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The Wreck of the SS Dicky, Caloundra

Canon 5D with 16-35mm at 21mm, f/16, 1/2 second, ISO 50, two Lee ND Grey grad filters, 0.9 and 0.6. Tripod, cable release, and totally wet daks.

Mel Brackstone EFIAP FAPS, is from Brisbane, Australia. All work is copyright Mel Brackstone.

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  • Mark Jones
    Mark Jonesover 6 years ago

    Beautiful shot. Great everything.

  • Leeo
    Leeoover 6 years ago

    Love it Mel, you can almost hear the rush of the water & I love the remains of Dicky…they remind me of teeth : )

  • StacyLee
    StacyLeeover 6 years ago

    Incredible Mel!

  • Mike Emmett
    Mike Emmettover 6 years ago

    Getting up at stupid-o-clock certainly gets you the results… Love the foreground interest.

  • Jeff  Burns
    Jeff Burnsover 6 years ago

    The exposure is perfect what a wonderful scene. The sun is amazing. Great work Mel

  • clone42
    clone42over 6 years ago

    Always loved shipwrecks – such beautiful human failure.
    The wreck, not the photo.
    The photo’s beautiful…
    …fuck it – you get the idea.
    Nice work.

  • Nicole Goggins
    Nicole Gogginsover 6 years ago

    wondered where you were – at least you have a good excuse… great pic!

  • Sharon Hammond
    Sharon Hammondover 6 years ago

    Phwoar – look at that light & the shadows & the water movement & the composition. Bloody marvelous

  • Naomi Frost
    Naomi Frostover 6 years ago

    WOW and double WOW…this is awesome. An instant fave.

  • Mishka Góra
    Mishka Góraover 6 years ago

    Superb, quite superb!

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