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22-MAY-2012 Walter O. Koenig

May 22

Before GPS

1930's Sextant made by H. Hughes & Son, London

Nikon D700 ,Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G ED
1s f/18.0 at 50.0mm iso200 full exif

other sizes: small medium original
C Ann How25-May-2012 19:13
Great still life this one is ~ would make a nice print! V
Karen Stuebing23-May-2012 22:16
I bet this is more accurate. It certainly is more beautiful. Fabulous image. V.
burtmann23-May-2012 17:22
Superb work Walter. A great idea and professionally done. Fantastic composition. v
Hernan E. Enriquez23-May-2012 14:30
Terriffix image Walter...V
LynnH23-May-2012 11:42
From the days when these instruments were crafted like works of art. V
Stephanie23-May-2012 09:19
What a beautiful image! The sextant really stands out nicely against the map! Fabulous lighting Walter! VV
rousselziak23-May-2012 08:10
Excellent compo with this sextant ! I think it's so difficult to use ! -V-
Martin Lamoon23-May-2012 06:30
Good composition to include the map and sextant, wish I had one! V
Bryan Murahashi23-May-2012 04:30
Superb photo of this intricate antique. V
woody3423-May-2012 03:48
Beautifully composed image..wonderful light and detail.
janescottcumming23-May-2012 02:28
A wonderful looking sextant. My husband still has his from when he sailed in the merchant marine. I don't believe he will ever part with it. V
Jim Coffman23-May-2012 02:08
Wonderful capture,Walter.. I think I would do better with a GPS...
maggie_falconi23-May-2012 02:08
A great image, perfect detail, fantastic exposure and wonderful composition!!!!!! V
globalgadabout23-May-2012 02:03
a sort of CPS (Celestial Positioning System) then...well paired with the relevant charts...V
Frank Brault23-May-2012 01:56
This is a marvelous image. The detail and textures of the sextant are superb and the background is perfect. An elegant and fascination still life. V
Carl Carbone23-May-2012 01:50
Precision! What a great still life. Beautiful detail.
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