This summer, some friends and contacts of mine from Adobe’s California office had some meetings in Park City. They invited me along as a local tour guide and helper on their creative day of shooting, and had events scheduled that ended at the Heber Valley Railroad (aka Heber Creeper).
Here are some of my images from that day. I started out using one of my Lens Babies as I photographed the train yard.
The colors were so vivid that day, and the selective blur was a great look I thought for the train cars. With older and nostalgic train cars, I thought an older lens look would match perfectly.
They had lined up this model too, who came in this authentic conductor’s outfit. I think he was my favorite subject to photograph, and I created images with both a selective focus…
…and a normal lens. His outfit and expression were perfect. I really liked balancing the converging lines in the background with him.
Here are some abstracts from an area of the train yard that is normally closed to the public, but with special permission we were able to walk around and explore. It’s hard to explain how fun it is to crawl around in areas like this and just shoot photographs for fun.
It’s always fun to get away and create new images just for the sake of being creative, and it was fun being with photographer friends from Adobe. They really had a fun night planned and I am grateful I could be apart of it.
Until next time, America.