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My photo of the river from the train window got photobombed by another passing train, and I quite like the result!

@InvaderXan you unspeakably fortunate photographer, you

that is *amazing*, and you were there and ready at exactly the right millisecond to capture it. great work! πŸ’œ

@alexis
Honestly, this was pure luck. I was surprised anything came out at all!

@InvaderXan sure, but it wouldn’t exist at all if you hadn’t been prepared for the possibility. certainly it was pure luck! pure luck that you made.

@alexis
The beauty of photography is that technically this is true of every picture I’ve ever taken.

@InvaderXan a perfectly composed and focused mood with wonderful bokeh and just the right amount of shadow to accentuate the highlights

@InvaderXan That is a 1-in-a-million shot. Well done! It looks like the cover of a novel, but without all the Photoshopping. 😊

@InvaderXan
love it.
it's as if you opened a door to another universe with your camera.

@InvaderXan This is amazing, love it!
Yet another proof that luck usually finds you trying :)

@InvaderXan
Wow, i would definitly like a print of it over my desk.

@maloki
I was so surprised when I saw the actual picture. I was totally expecting to just find some blurry garbage!

@InvaderXan you could probably make some good money on this image

@maloki
You're actually not the first person who's suggested I should think about being a photographer.

Maybe I really should think about it...

@InvaderXan that's such a cool effect and I love it even more because it's an accident! reminded me of this (not as spectacular) photo I took in Switzerland last year.

@anarchiv
There's something rather interesting about this effect of having a picture within a picture, don't you think?

@InvaderXan absolutely! one of my philosophy professors once held a lecture about the iconography of the Frame which was super interesting.

@anarchiv
Oh, that does sound interesting! Can you tell me any more...?

@InvaderXan well his general idea was "the frame is the part of the picture that's telling you 'this is a picture'", kind of like the way quotation marks tell you it's a quotation

@anarchiv
Hmmm... So an artist can play with that perception by creating frames within frames. Thinking about it, I've seen a few photographers do this kind of thing quite effectively...

@InvaderXan
Wow, if you had planned it it could not have been framed any better. The bridge is almost exactly in the middle of the passing trains window. Amazing!

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