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Author Topic: Wrenton  (Read 108417 times)

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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #1710 on: May 13, 2019, 09:41:30 PM »
roger

simply stunning scene again

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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #1711 on: May 14, 2019, 07:01:50 AM »
Roger,
Your layout just keeps getting better and better (or is it the photography?)
Cheers
Phil

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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #1712 on: May 14, 2019, 08:38:14 PM »
Roger,
Your layout just keeps getting better and better (or is it the photography?)
Cheers
Phil

Thanks Chris and Phil. I think it's the photography that's getting better -that new lens has made some shots easier than they were with the 'standard' lens. I should find some time to add a few bits and pieces to Wrenton but modelling time at present is spent trying to make a signal box. I wasn't happy with the first try, and the second met with an accident (involving blood!). So it's on to version three. One advantage of using my Silhouette Portrait cutting machine is that it takes very little time to cut a new set of components.

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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #1713 on: May 15, 2019, 09:47:35 AM »
Here's another photo of a village building taken with the telephoto lens. It's the farm house at the north end of the layout. The road bridge in the foreground did, of course, need a bus crossing it, a BR one at that.



I love this "tight" framing. Did you need to focus-stack this one?

Mike

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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #1714 on: May 15, 2019, 09:24:18 PM »
I love this "tight" framing. Did you need to focus-stack this one?

Thanks Mike. Yes, it needed a fifteen layer stack. One problem with the longer focal length lens is that it can only focus down to about a metre. I don't have much space around the layout, so the camera is usually closer than that. Hence the out of focus foliage in the centre foreground of the picture.

Here's something very different - a panoramic view of the north end of the station with our old friend the BR Class 5.


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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #1715 on: May 16, 2019, 07:19:50 PM »
Just caught up with your thread again, can only echo the compliments of others, lovely modelling and a great variety of loco's and rolling stock in a superb setting

Look forward to the next updates

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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #1716 on: May 16, 2019, 10:45:16 PM »
Thanks Andrew. I wish I had a greater variety of locos and rolling stock to include in my photos. I think the most recent motive power additions were a birthday present to myself last July - which means the time for another present is coming soon. I'd love to have a Castle which would be stretching Rule One somewhat, but I might give in to temptation...

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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #1717 on: May 16, 2019, 10:58:32 PM »
Thanks roger always takes time to build a collection but always look forward to more photos on your beautiful layout

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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #1718 on: May 17, 2019, 09:23:46 PM »
I found time to take a couple of photos today. Here's the 4MT shunting the yard.



Or you might prefer this version.


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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #1719 on: May 17, 2019, 09:31:37 PM »
im not playing spot the difference .... a really beautiful well
captured scene depicting a busy good yard. and what life must have been like a long time ago ! thank you for sharing this

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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #1720 on: May 17, 2019, 10:09:44 PM »
I think I prefer the topmost one with the greater depth of focus.

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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #1721 on: May 17, 2019, 10:28:46 PM »
The subject of the photo is the loco so should the focus be on that?

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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #1722 on: May 18, 2019, 06:55:43 AM »
It looks as though the bottom one has no focus stacking (or at least, very little).
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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #1723 on: May 18, 2019, 08:54:39 AM »
The subject of the photo is the loco so should the focus be on that?

Sorry, Bob, but I think it's more of a general shot and would have been zoomed more to the loco if it was the focus of the pic. Just my opinion, though.

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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #1724 on: May 18, 2019, 09:05:49 AM »
Great fun, Roger; thank you very much.

I prefer the top photograph which looks like one of yours.

The bottom one looks (a bit) like I took it!  Obviously I'd not have made such a good job of it but, hopefully, you know what I mean.

Best wishes.

John
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