reaching destination

by Arnold Wolfgang

reaching destination exposure night lighthouse ship time seeking critiq arnold wolfgang

Gallery: Water

Tags: exposure night lighthouse ship time seeking critique

Category: Travel

Exif Information:
Model : NIKON D90
Date Time Original : 2011-04-21 00:46:11
Focal Length : 165/1
Exposure Time : 30/1
F Number : 9.9
Iso Speed Ratings : 100
Metering Mode : 5
Exposure Mode : 1
Focal Length In35mm Film : 247
Orientation : 1
X Resolution : 72.0000000
Y Resolution : 72.0000000
Software : Aperture 3.1.2

Published: Saturday 14th of May 2011 02:37:58 PM


Alf Bailey
Hi Wolfgang

This is a real joy to view, the long exposure with the ferry movement really works, great detail and lighting. The rows of foreground uprights are a like a continuing horizontal flow that starts with the ferry lights.

Very well done!

Best Regards


Ruud Albers

A very nice original shot, Wolfgang!

Jörg Vetter

Wonderful: passengers or CHINA SHIPING LINE ? BR JV

Frank Sines

Interesting long exposure and composition. Original. FS

Lester A. Garcia

beautiful image!

Wolfgang Arnold
Frank, Ruud, Jörg, Alf, Lester,

many thanks for your encouraging comments!

@Alf: you've pointed out what I also like most about this photo - though admittedly, I realised only afterwards that foreground (which I intended only to be kind of stairs or steps into the picture) and ferry lights are visual variations of each other.

@Jörg: it is a passenger ferry.

cheers, Wolfgang

Marjolein M.

I too very much appreciate the receding rows of the foreground colors, hues, and textures of the wharf piles in this photo, Wolfgang. An altogether beautifully composed image. The long exposure surely paid off..! Did you take many captures of this..? I saw that you used a 30 sec exposure?  Best regards, Marjolein


Barbara Corvino

Very original, well done.

Wolfgang Arnold

many thanks for your comment. Yes, it was a 30 seconds exposure. On this occasion I only took few photos (also due to long exposure :-)) of the ferry - I was more focused on the (yes, stereotypical) sunset that happened in the other direction. While looking around I noticed the inbound ferry and gave it a few tries.

cheers, Wolfgang

Wolfgang Arnold
Ferry approaching... port of Warnemünde, Baltic sea coast, Germany.

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