"Peter R. Cresswell" approaching the Blue Water Bridge

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Comments (4)

fotomacc on July 24, 2010

That's a very effective shot Doerthe. J

HAMANA on July 24, 2010

Thanks, John. I have quite a few shots similar to this one. The river turns sharply in several location near the Blue Water Bridge, so the freighters are forced to follow the deepest channel, hence this position facing me. The freighters draw about 40 feet (approx. 12 m), so no room for errors. The lake freighters do not need a pilot, but ocean-going freighters are required to take on a pilot in Detroit to get into Lake Huron.


®mene on August 3, 2010

stunning technique shot. I got it you have such ones before but it is always a strong thing.

cheers michael

HAMANA on August 24, 2010

Hi, Michael, yes, I have quite a few photos like this one. The river turns sharply in two areas where the freighters for one minute face me directly. But I don't always get lucky enough to capture the ship at the right moment.

Thank you very much for your kind message.



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Photo details

  • Uploaded on July 23, 2010
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by HAMANA
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot S5 IS
    • Taken on 2010/07/22 15:22:27
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/640)
    • Focal Length: 70.40mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO80
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash