Category Archives: sea

Summer boat

A quick shot of a boat on the south coast of England during a recent sunny spell of weather. Shooting into the sun like this is known as contre-jour, and it can give some quite nice effects as the sunlight … Continue reading

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Donkeys at the seaside

donkeys, originally uploaded by foto-art. I love the emptiness and slight bleakness of this shot, which sums up the coastal resort of Blackpool in Lancashire on a cold, windy autumn day. This was taken while out for a walk on … Continue reading

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Sunset on ship

sunset on ship, originally uploaded by foto-art. Evening on the Queen Mary II. A spur-of-the-moment shot capturing something of the romantic relaxation of life on board ship. This contre-jour image has not been modified in any way, and used the … Continue reading

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Queen Mary 2

Queen Mary 2, originally uploaded by foto-art. Pool on Queen Mary II. More my usual sort of style: fairly minimalist with lots of geometric lines creating a slight sense of the abstract. The two pillars with the circle of lights … Continue reading

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The Shining Sea

shining sea, originally uploaded by foto-art. The Shining sea. A number of people seemed to like this shot, though it is not one of my favourites. Rotated slightly in Photoshop to level the horizon.

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Queen Mary 2 – Evening at sea

Queen Mary 2 – Evening at sea, originally uploaded by foto-art. Early evening on a Trans-Atlantic crossing. This image combines two of my favourite themes…contre-jour or ‘into the light’ and the use of geometric shapes, in this case the railings … Continue reading

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malta boat sunrise

malta boat sunset, originally uploaded by foto-art. Early morning boat ride. A contre-jour or into the light image. The automatic exposure based on the camera light meter reading was used for this shot. Care has to be taken that points … Continue reading

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