Alma Doepel with Clouds

© Dennis Gay

Alma Doepel with Clouds

Dennis Gay 10/19/2011 6:36:01 PM

The Making of 'Alma Doepel with Clouds':

This maritime monochrome was photographed in black and white on one of my winter afternoon strolls along the Town Green, beside the Hastings River in Port Macquarie, Mid-north Coast, NSW, Australia.
The ship is the Alma Doepel, a three masted topsail schooner, Australian built and operated with more than one hundred years of history behind her and with more history to be written.
Sadly the owners of the ship decided a couple of years ago to sail her down to Port Philip Bay, Melbourne, Victoria, never to return to Port again.

Enjoy!

GB
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Arthur Bohlmann 10/19/2011 8:58:24 PM

Another beauty Dennis. fantastic composition #9749364

Dennis Gay 10/19/2011 9:37:18 PM

Ahoy *Arthur*!

Great to see you down by the river checking this grand old lady of the sea.
My heartiest thanks and an extra ration of rum for your super seafaring feedback mate.

GB
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Robert Jensen 10/20/2011 6:35:50 AM

Love ships - great job capturing this one and presenting it in B&W. Some great clouds in the background definitely add to the overall appeal of this image. #9750125

Dennis Gay 10/20/2011 7:16:28 AM

Avast *Robert*!

So good to see you down on the dock checking the Alma's sheets and bowsprit.
My warmest salty thanks for your very encouraging feedback mate.

GB
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Carla Capra 10/20/2011 9:17:52 AM

Hi Dennis;
What a dramatic image. Well done.
;) CC #9750445

Dennis Gay 10/20/2011 5:06:13 PM

Shiver Me Timbers Mr Editor!!!!!

My salty thanks for awarding my maritime scene a PICK!

GB
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Dennis Gay 10/20/2011 5:07:42 PM

Capital *Carla*!

So nice to see you down by the river checking out the lines of the Alma.
Many maritime thanks for your inspiring feedback.

GB
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Carol Eade 11/16/2011 7:00:31 PM

Beautiful, Dennis, congratulations on your finalist! #9810613

Carla Capra 11/17/2011 8:45:59 AM

Whew, Whoo and congratulations on this fine Finalist.
;) CC #9813171

Dennis Gay 11/17/2011 11:53:59 PM

You li'l bobby dazzler!!!!!

Massive thanks to the Judge/s for elevating the Alma Doepel to FINALIST status.

GB
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Dennis Gay 11/17/2011 11:57:02 PM

Splice the mainbrace Carol & Carla!!

Great to see you come down by the river to check out the Alma.

BIIIIIG thanks to you both for your great feedback and extra suportive congratz on the FINALIST status.

GB
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David M. Montero 11/18/2011 7:44:05 PM

Very beautiful capture Dennis. Love trhe B&W. Congratulations on your Finalist selection! #9817792

Merna L. Nobile 11/28/2011 8:59:27 PM

Congratulations!
You’re the kind of person who makes the world a better, brighter place…You worked hard for this, you made it happen, and you have a right to be proud. So enjoy these satisfying moments; you deserve every one! Merna
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Dennis Gay 4/4/2012 5:29:51 AM

A big Aussie G'day to you DAVE & MERNA!!

My humble apolgies for such a belated reply.

Massive thanks to you both for your great feedback and chery congratz.

GB
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Description

The 2nd of 19 photographs chosen by the developers of Coast Apartments in my home town of Port Macquarie, NSW, Australia. The large B&W prints grace the walls of the foyers, gymnasium and lift on permanent display.

The series gives the viewer a journey from the Hastings River, that runs through the town and down the coast to The Gap at Diamond Head Beach in the Crowdy Bay National Park.

Fuji S5500: HIgh res jpg, f/8 @ 1/120sec, 11mm, ISO 100.

Photoshop CS.

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/120 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 10.70 mm, Model: FinePix S5500

Uploaded on 10/19/2011 6:34:58 PM


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