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    Concrete Ship

    This was taken at Sunset Beach in Cape May New Jersey. It is the hull of a concrete ship that was there since 1917. It was not a good day for a sunset as you can see, so I tried to make the best of a not so good sunset. I will have to make a return trip an a clearer day.

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    My heart sinks a little, when I see this kind of devastation ...

    Okay, enough of the puns. Looks like a solid capture, Frank. Exposure looks well-balanced ... there is definition in the sky highlights and no lost water surface, either. I suppose you could add a "sunset filter" to offer a bit more color, but it also has a strange moodiness to it.

    I threw a Photoshop Photo Filter (85) at it ... what do you think?

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    Last edited by DonSchap; 07-29-2008 at 03:51 PM.
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    Looks great I will try it. Here is another sunset. This is one of the on;y places to watch the sunset over the water on the east coast.





    Don I don't have those filters. I used Intellihance pro Sunset Saver on the second sunset above.
    Last edited by sparkie1263; 07-29-2008 at 04:43 PM.
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    Yeah, and someone leaves an old rusty shipwreck in the way. You think someone would mulch it or something.
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    The ship was made of concrete. I don't know how they sailed it.
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    Well ... if you spread a thing wide enough ... it'll float. Now, there's a scary thought, eh?
    Last edited by DonSchap; 07-29-2008 at 06:33 PM.
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    Here is the site on the concrete ship.

    http://www.concreteships.org/
    Last edited by sparkie1263; 07-30-2008 at 04:26 AM.
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    That second one you posted is my favorite .
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