The guard switching the rail for the old Puffing Billy steam locomotive, located in the Dandenong Ranges near Belgrave.

Canon 450D with a 55-250mm lens @ 146mm;
1/320 sec; f/5.6; ISO 1600;
Colour adjustment in Photoshop CS4 to create this vintage look


  • Jordan Miscamble
    Jordan Miscambleover 3 years ago

    The adjustments you made have certainly worked well! Great shot and treatment Timo.

  • Thanks mate, I’m glad you like it! I thought these adjustments might take us back in time :)

    – Timo Balk

  • PhotosByG
    PhotosByGover 3 years ago

    Congratulations! Your photo has been featured in “Everything Old is New Again!”

    This photo was chosen because it was of a very high quality and it captured exactly the sort of work we are looking for in this group.

    Please keep up the great work and we hope you continue to add more of your excellent photographs to this group.

  • Thank you so much for the feature!

    – Timo Balk

  • Edward Denyer
    Edward Denyerover 3 years ago

    Excellent composition Timo. – Ted

  • Thanks Ted! Yes I thought the lines towards the steam train worked very well here. I’m glad you like this image :)

    – Timo Balk

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