Tall Ship

Uploaded: July 05, 2010 10:59:25


A three masted schooner sails out of Toronto Harbour. Fourteen of the tall ships left yesterday for Cleveland, the next destination in their race/tour of the Great Lakes.

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: -1.33, ExposureTime: 1/400 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 135.00 mm, Model: NIKON D40


Tarun Bose July 05, 2010

Excellent capture with super lighting. Good work Steve. #1285242

Danny B. Head July 05, 2010

Beautiful image, Steve! #8736083

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna July 05, 2010

WOW! This looks like an expensive painting, Steve! The lighting, colors and details are incredible! :-) k #8736591

Michelle Alton July 05, 2010

This is a truly spectacular capture, as Moby Dick is playing on the TV in front of me! Double sails for me! #8736617

Steve M. Harrington July 05, 2010

Call me Ishmael. :) There is a power and romanticism in these ships that is compelling. You got me to thinking of Moby Dick and its powerful story and language, Michelle. Here is a quote that fits this scene:

". . . these are the times of dreamy quietude, when beholding the tranquil beauty and brilliancy of the ocean's skin, one forgets the tiger heart that pants beneath it; and would not willingly remember, that this velvet paw but conceals a remorseless fang."

Thank you all for your fine comments.
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Daniella Puente July 05, 2010

What a beauty Steve! #8736746

Patti Coblentz July 06, 2010

So artfully done, Steve...this is absolutely gorgeous!
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Steve M. Harrington July 06, 2010

Thanks very much, Daniella and Patti.
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Steve M. Harrington July 06, 2010

Another view. Note the men on the forward mast. High flying! :) #8739291

Mitch Spence level-classic July 10, 2010

I have never had the opportunity to see these tall ships underway like this. How lucky you were to be able to. This is a beautiful full frame image, with the feeling of wind power all about it. #8746614

Steve M. Harrington July 10, 2010

I am pleased you like these, Mitch. It has long been a dream of mine to capture them under full sail.
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Michelle Alton August 13, 2010

Fantastic Finalist, Steve. Congratulations! #8826721

Danny B. Head August 13, 2010

Beautiful image, Steve! Congrats! #8828149

Tammy Espino August 13, 2010

A huge congrats on this awesome finalist!! :) #8828203

Patti Coblentz August 13, 2010

So pleased to see a member of this series win a finalist, Steve...big congratulations!! #8828857

Steve M. Harrington August 13, 2010

Thanks very much, Michelle, Danny, Tammy and Patti. Your good wishes mean a lot to me.
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Usman M. Bajwa level-classic August 14, 2010

CONGRATZ on your beautiful Finalist!!

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Debra R. Harder August 14, 2010

Magnificent image, Steve!! Congratulations on another EXCELLENT finalist! Deb #8832428

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic August 14, 2010

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #8832682

Steve M. Harrington August 14, 2010

Thanks a lot, Usman, Deb and Nancy.
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