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Trying something new and will use this to alert you to new videos on my youtube! So here's the first update, 
Hello everyone,
I wanted to address something that happened with my last video on youtube and explain a few things that not only relate to my youtube channels but my photos as well. So, a few weeks ago on one of my videos someone pointed out that the video was basically too much Amtrak while another user mistaken my shots for Security Camera footage. These really bothered me and lead to me being completely unmotivated to railfan for about two weeks, as mentioned on our facebook and discord, (links below), Aside from a couple special trains. So I would like to address both of these right now.

First and foremost is, I live on a very quiet line in the California Bay Area. We do not get a large variety of trains. In fact, minus the occasional Autorack train we only have four different trains that travel through the line daily on a schedule. Amtrak, Caltrain, the Salinas Local and the Watsonville Rock. And often I cannot be bothered to wait until 10pm to catch the freight trains especially when it will be too dark for any decent shots as these trains run at night when the passenger trains are not busy. So more often than not Amtrak is the only train I actually manage to catch due to its late morning time slot going south.

As for my camera shots. These are not Security camera stills, I take them myself with my HD camera. I don't get to travel a lot to go train spotting in different locations. I'm train spotting from my backyard as a hobby and do not have the luxury to try different locations or angles. A lot of the trees and road traffic get in the way of the shot since this is a busy road. I use to get much wider shots but often semi trucks would block half my view.

This is a hobby I do in my spare time. I do not make money off it, my videos are not monetized, and I've been lucky to have caught what I have on our quiet line seeing as I've never left the property. So if you are looking for more variety of trains then sadly, you won't find them here. I film what I can, when I can. But if you would like to see more variety I can recommend some great channels to subscribe too. (Links Below)

I also want to mention that I don't post a lot of photos to deviant for several reasons, one of the big ones is I take a lot of photos and Deviantart does not offer a way to upload multiple items at once without paying for a core subscription, which is not something I feel is worth the money due to my small following here. Another reason I don't upload all my photos here is due to how easily items are stolen off Deviantart. I've posted journals in the past warning users of various sites that rip items right off Deviantart and make phone cases with them. This is why my photos are heavily watermarked and I only post a couple, where as on Flickr I can easily post everything. I know Flickr is not completely theft proof but its a lot hard for bots to rip images and make cases of them.

Thank you to all those who have stuck around and enjoy my videos, even if they're pretty mundane compared to most channels.

The Pink Controller


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Welcome! I'm Suzy Stillwater also known as The Pink Controller. I'm a proud Female Rail Enthusiast and fan of Thomas the Tank Engine. I enjoy photographing and filming trains when I get the chance as well as photographing other modes of transportation, machinery, nature and wildlife while adventuring around California. Please check out and subscribe to my youtube channel for monthly train content, and don't forget to check out my Flickr for Train Photos, Nature Photos and much more!

To all those who are visiting. I'm not new to Deviantart, i've been a member since 2006 but decided to start a clean slate as I start a new chapter in my life. Looking forward to making new friends and also seeing old friends follow me here. <3

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dazziwolfking Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2018  Student Photographer
Thank you for the llama and the watch!
KitKat37 Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
You're welcome! I like watching other trainspotters on here, seems like we're a small community on DA.
Beaniebro726 Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2018
Thanks for the llama. :)
KitKat37 Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
You're welcome!
MollyMcMolly Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the llama!
KitKat37 Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
you're welcome!
AmazingNascar221 Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2018
Thanks for the llama.
KittySib Featured By Owner May 26, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
:sun:Thanks for the llama and have a lovely day!=^.^=
KitKat37 Featured By Owner May 26, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
Aw, you're welcome! You too!
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