Ship's Graveyard #2

Posted by Ian Bramham (Manchester, United Kingdom) on 16 December 2007 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

This is the second photo in a mini-series of 5 shots that I took a few days ago in and around the ship building town of Barrow-In-Furness which is located on the NW coast of England on the opposite side of the bay from Morecambe.

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I've only just noticed that some of you very kind people out there must have been voting anonymously for me on the rating system at the VFXY Photos link just below this message.....It would appear that this blog is now at rated 7/10 which is a big improvement over the last few weeks and that its shot to No 548 in their world listing system :-)

I feel very honoured that you've been taking the time and trouble to do this without saying anything to me but embarassed that I hadn't noticed and been able to say thank you before now.

Anyway a sincere thank you from me for your vote of confidence :-)

Like what you see here and are interested in photographic composition?.....the blog section of my website now has a complete set of 5 articles covering my personal approach to the subject: Ian Bramham Photography - Blog

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Links to the websites of other photographer friends (and the world famous Michael Kenna!) whose work I admire:
Michael Kenna
Hugo Poon
John Leech
Ian Smith
Mike Spriggs

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

Everytime I think I have a favourite...you make a liar out of me...Oh My Gosh, I love this. i wasn't sure what the 5 stars were for, how long it's even been there, I've never noticed before a short while ago and I didn't know who or what was going on, but I pushed all 5 for you 'cause you deserve it :)

16 Dec 2007 10:01am

@Lorraine: Thanks for the vote of confidence Lorraine!

VFXY have recently made improvements to their rating system to better reflect individual photoblog sites which are getting greater traffic than in the past - I think the dramatic increase in ratings at VFXY may be due to the new camera I'm using as generally speaking there are more people interested in and using Nikons than the make of my previous camera which was a Fuji (like yours)

I've been posting my photos on DPReviews forums for the last 9 months listing my site here as my homepage. Looking at VFXY's statistics for this site, I think my switch to posting photos from Fujitalkforum to the Nikon D40-80 forum has generated a huge amount of new traffic which VFXY's computer must be noticing.

Ina from Krugersdorp, South Africa

Lovely shot!

16 Dec 2007 12:24pm

@Ina: Thanks very much Ina - it's a very dramatic place to take a few photos!

Michael Rawluk from Prince George, Canada

I think I like this one even more than yesterday's.

16 Dec 2007 6:20pm

@Michael Rawluk: Thanks as ever Michael !

Nick Grundberg from Columbus, Ohio, United States

I love it, probably the best one I've seen all day.

16 Dec 2007 9:15pm

@Nick Grundberg: Cheers Nick - thanks very much!

Daroru from Amagasaki, Japan

The lines of seaweed washed up add a lovely graphic element here; nicely framed shot.

17 Dec 2007 11:48pm

@Daroru: Thanks Daroru - I think I like the lines of seaweed even more than the boat!
I was very pleased to find this place!

Sandrine from Cincinnati, United States

Beautiful picture!

18 Dec 2007 4:20pm

@Sandrine: Thanks Sandrine!

elaine from France

i really enjoy the tones u use in general, and this ship graveyard series is great!

19 Dec 2007 11:09am

@elaine: Thanks very much Elaine - what a lovely thing to say!

Babul Bhatt from Bombay, India

beautiful & awesome shot

24 Dec 2007 8:11am

Jeff from Honolulu, United States

I keep using the word "beautiful" to describe your photos. I'll have to start searching for more superlatives.

26 Feb 2008 5:52pm

Nikon D40
1/50 second
F/8.0
ISO 200
17 mm (35mm equiv.)

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