The TSS Earnslaw is a vintage Edwardian, twin screw steamer, that plies the alpine waters of Lake Wakatipu in Queensland, South Island, New Zealand daily, complete with a grand piano and live music while cruising the lake

Canon EOS 1DS Mark III
ISO 350 focal length 92mm
28-300mm glass
hand held

Just a retired old guy who loves looking for an eclectic mix of subjects to photograph, from people, to places, to concepts, and enjoys all aspects of the hunt, the find, and the shot, plus dabbling in the post production.

“No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist”
Oscar Wilde

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  • Peter Stratton
    Peter Strattonover 1 year ago

    Not many old ladies like this around anymore. Many didn’t last much more than the late 1940’s. Nice to see. :-)

  • pete
    from what we heard they kept it in great shape, and invested in its refitting and refurbishing…she sails the lake regularly on schedule every dsay

    – phil decocco

  • Tom Broderick IPA
    Tom Broderick IPAover 1 year ago

    Cool looking boat man.

  • thanks tom, the ride was also heavenly, up that gorgeous lake and surrounding terrain

    – phil decocco

  • dgscotland
    dgscotlandover 1 year ago

    Now that’s style :-)

    Clicking the banner takes you to the group….please enjoy it.

  • thanks derek for the comment and support

    – phil decocco

  • Shulie1
    Shulie1over 1 year ago

    Wonderful shot, Phil

  • shulie
    you would have loved being on board and gliding across this beautiful waterway

    – phil decocco

  • PhotosByG
    PhotosByGover 1 year ago

  • graham,
    thanks very much for selecting this one to feature. this was such a wonderful experience in both Australia and New Zealand

    – phil decocco

  • Maria1606
    Maria1606over 1 year ago

    Magnificent capture!!

  • maria
    a wonderful and fun trip to NZ and the South Island. Thanks for your comment

    – phil decocco

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