Category: Photography and Lighting

Number 3 Crossing District Blvd.

My immersion in model railroading is largely a selfish pursuit.  I like getting compliments as much as the next person but my drive is primarily internal, a desire to create images that give me pleasure to look at, to create scenes that I enjoy operating, experiencing,  and interacting with.   As modelers we have an advantage…


August 7, 1961

  Model railroading offers the choice of of experiencing our work through two lenses, the naked eye or the camera.  It’s the camera that opens up so many opportunities for interpretation, framing, and presentation. The image above is of my recently completed Atlas Alco S-2 shot crossing District Blvd. on the LAJ layout.  I used…


Robmar Produce

It’s been awhile since I’ve taken some photos on the Downtown Spur layout.  Shown above is Robmar Produce on 14th Avenue, NW.  A larger format version can be found on my Flickr page.


September 3, 2017

This shot was a little challenging because I didn’t have as much room as I would have liked to move the photo floods back where I really wanted them. After some trial and error I got something workable but was getting a lot of light burnout on the green building to the left.  By holding…


Crossing District Blvd.

I’ve always loved the mood and look created by the long shadows of late afternoon as well as the vivid colors you get on a cloudless day.  Compared to some of my other shots, this one was a little easier to get the equipment positioned since it was taken at the end corner of the…