On the Yardarms

© Michelle Alton

On the Yardarms

Uploaded: June 22, 2012 04:41:17


This is another of the tall ships in Baltimore Harbor for the 200-year anniversary commemoration of the War of 1812 (and the Star Spangled Banner lyrics).
This is a DD entry. Used OnOne software to add clouds and several texture overlays.
A black and white version is displayed below. The conversion was done on the OnOne-treated version, but used Nik Silver Efex Pro 2.
The original is also shown.


Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/2000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 270.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D


Michelle Alton June 22, 2012

A black and white version, and the original. #1470644

BILLY R. PARKER June 22, 2012


Ken Smith level-classic June 22, 2012

I've always wanted to photograph the Tall Ships. Lucky you...beautiful work, Michelle! #10195381

Danny B. Head June 22, 2012

Nice "old world" feel! #10195424

Monnie Ryan June 22, 2012

Beautiful job - love the finished work (really like the B&W, too)! #10195444

Nancy L. Green level-classic June 22, 2012

OH MY GOSH Michelle, this is ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC!!! I love your DD work, VERY well done in every way!!! <>< #10195494

Gina Cormier level-classic June 22, 2012

Love the effects on this beauty!! #10195565

Mike F. Anderson June 22, 2012

Wow Michelle! I thought this was just a shot taken of a Photograph hanging on the wall of an Art Gallery! You've created a wonderful result with a masterful treatment. On a side note, I would love to be up your way for this "Tall Ships" photo opportunity. #10195710

Mike Clime June 22, 2012

Excellent capture and treatment, Michelle! Always wondered what it would be like to stand up there. #10195778

Claudia Kuhn level-classic June 22, 2012

Beautiful ship wonderful DD work! #10195896

Carol L. Fowler June 22, 2012

Wonderful DD work! #10195988

Barbara Waldoch level-classic June 22, 2012

Beautifully done, Michelle! #10196011

Patrick Rouzes June 22, 2012

WOW, have never seen a scene like this Michelle! Love the tall ships & your DD work is exquisite, my friend! Love it!

Katherine Kuhn June 22, 2012

Wonderful image & treatment -- what display! You've captured it magnificently in all your versions, but I like the 1st best! #10196198

Stefania Barbier level-addict June 22, 2012

I love your treatment Michelle... beautifully done! #10196261

frank w. degenhardt June 23, 2012

That is so neat the way that you show us the original and then the look with your creative work. You definitely added some drama to the look. What a thrill to be able to see these old ships. Amazing and beautiful look my friend. #10196402

Marilyn Cornwell level-deluxe June 23, 2012

What a perfect image! Wonderful! #10196407

Ujjwal Mukherjee June 23, 2012

Wonderfully presented,Michelle!! #10196458

Dayna Cain level-classic June 23, 2012

This is FANTASTIC Michelle! I bet this one is a winner! #10196532

Diane L. Thomas June 23, 2012

Love the effects of both ships. Great job. Wish I could have been there to see this amazing site. #10196958

Joyce S. Court June 23, 2012

Great photo. I feel like I was there when it happened. #10197047

Robert K. Bemus level-classic June 23, 2012

Outstanding work, Michelle!! I love the clouds and painterly effect!! #10197400

Lynn M. Whitt June 24, 2012

Great work, I love the tones and textures. #10197652

Gerri R. Jones June 24, 2012

This would be beautiful printed on a cream textured paper, really wonderful work, Michelle! #10197702

Randall J. Scholten June 24, 2012

Very impressive work of art, Michelle! #10198233

Bonnie C. Lackey June 24, 2012

Having all those sailors in the rigging is
such a unique presentation. There is something about the tall ships that makes the heart stand still for just a moment. Wonderful images, Michelle. #10198271

Thomas E. Hinds June 25, 2012

Great DD work, Michelle! This is really remarkable in every way! Looks like a painting from the time period they are r-enacting! Awesome! #10200111

Leslie McLain level-classic June 27, 2012

Beautiful capture and DD work, Michelle. #10202658

Susan D. Royce level-classic June 27, 2012

Beautiful treatment, Michelle! #10203514

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe June 29, 2012

Excellent DD work Michelle. I love the old time look you have created. #10206735

Robert Jensen June 29, 2012

What a great scene. Hope we see it again. #10206810

Stephen Zacker July 02, 2012

I love this.. wonderful work #10210750

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