Myanmar was a destination that a travel photographer needed to be ready at every occasion. To quickly whip out your camera, steady your action and click the shutter at a moments notice. This image was born from one of those moments. Hanging out of a train window on our 18 hours rickety and bone jaring ride, on the narrow gauge lines between the capital Yangon and Mandalay.
Scenes like these are always around you in a country such as Myanmar. It’s being able to capture them thats that hard part. I for one have a custom setting on my Camera set up for capturing moments exactly like this. Many people with SLR camera’s may not use these functions, but I find them invaluable. On a cannon SLR they are the fully programable modes of C1, C2 & C3.
They allows you to set your ISO, Shutter Speed and Aperture in advance. You set it to your liking and there’s no playing around. Just pick up your camera. One quick turn, and click…….
A Dusty Ride Home Was Captured Here
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