Thanks. I'll give that a try.
Thank you MRCA - good tips.
I was using an LED ring light, so modifiers may not be an option?
Yes - I noticed that after posting, and thought I'm bound to be picked up on that one.
Heat and dust
Excellent. Nice balanced composition and background just enough of focus for good (lift and) separation.
There was nowhere to go but everywhere
.... and this was the train we were on - 3rd Class No AC as I wanted open windows to take photos, and the windows were shuttered so light was very...
Second attempt on a trip ...
Yes, good point, I tried that, but I was using my old spare body (Fuji X-E2) to save weight on a day trip, and it's single card slot and I was...
I think you're right about a crop - perhaps needs to lose some of the top of the image? I was at quite a low angle, and included a bit too much...
Here's a black and white version, although I liked the rising sunlight.
Sunrise on the train from Bangkok to Hua Hin. Fuji 18-55
I'm not sure that it's a camera? But if it is, then possibly a Rolieflex twin lens reflex, as they have large control knobs that look a bit like...
And my gift to her .....
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