The ‘Fleetwood Wrecks’, in the shot are Eureka (foreground and Our Joanne rear plus two unidentified wood hulls). These boats were once part of the fishing fleet of Fleetwood, Lancashire. Now abandoned on the River Wyre Estuary.

Single image tone mapped in Photomatix. Further adjustments in photoshop.

Nikon D5000 & Nikkor 18mm-55mm lens.

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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  • Clive S
    Clive Sover 3 years ago

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

  • TheBaldyMan
    TheBaldyManover 3 years ago

    Super shot John

  • Thanks Alex, the marsh is littered with bits of the old boats. Locals believe there could by up to 20 boats on the marsh however no where near that number are visible. Makes me wonder how many have been ‘claimed’ by the silt.

    – John Hare

  • Peter Stone
    Peter Stoneover 3 years ago

    Fantastic well composed shot John

  • Cheers Peter.

    – John Hare

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