The Engineer/ Locomotive Driver overseeing the reconnection of his train to its carriages at Littlehempston Station on the South Devon Railway.

Pentax K-X
Pentax 18-55mm DAL/ SMC lens
f/5.6 (ISO-200)

Pseudo HDR created in Photomatix Pro 3.26
from 1 Raw file (converted to -2,-1,0,1,2 ev in Pentax Digital Utility 4)
Finished in Adobe Photoshop 6.0

An emerging landscape photographer based in Totnes, South Devon, UK – Phil Hemsley (a.k.a. ‘Morpheus71’ – from his graffiti days) is incredibly lucky to live between stunning beaches and fantastic moorland – he loves walking in the moors, climbing the cliffs and catching waves.

He is passionate about using visual imagery to capture the emotions, atmosphere and action of his subjects. His highly detailed work reflects his passion for rich light, colour and contrasting textures.

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  • John Vandeven
    John Vandevenover 4 years ago

    Fabulous work….The train driver really stands out and the steam engine looks great…

  • Hugely grateful for your positive comments John – cheers:) The guy seemed a lively character, brilliantly restored old train.

    – phil hemsley

  • Mark Richards
    Mark Richardsover 4 years ago

    very cool image, well done!

  • Ever so grateful for the comments Mark – cheers:)

    – phil hemsley

  • ajgosling
    ajgoslingover 4 years ago

    Fantastic capture! Timeless.

  • Ever so grateful for your words ajgosling – cheers :)

    – phil hemsley

  • Clive S
    Clive Sover 4 years ago

    Classic capture.
    Thank you for sharing your artwork with the Photomatix HDR Group!

  • Hugely grateful for the compliment Clive! Cheers :)

    – phil hemsley

  • wendys-designs
    wendys-designsover 4 years ago

    fantastic shot, and processing

  • Ever so grateful for the comments Wendy – this is my first candid portrait – glad you like it:)

    – phil hemsley

  • Yhun Suarez
    Yhun Suarezover 4 years ago

    great detail here man! superb :)

  • Ever so grateful for the comments on this one and really appreciate you adding it to your favourites too:)

    – phil hemsley

  • Judith Hayes
    Judith Hayesalmost 4 years ago


  • Wow! Thanks a million for the feature:)

    – phil hemsley

  • TonyCrehan
    TonyCrehanalmost 4 years ago

    Great shot and congratulations on well deserved feature.

  • Thanks ever so much for the encouraging comments Tony:)

    – phil hemsley

  • Rene Hales
    Rene Halesalmost 4 years ago

  • Cheers Rene:)

    – phil hemsley

  • Luke Griffin
    Luke Griffinalmost 4 years ago

  • Cheers Luke:)

    – phil hemsley

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