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The Good Hope rests at Skippool Creek, Poulton Le Fylde near Blackpool.
Over the years many people have tried to restore it but despite this, the ‘old girl’ is slowly rotting away.

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Featured Image on Redbubble Explore Pages 9th May 2011

3 shot HDR processed in Photomatix with further adjustments in lightroom.

Nikon D5000, Sigma 10-20mm lens @10mm, ISO200, f7.1, 1/200 (e/v +/-2) tripod mounted.
http://www.fleetwood-fishing-industry.co.uk/cat...

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: ?
History
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

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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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Comments

  • Callum Brown
    Callum Brownalmost 4 years ago

    Nice work.. Well done

  • Thanks for your comment Callum.

    – 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

    A real beauty here mate, well done..

  • Thanks Jason, had real problems with noise in the black bow area (need to get the exposures sorted more). But as a HDR ‘virgin’ I’m fairly pleased with the end results.

    – John Hare

  • catchingthesun
    catchingthesunalmost 4 years ago

    oh wow..so stunningly gorgeous

  • Thank you, many of the local photographers are addicted to this old boat.

    – John Hare

  • Lilian Marshall
    Lilian Marshallalmost 4 years ago
    Fantastic capture of this old boat. Love Skippool Creek.
  • John Hare
    John Harealmost 4 years ago

    Thank Lilian, one of my two favourite local haunts, the Creek and the Wrecks.

  • Peter Stone
    Peter Stonealmost 4 years ago

    Super image with great POV

  • Thanks Peter, the jetty was a bit of a challenge, in fact I think it was in a worse state of repair than the boat!

    – John Hare

  • mscornwall
    mscornwallalmost 4 years ago

    fab shot :) xxx

  • Thanks Denise, glad you enjoyed it.

    – John Hare

  • Bellavista2
    Bellavista2almost 4 years ago

    “Congratulations bl6jdh1” Your Stunning capture of the “Good Hope”, has been Featured in the “Beach,River and Lake Treasures Group”. Now you have the wonderful opportunity to enter our “March Featured Members Challenge”. “Goodluck!”

    Marchfeaturedmemberschallenge

  • Thank you so much for this feature. I am not only a new member of the group but also new to HDR photography. I am very flattered.

    – John Hare

  • Dora Artemiadi
    Dora Artemiadialmost 4 years ago

    Congrats!! beautiful shot!

  • Thanks very much.

    – John Hare

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