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Message in a Bottle
191212_1000526 19th December

Message in a Bottle

North Berwick

Mack found this bottle on the beach and it had a genuine message in it.
I assume it had been thrown into the water by someone marooned on a desert island with a distillery.
This is a great example of the advantage of a swivel screen. It was easy to compose this picture on the GH3 without lying on the wet sand.

Panasonic DMC-GH3
Panasonic 12-35mm f/2.8
1/200s f/2.8 at 22.0mm iso200 full exif


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barley2310-Jun-2014 04:20
wonderful. If I ever get stranded on a deserted island, I hope it has a fully functioning craft brewery on it. :)
Ric Yates24-Dec-2012 09:47
Mack the detective!
David Hobbs20-Dec-2012 13:01
Yes. What did the message say? :o) Great shot though. I used not to think that swivel screens were useful ... until I got one.
Tom LeRoy20-Dec-2012 07:27
Great find, Mack! I wonder what the message says.. Excellent low down shot, Bill. V
Sheila20-Dec-2012 06:42
Fantastic pov and now I know how :-)
Bryan Murahashi20-Dec-2012 04:59
A neat discovery by Mack.
woody3419-Dec-2012 22:58
Fascinating discovery....leaves you imagining cataways on deserted islands...???????
poochdad19-Dec-2012 22:01
Shame it wasn't a treasure map. ;-)
Ted Aanensen19-Dec-2012 21:09
Is there a parking lot near the beach where Mack found this? Think it was tossed from a car hoping to it float out to sea after drinking the contents? Might explain the note ..... Just a thought. Great capture. !
Helen Betts19-Dec-2012 20:47
Did you read the message? What a great find, good on Mack! And a great capture by you.
John Reynolds19-Dec-2012 20:40
Interesting find. The Edradour distillery is in Pitlochry - maybe the bottle was dropped into the River Tay :-)
Johnny JAG19-Dec-2012 19:19
Amazing, the label's still on the bottle.
Vickie BROWN19-Dec-2012 15:39
Bravo Mack and your funtional movement, perhaps Mack discover gold ore next time. V
SRW19-Dec-2012 15:25
Nicely found -- by both of you...! (Funnily enough, the "swivel screen" was the only thing I missed, moving from my Nikon 8700 to my D200... -- it helps in so many situations...!)
soulis19-Dec-2012 15:13
Splendid work! V.
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