North Pole Express


Daddy-Daughter night – North Pole Express style

November 15, 2013 marked the start of the North Pole Express season at the Valley Railroad/Essex Steam Train in Essex, Connecticut.  And with the after-dark departures, spots in the towns of Essex, Deep River and Chester have been on my list of sites to photograph the steam train passing through the night.  This year, I […]


Valley Railroad Nights 2

Starting in the end of November and all through December I managed to get down to Essex and shoot the Valley Railroad’s North Pole Express trains a number of times.  With the early winter sunsets, all of these trains ran under cover of darkness, which gave me an opportunity to experiment with my lighting techniques. […]