Independence of the seas

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Independence of the seas

Postby Mast3rChi3f » Wed May 14, 2008 12:11 pm

This week I had the pleasure to see this huge "baby". Photos taken in Funchal harbour.









Postby calmac1991 » Wed May 14, 2008 1:06 pm

That's a big ship! It was named in Southampton a few weeks ago. I didn't get to see it, but I did see its sister ship the "Freedom of the Seas" when it was in.

I particularly like the last photo, the way the mooring ropes draw you into the picture, but number 3 is good for showing the size of the ship.

She can take 4,370 passengers and has a crew of 1,360!
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Postby thomasrichards » Wed May 14, 2008 1:25 pm

I really like the last shot... the leading lines to the ship. Nice composition and colours.
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Postby ormina » Sat May 17, 2008 6:16 pm

Now thats a big ship. Great shots, hard to pick a favourite, they all show great detail, crisp and clear and the colours are lovely.

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Postby Bob Andersson » Sat May 17, 2008 8:29 pm

Hi Mast3rChi3f,

Nice shots but, like Thomas, I really like the last shot - great composition. Could you share the camera settings for that one? Did you focus at the hyperfocal distance to get the apparently great depth of field?

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Postby Mast3rChi3f » Sat May 17, 2008 10:37 pm

The settings were:

F-stop: f11
Exposure time: 1/200
Focal length: 17mm
ISO speed: 100

Thanks for the comments.

Postby Kenneth Skou » Sun May 18, 2008 3:00 am

Hi Mast3rChi3f

very nice shots indeed! I too like the last the most and the blue of the mooring ropes is very juicy.

When Gordon receives the "best internet site in the world"-award and governments from every country sends him lots of money, we should hire it and and have every forum member picked up for a 1-month photo-cruise!

Cheers :-)
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Postby Calebj » Sun May 18, 2008 6:44 am

lol very realistic...
anyway nice shots and i really want to go on a cruise now

Postby Colin » Thu May 22, 2008 4:41 am

Great set! Number 3 gives a really good impression as to just how tall and massive the ship is...and that last one? Crap man. Taking a picture of a ship from the view of its moorings just...well it reminds me how freaking heavy she must be.

Postby miki » Sun May 25, 2008 11:12 am

great shots. Really love the last one it just grabs hold and won't let go. Brilliant colours. Thanks for sharing :D

Postby Mark Owen » Fri Jun 27, 2008 8:04 am

They're all amazing, but that last one is the most 'clever' there. Really like them! Well done!
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