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Trainspotting
Trainspotting
fmalan


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Challenge: Movie Titles II (Basic Editing)
Camera: Nikon D80
Lens: Sigma 10-20mm f/4-5.6 EX DC HSM for Nikon
Location: The Hague, Netherlands
Date: May 16, 2008
Aperture: f/32
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/2
Galleries: Urban, Transportation
Date Uploaded: May 16, 2008

A Dutch NS train rumbles into the station at the Hague ("Station Den Haag HS").

It was difficult not overexposing this shot! I had my Sigma 10-20 on my camera, and zoomed in to 20mm to get the smallest possible f-stop of F/32, which enabled me to go to 0.5 seconds at ISO100 (the trains move slowly when about to stop, and this was the train I had to get onto).

Would have been nicer without the laptop bag and if the person was more isolated and less blurry. But overall I'm very happy with this shot.

editing:
- cooler white balance (was measured incorrectly)
- slight crop to remove some blurred detail in right-hand edge

Statistics
Place: 25 out of 246
Avg (all users): 6.3299
Avg (commenters): 8.0000
Avg (participants): 6.5467
Avg (non-participants): 6.1933
Views since voting: 1340
Views during voting: 350
Votes: 194
Comments: 13
Favorites: 4 (view)


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 Comments Made During the Challenge
05/27/2008 10:47:14 PM
The other trainspotting shot, at least you spelled it right.... This is exceptional, I really like it and will do better than me for sure. good luck. 9.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
05/27/2008 09:55:22 PM
cool photo! i love the yellow
05/27/2008 02:33:43 PM
Schitterende foto, en een geweldige film !
05/27/2008 12:53:09 PM
Good showing of motion but the picture is just to busy.
05/24/2008 03:35:58 PM
Nice use of a zoomblur and the bold yellow trains really stand out.
05/24/2008 07:22:51 AM
Nice shot
05/23/2008 01:13:21 AM
Don't think she's gonna make that train! I love how it looks like it's going so fast! Very fun :o)
05/22/2008 10:42:43 AM
one of my favourites
05/22/2008 12:59:06 AM
i love the blur
05/21/2008 11:55:29 PM
I'd like to see a slightly slower shutter speed.
05/21/2008 08:40:10 PM
Nicely executed and interesting as well.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
05/21/2008 06:06:08 PM
You've picked the one film loads of people picked, but this is by far the best. Well done. 10 :-)

Funnily enough I expected loads of people would pick the same film as me, but they didn't. Oh well, that's by the by. Hope to see this on the front page next Wednesday morning.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
05/21/2008 05:57:35 PM
I like that concept


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