Elaborate crafted bow of "frigate Shtandart" by steppeland

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

“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:
Saturday morning, 7:38 am –
The Russian tall ship frigate Shtandart – replica , ashore in the harbour of Amsterdam. The elaborate crafted bow and hull lit by the early morning sun. A masterpiece of artisan-ship…

Photograph made with Pentax K10D camera and
Pentax-DA 18-55 lens
exp.time 1/125 sec. at f/5,6
ISO 200 Focal length 55mm

TAGS : SAIL Amsterdam 2010, Netherlands, nautical, maritime, tall ships, sailing boats, frigate Shtandart, replica, hull, bow, sculptures, artisan-ship, brown, ship loom

Features and Top10 placements
Featured in A love of boats (Feb.06, 2012)

Thank you so much to the hosts of these marvellous groups and challenges

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Comments and feed-back always welcome. Thanks for looking :)

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

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  • steppeland
    steppelandover 3 years ago

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderover 2 years ago

    This has such rich tones in it, lovely capture

  • Thank you, kalaryder, happy you like it!

    – steppeland

  • Larry Lingard-Davis
    Larry Lingard-...over 2 years ago

    Chosen for Detail / Balance / and Thought.

  • Awesome! Thank you so much for the feature, Larry, and for the great feedback!

    – steppeland

  • ✿✿ Bonita ✿✿ ђєℓℓσ
    ✿✿ Bonita ✿✿ ђ...over 2 years ago

    ☻/ღ˚ •。* ♥ ˚ ˚✰˚ ˛★* 。 ღ˛° 。* °♥ ˚ • ★ ˚ .ღ 。
    ˛˚ღ •˚ ˚…just sprinkling a little Love on your page. ~♥~˚ ✰* ★
    / \ ˚. ★ ˛ ˚♥ ✰。˚ ˚ღ。* ˛˚ ♥ 。✰˚* ˚ ★ღWonderful capture Nice clarity and detail nice focus and framing Wonderful colour and treatment Nicely done and presented hugs.Nice write up

  • Thank you so much! :)

    – steppeland

  • Rita  H. Ireland
    Rita H. Irelandover 2 years ago

    Thank you for sharing this awesome image!

  • Thank you, Rita, for your visit and great comment!

    – steppeland

  • ellismorleyphto
    ellismorleyphtoover 2 years ago

    Great work :-)

  • Thanks a lot, Ellis!

    – steppeland

  • ellismorleyphto
    ellismorleyphtoover 2 years ago

    You’re welcome… and hey I saw this from my phone when I wrote that…. looks even better on the computer ;-)

  • aww, thanks a lot! :)

    – steppeland

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