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Photographer:tropic maritime images [View profile]Title:BENITAMOUAdded:Jan 20, 2011
Captured:January 17, 2011IMO:9439046Hits:1,625
Photo Category: Bulkers built 2001-2010
Capesize Bulk Carrier
GRT: 104,729
Built: 2008
Flag: Panama
17-01-11, inbound to Hay Point anchorage to join the queue of vessels waiting to load coal. The Hydrographer's Passage pilot is about to disembark after guiding her through the Great Barrier Reef.
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Technical Data
Vessel type:Bulk Carrier
Gross tonnage:104,729 tons
Summer DWT:206,291 tons

Additional Information
Class society:Nippon Kaiji Kyokai
Build year:2008
AIS Information
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Guest on Jan 20, 2011 14:17 (7 years ago)
First: sorry I said 35 degrees: it was 17 (lol).
Since I am a ship-nut and not an arty-farty type, I have been playing around with your photo on Photoshop and straightened it up. Maybe its just me, but I think it looks better from a realistic, level-horizon view than from your 'slanted' one.
I did some aerial stuff once - off Dover - but couldn't help but lean the other way when the 'plane banked. Guess I am that kind of 'straight' guy!
tropic maritime images on Jan 20, 2011 13:45 (7 years ago)
We'll leave the list for the present, but the "level horizon" thing is not always the right thing for aerial shots from my experience. I normally try to get rid of the horizon as it quite often ruins the end result when you level it off........... Now from ground (sea?) level, that's a different thing altogether. BTW, if they want to chuck it, I don't give a rat's either way. I'm not one to take my bat and ball and head off in a sulk!!

Guest on Jan 20, 2011 13:29 (7 years ago)
What I meant was that it will be interesting to see what Admins do with it when they will ditch one for being 2 degrees off! I was being perhaps a little sarcastic but not about you or your photos!
Anyway, I've never had a card from you so see if I care about my deletion from your list! lol
tropic maritime images on Jan 20, 2011 13:24 (7 years ago)
Thanks Bob, but you're now off my Christmas card list. The camera was level with me, we were 30 degrees (at least) off level........

Guest on Jan 20, 2011 13:18 (7 years ago)
Nice pic but horizon is about 35 degrees off level. Admins????
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