On the Right Track

© Jim F. Caldwell

On the Right Track

Uploaded: February 06, 2002

Description

Shot in a small park near here - scanned from original negative

Comments

Donna R. Moratelli February 06, 2002

Jim, What a compelling moment! The human figure is placed in a perfect spot and the detail and monochrome color make it a great shot. #3380

Jim F. Caldwell February 06, 2002

Thank you Donna - I took this early one morning a couple weeks ago. The next day I was told my company was downsizing and that my job had been eliminated. I hope I am "on the right track" - the camera was set on a car window mount, and that's me on the tracks! #5292

Carl J. Morrison February 06, 2002

Jim,

I looked at your gallery...nice work. Saw this, or similar, photo there. Are you inserted digitally in the above picture, or was this a timed shot or by someone else. It's nice to have something on the tracks for the leading lines of the tracks and the distant vegatation to lead the eye to.

I was raised on a farm with the B & O running across our back property line so I've seen this type of scene many times as I walked to school...plenty of time for thoughts. #5294

Donna R. Moratelli February 06, 2002

You are on the right track. Good Luck with everything Jim #5295

Jim F. Caldwell February 06, 2002

Thanks Donna and Carl!
Carl - I took those both at the same time - some with me in the shot and some without. I posted the other one originally - but I think I like the one with the figure in it a bit better! #5298

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