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Sunday 14th July 2019 Mid Hants Railway, Station Rd, Ropley Dean, Alresford SO24 0BL

An evening of 1950s and 60s period portraits at the Mid Hants Railway

An evening of portraiture at its best, all in the setting and backdrop of a true quintessential steam and vintage railway with a host of ladies and gentlemen who will be dressed from this fantastic era!.


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About this event

TimeLine Events are pleased to be running this portrait day at Ropley Station on the authentic Mid Hants Railway. This event will aim to push boundaries of your photography and deliver you a brilliant day of learning. Come with us on a journey back in time where you will be able to capture fantastic photographs of our vintage fashion models and re-enactors, who will be a mix of ladies and gentlemen from the late 50s and early 60s era.

The fantastic backdrops of Ropley station will set the scene, and we will have a loco in steam with carriages at our disposal for the entirety of the evening. Not only will you be able to take images on the platform with the loco, but you will be able to go inside the historic carriages to capture beautiful and authentic portraiture with our own lighting available for you to use. Immerse yourselves into the inspirational surroundings of this wonderful station to create images that jump out and bring you a twist of period fashion meets heritage!


This event is open to 20 photographers only. 


What to expect:

  • Beautiful Re-Enactors
  • Steam Loco in action
  • An abundance of props
  • A photo opportunity everywhere you turn 
  • Masses of atmosphere
  • Beautiful period backdrops

This event will start at 17.00 with a brief introduction. Shooting will start straight after and we will work on location around the station and with the loco and carriages until the event finishes at 21:00. This will give us the opportunity to take advantage of the lovely summer evening light.

Images are for illustrative purposes from a similar event at this location.

Event requirements


  • Spare batteries
  • Camera
  • Lense cloths
  • Lenses


  • All levels welcome


  • Low

Other essentials

  • Sturdy outdoor shoes
  • Warm clothing

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