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Everyone has a "HomeTown", hopefully it still has a depot, and they are always special. Where is yours? Here's mine in April 1989. It still looks the same, It was bulit in 1874 by the Michigan Central Railroad, and is now Amtrak's second oldest station in the USA.
-M. Ross Valentine
My home town staion (depot) was mostly demolished long ago, although fortunately the stone building has been "recycled". I like this - simple composition, nice clear colour and so on.
 
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I looked at this photo, then I asked myself... "What's wrong with it?"

The train isn't producing any shadows like the station's exterior is. Digital manipulation? It's distracting. :(
 
Sorry to burst your bubble- No digital manipulation, pretty much a straight scan from an old Kodachrome, cropped with some correction of levels, lost during the scanning process. Besides, compositing an image of a train frame a seperate scene is too much work :) The angle the photo was shot at would not produce the same shadows as on the depot, as it is what I call "Torpedo light" due to time of day, time of year, and angle of tracks. Not always the easiest to work with.
-MRV
 
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Ahh! Thanks for the explanation
 

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