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Can You See the Big Picture?

April 21, 2010

We all like to think that we’re able to “see the big picture”. Myself included. Yet somehow, I have rarely photographed the “big picture”.

Looking at my shots from over the years, the train is predominant in 95% of the images. There’s nothing wrong with that type of photograph, but I wish I had taken more shots that show the overall scene.

So I’ve started taking more shots that show the “big picture”,  where the train is but a small part of the overall environment. Kind of like a landscape photograph that happens to have a train running through it…

KCS manifest PALR (Port Arthur-Laredo) passes through Sugar Land, TX on March 17, 2010

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. Andy Pierce permalink
    April 22, 2010 12:26 am

    I think we need to do some of this when im back home.

  2. Rick Malo permalink
    January 14, 2011 6:16 pm

    Great shot! So many things to enjoy in this picture.

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