QE2 Funnel in the Sky

QE2 Funnel in the Sky

The funnel of the Queen Elizabeth 2 looms over Cobh as seen from near the Commodore Hotel.

Aperture ƒ/14
Camera Canon EOS 40D
Focal length 88mm
ISO 400
Shutter speed 1/500s

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6 Comments

  1. Gamma Goblin Reply

    Excellent! I love surreal shots like this. It needed a big DOF and you delivered :) Surprised the lens was only at 80mm though, the scene seems a lot more “pulled together” for such a short length. I guess it must have been that impressive in reality as well :)

    http://gammagoblin.blogspot.com

  2. Des Reply

    Seeing that impressiveimage I’m thinking of the dark clouds of recession and the return of Cunard to an emigrant port…

    http://despod.blogspot.com

  3. Donncha Reply

    Thanks guys! I screwed up the transition from sky to ground a bit near the horizon but I simply don’t have time to make it any better.

    I just realized, the tide was out, lowering the ship down at least 2m. It would really have loomed over the town if the tide was in!

    http://inphotos.org/

  4. Scott Coulter Reply

    Just wanted to say how much I’ve enjoyed this whole series of QE2 pics. What a fantastic photographic opportunity, and you took great advantage of it!
    –sdc

    http://photoblog.coulterfamily.net

  5. Donncha Reply

    Thanks Scott! There will be more, but not just yet. I’m travelling and afk so posts will be on auto pilot and I don’t have any other shots of the ship prepared.

    http://inphotos.org/

  6. Vink Reply

    Amazing view !

    http://vink.aminus3.com

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