Rusted Eye

Uploaded: August 01, 2006 04:15:56


f/5, 1/100th Second, ISO64, -.3ev
From my visit to the derelict train yard in Strasburg, PA.
08/06 Finalist, Details & Macro


Tamera S. Phillips August 01, 2006

Great macro Chris. Only you could make this look good! #495165

Chris Budny level-deluxe August 01, 2006

Well, thanks, Tamera! I beg to differ, but I appreciate the compliment! I was fortunate to find it already set against that yellow background. #3110075

Sharon Day level-classic August 01, 2006

Fantastic shot, Chris!!! I love rusty subjects and really wish I lived near a derelict train yard! Great capture! #3110888

Chris Budny level-deluxe August 01, 2006

Much appreciated, Sharon! I wouldn't say I live close to it... was about a 110 mile drive! The latest 3 images in my gallery are all from that trip to Strasburg, visiting the Strasburg Railroad, and the Pennsylvania Railroad Museum directly across the street. Very handy place for train lovers! #3111154

Jane M August 05, 2006

Fantastic detail and color Christopher. Maybe I should rethink what I photograph!! #3127307

Chris Budny level-deluxe August 05, 2006

;) Thanks, Jane... I've seen quite a few really cool rusty images here; thought I'd keep an eye out for an opportunity. (No pun intended!) #3127594

Dennis Flanagan September 26, 2006

I bet this does well in the monthly. #3364538

Chris Budny level-deluxe September 26, 2006

Definitely one of my fav's from my trip to Lancaster PA... And I like your track record of guessing Finalists/Winners ;) #3364798

Dennis Flanagan September 26, 2006

Told you it was good. Cheers. #3366402

Chris Budny level-deluxe September 26, 2006

;) Thanks, Dennis! #3367045

Barbara Helgason September 27, 2006

Congratulations Christopher, great macro. #3372122

Melissa G. Meiselman September 27, 2006

Congratulations on this most deserving finalist!!! #3372371

Chris Budny level-deluxe September 27, 2006

Barbara & Melissa; thanks so much for your comments! #3372497

Mick Burkey level-classic September 27, 2006

Congrats on the finals, Chris! Great capture, great macro. #3374020

Chris Budny level-deluxe September 27, 2006

Mick, thanks for checking out my Finalists, and the comment! #3374633

Sandra Freyler September 27, 2006

Congratulations, Christopher! :) #3374847

Mary Clarke September 27, 2006

Well done with the Finalist Christopher, wonderful detail #3374951

Chris Budny level-deluxe September 27, 2006

Thanks so much, both of you... This is my fav, of the 3 this month! #3375302

Jane M September 27, 2006

Well done for finalist Christopher! Great eye for detail. (No pun intended either!!!!) #3375548

Chris Budny level-deluxe September 27, 2006

Thanks, Jane! #3376377


Congratulations on this fantastic finalist Christopher!!! #3376435

Alana Ibe September 27, 2006

WOW!!!! Congratulations AGAIN!!!!!! Great macro!!! #3376812

Sharon Day level-classic September 27, 2006

Congratulations again, Chris!! Good luck next round! #3376879

Hendrik Storme September 28, 2006

Love the colors and structures, great focus! Big congrats Christopher! #3378169

Chris Budny level-deluxe September 28, 2006

Thanks so much, folks! I was pleasantly surprised to get a shallower-than-expected DOF on this... something my camera doesn't often excel at! #3378517

Mary N C. Taitt September 28, 2006

Congratulations Christopher for this and all your wonderful finalists! Mary :-D #3380103

Chris Budny level-deluxe September 28, 2006

Thank you Mary! #3380442

Kristi A. Howson September 29, 2006

Congratulations Christopher on ly your fantastic finalists this month. All excellent work! #3388572

Chris Budny level-deluxe September 30, 2006

Thanks, Kristi---this is my favorite of the three! #3389581

Revonda L. Gentry October 26, 2006

Wow!! You are kicking them out as usual!!:) Congratulations on this amazing macro!! #3503269

Chris Budny level-deluxe October 26, 2006

Thanks, Revonda; it is one of my favorite macro images I've taken. #3503278

Stanley J. Contrades October 27, 2006

CONGRATULATIONS once again, Chris, and best of luck to you with all of your Finalists in the next stage!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #3506570

Chris Budny level-deluxe October 27, 2006

Thanks, Stan! (Unfortunately, there is no "next stage" for this one---this was acutally an August Finalist. I think perhaps you and Revonda either hit the wrong link to view Sept. Finalists, or, maybe visited my gallery, and thought this was a Sept, in my first row of Finalists?) #3507884

Laura Clay-Ballard October 29, 2006

this is one fabulous macro! #3519272

Chris Budny level-deluxe October 30, 2006

Thank you Laura; I think it is one of my best so far. #3521737

Lynn Haack April 19, 2007

Love this beautiful depiction of "rust" - something not usually considered to be "pretty." It is the truly gifted photographer who can transform something mundane or even unsightly into something remarkably beautiful. You are that someone! Lynn #4187283

Chris Budny level-deluxe April 19, 2007

Lynn, thank you very much for your generous words! The derelict trains had so much fascinating detail, when you got up close... the colors of rust, worn paint, bare metal... just scream out for macro images! #4187795

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