Biding Time

© Martha R. Mazon

Biding Time

Uploaded: August 20, 2019 | Entered: August 20, 2019 08:24:16

Description

An abandoned ship turned photo op on Tomales Bay in Northern California. After being abandoned by the owner, the ship became a magnet for photographers touring the area. Once in danger of being removed by wetlands restoration work, its popularity with visitors and photographers saved it. Unfortunately that same popularity almost destroyed it when one photographer's wool spinning experiment got out of hand, sparking a fire at the stern. Firefighters were able to stop the fire but the stern was completely destroyed. Today there is still a steady stream of visitors who stroll a short distance to snap a shot. I managed to capture it between visitor waves. Travel & Place

Exif: Camera: Canon Canon EOS 5D Mark II; Shutter Speed: 1/500; Aperture: f/13.0; ISO: 200; Orientation: 1; Date: 2019:08:20 08:23:11

Comments

Emile Abbott level-deluxe August 22, 2019

Thanks for the history and excellent photo op. Well composed Martha. #1728076

Terry Cervi level-classic August 23, 2019

What an interesting story, Martha. A fantastic shot as well! #11774358

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic September 11, 2019

Great composition and colors Martha!, Amalia #11776112

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe September 30, 2019

Love this. Beautiful winner and perfectly captured. Congratulations!! #11777794

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe October 01, 2019

WTG! Congratulations! ccc #11777997

Emile Abbott level-deluxe October 01, 2019

Congrats on excellent gold winner, Martha. #11778016

MARLON IGNACIO level-deluxe October 01, 2019

Awesome find and comp. Congratulations on your gold, Martha! #11778117

Oscar J. Pung level-classic October 01, 2019

Congratulations on the Gold, Martha! This is excellent. #11778122

Patrick Rouzes level-classic October 01, 2019

Interesting story behind this well-deserved Winner, Martha! Congrats! #11778249

Christine Greenspan level-classic October 04, 2019

Such an intriguing scene, Martha! Huge congrats on this fantastic winner! #11778627

Dianne Brin level-classic October 04, 2019

Congratulations on your Gold badge Martha! #11778670

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 05, 2019

Congrats on your Win Martha!! #11778754

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures October 05, 2019

Love the info and incredible image Martha, huge congratulations on your gold winner!!! #11778794

Joanna Kovalcsik level-classic October 06, 2019

A wonderful description, image, and deserving win! Congratulations, Martha! #11778982

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