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I live in Devon, and this wreck has been on our local beach for as long as I can remember. I often wonder what kind of a life it had, where she's been and who sailed on her.
She's still beautiful though, in a sad sort of way.

Camera:Sony
Title:Dead, not buried
Username:Tracey_Morley Tracey_Morley
Uploaded:22 Jun 2006 - 8:26 AM
Tags:General, Tracey morley
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jason_e
jason_e e2 Member 9jason_e vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jun 2006 - 8:29 AM

Nice colours, I like the composition as well, well captured

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UserRemoved
22 Jun 2006 - 8:33 AM

lovely colours on the boat Tracey - I would be tempted to crop the lh side close to the boad as the other boats are distracting

Dorcas

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Tracey_Morley
Tracey_Morley e2 Member 8Tracey_Morley vcard
22 Jun 2006 - 8:35 AM

Oh yes, I hadn't noticed that! I'll do it!
Cheers!

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franken
franken e2 Member 123271 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jun 2006 - 8:58 AM

I like shots of old boats and this one is great! The colours and textures are very good.

Ken

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stanner
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22 Jun 2006 - 9:23 AM

Well composed and captured image of an interesting subject.
Glyn

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LoobyLoo_C
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22 Jun 2006 - 9:24 AM

Good composition... there is something very photogenic about delapidated, solitary boats :o)

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Museman
Museman e2 Member 8Museman vcard Wales
22 Jun 2006 - 9:50 AM

A well weathered boat.nice
Michael

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Gary_Macleod
Gary_Macleod e2 Member 10159 forum postsGary_Macleod vcard Scotland
22 Jun 2006 - 10:07 AM

great shot, always sad to see these in such a state but it makes for a great image.Have similar shots myself.

Gary

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AlanBW
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22 Jun 2006 - 10:14 AM

sad to see such neglect, but this is a very fine image

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plstsn
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22 Jun 2006 - 10:21 AM

Like the texture detail and the wet sand surrounding this beautiful wreck.
Well but daring cropping with the sloped horizon.
Well done.

Torben

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jason_e
jason_e e2 Member 9jason_e vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jun 2006 - 10:25 AM

I agree about the boats being distracting, but personally I would clone them out in preference to cropping, and altering the conposition.

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motman
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22 Jun 2006 - 10:26 AM

I know about old wrecks being one myself but you have caught this one nicely lovely tones,colours and nice crop
jim

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Tracey_Morley
Tracey_Morley e2 Member 8Tracey_Morley vcard
22 Jun 2006 - 10:27 AM

Hi Jason,
I cut and cropped a bit of sand and smudged it in. You would never know they were there, and the shot looks miles better! Thanks Guys!!

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PattiW
PattiW e2 Member 9PattiW vcard United States2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jun 2006 - 2:00 PM

NIce vibrant color!
Patti

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phillips
phillips e2 Member 869 forum postsphillips vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jun 2006 - 9:35 PM

Boy that's squint with a capital S!.........nice subject though.

Guy

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2006 - 5:51 PM

Good pic' and title,
john.

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TopsyTopping
TopsyTopping e2 Member 851 forum postsTopsyTopping vcard United Kingdom
23 Jun 2006 - 6:17 PM

Welcome to E2!

Lovely shot Tracey, we are going to Devon in a couple of weeks whereabouts is this?

Topsy Smile

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Tracey_Morley
Tracey_Morley e2 Member 8Tracey_Morley vcard
23 Jun 2006 - 7:11 PM

Hi Topsy,
It's at Braunton Burrows. The beach is called crow point. it is beautiful, especially the dunes!
Thank!
Tracey Smile
Ps Have a lovely time when you come here!

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David
David e2 Member 1332 forum postsDavid vcard Scotland
23 Jun 2006 - 8:00 PM

Super contrasting colour in this. The boats in the background are distracting as said previously. I would also be tempted to try this again but from a lower viewpoint even if that means lying on your stomach. That would push the wreck into the sky and if possible use a wider angle setting on your lens.

Regards,

David.

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Tracey_Morley
Tracey_Morley e2 Member 8Tracey_Morley vcard
23 Jun 2006 - 8:06 PM

Thanks David, I'll try that. Smile

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curlyfilm
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23 Jun 2006 - 9:55 PM

great colours and contrast, very well caught

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joseph
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24 Jun 2006 - 7:27 PM

A great shot and good strong colours. You have a good eye for a pic Tracy. Well done.

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joseph
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24 Jun 2006 - 7:27 PM

A great shot and good strong colours. You have a good eye for a pic Tracey. Well done.

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menameisatsushi
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24 Jun 2006 - 8:48 PM

I agree with you about the boat. She is still beauiful.
Atu

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bidy100
bidy100 e2 Member 8bidy100 vcard United Kingdom
24 Jun 2006 - 8:51 PM

Great shot...i would get in close for some abstract..peeling paint etc
Well done

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JohnDyer
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24 Jun 2006 - 10:14 PM

nice capture
John

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BonaFideNut
BonaFideNut e2 Member 8BonaFideNut vcard United States
27 Jun 2006 - 8:42 PM

Good angle of approach. You caught in quite a bit of the boat showing us the full wreckage. Well seen.

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Bugsy
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28 Jun 2006 - 10:18 AM

Hi tracey nice shot i think beach shots are great.

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Davross
Davross e2 Member 8Davross vcard United Kingdom
11 Jul 2006 - 6:04 PM

nice shot! i recognise this, there's a pic of the rear of it in my portfolio! down at crowe point? clk Wink

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crudedude
crudedude e2 Member 8crudedude vcard United Kingdom
11 Jul 2006 - 7:39 PM

were you driving it at the time lol
proberly looks better like that than it did b4 , nice shade of blue on boat allmost matches the sky

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Glostopcat
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11 Jul 2006 - 9:29 PM

Nice shot of this old wreck

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ericfaragh
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21 Jul 2006 - 6:24 AM

Nice study of decay, good colour.

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Crazylegs
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21 Jul 2006 - 11:22 PM

Wow, I was just surfing randomly, and saw this at the bottom left, you know, previous photo thing, and thought 'that looks wicked' so checked it out and its you. Excellent. Love it!

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Tracey_Morley
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23 Jul 2006 - 12:17 AM

Thanx again guys for your kind comments xx

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simont
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7 Nov 2006 - 2:01 PM

An interesting image, ful of excellent colours.
Simon

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