Railway photography has been my great love for many years, and Brindabella Railgrafx is an opportunity for me to share the results with you. I've presented here several series of photos arranged around a particular theme, and I will periodically add to them. Brindabella Railgrafx will also present guest galleries as the opportunity arises.
This page is the starting point for all the galleries on this site. To enter a gallery, simply click on the link from the list below which will take you to the gallery thumbnails. You can then either choose a photo from the thumbnails or click on the Next arrow. Then use the Back and Next arrows to navigate your way through the gallery. The Galleries button will bring you back here while the Home button will send you to the home page.
All images and photographs are copyright of Alan Shaw and the photographers in each individual gallery. Downloads for personal use are OK, but permission is required for any other use. The images presented here are intended only for screen viewing which is reflected in their resolution and file size. Requests for publication are welcome.
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by Alan Shaw:
Note: Galleries added in 2011 and later were produced in Lightroom and will look very different from the older "handcrafted" galleries added in 2009 and before.
Galleries added in 2012:
Galleries added in 2011:
Note: Galleries added in 2009 and before were lovingly handcrafted in AOLPress and will look very different from the newer galleries added in 2011 and later.
Galleries added in 2009:
|Galleries by Malcolm Jenkins:|
|I first met Malcolm because of our shared interest
in modelling Australian railways in N scale. It wasn't long
before I discovered he had a passion for photography as well,
and was soon enticing me with descriptions of some of his slides
dating from the late 1960s. So it wasn't long before the odd
slide show was being organised, with a plentiful supply of
red wine to mellow the tone of the evening. After some slight
persuading, I then borrowed parts of his collections and scanned
them - with the results appearing here. Hopefully
I'll be able to add to these galleries in time.
A selection of evocative scenes of steam trains deep
in their environment. 7 photos.
Melanie and I first met at University in Tasmania where our shared interests were very different from trains. It was not until almost the end of my studies that I became aware that, possibly as a result of being part of a traditional railway family, Melanie also had a passion for both photography and railways. I was fortunate enough to browse through her collection of railway and non-railway images and quickly realised that here was someone else who thought beyond the traditional three quarter view.
Our paths separated for a few years until we independently found ourselves in Canberra, where Melanie still lives. I'd been pestering her for quite some time to get some of her images onto this site, when a rather large parcel of slides arrived. Several weeks of scanning later I had the basis for the images shown below, although to my embarrassment it has taken a further couple of years to get them on Railgrafx.
Delays notwithstanding, I'm hoping to be able to bring more of Melanie's work to these pages this year, in particular some of her splendid black and white work.
These galleries firstly show some of her Tasmanian images, while later ones show her representations of activity on the Australian mainland.
TGR Steam West of Devonport: Scenes of a special
train west of Devonport. 5 photos.
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