London Underground 2007
Having dabbled with a digital 'bridge' camera in 2005, I bought my first digital SLR in 2006 (a Nikon D50). This still wasn't man enough
for the task of taking underground photos, but it wasn't long before I upgraded it anyway. At the start of 2007, I ditched slide film and
went digital only, upgrading the D50 to a D80 in the process. This was a little more capable (though rubbish by today's standards), and
it wasn't long before I went south to try it on the Underground. After a few experimental shots (which are not shown below), a trip
to London for a railtour with the 1938 Stock was the first serious attempt at low light photography below ground. The results are OK,
and with the processing techniques I have managed to learn since, I can make them look quite good, but the camera was a long way
off what subsequent cameras I have owned since have been capable of. It was however a start, and my interest in the Underground
had been revived (there had been several London trips between 2000 and 2007, but very few pictures were taken of the Underground).

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