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. Cat-head wood carving – detail

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, wood_carvings, artisan-ship, ship loom rigging, cat_head

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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

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  • steppeland
    steppelandover 3 years ago

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtover 3 years ago

    Marvelous capture and composition!

  • Thank you so much, Cee!

    – steppeland

  • samsalt1
    samsalt1over 3 years ago

    A lovely little find and capture, please would you consider adding it to our collection at
    simply click on the banner and you;ll sail safely into our harbour :O)

  • Thanks once again for the invitation, Steven and … this answers my question ;)

    – steppeland

  • samsalt1
    samsalt1over 3 years ago

    Yes as I said it is obvious as part of a ship , however had you just showed us a tight crop of the cat then that would have been a diiferent kettle of fish altogether :O)

  • Clear! Thanks :)

    – steppeland

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