Category: Photography and Lighting

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…


Sweetener Products

  Now that the LAJ layout is essentially done, I’m circling back and re-shooting some of the photos.  The Sweetener Products “back alley” is shown above.  A larger format version can be seen/downloaded on my Flickr page.  Realistically, a facility like this would probably have a slightly more modern look.  I wanted to leave the…


“Sounds of the J” Movie Short

Sound of the J   It took a good month of fairly hard work, but I’ve completed my first all out effort in the area of model railroad video.  “The Sound of the J” can be seen on YouTube HERE.  Seeing how much work it took to put together a seven minute “short” sure gives…


Compelling Video -8/11/17

I’ve spent most of my model railroad free time working on another video and slowly (very slowly!)  I’m getting up to speed on the differences between motion and still photography.  For the latest video I wanted to have scanner chatter in the background.  Tracking it down has been a challenge but I’ve made some progress….