It’s all a blur

IMG_8016A train journey is an opportunity. It’s a time to relax – someone else is doing the driving. There’s time to read a newspaper, book or magazine. Or just ‘chill’ and simply watch the world go by – enjoying the scenery from a different viewpoint.

I always try to find a window seat. As the train speeds up the world close by starts to whiz by in a blur. And I begin to see images within that blur. The rails become lines of colour, the foliage becomes a background wash, the stations a blur of yellow and white. The scenery creates impressions.

Here are a few from my trip down to London last week. The blur you see is straight out of camera – no further manipulation – just a tweak to levels and curves and colour temperature.

About LensScaper

Hi - I'm a UK-based photographer who started out 45+ years ago as a lover of landscapes, inspired by my love of outdoor pursuits: skiing, walking and climbing. Now retired, I seldom leave home without a camera and I find images in unexpected places and from different genres. I work on the premise that Photography is Art and that creativity is dependent on the cultivation of 'A Seeing Eye'.
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7 Responses to It’s all a blur

  1. stadtauge says:

    Great Performance!

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  2. Chillbrook says:

    Interesting images Andy. I love the colour and line.

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  3. shoreacres says:

    The variety is so interesting. We say things like “everything was a blur.” But, as you’re so nicely proved, every blur is different!

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    • LensScaper says:

      Every ‘blur’ is indeed different, Linda. I stare out of the train’s window and see it shifting second by second and wondering when to press the shutter button. It’s a bit of fun with a camera.

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  4. Len says:

    These are terrific blurs Andy. And to think I normally doze off in a train.

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