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The little mermaid - detail by steppeland

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SAIL 2010, Amsterdam
Saturday August 21, 2010 – Tall ships open for visitors

“SAIL Amsterdam is a large maritime event held every five years in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Tall ships from all over the world visit the city to moor in its Eastern harbour, and people can then visit the ships for four days.” (quote Wikipedia)

This photo:
The little mermaid – close up of a wood carving on the prow of the frigate Shtandart – replica – Detail

Photograph made with Pentax K10D camera and
Tamron 70-300mm Tele-macro1:2 lens
exp.time 1/125 sec. at f/unknown
ISO 400 Focal length 180mm
133 views on May 23

TAGS : SAIL Amsterdam 2010, Netherlands, nautical, maritime, tall ships, prow, wood, wooden carving, statues, sculptures, mermaid, close-up, detail, frigate Shtandart, brown, orange

Features and Top10 placements
Top 10 placement in Something nautical -macro – This, that and the other thing (March 8, 2011)
Featured in Ethnic Art (March 13, 2011)
Top10 in Wood Sculptures (June 13, 2010)
Thank you so much to the hosts of these marvellous groups and challenges

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Steppeland (pseudonym) is a Flemish photographer, living in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Her main area’s of interest are Nature Photography, Street photography and Photojournalism. Recently she also explores different digital art techniques, mainly based on her own photographs.
More of her work can be seen at DeviantArt and 500px

Comments and feed-back always welcome! Thanks for looking!

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  • steppeland
    steppelandabout 4 years ago

  • MaryinMaine
    MaryinMainealmost 4 years ago

  • Anastasia Zabrodina
    Anastasia Zabr...almost 4 years ago

  • Thank you so much for the feature, Anastasia!

    – steppeland

  • biddumy
    biddumyover 3 years ago

    13.06.2011 Congrats on making it to the top 10 in our Wood Sculpture challenge!!!

  • OldManTed74
    OldManTed74almost 2 years ago

    good use of light and shadow…those eyes creep me out :P

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