*the great ship*

© Thomas McConville

*the great ship*

Uploaded: December 27, 2003


oceanliner queen mary in long beach california. this grand ship is 1,018 feet long(longer than titanic) and has a displacement (weight) of 82.000 tons (almost twice that of titanic) her draft is 30feet. during ww2 she transported more troops than any vessel in history.


Colette M. Metcalf December 27, 2003

Wonderful, Thomas!! #82820

Joy Brown December 27, 2003

Absolutely stunning image, Thomas!!! #309249

Murry Grigsby December 27, 2003

Nice image and info, Thomas! #309268

Evy Johansen level-classic December 27, 2003

Wow - beautiful image, Thomas! #309309

Gerda Grice level-deluxe December 27, 2003

Just gorgeous. The colours are superb and the angle you've chosen is ideal. #309368

Karen Engelbreth December 28, 2003

Wonderful image, Thomas!!

Darren Smith December 28, 2003

Great job Thomas. I have seen quite a few images of The Queen Mary, but I think this one has the best reflection I have seen, good job. #310174

Evy Johansen level-classic January 15, 2004

I'm so glad to see this beautiful image as a finalist! Many congratulations - and good luck, Thomas! #333421

Karen Engelbreth January 15, 2004

congratulations Thomas! #333501

Jean Papo January 15, 2004

Congratulations, Thomas! Love your style! Do you use special filters for these amazing night scenes? Whatever you do, it's great! Good luck in the finals! #333561

Carol Brill January 15, 2004

Awesome perspective and composure, Thomas, along with some great clarity and color...congratulations and best of luck to you! #334631

Susie Peek-Swint January 16, 2004

Great shot Thomas -- many congrats!! #334958

Gerda Grice level-deluxe January 16, 2004

Many well deserved congrats, Thomas! #335620

Patricia Marroquin January 16, 2004

You've managed to make the Queen Mary look much grander! The colors and perspective are excellent! I hope this goes further, Thomas! Congrats on this and your other win. #335648

To discuss, first log in or sign up (buttons are at top center of page).

Get Constructive Critiques

Sign up for an interactive online photography course to get critiques on your photos.


Did You Know?

Discussions by Category: You can view photo discussions on various themes in the Community > Photo Discussions section of the site.

BetterPhoto Websites: If you see an orange website link directly under the photographer's name, it's totally okay. It's not spam. The reason: BetterPhoto is the one that offers these personal photography websites. We are supporting our clients with those links.

Unavailable EXIF: If there is no other information but 'Unavailable' in the EXIF (meaning no EXIF data exists with the photo), the 'Unavailable' blurb is not displayed. If there is any info, it shows. Many photos have the EXIF stripped out when people modify the image and resave it, before uploading.


The following truth is one of the core philosophies of BetterPhoto:

I hear, I forget.
I see, I remember.
I do, I understand.

You learn by doing. Take your next online photography class.

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist

Copyright for this gallery photo belongs solely to Thomas McConville.
Images may not be copied, downloaded, or used in any way without the expressed, written permission of the photographer.
Log in to follow or message this photographer or report this photo.