This is the End......My Friend by Maxwell Campbell
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HMQS Gayundah was a flat-iron gunboat operated by the Queensland Maritime Defence Force and later the Royal Australian Navy (as HMAS Gayundah). She entered service in 1884 and was decommissioned and sold in 1921. She then served as sand and gravel barge for Brisbane Gravel Pty Ltd until 1950, when she was scrapped. In 1958, Gayundah was run aground at Woody Point at Redcliffe, to serve as a breakwater structure……… (Wikipedia)

This was taken at Woody Point, just near Redcliffe QLD where the good ship now rests. A last minute decision to head up the coast for this spot. It was originally planned, but some really ordinary weather set in early which made me think twice about heading up there from the Gold Coast. Glad i did, as i drove up, the weather started to clear. Almost cleared up too much, all the clouds just about disappeared just before sunset, so the big colour didn’t eventuate. Still, i got some great shots away, and i got a taste for the place. Enough of a taste to put it on the return list.

Canon EOS 450D
Canon EF-S 15-85mm Lens

Focal Length – 25mm
Aperture – F/8
Shutter – 60 secs
ISO 100
Mode – Bulb

Hoya ND400 Filter
Hitech GND 0.6 Filter
Hitech GND 0.9 Filter

2 Shot long exposure Panorama stitched in PS CS5

Featured in Elite Images 10 / 10 / 2011
Featured in The Group 02 / 03 / 2012


Comments

  • Maxwell Campbell
    Maxwell Campbellover 3 years ago

  • sunscapes
    sunscapesover 3 years ago

    Nice work mate, lots of atmosphere, love the detail in the ship!

  • Thanks Simone, wish i got a nicer sky….. more to come from this night

    – Maxwell Campbell

  • emajgen
    emajgenover 3 years ago

    Great composition!

  • Thanks very much for your comments Emajgen, i appreciate your support :-)

    – Maxwell Campbell

  • AroonKalandy
    AroonKalandyover 3 years ago

    Beautiful……..

  • Cheers Aroon, i always appreciate getting features in your group. :-)

    – Maxwell Campbell

  • deborah zaragoza
    deborah zaragozaabout 3 years ago


    Excellent Image! 03/02/2012
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  • Thank you very much Deborah, it is greatly appreciated :-)

    – Maxwell Campbell


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