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U.S.S. Wisconsin (BB-64)

U.S.S. Wisconsin (BB-64). (Kodak T-Max 100. Nikon F100. Epson V500.)

U.S.S. Wisconsin (BB-64). (Kodak T-Max 100. Nikon F100. Epson V500.)

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24 responses

  1. dragonmage06

    COOL!!! I love the (almost) symmetry.

    March 26, 2009 at 2:14 AM

  2. Teresa

    Nice!!! You totally get a sense of how HUGE that ship is. Well done Chris!

    March 26, 2009 at 2:23 AM

  3. marksheely

    Holds my interest. I keep coming back to it.

    March 26, 2009 at 3:02 AM

  4. Emil Avasilichioaiei

    amazing..

    March 26, 2009 at 9:17 AM

  5. wicked angle to take it from

    March 26, 2009 at 11:48 AM

  6. That’s a terrific shot! Great work!

    March 26, 2009 at 2:49 PM

  7. Dragon – Yeah, I tried to crop more from the left, but it didn’t look right. Thanks.

    Teresa – It is pretty big. Thanks.

    Mark – It did turn out nicely. Thank you.

    Emil – Thank you. 🙂

    Cain – I was going to take an elevator up to a veranda so I could get I full shot from above, but this seemed like it would be a bit more interesting. Thanks.

    Montucky – Thanks, man.

    March 26, 2009 at 8:25 PM

  8. Outstanding, such a strange looking thing makes you look twice.

    March 26, 2009 at 9:03 PM

  9. dragonmage06

    iheart: The cropping is nice, I was more referring to the “64” on the one side of the ship. Just being silly 😛

    March 26, 2009 at 10:44 PM

  10. Wong – That’s one of the main reasons I shoot a lot of black and white – it gives things a kind of weight.

    Dragon – Oh, O.K. It’s cool. 🙂

    March 26, 2009 at 11:49 PM

  11. Great shot Chris. She’s looking at the viewer and with a bit of imagination it looks like an african mask. I love shooting ships too, but the shape of the Wisconsin is nothing I have seen here yet (the biggest here in the harbour is a carrier for Volvo -> ok, she’s impressive but also very chunky 😉

    March 27, 2009 at 10:37 PM

  12. I love the perspective here. The composition is perfect. A definite 10!

    March 27, 2009 at 11:46 PM

  13. Alain – Thanks. You know, I can see the African mask thing, especially given the anchors. 🙂

    Ed – You’re too kind. Thank you.

    March 28, 2009 at 6:52 PM

  14. Wow, Love the feel of this…

    March 29, 2009 at 9:30 PM

  15. I’m glad you like it. I wasn’t sure how people would respond to this. Everyone seems to like it. 🙂

    Chris

    March 29, 2009 at 9:37 PM

  16. Wolfy

    Lovely Shot Chris!

    April 3, 2009 at 4:42 AM

  17. Beautiful! and nice take.

    April 3, 2009 at 6:50 AM

  18. Wolfy – Thanks. I’m glad so many are taking to this one.

    Sathiyan – I’m glad you like it.

    April 3, 2009 at 6:15 PM

  19. erink02

    Fantastic shot!

    April 6, 2009 at 3:30 AM

  20. Thanks, Erin. Glad you like it.

    April 6, 2009 at 10:14 PM

  21. great shot! if a ship had a face, this is it. it’s amazing how those ships stay afloat when they’re so narrow!

    April 6, 2009 at 11:53 PM

  22. I know! My grandfather was telling me about how they practically flip on their side in a storm, only to pop back up. Amazing.

    April 7, 2009 at 12:06 AM

  23. oz1um

    nice perspective with beautiful lines!

    April 18, 2009 at 10:08 AM

  24. Thanks, oz. This is one of the few shots of which I’m really proud.

    April 18, 2009 at 6:43 PM

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