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Maritime

By Sezz    
Taken on the deck of HMS Warrior - what a ship, could of spent all day on there Smile

Warrior, launched in 1860, was the pride of Queen Victoria’s fleet. Powered by steam and sail, she was the largest, fastest and most powerful ship of her day and had a profound effect on naval architecture. Warrior was, in her time, the ultimate deterrent. Yet within a few years she was obsolete.

Warrior’s survival was possible because of the extraordinary durability of her construction and the vision of Sir John Smith and those others who determined to save this great ship, one of the most influential warships ever built and the sole surviving 19th century capital ship in the world.

Thanks as always for your time, your thoughts/comments are very welcome.
Regards - Sarah J x

Tags: Portsmouth General Wheel Boat Maritime Ship Warship Deck Royal navy Hms warrior Historic dockyard

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Comments


davey_griffo 7 213 165 England
29 Apr 2010 8:04AM
Great image. Love the reflections in the brass plates.

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saeidNL 6 3 Netherlands
29 Apr 2010 8:07AM
Superb image, great colours and a lovely reflection. Well taken.
saeid
29 Apr 2010 8:13AM
Fabulous image and processing Sarah - well taken

Chris
Mynett 8 142 6 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2010 8:14AM
wow..... this is won der ful and so so lovely Sarah, good eyes

Linda
baclark 7 3.7k 24 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2010 8:18AM
Love the curved golden tones on the wheels. Great pov, superb shot.
Barbara
rontear Plus
13 8 7 England
29 Apr 2010 8:18AM
Excellent viewpoint Sarah, all information contained. Ron.
andy210966 8 4 119 Wales
29 Apr 2010 8:18AM
Fab work Sarah!

Andy
SandraKay Plus
9 233 4 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2010 8:25AM
This is excellent, Sarah. It could so easily have looked cluttered but it doesn't. The comp is magnificent.
Sandra
Richsr Plus
9 90 223 England
29 Apr 2010 8:49AM
Excellent details and colours Sarah, well worked.
Regards Richard
29 Apr 2010 8:50AM
Lovin' the se out n' about shots Sarah ... great comp here

Jon
Morgs 8 20 62 Wales
29 Apr 2010 9:03AM
Now what I like about this shot is the vibrancy and repaeting pattern. There's almost a touch of orton about it too which gives that mystical look.
I grew up in Pembs and Warrior was used as an oil platform at Burton. That became abandoned and I used to play on this ship before it was taken to Hartlepool for renovation. It is so nice to see it as it was designed as opposed to rotting away in the 70's in Pembs.

Dave
mrswoolybill Plus
9 949 1479 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2010 9:04AM
Superb, you've made a strong, satisfying composition out of a bigger scene. I love those reflections - many hours of loving care have gone into polishing that brass.
Moira
franken Plus
13 3.9k 4 Wales
29 Apr 2010 10:04AM
Interesting .

Ken
User_Removed 9 31 2 England
29 Apr 2010 10:15AM
Great composition love the detail and colour.



Keith
Stace Plus
8 2 2 England
29 Apr 2010 11:20AM
Great comp Sarah

Stace
29 Apr 2010 12:57PM
I wheely, wheely like this. Smile

Regards
David
LesF 9 182 9
29 Apr 2010 1:26PM
Full of interest Sarah

LesF
User_Removed 9 485 13 England
29 Apr 2010 1:50PM
glad to make it 30, top shooting again
Suehh 9 39 6 England
29 Apr 2010 2:33PM
This is a grand capture. Lovely light and reflections on that brass. I see this every time I go to Old Portsmouth (being a Pompey dweller!) The magnificence of the ship never fails to inspire! Well done on this wonderful image.

Susan
Sezz Plus
11 617 15 England
29 Apr 2010 3:38PM
Thank you all very much, really was a fantastic ship and well worth a visit, some great photo' opportunities too Smile

Sarah x
29 Apr 2010 5:41PM
I really like this Sarah, great work.

John Smile
Pegon 11 78 1 England
29 Apr 2010 5:50PM
A cracking image Sarah, very well composed.
Pete.
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
29 Apr 2010 6:28PM
Great point of view and composition, Sarah, and excellently processed too, to make this another outstanding image.
TrevB Smile
mark1309 9 13 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2010 7:17PM
Superb shot Sarah, love the tones and colour, and also the excellent composition,
Mark.
Lovely shapes and colours - particularly the shiny brass,
Michael
Sue_R 10 11 6 Scotland
29 Apr 2010 8:52PM
Love the patterns and colours in this.

Sue
derekhansen Plus
7 210 24 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2010 9:11PM
A fantastic composition Sarah.
Derek
cassiecat 8 39 46 England
29 Apr 2010 9:23PM
fabulous, i love it.lesley
RockArea Plus
9 18 3 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2010 9:26PM
I love your composition here. The repeating circles look great and the rigging in the background keeps it all together.

David
tony64 12 204 9 England
29 Apr 2010 9:32PM
Stunning image Sarah! Love the reflections on those wheels!
Hope you've got more like this!
Tony
Sezz Plus
11 617 15 England
29 Apr 2010 11:28PM
Thanks for your time and comments, always appreciated!
Tony - there just might be a few more Smile

Sarah x
30 Apr 2010 6:27PM
Fabulous color, light and composition. A
oll1e 9 57 2 United Kingdom
30 Apr 2010 6:31PM
wow well spotted Sarah ,bags of detail to keep the eyes busy ,just love your processing as it works so well on subjects like this Smile
astyag 9 12
30 Apr 2010 9:57PM
Your HDRs look great! simply beats mine by far... need to learn from you I guess... well done
Astyag
30 Apr 2010 11:18PM
Excellent Sarah.
Tony
1 May 2010 12:11AM
magnificent colour and detail.
RJ.
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
1 May 2010 5:09AM
Nice write up as always Sarah, I just love how you composed this image, and I love the processing just as much.

regards
Yung
TyChee Plus
11 275 1 United States
1 May 2010 4:43PM
Awesome shot!
Ty
Sezz Plus
11 617 15 England
1 May 2010 5:44PM
Your comments and clicks are really appreciated - thank you Smile

Sarah x
wyatturp 10 2 England
1 May 2010 7:33PM
Excellent!!!
5 Feb 2012 5:51PM
Very nice indeed! Super capture.

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