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Steve Boyko
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I like telling stories.
I like telling stories.

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Hashtag Heaven
#trainbridgeweek on Instagram As you may know, I'm pretty active on Instagram ( @stevetraingeek ) and I post a photo every morning. A few months ago, I decided to post to a theme every week. I add a hashtag to each photo and invite others to participate. A ...

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BNSF Detours, Day and Night
BNSF is detouring trains through Canada on CP and CN due to an avalanche in the US - in Marias Pass, I believe. Many great photos have been shared on Facebook ( RailsAB , RailsMBSK ) and elsewhere, and I'm glad it is being well covered. Here's my small cont...

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That's My Fun Day
Head on into Sunday morning I wish it was Sunday That's my fun day My I don't have to run day - Manic Monday, Bangles You may have noticed that I sometimes go out railfanning on Sunday mornings. Sunday is indeed my "I don't have to run day" as the Bangles s...

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AmazonBasics DSLR and Laptop Backpack Review
I've had a sling-type camera bag for a while, but I wanted to get a larger bag that also included a spot for a laptop. A few blogs had mentioned the Amazon Basics DSLR and Laptop Backpack so I decided to give it a shot. I lucked into a little sale and got i...

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This CN train had a surprise Denver & Rio Grande Western locomotive

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Philadephia Freedom
I used to be a rolling stone you know If a cause was right I'd leave to find the answer on the road I used to be a heart beating for someone - "Philadelphia Freedom", Elton John / Bernie Taupin While looking through my Lightroom catalog for Amtrak images, I...

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It's 3 AM, I Must Be Railfanning
Amtrak in Fargo Desire I've always wanted to photograph Amtrak's Empire Builder  in North Dakota. It passes through Fargo and Grand Forks, both places that our family visits now and then for shopping. The problem is that it stops in those two cities in the ...

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How To Focus Your Camera at Night
If you've tried to take a photo in the dark of night, you may have found your camera had a hard time focusing... or never focused at all. Digital cameras focus by looking for contrast within the image. They are looking for areas where a bright part of the i...

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Drama At Diamond
Diamond Darkened Dome Drama? Mark Perry and I both photographed at Diamond one day last week, so with his permission I thought I'd share our stories together. His text is in italics and the post title came from Mark. Mark : Wow, whoever says Winnipeg is bor...

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A quick video I recorded to show how to focus your camera in the dark.
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