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The perspective of the Greenhorn Sailor
08-OCT-2008 Walter O. Koenig

The perspective of the Greenhorn Sailor

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The Mainmast of the Star of India

An image for this Thursday Challenge: "A sense of perspective!"

Nikon D300 ,Tamron AF18-270mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC
1/200s f/13.0 at 18.0mm iso200 full exif

other sizes: small medium original
joseantonio07-Aug-2011 17:33
I like this perspective
Evaristo Buendia-Carrera30-Jan-2009 03:27
Great composition. Vote!
Laura Sebastianelli13-Oct-2008 19:12
Fantastic!! V
Barry Moore12-Oct-2008 09:23
Excellent lines
Tsienni11-Oct-2008 11:57
lovely lines, you chose a good angle for a strong perspective to come out.
Harrison11-Oct-2008 00:02
Nice shot...I'd hate to have to climb up there!
Nancy Lobaugh09-Oct-2008 23:33
lines everywhere!! cool..
Cindi Smith09-Oct-2008 23:27
Wow! Love it!!!
J. Scott Coile09-Oct-2008 22:50
Such a cool axial upward perspective!
Guest 09-Oct-2008 19:40
excellent! V
Phillip Normanton09-Oct-2008 19:34
Great lines here - fabulous clear blue sky too :)
I'd have thought the greenhorn would be looking at the waves too tho ;-)
monica memoli09-Oct-2008 17:59
Beautiful! v
David Royall09-Oct-2008 17:51
Outstanding POV.
corypdot09-Oct-2008 17:47
I thought you would take a picture over the side for "the greenhorn sailor"....
Carol Breton09-Oct-2008 15:15
Perfect title for this fantastic perspective! V
Bill Gallagher09-Oct-2008 14:48
Love all of the converging and intersecting lines. V
Ken Duckert09-Oct-2008 14:24
Wow. So many lines. A carnival for the eyes.
CM Kwan09-Oct-2008 13:58
Excellent POV, Walter! V
Ken Chambers ARPS09-Oct-2008 13:03
The complexity of the rigging must have matched the computers of today ... v
FrankB09-Oct-2008 12:25
super shot....which perfectly illustrates the complecity of the rigging......V
Norbert Fortelny09-Oct-2008 12:12
Very good perspective.
Wouldn't want to look down from up there.
Pat Shawyer09-Oct-2008 11:18
Well done Walter
Eckhart Derschmidt09-Oct-2008 10:14
As Jola noted - the opposite perspective would be interesting too!
Máire Uí Mhaicín09-Oct-2008 08:18
Fantastic! A tummy turning shot for landlubbers like me!
Victoria09-Oct-2008 06:59
Fantastic perspective
Jola Dziubinska09-Oct-2008 06:39
Would be great to see it the opposite way ;))
Going up, Walter...??
Herb Knufken09-Oct-2008 05:16
Well done
Ann...09-Oct-2008 04:53
Excellent.
Gérard Koehl09-Oct-2008 04:38
Magnifique... V
Flo Hendry09-Oct-2008 04:31
Wonderful shot, love the lines, draws the eye to the top of the mast. V Excellent!
Sabine Stetson09-Oct-2008 03:56
woww....this would be confusing to a redhorn sailor
also....great shot!
v
through_the_lens09-Oct-2008 03:55
Great pov... super lines and geometry
Timothy Guenther09-Oct-2008 02:52
Awesome!
Mike Stobbs09-Oct-2008 01:19
Super POV....
wernere0109-Oct-2008 00:54
Sure there is a structure in this chaos...for a sailor man. Fine view.
Tomasz Dziubinski - Photography09-Oct-2008 00:35
Excellent, Vote.
laine8209-Oct-2008 00:35
Excellent perspective.
marie-jose wolff09-Oct-2008 00:18
such a mast of a sailing ship, wonderful perspective! V
Laura09-Oct-2008 00:11
Really cool.
BleuEvanescence09-Oct-2008 00:09
Wow...this is very neat.
bill friedlander08-Oct-2008 23:47
Looks like a spider web around the crow's nest. Well done.
Jeff Lobaugh08-Oct-2008 23:46
Wonderful converging lines!
An De Wilde08-Oct-2008 23:20
this is great !
LeeG08-Oct-2008 22:46
Neat pov, really portrays the height of the tall mast and sails.
Barbara Heide08-Oct-2008 22:41
fantastic perspective Walter! v
Wolfgang Bluhm08-Oct-2008 22:38
Fabulous. I love how you have lines from all corners of the image going towards the center. Well done!
pkocinski08-Oct-2008 22:36
Well seen and done.
Robin Reid08-Oct-2008 22:33
Excellent POV
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