Category: Los Angeles Junction Railway

Reliance Steel and Aluminum

The thing that can be maddening about web searching is that it’s all in the specific phrase we look under. A less-than-obvious search word can often turn up gems. For example, instead of searching for “Los Angeles Junction Railway” I went to one of the rail picture sites and searched by location, “Vernon, California” to…


1960’s LAJ

The above shot is an experiment in playing around with a 1960’s look. The figures are from ModelU’s upcoming North American figure line. The vehicle is by Oxford Diecast.


LAJ throwback Friday

The local crosses District Blvd. with a load of empty corn syrup tanks on its way back to the yard. I just realized the older iPhones, a 6 in this case, allow you to get much lower angle shots than the newer, “triple lens”, models. I think I’ll have to go back and buy a…


Scene Composition – Front to Back Spacing

Recently David, one of my blog followers, wrote to ask how deep my foreground structures were (six inches to get to the point).  David’s question made me realize that the spacing in the above photo is something I gave an enormous amount of thought to but never really wrote about.  In terms of composition, the…


LAJ Video

I always look forward to the LAJ videos put out by Los Angeles Rail Productions.  For those that share my interest in the LAJ, check out his excellent video from January.  Link HERE.  He shot this in HD so treat yourself to watching it in full screen.  Some things that jumped out at me: -At…