#286 – East Lancs Railway Photo Locations 12 – Townsendfold

The spot by Townsendfold Signal Box is quite popular, and in the right light (such as above) can yield some nice results. It’s also a very easy spot to access and park at, which is always a good thing, especially if you’re not terribly mobile. It’s also possible to get a decent shot looking north…

#285 – East Lancs Railway Photo Locations – Ewood Bridge

There’s only one view here, and it’s looking due south! Framing is important, as at the west side of the line is the decaying ruins of a non-league football ground, which last time I was there still had the floodlight posts in shot. A pity, because the more distant background is lovely. I wouldn’t recommend…

#139 – East Lancashire Tornado Part 1 of 3

  Last train of the day at Rawtenstall. I must have misread the timetable as I didn’t think Tornado was timetabled for this train, but I nipped over anyway to experiment with some low light shots, and was pleasantly surprised to see Tornado hauling the train in. It wasn’t as dark as I’d expected or…

#52 – adding a bit of atmosphere 2

Following on from my last post, here’s another from the East Lancs Railway. Same idea, as before, although the engine is now a much larger part of the overall scene. However, I chose to compose it with the mill, water tower and signal box all in the scene, to help add a bit more visual interest….