15 Tips for Better Train & Railway Photos - B&H Photo

RBrodzinsky May 12, 2019

  1. RBrodzinsky

    RBrodzinsky Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

    B&H Photo, in honor of the 150th anniversary of the Golden Spike, posted this article

    Some very simple and basic tips, along with some great ideas to really help one step up to the next level
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  2. Hardcoaler

    Hardcoaler TrainBoard Member

    Thanks for that Rick -- lots of excellent information there. The author writes that "scouting out locations is a big key to getting the best images possible" and it's so very true. It's a lot harder than it used to be, with fences, phone poles, billboards, vehicles and other impediments ruining compositions. If I can't find a pleasing composition, I won't take a picture.
  3. BoxcabE50

    BoxcabE50 Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

    Safety. Oh yes.

    For me, it is very frequently difficult to simply find a place where one can pull off the roadway, get out of the vehicle and grab that photo. Other traffic roaring past, within inches..... :(
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