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In the shadow of the USS Midway

Discussion in 'Landscapes, Architecture, and Cityscapes' started by ubetcha, Aug 16, 2009.

  1. ubetcha

    ubetcha

    Nov 12, 2006
    San Diego, Ca
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  2. lmatney

    lmatney

    Oct 25, 2007
    Goodyear, AZ
    Very nice Mike. I like it a lot.
     
  3. Spoogen_1

    Spoogen_1

    149
    May 3, 2009
    Longmont, CO
    Nice shot.
     
  4. Wonderful perspective--and a great shot. Bravo!
     
  5. ubetcha

    ubetcha

    Nov 12, 2006
    San Diego, Ca
    Thank you all! We drove our new little runabout right up to her port side to within a few feet as the sun was setting. It's quite impressive that close. Thanks again!
     
  6. That is a great shot. The composition and perspective along with the light really help pull this together. Well done Mike.

    God Bless,
    David
     
  7. genera

    genera

    Oct 6, 2005
    California
    Nice shot Mike. The relected light on the underside adds a lot of impact.

    I have a similar shot, taken from a spot a little farther to the left, that I've never been too happy with. It shows the guard rails around the flight deck and, while I understand why they're there given the ships current use, they really don't seem appropriate for a war ship.

    Thanks for the "this is how it should look shot". It gives me some ideas for the next time I'm there.
     
  8. Whoa what an incredible pic!
     
  9. Preston

    Preston

    273
    May 2, 2005
    Reno, NV
    Great shot. I love the perspective. Nice Job
     
  10. Ryan Bradford

    Ryan Bradford

    518
    Jul 14, 2009
    Rochester
    I love it, you dont see this kind of shot much
     
  11. SteveM10

    SteveM10

    385
    Jun 5, 2009
    Parrish, FL
    Excellent shot, well done.
     
  12. kichu

    kichu

    287
    Oct 25, 2008
    Europe
    nice one, the mix of nature (sun, water) and machine makes a powertful image i think
     
  13. shtarka1

    shtarka1

    Feb 1, 2008
    Boston
    Awesome,Mike!
     
  14. Beautiful light on an unusual perspective. Well done Mike.
     
  15. Fantastic! I've been to the Midway at least 5 times, and I've never been able to see it from that perspective! Nice job!
     
  16. Muonic

    Muonic

    Jun 14, 2006
    Cool shot. It gives you an idea of just how big the carriers are....and the Midway is a small one.
     
  17. fiveoboy01

    fiveoboy01

    444
    Jan 30, 2009
    Madison, WI
    Fantastic shot!
     
  18. ubetcha

    ubetcha

    Nov 12, 2006
    San Diego, Ca
    Once again, a heart-felt thank-you all for your very kinds comments.... as it turned out, this shot was not planned or even prepped... as I was driving our little boat closer to the Midway I saw the potential of this shot, fired up the G-10 held it over the windshield and snapped a few frames.... this was about the only good one of the bunch. :eek: 
     
  19. one of the most impressive perspectives I saw from a military ship!
    Nicely done!



    Rui

    D300, D200, coupled with a bunch of some fine Nikon:smile: glass.


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