8345673

Michelle Alton level-classic 2/25/2010 12:15:38 PM

Wow....this is a BRILLIANT winner, Robert. Congratulations! #8415530

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 2/25/2010 11:45:44 PM

Beautiful capture, Robert. CONGRATZ on striking Gold!!

UB. #8417335

Katarina Mansson 2/26/2010 2:18:30 AM

Congratulations on your superb winner Robert! #8417478

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 5/4/2010 11:55:22 PM

Congratulations Robert on your Win!!!

Dominick #8589787

Nancy L. Green level-classic 3/11/2013 5:58:09 PM

Hi Robert, I see why this beauty got both POTD, CONGRATULATIONS and VERY well deserved!!! <>< #10605482

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Taken at Prater's Mill 12-5-09. HDR Image from three photos. Photomatix Pro. f/20 ISO 100 10-22mm lens @10mm Category: Lighting - Side Lighting. This caboose is lit by the early morning sun. The side-lighting (along with the use of a wide-angle lens) gives depth and a three-dimensional quality to the caboose.

Exif: F Number: 19.9, ISO: 100, FocalLength: 10.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 50D

Uploaded on 1/3/2010 3:37:05 AM All Time Best Photo Contest Winner Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner Photo of the Day

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