Baltimore gaff rigged schooner entering Gig Harbor, Washington. Image captured August, 2009 processed as a melainotype or ferrotype of the 1800s.


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My photographs are not always technically correct, I tend to break the rules but I do that knowing what the rules are and having a reason to do so. My photographic images are what and how I see the world around me in my minds eye—they are who I am.

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  • Ann Rodriquez
    Ann Rodriquezalmost 5 years ago

    This is beautiful, Bryan! Looks incredible in a frame, too.

  • Thank you very much Ann, she is a wonderful ship to photograph.

    – Bryan Peterson

  • Timothy Gass
    Timothy Gassalmost 5 years ago

    Very Nice

  • Thanks very much Tim.

    – Bryan Peterson

  • GailD
    GailDalmost 5 years ago

    Looks great Bryan & I do like the texture effect.

  • Thanks Gail, I’ve been having fun playing around with different effects and some of the images actually turn out well.

    – Bryan Peterson

  • Kofoed
    Kofoedalmost 5 years ago

    Looks great, Bryan. Brilliant processing.
    And such a wonderful vessel with all sails set.

  • I believe that these ladies of the late 1700s do look a little better processed as a vintage image. She is down in Southern California for the winter so I will have to wait till next summer for more images of her flying on Puget Sound.

    – Bryan Peterson

  • debsphotos
    debsphotosalmost 5 years ago

    Wonderful full sail image Bryan…with perfect processing!!*-)

  • Thanks Deb.

    – Bryan Peterson

  • AnaCBStudio
    AnaCBStudioalmost 5 years ago

    Beautiful processing!

  • Thank you Ana. The shot in color just didn’t look right and somehow out of place but converting it to b&w and adding some effects seemed to bring it all together.

    – Bryan Peterson

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