Back to the roots

Besides going to Switzerland with my parents as a kid, we also stayed in the Voeren region during summer vacation. It were fun vacations, and I also have great memories of the trains crawling up the hill towards the German border. Around the viaduct of Sint-Martens-Voeren I actually made my first train photos, only featuring now disappeared locomotive classes.I enjoy going back there. The region … Continue reading Back to the roots

And when you decide to leave…

The sun was finally out and shining from a non-optimal angle, so looking for another viewpoint in the same area was the least preferable option. I decided to head to the viaduct in Visé. When arriving at the car, I heard a rumble that couldn’t possibly be a passenger train. And that’s how I got a photo just past the curve of Alt-Hoeselt. B-Logistics’ 2829 is pulling an empty … Continue reading And when you decide to leave…

Night shooting

Nighttime is usually not the moment to shoot moving objects. Darkness makes the use of long exposure a necessity. Unless you use flashes. Today I found an interesting article about the technique of flash shooting moving trains. It gives a lot of useful information: kimandrenaud.com. I have also been experimenting with this technique, inspired by Gary Knapp‘s photos. In january 2015, the port of Antwerp was the … Continue reading Night shooting