After Dark - nanosphoto
Acela at Sunset<br />
An eastbound Amtrak Acela crosses over the Thames River Lift Bridge into Groton, CT

Sleeping Giant

A former New Haven EMD FL-9 sits quietly on the grounds of the Connecticut Eastern Railroad Museum in Willimantic, CT as the crescent moon sets in the background. This was taken during a test night shoot. It was the first time I had used studio monolights to light a night scene - this was using two lights - one nearly face on, and the other broadside. Traditionally we had used a portable Lumedyne flash, which was used to evenly light the scene. This method enabled the use of shadows to add some depth, and preserve the night "feel"