Battleship USS New Jersey

© Michelle Alton

Battleship USS New Jersey

Uploaded: February 25, 2015 | Entered: February 25, 2015 11:01:55


New Jersey was decommissioned for the last time in 1991 (after serving a total of 21 years in the active fleet), having earned a Navy Unit Commendation for service in Vietnam and 19 battle and campaign stars for combat operations during World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Lebanese Civil War, and service in the Persian Gulf. After a brief retention in the mothball fleet, she was donated to the Home Port Alliance in Camden, New Jersey, and began her career as a museum ship 15 October 2001.
It was a stormy day in December when I shot this photo following a Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration ceremony. I recently added drama to the image using Topaz Restyle.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/200 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 28.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III


Tiia Vissak February 25, 2015

great tones, light & mood! #1608790

JO ANN CLEVELAND February 25, 2015

Wonderful presentation Michelle! #11253935

John Connolly February 25, 2015

An excellent image of this old war horse
Michelle! A wonderful treatment and excellent DOF! #11253948

David Phalen February 25, 2015

Brilliant work Michelle!! Fabulous light, depth and mood!! #11253986

Jyri Vissak February 25, 2015

Well seen and presented! Very dramatic. #11254009

Wm Nosal February 25, 2015

Cool Capture, Michelle! #11254030

Jeff Sielski February 25, 2015

Excellent view and capture Michelle!! #11254035

Katherine Kuhn level-classic February 25, 2015

Love your low POV, Michelle -- and great treatment! #11254049

Gord MacEachern February 25, 2015

I think your POV and treatment puts this over the top Michelle, and as always great info!!! #11254069

Mitch Spence level-classic February 25, 2015 1

I believe I remember this, for it's great pov certainly. The mood you produced enhances the feeling of barely leashed power. #11254084

Debbie Bray February 26, 2015

I don't know how you added all the smoke though, Michelle, this is a winner in my books, fabulous capture! #11254190

Gail Sullivan level-classic February 26, 2015

Michelle...wonderful perspective, detail and treatment and you always add such interesting and informative info on your image! #11254288

Robert R. Goodman level-addict February 26, 2015

Hi Michelle,WOW! Awesome capture my friend! #11254554

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic February 26, 2015 1

Phenomenal work here Michelle, this is so impressive and your rendition of the weather together with the perspective and comp simply give the whole scene a dramatic look. The feeling of being onboard a battle ship is remarkable. Well done. A fav for me. #11254700

R. J. Laudenbacher level-deluxe February 27, 2015

WOW, Michelle....this is a fabulous capture. I love the tone and your comp is outstanding. #11254814

Linda L. Ruiz level-classic February 27, 2015

Love the mood and pov. Awesome #11255009

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe March 01, 2015

Superb capture and treatment, Michelle!! Over the top wonderful!! #11257603

Janice Mezzacappa March 13, 2015

Fantastic perspectiv, details and yes very dramatic love it!! #11265026

Janice Mezzacappa March 13, 2015

Fantastic perspectiv, details and yes very dramatic love it!! #11265027

Janice Mezzacappa March 13, 2015

Fantastic perspective, details and yes very dramatic love it!! #11265029

Susan D. Royce level-classic March 19, 2015

I love the drama. Great work, Michelle! #11267958

Rudi Reiner level-classic March 23, 2015

Excellent pov, colors & sky, nice work! #11270621

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