The Gull Lightship  by timmburgess

Evan in it’s present state there is something inspiring about this boat. The last of it’s kind.a river thames lightship .it;s resting place grays essex next to the sailing club.
It’s falling to bits at a rapid pace been set on fire again since this was taken and has had it’s mast removed by the council….Was built in 1860 and was inservice for over 80 years before it was bought for use as a clubhouse at the thurrock yacht club opening in 1971
Nikon coolpix L10 f2.8 focal length 37mm 1/70sec, iso 64.hdr from single image tonemapped in photomatix color corrected in photoshop
Explore – Featured Work 06/12/2011
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Animator by profession ,Photography and HDR has become more than just an hobby. © Timm Burgess

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  • Leon Ritchie
    Leon Ritchieover 4 years ago

    Very nice image well done!

  • thank you

    – timmburgess

  • Bob Culshaw
    Bob Culshawover 4 years ago

    Lovely work Timm

    Thank you for sharing your artwork with the Photomatix HDR Group!

  • Kathy Baccari
    Kathy Baccariover 4 years ago

  • Leslie van de Ligt
    Leslie van de ...over 4 years ago

  • thank you every body for making this a top ten photo , it’s an honour

    – timmburgess

  • HennaGoddess
    HennaGoddessover 4 years ago

    Awesome shot , love the history an cant believe its not being restored

  • they have tried to get money from the lottery years ago and were turned down, since then it has been set on fire twice and now the council have removed the mast….A piece if history slipping away.

    – timmburgess

  • Karen  Betts
    Karen Bettsover 4 years ago

    Love all that texture and roughness great detail and processing.

  • thank you it’s the texture i love too

    – timmburgess

  • Sandra Moore
    Sandra Mooreover 4 years ago

    wonderful capture, congrats on the top ten!

  • thank you sandra and for making this a favorite timm

    – timmburgess

  • Sue Nichol
    Sue Nicholover 4 years ago

    It is such a shame to see a once beautiful boat rotting like this, but you have captured it beautifully for eternity. I love the sepia tones.

  • Fill like i have been watching the thames eat away at this boat over time, it’s a shame it could not have been saved.

    – timmburgess

  • Sue Nichol
    Sue Nicholover 4 years ago

  • thank you great news

    – timmburgess

  • Debbie Westerman
    Debbie Westermanabout 4 years ago

    Fabulous :)

  • thank you it was tis shot that got me back into photography

    – timmburgess

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