I won 3rd place at my local county fair – July, 2011

Sold to a buyer at Fort Wayne Musuem of Art!!

Shutter Speed 1/60
ISO 500
Focal Length 65m
Nikon D80

Train Show, Michigan

As Is

This photo is going to be on display at Honeywell Center in Wabash, Indiana on May 27 – June 29, 2011!!!!!!

This photo is going to be on display at Wassenburg Art Center from October 4 – 30, 2009!!


wheel, train, show, track, steam, michigan, exhibit, murfin, vonnie, 2009

Sometimes, it’s hard to put myself into words, but I’m willing to try!

I’ve always loved photography, and have been taking pictures since 2006. I didn’t really enjoy working with film, but when digital cameras came along . . . well, I was hooked!

There is beauty in everything I see, and I enjoy capturing that in my photos.

Pictures are my words; I hope my photographs speak to you.

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  • Heloisa Castro
    Heloisa Castroalmost 5 years ago


  • UnEasy
    UnEasyalmost 5 years ago

    God I love this shot – this whole genre in fact. I can think of few man made objects which beg for a photo op more than a locomotive – especially a steam locomotive. Must have been hard to resist going B/W but I think you made a great choice. The rusty rails, the orange cab frame the steel so well. An amazing shot Vonnie – a beautiful shot. Instanto favorito :D [I made that up my Italian speaking friends]

  • Dusker
    Duskeralmost 5 years ago

    Nicely done; would be tempted to just crop out the little greenery on the far left. The lines work so well. Heather

  • ericseyes
    ericseyesalmost 5 years ago

    Nice shot Vonnie, good detail. I just love these old machines!

  • PhotogeniquE IPA
    PhotogeniquE IPAalmost 5 years ago

    real steam = real train
    great detail – lovely

  • cammiecakes
    cammiecakesalmost 5 years ago

    Wonderful shot

  • Ken Thomas Photography
    Ken Thomas Pho...almost 5 years ago

    Awesome detail!!

  • Paola Svensson
    Paola Svenssonalmost 5 years ago

    Great shot! Nice details!

  • Michael Wolf
    Michael Wolfalmost 5 years ago

    Great framing and detail

  • Lynne Haselden
    Lynne Haseldenalmost 5 years ago

    Good work – I like the way the size and industrial strength of those wheels draws the eye in………..Lynne

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