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Just to let you know we have some new challenges starting Monday 1st July 2019, you can find more details here:

New TIPF Challenges

Ryewolf Ryewolf

The Weekly Caption 26/08/2019

All you have to do is add a caption - or two if you fancy.....

http://www.tipf.co.uk/forums/topic/30771-the-weekly-caption-26082019/

Ryewolf

Don't forget ... you've got about 7 days to post in NOVEMBER'S In Focus Challenge, this month is themed: Abstract. Deadline midnight on SATURDAY 30th NOVEMBER for your entries (a maximum of 4) in the latest monthly TIPF IN FOCUS challenge.

http://www.tipf.co.uk/forums/topic/33671-tipf-in-focus-november-2019-themed-abstract/

Good Luck  everyone ...;)

colinb

How to Shoot Trains In The Dark

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Pick a really cold night and make sure you get to your chosen location early.

 

Hopefully you will get the chance to shoot a previously scheduled train to practise and check your settings:-

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Once you are happy wait for the feature loco.

 

 ...wait a bit longer in the freezing cold.

 

If the scheduled train does not appear ask a helpful railway worker who might tell you the train has been delayed by 30 minutes :-(

 

...Wait a bit longer in the freezing weather wondering if the camera battery will be ok.

 

At last you can hear the train  :-) so get ready to pan the camera as before and hey presto a great night shot of a steam train ... er oh oops.

 

Remember next time to prepare for the unexpected such as elderly gentlemen stepping out onto the yellow zone - buggerit !!!!!

 

Still there is always next weekends Christmas Special to try again :-/

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Ha ha, how frustrating. Guess you could clone him out. 

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Next time try the inbound end of the platform or a roll of razor wire 😧

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That must have been really frustrating.....

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11 hours ago, Bill said:

Next time try the inbound end of the platform or a roll of razor wire 😧

It'll have to be the razor wire Bill, its pitch black with no lighting just before the platform which is why I headed off to the other end - next time I'll stand on the yellow area.

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11 hours ago, CMunzel said:

Ha ha, how frustrating. Guess you could clone him out. 

 To be fair it came through at one hell of a pace probably faster than the diesel, maybe had his foot down trying to catch up some of the time they lost.

 

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