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iPhone HDR: Metrolink

Here are two recent HDR efforts made from an Apple iPhone 3GS telephone with the application called “Pro HDR for the iPhone 3GS.” The application currently sells for $1.99.

NOTE: Apple iPhone 4 users will now have native HDR support built-in to their camera upon updating to iOS version 4.1 which is now available for download.

Montclair to Upland at Sunset - Multiple exposure image shot with an iPhone 3GS on the Metrolink San Gabriel Subdivision from Montclair to Upland, CA.
[9/7/2010 - San Gabriel Subdivision] © Copyright 2010, Joe Perry

Metrolink Train #410 Against the Sunset at Ontario, CA - Metrolink train #410 blows under the Mountain Avenue overpass and pass a control point a few minutes from it’s scheduled stop at East Ontario, California.
[9/3/2010 - Los Angeles Subdivision] © Copyright 2010, Joe Perry.


iPhone Art - "Now Arriving Track 11"

I arrived at Los Angeles’ Union Station during my commute today in time to see Amtrak’s westbound Sunset Limited (Amtrak #1) terminate its 1,700 mile journey from New Orleans a full fifteen minutes ahead of schedule.  The northbound Coast Starlight (Amtrak #14) waits on Track 12 to depart shortly to Seattle.

Here’s what she looked like to me as she pull into Track 11:

“Now Arriving Track 11”


A Couple From Metrolink's Upland, CA Station 

I just missed catching the 7:00 AM train to Los Angeles this morning as it arrived, on time, as I was finding a parking spot. Consequently I found myself with the normally bustling station vacated and the glorious morning sun low in the sky. So I took some shots…