|Photo: Charles Moorhen|
I visited Leamington Spa railway station a few summers ago on a train spotting/photography session, and couldn't resist taking this picture of the railway platform sign surrounded as it was by a fantastic variety of colourful flowers.
It was a pleasant encounter to discover an old-fashioned wooden platform sign such as this - which for me brought back memories of the days of smoke, steam and whistles; the waving of green flags and the morning milk train - when compared to the plain, bland metal platform signs that are so numerous at stations across the UK now.
During the summer of 2016 I once again visited Leamington Spa station, this time during the evening. During a break in the railway traffic, where I captured a number of diesel multiple unit images, I decided to photograph the same sign again; this time with a tripod and a long exposure.
After a few trial exposures I believed that I'd got it right, and back at home I was pleased when I compared the two images on the computer.
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|Leamington Spa Station Platform Sign Photo: Charles Moorhen|
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