Wreck of the Sygna

You really need to view this shot Large On Black to make head or tail of it.


This is a wreck that I have been wanting to shoot for ages. A few of us decided to camp out on Stockton Beach on Saturday night in the hope we would get a nice sunrise or moon lit evening. Unfortunately we got neither.


Never the less, here's one of my shots from dusk. This is a 2min exposure (taken with my stonking big bad old 10-stopper ND filter). I wanted to really abstract everything except for the wreck itself.


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  • Kd Chrome 6y

    love the softness
  • peter spencer 5y

    Stunning work I love your style, again so bright and clean looking awesome.
  • Jens Ceder 5y

    Splendid and a fav!
  • Robert Plaskota 5y

    This is a very powerful image view large on black. Outstanding work!
  • Ingo Meironke 5y

    Impressive shot! Great effect of the moving water...
  • Juando 5y

  • Dave Arnold Photo PRO 5y

    sheesh, how awesome. Viewing your shots in slide shows, I'm just envious as all get out... I wanna be like you when I grow up... :)
  • Jeff Clow PRO 5y

    You really did a fine job of photographing this ..... the final image turned out so well.
  • Ed 5y

    Would look great printed.
  • Martin PRO 5y

  • Looking Out (Texas) 5y

    great juxtaposition.
  • Stuart Stevenson PRO 5y

    Incredible effect from the long exposure... surreal but totally compelling.
  • Adam Smith 4y

    cool shot!
  • Rubymurry PRO 4y

    Great work with the 10 stop filter. I have one myself and not had much chance to use it. I used to live on the coast in North Wales where this filter would of been used a lot more. I work in the city now, so most of the time I end up taking shots of buildings with blurred clouds.
  • AdithetoS 3y

    Perfect shot!
  • fstopgirl 3y

    Fantastic shot. Been dying to drive up from Sydney to take some shots of this ship.
    How did you manage to keep the ship from blurring with such a long exposure?
  • Eneko Gotzon 3y

    Good work!
  • Jayne Scott 3y

  • Arnar Viggósson 3y

    Awesome !!!
  • Lawrence 2y

    Wow, awesome shot
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Taken on November 15, 2008
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