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Suomen Rautatiemuseo II

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The main building of the Finnish Railway Museum in Hyvinkää, Finland.
The main building of the Finnish Railway Museum in Hyvinkää, Finland.
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The Story Behind This Photo #

I was visiting the city of Hyvinkää, Finland around Xmas of 2021. Since it is home to the Finnish Railway Museum, I wanted to see what kind of photo opportunities the old railroad yard from 1870 would offer me. In 2021, I had acquired my trusty Nikkor 16-35mm, which is an excellent lens for architectural photography. I was still getting used to the lens and how to work with it without creating crazy distortions that cannot be fixed in post process.

Even if the weather wasn’t the best possible, an overcast drizzle, I think this image works well in black and white, since it puts emphasis on the interesting structures of the railroad yard and the museum main building. In a sense the picture displays a progression from 1870 to the present day, since the juxtaposition of the new buildings in the background play with the curvature of the main building.

Ideal Use for This Image #

I think this image is definite mancave material, especially if you’re into all-things-locomotive. If you’re history or architecture enthusiast, you might also want to use this image as your desktop wallpaper or why not hang a framed print in your study.

Digital Image Details #

If you want to buy a digital copy of this image, it has the default 1.5 form factor. You can easily crop this image from the bottom even to 16:10 or even 16:9 should you have device whose monitor uses that form factor. Depending on your operating system, you may even be able to use the image as is without cropping it or scaling it down.

image dimensions image format image form factor
7158 x 4780 pixels JPEG 1.5

Suitable Print Dimensions #

Should you want to buy a printed product of this image, the following sizes fit the image form factor and do not cause cropping. The sizes in centimeters are approximate, since the dimensions of photographic paper is traditionally expressed in inches, such as 18x12 or 24x16.

product dimension in cm dimension in inches
canvas print 46 x 30 18 x 12
canvas print 60 x 40 24 x 16
framed print 46 x 30 18 x 12
giclee art print 46 x 30 18 x 12
giclee art print 76 x 50 30 x 20

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