Caboose in Morning Light

Uploaded: January 03, 2010 03:37:04


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


Michelle Alton January 03, 2010

Stunning work, Robert. #1222507

Kenny Metro level-classic January 03, 2010

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

Robert Jensen January 03, 2010

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

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic January 03, 2010

Just love this, Robert. Instant fav. #8266364

Nikki McDonald level-classic January 03, 2010

Gorgeous light and color, Robert. #8266396

Clyde Smith level-deluxe January 03, 2010

Beautiful colors, POV anbd light Robert. #8266920

Craig W. Myers level-classic January 21, 2010

Beautiful image! #8320248

Robert A. Burns level-addict January 22, 2010

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 January 27, 2010

Congrats on POTD. #8333337

Mary K. Robison January 27, 2010

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

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic January 27, 2010

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

UB. #8333340

Toni Riggs January 27, 2010

Beautiful, congrats! #8333342

Ujjwal Mukherjee January 27, 2010

Beautiful image,Robert, Congratulations!!! #8333354

Avril Young January 27, 2010

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

Jeffrey R. Bange January 27, 2010

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

Siete Meeter January 27, 2010

Beautiful image,Robert, Congratulations!!!


Katarina Mansson January 27, 2010

Stunning HDR! Congratulations on your POTD! #8333392

Susie Peek-Swint January 27, 2010

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

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe January 27, 2010

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 January 27, 2010

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

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict January 27, 2010

Beautiful image, Robert, excellent use of HDR.

Congratulations on your POTD!
Debby #8333514

Nikki McDonald level-classic January 27, 2010

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

Joan E. Hoffman January 27, 2010

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 January 27, 2010

congrats on the POTD #8333632

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic January 27, 2010

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

Leslie McLain level-classic January 27, 2010

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

Kerry Penn level-classic January 27, 2010

Beautiful shot. I love the HDR treatment. #8333729

Cathy Barrows January 27, 2010

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

Donna La Mattino Pagakis January 27, 2010

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

JO ANN CLEVELAND January 27, 2010

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 January 27, 2010

This is gorgeous. Congratulations on the POTD! #8334006

Sheri Camarda level-deluxe January 27, 2010

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

Robert Jensen January 27, 2010

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

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic January 27, 2010

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

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic January 27, 2010

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

Nancy J. Locke January 27, 2010

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


Nancy J Locke #8334068

Les Rhoades level-classic January 27, 2010

Congrats on your POTD selection!

Nice comp and color #8334094

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic January 27, 2010

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

Diane L. Thomas January 27, 2010

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

Kathryn Wesserling January 27, 2010

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 January 27, 2010

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

Rona L. Schwarz January 27, 2010

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-addict January 27, 2010

Thanks for all the congratulatory comments.

To Cathy Barrows: Yes, I was referring to Prater’s 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 January 27, 2010

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

Karen E. Baumann January 27, 2010

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 January 27, 2010

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 January 27, 2010

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

Lindley Johnson level-classic January 27, 2010

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

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict January 28, 2010

Congratulations Robert on your POTD Win!!!

Dominick #8336250

Richard D. Love January 29, 2010

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

Rick #8339220

Ivan Chacon January 31, 2010

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

Michelle Alton February 25, 2010

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

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic February 25, 2010

Beautiful capture, Robert. CONGRATZ on striking Gold!!

UB. #8417335

Katarina Mansson February 26, 2010

Congratulations on your superb winner Robert! #8417478

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict May 04, 2010

Congratulations Robert on your Win!!!

Dominick #8589787

Nancy L. Green level-classic March 11, 2013

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

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