The Boat and The Sky


I was about to title this post “The Monkey and The Camera”, because Nikhil might have been right about that day at La Bonne Intention, a monkey with a camera may well have managed to take a good photograph.

In hindsight, I really should have switch to my ultra-wide lens earlier that day, but even with the Tamron 18-270 mounted on the camera, I still got wide enough to capture the truly “awesome” sky that was prevalent at the time.

I’ll let this photo speak for itself. (Click to see larger)

 

Boat and Sky.
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28 thoughts on “The Boat and The Sky

  1. I’m with Fidal – “WOW!” That’s what I said anyway! 🙂 It is truly a beautiful photo. If I may … a little dodge on the bottom center-left and along the stern of the boat will, I think, make it pop even a bit more. I can’t see any contrast where the boat touches the water. Then again, it may just be my display that is rendering it dark. 😀

  2. I am glad to see you finally get around to processing those photos. I was sure (and I was right) that your photos are equally as good as mine. Not to lessen the skill of being in the right place at the right time but I really do believe that anyone there would have gotten good photos, and clearly you did too.

    1. Thanks Michael B, I shoot a Canon, more from familiarity than a choice of features, I am comfortable with it 🙂 It’s quite something when we used to go out, I had a Canon, my brother a Nikon, and my two regular photo-friends had Pentax and Panasonic 🙂

  3. “ooooh oohhh aaaah aaahhhh”, monkey talk for “sweet shot Mike!!” Okay, that was rather lame but someone had to do it, I don’t mind throwing myself under the bus! In all seriousness, great job and I wouldn’t worry about not using a wider lens, this worked out perfectly! 😀

  4. Excellent shot – don’t compare it to Nik’s – it’s different and will stand on its own anytime… Plus anything with a boat and water will win me over 🙂

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