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Taken at the Railway Museum at Thirlmere in the Southern Highlands of NSW Australia … one of about 50 engines housed there in various stages of restoration.

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old, australia, train, railway, rail, trains, nsw, vintage, highlands, engine, steam, southern, classic, thirlmere, dale, rosalie

I suffer from viewfinder vision (find myself visualising a frame around everything I see) so my genre is “anything that moves and most things that don’t”!!

I don’t so much wish to document places and things, as to evoke feeling and emotion.

This leads to a diverse portfolio and constantly overloaded external hard drives…not to mention some burning of the midnight oil as I keep looking for that elusive perfect process for yet another ‘masterpiece’!!!

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Comments

  • Warren. A. Williams
    Warren. A. Wil...almost 6 years ago

    Lovely low down take, R1 LCD works well.

  • Thanks Warren – don’t know what I’d do without that screen!!

    – Rosalie Dale

  • Loreto Bautista Jr.
    Loreto Bautist...almost 6 years ago

    My granson will love it….he is a Thomas the Tank Engine fanatic. Grand !!!

  • Hey Bot – they are actually creating a T the T Engine – they have had approval for 2 years now but have been taking a long time getting it done … so, it will be a great place to visit!! Thanks for the comment my friend.

    – Rosalie Dale

  • Maximus
    Maximusalmost 6 years ago

    Do they sell these & do you think I could get one into my backyard? beautiful :)

  • They have so many there you think they wouldn’t miss one Max – just a bit tricky fitting it in the back pocket and getting it home!

    – Rosalie Dale

  • roybarry
    roybarryalmost 6 years ago

    Now this place is Heaven, with a roof!!

  • Wow – I was just commenting on your image (esp?!) – thanks mate for the visit and comment. Even I found this place fascinating! Pleased you like it.

    – Rosalie Dale

  • Larry Varley
    Larry Varleyalmost 6 years ago

    Now that really is a very big boys toy! Great shot

  • All blokes seem to like train sets Larry – this is just one massive collection all in one place! Thanks for the kind words.

    – Rosalie Dale

  • SharonD
    SharonDalmost 6 years ago

    Gorgeous shot Rosalie. I like the angle.

  • Appreciated Sharon – my camera has a very flexible screen so I can take some very unusual shots!

    – Rosalie Dale

  • roybarry
    roybarryalmost 6 years ago

    Like it????

    I’m going to move in!!
    I’m taking train shots today- old steamers, running on a preservation line.

  • You know I’m tempted to move in myself – the government is now spending $14million on this setup!!! I’m sure they’d fit a couple of apartments in there somewhere for us!

    – Rosalie Dale

  • hilarydougill
    hilarydougillalmost 6 years ago

    glorious captures of all of them, wonderful ‘toys’ I love steam engines, there is that certain smell and ambience about them, I think it is called nostalgia. haha. hugs xxx

  • Isn’t the smell of the smoke (and the bits that get in your eyes!) wonderful?? And the sound … nothing like it. Thanks Hilary – I’m sure many of us are overtaken with nostalgia at the thought …

    – Rosalie Dale

  • Phil Thomson IPA
    Phil Thomson IPAalmost 6 years ago

    Excellence, Rosalie !!! Your perspective, lighting, colours and tonal range are all marvelous !!!

  • Thanks Phil – I still feel I need a second go at this venue with more informed lighting info!!! I’m pleased it meets your high standard my friend!

    – Rosalie Dale

  • Tom Gomez
    Tom Gomezalmost 6 years ago

    Lovely colourful shot and a great angle …

  • Much appreciated Tom – thank you

    – Rosalie Dale

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