As I wrote the other day, my wife and I took the train north for some family admin. I just finished processing my photos from the trip and I’m still a fan of Gautrain platforms and stations. Here are a couple of my photos from the album. I used the opportunity to experiment a little…… Continue reading Heading north on the Gautrain – part 2
I grouped some of the photos I took this morning together into a set I’m calling “The Rosebank commuter”. It’s a working title, really, and it extends a couple photos I took while I was waiting for the train at the Rhodesfield Gautrain station a while ago which I titled “The commuter”. I initially titled photos…… Continue reading The Rosebank commuter
I’m heading to Centurion with my wife this morning for some civil service admin and, hopefully, a more efficient process. I’m using the trip as an opportunity to capture more Gautrain images for my collection. I managed to delete my RAW files from my Rhodesfield collection (I still cringe when I think about it). I…… Continue reading Heading north on the Gautrain
I presented at a Protection of Personal Information Act seminar today and took the Gautrain instead of driving out to the venue. I took my camera with me and, on the way back, I took a number of photos at the Rhodesfield station just outside the OR Tambo airport. I enjoy taking the Gautrain (I’m not…… Continue reading Taking the train
I took my son on a Gautrain ride yesterday afternoon and had to shoot a little video of the massive mosque near Midrand. It is pretty spectacular from the outside! This video gives you a sense of what it must look like on the ground.
I noticed something interesting this morning when I took the train from Sandton to Rosebank. This security guard was filming passengers with a small digital camera or camera phone and trying to be surreptitious in the process. The stations have CCTV so why would a security guard need to video passengers in such a suspicious…… Continue reading Big Brother, Gautrain edition