Cross Country

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Cross Country

Uploaded: July 02, 2007

Description

CP Train on the way to Montreal.

Comments

Peter R. Hammer July 02, 2007

Interesting use of the orton technique (?). It works well to focus attention on the train and adds a dreamy quality to the image. Much better than a straight shot which would be boring. Well done RD. #684018

RD . July 02, 2007

Thanks Peter, you are right on both counts
and the original was very plain. I wanted to wait till the train came closer but it scared the ba-jeebers out of me. #4467279

Linda Blair July 02, 2007

Your effects are great and creative!! I agree with out the effect it would not be as interesting, way to go!!!!! #4467426

randy dannheim July 02, 2007

Well Done RD. By the way these are my initials RDD #4467441

RD . July 02, 2007

Linda and Randy! Thanks very much well appreciated. #4467489

Cassie L. Woodlee July 03, 2007

Beautiful, awesome effects Richard!!!! #4470243

RD . July 03, 2007

Hi Cassie and thanks very much for your kind comments! #4470693

Lynn Haack July 15, 2007

RD, Very cretive effects! I love the bold colors and perspective! Excellent comp...Lynn #4510489

Charlene Taylor July 17, 2007

Hi RD,
This is a wonderful composition. Trains are my favorite subject. #4518138

RD . July 18, 2007

Lynn and Charlene thank you both, very much! #4523816

Remi Trepanier July 19, 2007

Amazing colors and effect Richard! #4528421

Jim A. Carlson July 19, 2007

I like this photo because it seems as someone else said dream like.. and the colors are great! #4528625

RD . July 20, 2007

Remi and Jim thanks so much your comments are well appreciated. Cheers Richard! #4532605

Mitch Spence level-classic July 21, 2007

The wonderful effect is that one feels the power of the train so much more because of the softness all round it--as though it's thundering down on us out of the mist. #4537373

RD . July 22, 2007

Thanks Mitch and you are so right, that train was thundering! #4541555

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic July 27, 2007

So awesome and fabulous! --lisa #4570226

RD . July 28, 2007

Thanks for your support Lisa! #4572987

donnalee cataldo July 29, 2007

"What a great photo. I love it.
Donna #4575116

RD . July 29, 2007

Why thanks so much Donna, much appreciated! #4575568

Michael Umbreit July 29, 2007

Great technique...great end result! #4576236

RD . July 31, 2007

Thanks very much Mike! #4582264

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