When most people think of boats they think they spend most of their time in the water. This isnt always the case, and it certainly isnt the case with this Rhib moving at high speed over some fairly large waves.

When taking this photo I had to anticipate the movement of the boat through the water, when it was going to hit a wave and when it was going to become airborne. There was a sense of being connected with the coxswain steering the boat as he also had to anticipate the waves, his speed, when the boat was going to be airborne.

Taken on a Fujifilm Z200

Belfast born and bred photographer now living out in Dundonald, Northern Ireland. Concentrating mainly on Land and Seascapes, Macro and Abstract, my work is shot both in colour and Black & White making use of Adobe Photoshop.

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  • Courtney Gillan
    Courtney Gillanabout 4 years ago

    This is great! Love it in B&W
    Wonderful Capture!

  • Thanks Gillian, thankfully I didnt get nearly as wet taking it as the poor guys in the boat! Although the guy at the back is holding onto a box, which had my guitar in it… which didnt fair so well!!

    – Chris Cardwell

  • trish725
    trish725almost 4 years ago

  • Thanks very much for the feature!

    – Chris Cardwell

  • vaggypar
    vaggyparalmost 4 years ago

    Great work .!!

  • Thanks very much for the comment!

    – Chris Cardwell

  • Laurie Minor
    Laurie Minorover 3 years ago

    Great action shot & perspective, Chris!

  • Thank you for stopping by and commenting Laurie!

    – Chris Cardwell

  • tapiona
    tapionaover 3 years ago

    A fantastic picture, thank you for entering it in the challenge.

  • My pleasure! :-)

    – Chris Cardwell

  • Thomas Barker-Detwiler
    Thomas Barker-...over 3 years ago

    Wonderful blaack and white and unusual for a boating or maritime photo.

  • Thanks very much Thomas! I like to be different!! :-)

    – Chris Cardwell

  • MrPetrubis
    MrPetrubisover 3 years ago

    Amazing Capture Chris! I like the style of your photos!:)

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