The Old Train

© Monika Sapek

The Old Train

Uploaded: June 16, 2003 17:38:42


Gary H. Minish level-deluxe June 16, 2003

Excellent IR shot, Monika! Very nicely composed and great perspective. #40470

Dolores Neilson May 26, 2019

A beautiful IR, Monika! Another fine work! #119493

Cathy M. Gromball May 26, 2019

Wonderful IR photo, Monika! I love the composition, perspective and detail!

Cathy :) #119494

Murry Grigsby May 26, 2019

Nicely done, Monika! #119516

Randy A. Myers level-classic May 26, 2019

Two thumbs up. Very nice image. #119581

Darren M. Alexander May 26, 2019

Wow! Really nice!

(hey, is that Snoqualmie?) #119656

Damian P. Gadal May 26, 2019

WOW - this is a winner Monika! :-) #119661

Monika Sapek level-classic May 26, 2019

Gary, Dolores, Cathy, Murry, Randy and Darren – thanks so much for your nice comments! You really surprised me with your fast responds! Wow! I just went watering my flowers and after I came back I found so many comments! Thanks!
“The Old Train” is a result of today’s trip to the – Yes, Darren! – to the Railway Museum in Snoqualmie. I was there many times, but for the first time during taking my photos of those really old trains I used my IR filter. As always we had a great time there – Kate and I- it is such a cool place!

Connie L. Carpenter May 26, 2019

Wow... this is SO good. Monika.. you have everything in this one.... great perspective, great exposure. great light... hmmmmm, great photographer. #119685

Darren K. Fisher level-classic May 26, 2019

Excllent job here Monika!! I really like this,,,, the IR was a good choice for this composition. #119852

Conrad L. Conero May 26, 2019

I can look at your photos forever, Monika. You're natural.
Conrad #119861

Leanne M.E. Boyd May 26, 2019

Great pic, Monika. I like the angle, b&w composition and the direction you have our eye traveling. Good shot. #120077

Conrad L. Conero May 26, 2019

My last post was supposed to read "You're a natural", which I hope you understood.
Conrad #120113

Monika Sapek level-classic May 26, 2019

Connie, Darren, Conrad and Leanne, thank you for your great comments! I appreciate them greatly!

Conrad – you know that my English isn’t so good, so I was thinking a long time, before I figured out what you meant ;-). And you know what I think; I think you are too kind for me as always! ;-)
Thank you, Conrad!

Timothy L. Leggett May 26, 2019

I am in total agreement with the others, Beautiful job, Monika

Tim #120399

Monika Sapek level-classic May 26, 2019

Thank you, Tim!

Evy Johansen level-classic May 26, 2019

This is a beautiful shot - just perfect! #120432

Conrad L. Conero May 26, 2019

Being a "natural" means you have an inherent skill. For example, the world chess champion Capablanca in the 1920's was a "natural". He was unbeatable without ever having studied. I think the judges share my opinion of your work. I counted at least 3 finalists of yours in the last contest.
I'll be lucky to ever make it that far. :)

Monika Sapek level-classic May 26, 2019

Thank you for your comment, Evy! I appreciate your taking time to write to me!

Conrad, I have to tell you that I learn all the time! And I’ll never stop it, because …I love it! I love to read and study other people’s photos carefully. Today I bought Bryan Peterson’s book “Learning to see creatively”, so we will see how I turn out after I read this book ;-).
Thank you again for writing to me! I love to read your notes!

Kathleen Clemons July 07, 2003

Wow, Monika! Excellent! Congratulations! #135017

Mette Vendelboe Allison level-classic July 07, 2003

A great and unique IR shot! Congrats and good luck! #135101

Dolores Neilson July 07, 2003 did I miss this terrific IR!! Wonderful and congratulations, MIss Monika!! #135265

Murry Grigsby July 07, 2003

Congrats, Monika! #135268

Leanne M.E. Boyd July 07, 2003

Congrats, Monika and good luck!!! #135364

Wolfgang Dolak July 07, 2003

Congratulations, Monica!
birdie #135826

Timothy L. Leggett July 07, 2003

congratualations, Monica.

Tim #135973

Conrad L. Conero July 07, 2003

Okay, Monika, tell me again that you're not a good photographer. :) Congratulations, again.
Conrad #135974

LJ Corliss level-classic July 07, 2003

Congrats to you :) #136445

Gary H. Minish level-deluxe July 08, 2003

Alright, Monika! Good luck in the finals with this! #137650

Monika Sapek level-classic July 08, 2003

Hey, that’s a big surprise for me! I made it again!! ;-)
I am so glad that you like this photo and you send me your wonderful notes, everyone! Thank you for taking your time and writing to me!

Conrad, you made me smile again! Thank you!

Evy Johansen level-classic July 08, 2003

Congratulations, Monika! I'm happy to see this one in the finals! Good Luck! #138091

Monika Sapek level-classic July 09, 2003

Thank you, Evy! I’m really glad you like it!

Terry McCully July 11, 2003

I love IR and have some here myself in my portfolio. PERFECT composition and great looking tones and train! #140407

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