Setting Sails

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    I am sitting at the Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam an want to share a photo with you that I took last week when I was on a sailing trip. This time the photo has been taken with my IPhone 3GS. One can surely complain about the quality of the image but I think the motive stands for itself.

    The shot has been taken whilst the Baltic Sea was quite wild. The wind blew up to 6 wind forces.
    When I see this photo a song always comes to mind! Listen to it if you like. It is a Post Rock Song!

    Set Sail - Scary Kids Scaring Kids

    So far I will be on the road the days and weeks to come!
    If you are from the Los Angeles area and want to meet for a photowalk or something let me know we will surely find a date to hang out!

    So far I wish the best to you from Mexico City!

    Ben

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    1. #avril# 15 months ago | reply

      Great movement in this composition!

    2. Nervous Pete 15 months ago | reply

      Wonderful shot, the grain and the roughness of the photo adds to it in my opinion. I love the tilt of the ship, the slap of the water, the sky - it really feels like its charting a new course. You make me wish they had iPhones on the old sailing ships of Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin's time in the Napoleonic wars.

    3. K-N-R Photography 15 months ago | reply

      You have a wonderful photo stream..This shot in particular caught my eye right away..Great perspective! :)

    4. stillness fkl 15 months ago | reply

      Stunning capture, wonderful photo. Great dynamic and tones. Action! Love it.

    5. Marie C. Cudraz 15 months ago | reply

      this is beautiful
      thank for your visit and ice words

    6. Jak 45 15 months ago | reply

      I love the composition of this, a different look, nice work, all your photo's are amazing and I would love to make a comment on all of them but It would be my life's work!!!! LOL

    7. Marck from Belgium 15 months ago | reply

      I can feel... the adrenaline in this shot
      amazing hot-shot it is

    8. <be> 15 months ago | reply

      Awesome!

    9. Jake in Japan 15 months ago | reply

      Amazing perspective!

    10. AnnaNat 15 months ago | reply

      Very good, dynamic photo

    11. hiha+ 15 months ago | reply

      Great capture !

    12. www.paulshearsphotography.com 15 months ago | reply

      Fantastic shot, looks as if you were almost in the water yourself!

    13. E=mcSCOW 14 months ago | reply

      You really aren't sailing unless the rail is buried in the water ;) Force 6? My first sailboat was called a Force 5....great little boat.

    14. ooh mamma mia 14 months ago | reply

      looks like a holga :)
      Great stream you have !

    15. suenosdeuomi 13 months ago | reply

      Cool perspective and great tones.

    16. paolo gamba 13 months ago | reply

      elegant and sophisticated! please add it to:
      >>>the abukij's selection*

    17. God Creates ~ I just Click :-) 8 months ago | reply

      Awesome !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
      Absolutely Awesome !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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