Semiramis

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    According to legend, Semiramis was the daughter of the sea-goddess Derketo of Ascalon and a mortal. Her mother, Derketo abandoned her at birth and drowned herself. The child was fed by doves until she was found and brought up by Simmas, the royal shepherd.

    Sounds ironic that this ship, named after her, seems to have met Derketo in her watery grave, rusting quietly to oblivion on a rocky beach in Andros Island.

    ... or maybe not so quietly. We kept her company for 4 mornings and afternoons waiting for a break in the sky and had the chance to hear her moaning as she settled deeper into the sea. Imagining the thunderous noise of her impact upon the rocks on the day her journey ended was unavoidable. As is her fate.

    Andros Island, Greece
    December 2010

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    1. S /\ L \ / I RG. 46 months ago | reply

      Amazing work seen in

      NATURES PRIME
      (POST 1 AWARD 4)

      6+ GOLD awards post here

    2. ...Kush... 45 months ago | reply

      words fail me mate.......what an amazing shot this is.,.well done

    3. Andrei Reinol 42 months ago | reply

      Beautiful colors and tones. Well exposured water. Suitable dramatic main subject.

    4. Angeloskoulouris 41 months ago | reply

      Σαν πλοίο φάντασμα, μοναδική στο είδος μπράβο!!!

    5. natalia martinez 38 months ago | reply

      misteriosa y evocadora

    6. DirtyZound [deleted] 36 months ago | reply

      Great !!

      Your stream is amazing. I really like your work !!

    7. vincenadmath 35 months ago | reply

      Very dramatic
      excellent

    8. Sal Virji (Sal's Marine) on / off 32 months ago | reply

      Absolutely stunning long exposure, perfectly captured and treated.

    9. Baileyimagery 32 months ago | reply

      Love this shot..anything with a shipwreck in it is gold to me..Bravo

    10. martinphoto11 28 months ago | reply

      Wow...........great capture

    11. Nat.Images 26 months ago | reply

      Awesome,stunning long exposure,magnific and magic shot!!!!

    12. FZ 7 19 months ago | reply

      Remarkable Shot !

    13. ATSICHLAS (Busy) 18 months ago | reply

      Απιστευτη !

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