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Skipper Steve *2, Dublin Bay, Ireland.

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Comments (18)

laughingmackerel on June 24, 2008

ace :)

2c on June 25, 2008

Thanks Lm,

This one sat in the archives a while, always knew it had something , scanned straight from neg with the complimentary 'dark room' attention. fits the set nicely i think.

regards h

W@Z on June 25, 2008

Awesome shot H, looks like a painting, brilliant work.

2c on June 25, 2008

Thanks warren,

Hope your well, you have being quiet, must be working hard! Luckily the main sail pitched south on this one and everything fell into place!


W@Z on June 25, 2008

Yeah H i have had the head down, not uch time for photos! I just noticed pool beg power station in the background, I was just out in sandymount a few days ago taking shots of the smoke stacks. check it out!

2c on June 26, 2008

Hi Warren, noticed the name change, all the rage on this site! good to hear your well. The stacks make a great focal point of the bay, heres a pic from bullock harbour on a fine evening last month!

Regards h

Thomas Splietker on July 10, 2008

Wow, that is a realy good pictire, looks amazing in black and white. Y* for this and your veryy nice galery!

Thomas My Contest

2c on July 11, 2008

Thanks Thomas! really appreciate the Y* for this one. Delighted you like this and the gallery. Thanks for visiting and come back soon!

Best regards from Dublin h

tiopepe8 on July 13, 2008

Very nice Voted, greetings My june Contest

"Cuky"/A.S.G."NO VIE… on July 13, 2008

A beautiful image that quite seaworthy would like to have. Congratulations from Spain, Antonio.

2c on July 14, 2008

Thanks tiopepe8 for your vote, very much appreciated!

Thanks Antonio!It was a beautiful old racing yacht. delighted you like it!

Warmest regards from Dublin


Witxe on July 27, 2008

Great shot h. Love this image. Big YS Regards friend :)w

2c on July 28, 2008

Thanks Witxe,

Delighted you like it, this one sat in the archives for a while! Theres a nice drama about it. Thanks for the YS on this pic. As always i very much appreciate your visits and comments.

Warmest regards from Dublin

h :)

Dalibor Kállay on June 25, 2009

Fantastic!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :)))) how did you do so dramatic contrast. Your style is uncompareble. Dalibor

2c on June 26, 2009

Hi Dalibor, The contrast was achieved here by using B/w film with a red filter, The important thing here was putting the sun behind the sail which diffused the exposure & direct light, thus holding the details in the foreground! The rest was just Darkroom printing!! Delighted you like this, It's a fav of mine!

Warmest regards from Dublin h

Dalibor Kállay on June 30, 2009

Wait a minute!!! It isn't digi photo? Did you shoot that on film camera? All your B/W pictures look like classic B/W, but i thought that you used soft filter like Contrast Master.

I have tried to make similar postprocesing on my photos, but it is imposible :)))) Thank you very much

What camera and lenses do you have. I have also one old SLR. My lovely Pentax MZ-5N. Great Camera!!! But i prefer to shoot to digi :)

Greetings Dalibor

2c on June 30, 2009

Hi Dalibor! Hope your well! This was shot on t-max B/w film with a red filter on the lens. The Lens was a classic 28mm wide angle Nikkor lens (which someone nicked since!) The camera was a Nikkormat (pre Nikon export from the 60's), They were simple & really wonderful manuel camera's, they take brillant quality pics. I still have two at home but since i lost my beloved lens i don't use them much!! Currently i use a digi canon 5dmk2, It fine... but i also use a old canon 20d which i love & think takes really wonderful digi pics!

Warmest regards from Dublin! h

Bruce Edwards on May 12, 2012

I Like(#1) the silvery sky and water and the great lighting in this photo.

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