Candid Metro by Ken Thomas Photography

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A quick candid composition while sitting on the bench at the Smithsonian Metro Rail Station in Washington D.C.

Camera: Fuji S100fs

I have a passion for capturing the true reality of the moment. Shooting with 35mm film and digital capture in an analog style to bring home that pure beauty.

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  • Fred Mitchell
    Fred Mitchellabout 5 years ago

    Smoking on a train. That would get you a fine out here. Excellent record.

  • LOL, these trains only stop for a few seconds so this is quite the fleeting moment.

    – Ken Thomas Photography

  • eelsblueEllen
    eelsblueEllenabout 5 years ago

    This is awesome, nicely framed, very cool.

  • Thanks, I had to frame fast and get the capture before the train pulled off.

    – Ken Thomas Photography

  • Isa Rodriguez
    Isa Rodriguezabout 5 years ago

    such an awesome shot. i love its simplicity. perfect framing of the subject

  • Thanks Isa, I’m glad that the composition worked for this capture. I couldn’t move back so, 28mm worked just fine, it also let me use F2.8 at this focal length.

    – Ken Thomas Photography

  • Arie Intveld
    Arie Intveldabout 5 years ago

    Well observed and great composition!

  • Thanks, the train pulled up and this was the view in front of me. I only had a few seconds to check composition and get the capture.

    – Ken Thomas Photography

  • J.K. York
    J.K. Yorkalmost 5 years ago

    sometimes the less time you have to think about it the better. great candid capture. well done.

  • Thanks, the timing and my location worked great for this capture. This Fuji was superb in this location and lighting.

    – Ken Thomas Photography

  • trueblvr
    trueblvralmost 5 years ago

    this is really very good!!

  • Thank you for the complement!!!! It’s the fleeting moments that seem to work best.

    – Ken Thomas Photography

  • thv73
    thv73almost 5 years ago

    Very cool work, I love the lines and different defined spaces in your composition. Superb !

  • Thanks very much Thierry!!! I only had a few seconds to capture this so, I’m glad I got a good one.

    – Ken Thomas Photography

  • RapidEdith
    RapidEdithalmost 5 years ago

    Very cool and unusual. It conveys the magic of the moment.

  • Thanks, I only had about 20seconds to capture this.

    – Ken Thomas Photography

  • OneForYes
    OneForYesalmost 5 years ago

    A wonderful and creative candid! Nice work here!:)

  • Thanks so much for the complement!!

    – Ken Thomas Photography

  • Strolch
    Strolchalmost 5 years ago

    Fantastic capture and composition!
    Congratulations on your feature!

  • Thanks so much for your complement Stroich!!

    – Ken Thomas Photography

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