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El Abandonado

By PhilNewberry      
This is the wreck of the Telamon, Lanzarote, previously named Temple Hall and Pantelis. Built in 1954, the Telamon was on route from San Pedro from the Ivory Coast to Thessaloniki with a cargo of logs when she sprung a leak and was forced to run aground in Arrecife, Lanzarote on the 31st October 1981.

Initial basic processing was done in Capture One where I created two versions, one for the sky and one for the ship and sea. The rest of the processing was done in Photoshop. The scene was flipped horizontally to suit my artistic vision for the piece.

Tags: B&w Seascape Sea Shipwreck Ship Black and white Long exposure Telamon Pantelis Temple Hall adandoned

Voters: bigboots, optik, Leedslass1 and 45 more



fazzer 14 54 7 United Kingdom
23 May 2016 9:04PM
fabulous processing Phil , love that sky
23 May 2016 11:47PM
Excellent process, superb mono composition.
abuanas 7 5 Saudi Arabia
24 May 2016 12:10AM
It's just charming capture and wonderful post process.
Diggeo 10 13 Greece
24 May 2016 8:12AM
Nicely done!!!
24 May 2016 5:26PM
Thanks for your great comments and all the UA's everyone!
chataignier Plus
10 251 14 France
24 May 2016 7:38PM
Superb composition and the ultra long expo gives it a kind of other worldly feeling - love it !

David GrinGrinGrin
25 May 2016 8:32PM
Beautiful drama surrounded by sea and sky. Exceptional creation.
30 May 2016 10:17PM
Great to receive Editor's Choice on this! Grin

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