Gathering dark skies over the Good Hope on Skippool Creek Poulton Le Fylde Nr. Blackpool.

3 shot HDR processed in Photomatix.

Nikon D5000, Sigma 10-20mm lens

M.F.V. Good Hope – FD3540
Fleetwood Trawler – Good Hope FD354
Official Number: ?
Net Tonnage: 28
Length: ?
Breadth: ?
Draught: ?
Built: 1948 by Alexanders of Wick
Engine: ?
1948: Built as Good Hope WK209, Owners Robert A. C. Donn and Others of Latheronwheel, Caithness.
1961: Registered still as Good Hope WK209, Owner G. F. Donn, Port Dunbar, Wick.
197?: Fishing from Fleetwood.
2010: Good Hope has been left to rot on Skippool Creek. She has been there for a long time

John enjoys capturing images mainly around his home in the North West of England with a leaning towards land and seascapes. John also enjoys using modern processing techniques designed to give images a more in-depth feel to them. John is happy to discuss individual customers image requests.

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  • Trevor Kersley
    Trevor Kersleyalmost 4 years ago

    Excellent capture John.

  • Thanks Trevor

    – John Hare

  • Clive S
    Clive Salmost 4 years ago

    Thank you for sharing your artwork with the Photomatix HDR Group!

  • Jadon
    Jadonalmost 4 years ago

    Very good HDR work here John..You seem to have got the knack of it no problem..

  • John Hare
    John Harealmost 4 years ago

    Cheers mate, need to be braver with the bracketing next time and play with it more. However I am happy with the progress so far. Must be fairly ok on this occasion, having been critical of myself, as no lightroom of ps adjustments.

  • Peter Stone
    Peter Stonealmost 4 years ago

    Fantastic capture John,

  • Thanks Peter, I appreciate you stopping by.

    – John Hare

  • bobby1
    bobby1almost 4 years ago

    Awesome capture and work!

  • Thanks Bobby.

    – John Hare

  • photogaryphy
    photogaryphyalmost 4 years ago

    Another cracking shot of the Good Hope.

  • Cheers Gary..

    – John Hare

  • Jay Morgan
    Jay Morganalmost 4 years ago

    Very lovely textures beautiful image

  • Thanks Jay, its a great old boat.

    – John Hare

  • Alf Myers
    Alf Myersalmost 4 years ago

    Nice work John. The Good Hope sure gets around considering it never moves.

  • Thanks Alf for your comment. The Good Hope is one of those subject that you never tire of.

    – John Hare

  • Irene  Burdell
    Irene Burdellalmost 4 years ago

    A great shot John , I really must make the ffort to find this place, I have seen so many pictures of it .x

  • Irene thank you for your comment. It is very strange, at low tide it is totally different to at high tide.

    – John Hare

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