At night it’s quiet in the port of Antwerp. Almost no trucks, no cars… but if you look well, you can find some trains. During one of the longest nights of the year, we found one at the small Lillo marshalling yard. The B-Logistics’ crew was working hard to deliver the goods on time at a client’s site. We had to hurry to get our … Continue reading Working hard
On august 8th 2015 I spent a day in Luxemburg with a friend. Our goal were the Eurocity trains from Brussels to Switzerland, and the nighttrain from Nice to Luxemburg. The day started sunny, so a bit after sunrise we were already standing in a field waiting for our first shot of the day. After a couple of regional trains, we could mark the Nice … Continue reading Wake up everybody!
How would you travel to the Mediterranean? The most obvious way for a lot of people would be be by plane, I guess. But why not consider the train? For a couple of good reasons, I like travelling by train: I’m a fan of slow travel. By taking the time to travel, you get the occasion to decompress and live the trip more consciously. I’m … Continue reading To Nice
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