Thanks, Doc G, Si, Slateworks and Steven for the kind words!
I'm thinking of trying to pitch an article to a magazine on using a simple cell phone to get unique layout shots, as you can get a cell camera within millimeters of a subject and get shots you'd never get with a large-lens camera. slateworks wrote: Nice buildings and I do like your chap dozing in the chair in the last photo Lee. Which range is he from?
Thanks! The large industrial building and the farmhouse were scratchbuilt. The flag stop is a Grandt Line kit, and the gas station is a highly-modified Woodland Scenics Ethyl's Gas Station pre-built structure.The sleeping man is an Arttista O scale figure #1264. Ebay vendors have plenty of them. That's one of my favorite figures. He was originally sitting at the front of the gas station but I wanted him more out in the open.
Last edited on Sat Jul 8th, 2017 10:45 pm by Lee B
How do you get your cell to take such great photos
It's a new phone (but a piece of junk in other ways as it routinely tries to re-format my SD card and I have to pop out the battery all the time as it won't re-charge otherwise), with a good camera.
Lighting helps, too. I mostly take the shots late in the day where I sometimes get sunlight coming through the window. Nothing beats natural light!
I noticed that my ET&WNC caboose from a kit is now featured on the kit mfg's website. Talk about validation!
I was happy to see that as I'm eternally grateful for them making a kit of a caboose that would have been a nightmare to scratch-build.
Lee B wrote: I noticed that my ET&WNC caboose from a kit is now featured on the kit mfg's website. Talk about validation!
I was happy to see that as I'm eternally grateful for them making a kit of a caboose that would have been a nightmare to scratch-build. That is a very nice model and a very good build. Good job!!