Steam train/Dampflok (HDR)

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    Various wheels, pushrods and levers on an old steam train at the Train Museum in Kranichstein, Darmstadt, Germany. This is a museum where old steam trains are restored and occasionally fired up again. Lots of great motives to photograph there. Derived from an HDR image with 5 exposures of between 8 seconds and 0. 5 seconds. Processed with Photomatix Pro 2.5 and Photoshop Elements 5. Please view in full size for best effect.

    More details here (German only):

    www.museumsbahn.de/

    7 Days of Shooting, Traditional Tuesday, Black and White theme.

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    1. PC - My Shots@Photography 90 months ago | reply

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    3. margaret mendel 89 months ago | reply

      Amazing!! It's like a piece of sculpture. These workings are really beyond my understanding, but I certainly can appreciate their beauty!!! Wonderful shot!!!

    4. Jacob Koppel 87 months ago | reply

      incredible shot, black and white and a steam train, it couldnt get much better

    5. hector M.ARG 87 months ago | reply

      Nice shot, nice engine. Hector

    6. mad_world01 87 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Of a Bygone Age. (Retro Stuff), and we'd love to have your photo added to the group.

    7. Kenny Shackleford 85 months ago | reply


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    8. daCityDrifter 83 months ago | reply

      Wow...das ist aber auch sehr stark....Danke für die Auskunft!!

    9. vr6woman 78 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Ride The Rails, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    10. chapelcross 76 months ago | reply

      A very nice image, but I think it would have been better without HDR manipulation.

    11. Myra2009 [deleted] 76 months ago | reply

      The picture is awe inspiring.

    12. RiesenFotos 75 months ago | reply

      One word only: Great!

      Thank you for sharing your excellent photo! Please feel free, to have a look into my Photostream. Many Thanks from Germany.

    13. Images by A.J. 68 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Gallery of Steel: International Railway Art Exhibition, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    14. torgy2k 68 months ago | reply


      I saw this in the Flickr Golf Club

    15. jeffs4653 68 months ago | reply

      Great closeup of the working gear. I love it.

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    16. European Railway Pictures [deleted] 63 months ago | reply

      nice shot.

    17. pe_ha45 35 months ago | reply

      Ich durfte als Kind sogar auf einer Lok mitfahren (beim Rangieren auf dem Bahnhof). Bleibende Erinnerungen!!

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