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Gazing

Posted by
Stu (From Scotland | Working in Kyoto, Japan) on 4 June 2009 in People & Portrait and Portfolio.

On the bullet train (新幹線 - shinkansen), with rice fields and hills passing by at 300kph. It feels more like being on a plane.

Canon EOS 50D 1/200 second F/5.0 ISO 200 41 mm

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GJC from Kyoto (京都), Japan

Really tricky lighting which you managed masterfully. It's funny that the train doesn't seem moving at all, and so the whole scene has a pleasant quietness to it.

4 Jun 2009 7:42am

Ken from United States

This is a departure from your normal images. I like. Well done!

4 Jun 2009 11:55am

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

Beautiful light and lovely moment of tranquility!

4 Jun 2009 4:11pm

Ian Smith from London, United Kingdom

Its my dream holiday to Visit Japan and Ride The Bullet Train! Hope to achieve it one day...

4 Jun 2009 8:24pm

k@ from Paris, France

Great frame into the frame !

5 Jun 2009 7:27am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

The only way to travel! I love the shinkansen. Out in the west though, a lot of time is spent in tunnels. A great photo.

5 Jun 2009 9:39pm