How to Take Better Train Travel Photos

For an Internet Rail Travelogue, and for Personal Use.

By Carl Morrison at MoKnowsPhotos.com - Carl@TrainWeb.com - TrainWeb.org/Carl

(The photo examples are best viewed while online, since some references are to photos on other web pages of mine.)

Click any photo to see a double-sized copy, click BACK in your browser to return to this page.

2.  Use both horizontal and vertical format,

whichever best fits your subject.  Notice both the use of horizontal format above in pictures 1.1 and 1.3, and the vertical format in pictures 1.2 and 1. 4.  The decision as to which format to use should be made based on which format best captures your subject without extraneous elements.

DSC02916.jpg
2.1
While shooting #93 (above) at the Steam in Winter shoot, I realized that I was not getting all the smoke and steam using the horizontal format in the first runby.  So, I turned to the vertical format (right) and was able to get closer to the engine and still get the steam.
DSC02920.jpg
2.2




Links to Concepts by Number:   1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | Links Page

[ Taking Better Train Photos | TrainWeb.com | MoKnowsPhotos.com | Carl's Rail Travelogues ]