Walking out at dawn in the tiny port of Orhaniye in Turkey I passed rows of wonderful moored gulets and fishing boats before coming the final berth at the end … so sad to see this once fine boat at rest … which never made it in time to the boatyard just a mile further on…..

See also new day
taken shortly afterwards in the tranquil dawning light just along the quayside…

And for a glimpse of the breakfast bustle I returned to after this tranquil start to the day see unimpressed

Taken with a compact nikon coolpix 4800

Hi! I’m lucky enough to live in the beautiful Scottish Borders and love trying to capture a moment to savour…
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  • hilarydougill
    hilarydougillover 6 years ago

    Bless!! great capture, lovely imagery. and reflections. Surely someone could salvage it?

  • Richard Hamilton-Veal
    Richard Hamilt...over 6 years ago

    Nice, but sad capture. What a shame.

    Well done Maggie.

  • phil1950
    phil1950over 6 years ago

    Brilliant! shot, tells a story, lovely colours and tones, nicely spotted and captured

  • phoggy
    phoggyover 6 years ago
    Great shot! nice reflections, Must have broken your heart Maggie.
  • sniff….nodding…dabbing eyes…..

    – dinghysailor1

    AARDVARKover 6 years ago

    Hello Sailor!

    A sad ending but a nice photo.

  • LindaR
    LindaRover 6 years ago

    so sad ~ yet you’ve captured it beautifully xx

  • John Edwards
    John Edwardsover 6 years ago

    A lovely image with an air of sadness about it.

  • Tom Gomez
    Tom Gomezover 6 years ago

    What a shame, I hope they rescued it …

  • jdmphotography
    jdmphotographyover 6 years ago

    Great shot Maggie sad though ! (-;

  • Joanne  Bradley
    Joanne Bradleyover 6 years ago

    Excellent capture! So sad! Great composition, focus and reflections. Almost needs a ballad to go with it…

  • yes you are so right joanne about a mournful ballad for the sailors to sing in her memory ! just not this tuneless sailor.. promise!!

    – dinghysailor1

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