Waiting at the signal box


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rpcutts October 11, 2009, 10:10 AM
Awesome.
littletank October 11, 2009, 10:16 AM
Thank you very much for your kind comment but would you be kind enough to tell me what you particularly like about this image? This will help me a great deal for the future.
rpcutts October 11, 2009, 10:47 AM
I'm a sucker for things old fashioned. I like steam trains and I like old train platforms where there are houses built into the platform.

Everything about the picture screams old and quaint. From the colour and the grain to the guy wearing a waistcoat.

When was this taken?

littletank October 11, 2009, 11:02 AM
It was taken about 30 years ago, as a colour slide, at a restored railway system (Severn Valley Railway) and this shot just screamed out for the treatment it got. 30 - 40 years ago, when I had my own darkroom I was never able to get to grips with colour processing. Now, in the age of the digital-darkroom I can satisfy some of my old frustrations.
dotism October 17, 2009, 03:14 AM
This is fantastic.
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