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Jim Evans (AXOTA) on July 10, 2010

A big welcome every one..your visit and wonderful comments mean a great deal to me ;>) Many thanks for taking the time to stay a while ;>)

Esmaeel Bagherian



Pierre Lapointe

Mahdi Kalhor


Warm regards to you all..


nowhere-man on December 11, 2010

and it seemed to expect a story with pirates and treasure

stacy metcalf on December 19, 2010

"like#13" is not enough to describe how awestruck i was by this "artwork".

JoelleGiannoni on January 13, 2011

That one sent me back directly the Titanic soundtrack in mind!!! It has a ghosty atmosphere, and the B&W increases it more again!!! I agree with Stacy, it's pure artwork!!

Cheers from Joelle

W@Z on January 14, 2011

Very cool capture. like.

Theolfa on February 27, 2011

" ..a ghostly galleon, tossed upon cloudy seas"

Jim Evans (AXOTA) on February 27, 2011

First, I humbly apologise for my late replies!

As for the ship, There are dozens of photos in many galleries of this superb replica sailing ship..I wanted something a little different and since we associate galleons with piracy, and ghostly events as depicted in countless novels and films, I liked the idea of creating a ghostly image..The result is not a trick nor is it a product of Photoshop..This is the wavy reflection just as the camera caught it.

Sadly, the ship, formerly the GRAND TURK is no longer moored in my home town..It was berthed here for four years and was loved by the townsfolk and visitors alike.

She was sold to a French charter boat company and is now berthed in St Malo France!


stacy metcalf




Thank you all for your lovely compliments and endorsements!

Kind regards!


Jim Evans (AXOTA) on June 25, 2011

kisilona~~~~Hi! I'm happy that you liked this photo..Thanks for stopping by!


Conquilha on March 30, 2012

Impressive one Jim...LK

From Portugal, Conquilha

psonja on December 22, 2012

It looks fantastic L

greetings from


Miguel Bortfeldt on December 27, 2012

Splendid shot. Well observed! L+F. Best wishes, Miguel.

Jim Evans (AXOTA) on January 4, 2013

Apologies for my late response guys!

Conquilha~~~~It is a nice surprise to find you deep in the annals of my gallery :) Much appreciated!

psonja~~~~Hello Sonja, Thank you for your interest in this magnificent Man-o'-War, The Grand Turk)..It no longer resides in my home town since it was purchased by a French consortium two years ago and sadly, they changed its name.

Miguel Bortfeldt~~~~Greetings Miguel :)~~~This replica fighting ship was moored in the harbour of my home town for several years..It was used occasionally on film shoots for TV and the cinema! Since computer generated images are so realistic, the entertainment industry no longer required the "real thing", so the Grand Turk became obsolete! I'm grateful for your generous appraisal :)

Kind regards to you all


Herve sam on April 14, 2013

Belle composition ,LIKE

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on October 30, 2008
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Jim Evans (AXOTA)
    • Camera: NIKON E8700
    • Taken on 2008/10/16 17:16:48
    • Exposure: 0.059s
    • Focal Length: 8.90mm
    • F/Stop: f/3.200
    • ISO Speed: ISO50
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash