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Photographer:Per Kjønsvik [View profile]Title:EMERALD PRINCESSAdded:May 13, 2013
Captured:May 13, 2013IMO:9333151Hits:1,448
Location:Oslo, Norway
Photo Category: Cruise Ships built 2001-2010
Emerald Princess at Akershuskaia Oslo on May 13th 2013.
Vessel Identification
Name:Emerald Princess
Technical Data
Vessel type:Passengers Ship
Gross tonnage:113,561 tons
Summer DWT:8,400 tons
Length:289 m
Beam:36 m
Draught:8.8 m

Additional Information
Home port:Hamilton
Class society:Lloyd´s Shipping Register
Build year:2007
AIS Information
Last known position:
29°15’4.15” N, 124°50’9.79” W
Speed, course (heading):
21.7kts, 252° (252°)
Arrival:4th Apr 2018
16:45:25 UTC
Last update:
20 days 19 hours ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2018 April 4th, 16:45:25 UTCHilo
2018 March 30th, 12:00:27 UTCLos Angeles
2018 March 19th, 08:45:26 UTCCallao
2018 March 8th, 09:00:07 UTCUshuaia
2018 January 24th, 10:15:23 UTCCape Horn
2018 January 23rd, 12:30:57 UTCUshuaia [argentina]
2017 November 26th, 14:00:43 UTCLos Angles
2017 November 22nd, 19:00:31 UTCCabo San Lucas
2017 November 21st, 13:30:16 UTCLos Angles
2017 November 20th, 15:00:31 UTCEnsenada
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Photo Comments (10)

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ckiller on May 14, 2013 16:54 (4 years ago)
Per Kjønsvik on May 14, 2013 11:35 (4 years ago)
Wow Clyde...thanks a bunch, but looking at your portfolio, it's a long stretch for me to reach your experience and skills when it comes to photography!
I'm not even scratching the surface yet!
I find the learning curve of digital photography to be pretty steep. In the days of using film, you pretty much knew what you could and could not do, but the sensors in today's cameras are so sensitive and unforgiving.
I read a lot about photography and have found the B&H channel on YouTube to be very good on providing useful info on the technical side of the picture taking process. There you'll find hours upon hours of streams where professional photographers share their experiences.
this out as an example:

I know....a long url, but it's a good video, and there are a ton of them in this channel.

Clyde Dickens on May 14, 2013 10:07 (4 years ago)
Thanks Per. Its a great story telling image. And you have confirmed the limitations of my photographic skill. Maybe one day I'll learn more.
Per Kjønsvik on May 14, 2013 09:29 (4 years ago)
Thanks guys!
@ jadran: There is virtually no color correction done with this, but since I take pictures in raw format, I have to "develop" the rawfiles. I use Lightroom for that.
When I shot this particular image I exposed for the ship, knowing that the large white would make the darker clouds underexposed. This I find is the only way to get as close to natural contrast in the clouds as possible. If I let the camera decide what's the correct exposure, this type of picture would come out as 18 percent grey with close to no contrast or dynamic range.
The only things done in Lightroom during the develop process, are to drop the exposure by half a stop to get detail in the whites and sharpening the overall image. Oh....and correct for the sloping horizon. I allways tend to sag to the left when taking pictures.

Have a nice day!

jadran on May 14, 2013 05:58 (4 years ago)
Superb photo technique !! ..... at first glance it seems like 100% photoshoped but actually it is about zero (0) percent photoshop applied.

: well done Per ... can you confirm me !
brgds jadran
Al Ruff on May 14, 2013 00:25 (4 years ago)
Great shot of not only the ship, but the sky and water too.
Max Fey on May 13, 2013 20:02 (4 years ago)
Hi Per,

thanks for your words!

I hope so too! But I am in Norway in summer since 2011 and there we nearly never had such a bad weather - so I think the weather in Oslo should be great! ;-)
Per Kjønsvik on May 13, 2013 15:35 (4 years ago)
Thanks Max! Wish you a pleasant journey and hope you are more lucky with the weather than the passengers on this cruise.

Max Fey on May 13, 2013 15:29 (4 years ago)
Thanks for the photo!!! :-)
In July 2013 we will board her!
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