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B & O Railroad Museum Field Shoot

B & O Railroad Museum Field Shoot

The evolution of trains is well documented at Baltimore’s B & O Railroad Museum. It boasts the oldest and most comprehensive collection of American railroad cars in the world; many of which are housed in the incredible Roundhouse building.

Join Kim Kelly and explore the vast photographic opportunities this train museum provides. We will learn how to optimize lighting conditions and capture everything from the big picture down to the intimate details of these magnificent machines. We will also discuss utilizing black and white to enhance the age of the subject.

Topics Include:
            Creating a series of images to tell a story
            Compositional techniques to show off the subject
            Optimizing your camera settings, using your histogram           

Recommended Gear: Digital camera and lenses in the range16-200mm is ideal and a tripod. 

The entrance fees are not included in the class fee. Adult $27 or Senior (60+) $22. You can pay at the museum or purchase your ticket in advance online and the link is in confirmation letter.

Questions can be directed to Marie Joabar at

Class Limit:  8-10

What People Are Saying Aobut Kim

“Kim showed us different techniques, angles and backgrounds to display in the photos, which made the photos a lot more interesting than the photos that I normally take.”

“What made this class, was the knowledge of the event and backstory that was given throughout this workshop. Kudos to Kim for putting up with us moving around on a hot summer day.”  

“Kim is a great instructor and I learned so much at the class.” 

Instructor: Kim Kelly

Kim Kelly

Kim’s interest in photography took root when she received her first camera, a Canon AT-1 (film) as a college graduation gift and she has continued to shoot ever since. She eventually migrated over to digital technology and her passion for capturing images continued to grow. Kim served as the Field Trip Director for three years for the Digital Photography Club of Annapolis and serves as the club’s liaison to the Maryland Photography Alliance. 

She currently makes her home near Annapolis and considers the Chesapeake Bay region, with its extensive shorelines and historic maritime richness, her playground. Through her images, she hopes to invoke a curiosity in the viewer to ask questions about her subjects. She enjoys taking them places they would not normally go themselves. Many of her works feature old workboats or nautical treasures found in and around the tributaries of the Bay. She is also passionate about photographing nature, wildlife, landscapes, travel, and architecture, etc. 

Kim’s works have been displayed in local Annapolis businesses, been in juried shows and have been in print in several publications including Chesapeake Bay Magazine, Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources 2019 Calendar, MarinaLife and the cover of the Tidewater Times. She has had several solo exhibitions in the area as well. You can see her images adorning the walls of several commercial & residential properties in the area.

Date: March 30 2024

Time: 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM




B & O Railroad Museum, 901 W Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21223

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  • A refund or a credit towards another class (less a $20 processing fee) can be given if cancellation notice is given more than 5 business days from the scheduled class.
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