Wreck on Fleetwood Marsh by Steve  Liptrot

Fleetwood is located on the Fylde peninsula, eight miles (13 km) north of Blackpool, on the western side of the mouth of the River Wyre. The town itself is on a peninsula, almost two miles (3 km) wide, bounded to the west by the Irish Sea, to the north by Morecambe Bay, and to the east by the River Wyre.

Nikon D80 – Nikkor 18-105mm VR lens
HDR 3 Bracketed exposures at +2, 0 and -2EV, processed in Photomatix Pro 3 then tweaked in Elements 6

Featured in the Your Magic Place, Going Coastal, Nikon D80 Users, Mangroves, Mudflats and Marshes and Rustic groups FEB 2009.
Featured in the First Things group APR 2009.
Featured in the HDR Photography group MAY 2009.
Featured in the Nautical group SEP 2010.
Featured in the Wide Angle Photography group OCT 2010.
Featured in the Beach, River & Lake Treasures group MAY 2011.
Featured in the High Quality Images group JUNE 2011.
Featured in the Old things are Vintage group FEB 2012.
Featured in the Nature’s Reclamation group JUNE 2013.

Winner of the Nautical – April Avatar Challenge APR 2009.
Runner up in the HDR Photography – Most Popular Challenge MAY 2009.
Runner up in the Mysteries of the Past and Present Challenge JAN 2011.
Winner of the Weekend Photographer – Boats out of Water Challenge MAR 2011.
Winner of the Old Things Challenge – Baots/Vessels JAN 2012.

I originate from Lancashire but now I am based in Blaenavon, South Wales. I am an Aerospace technician and amateur photographer which takes me all over the UK.

Steve Liptrot Photography

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  • othermail
    othermailover 6 years ago

    Stunning shot Steve!! Love it :)

  • Thanks Kylie, much appreciated

    – Steve Liptrot

  • John Conway
    John Conwayover 6 years ago

    what a fantastic find Steve, and the processing you used has done it justice too

  • Thanks John

    – Steve Liptrot

  • Kate Adams
    Kate Adamsover 6 years ago

    You knew I would like this one Steve..well I do, its fabulous!! a definite fav for me..wonderful work!!

  • Thanks Kate, not much left of this boat!

    – Steve Liptrot

  • gaylene
    gayleneover 6 years ago

    so sad – but beautiful too

  • Thank you very much

    – Steve Liptrot

  • raberry
    raberryover 6 years ago

    Man I wish I had this cool stuff to shoot! Nice work!

  • Cheers Robert, there are loads of these wrecks around Lancashire’s coast.

    – Steve Liptrot

  • raberry
    raberryover 6 years ago

    Lucky fellow! Nice work love the colors here and the sharpness.. Great image and treatment!

  • Thanks Robert

    – Steve Liptrot

  • Fremme
    Fremmeover 6 years ago

    stunning is all i have to say about this one, love it

  • Cheers mate, appreciated

    – Steve Liptrot

  • Mugsy
    Mugsyover 6 years ago

    Wonderful work!

  • Thanks Mugsy

    – Steve Liptrot

  • Polly x
    Polly xover 6 years ago

    Perfectly composed and captured

  • Thanks Paulette

    – Steve Liptrot

  • raymondj4000
    raymondj4000over 6 years ago

    ..another great shot… great capture and nicely composed…well done..

  • Thanks Raymond

    – Steve Liptrot

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