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Sail Away

Posted by
Steve Rice (Olympia, United States) on 22 June 2017 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

The 1950s paradise has done just that. The ship has sailed.

The Salton Sea
Southern California, USA
Part of The Great American West series.

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I'll be busy the next few weeks. Commenting will be spotty at best.

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Maintenant il ne sort plus

22 Jun 2017 5:27am

Denny Jump Photo from Bellevue, WA, United States

Oops I am running a day behind!!!Again. I like tjis image very much!! Makes me think of furtunes dried up just like the Salton Sea. Really liked your yesterday's post...the perspective was really cool! ;-)

22 Jun 2017 5:30am

Denny Jump Photo from Bellevue, WA, United States

Oops I am running a day behind!!!Again. I like tjis image very much!! Makes me think of furtunes dried up just like the Salton Sea. Really liked your yesterday's post...the perspective was really cool! ;-)

22 Jun 2017 5:43am

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Excellente prise sur un point de vue magnifique. )

22 Jun 2017 5:47am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Water is a fairly long journey.

22 Jun 2017 5:49am

Devi from Chennai, India

Beautiful shot ..there is a poignancy in this image !!

22 Jun 2017 6:19am

Martine from France

Jolie composition avec ces différentes couleurs.

22 Jun 2017 6:55am

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Une très belle prise!

22 Jun 2017 7:56am

willy from Belgium

magnifique ...avec ce bel angle de vue Steve


22 Jun 2017 9:38am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Like a sculpture

22 Jun 2017 9:47am

Shaun from Thorton, United States

Now this is a great find Steve. A magnificent image of this boat. 5*

22 Jun 2017 10:00am

Kyu from Kyoto, Japan

Nice title. Wonderful capture of an old boat on a shore. Excellent composition.

22 Jun 2017 10:38am

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

Beautiful composition and POV for this monument of the sea

22 Jun 2017 10:45am

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Such a well-preserved specimen!! I wonder if the wood has become petrified? Beautiful color and clarity captured here!

22 Jun 2017 11:58am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Just imagine ...! A superb composition .

22 Jun 2017 3:03pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

You have made this boat look fabulous. The textures and details are lovely

22 Jun 2017 3:11pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelle ancien bateau quel rendu sur le vieux bois et le sol superbe.

22 Jun 2017 3:21pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

such beautiful composition, clouds, colors, lights & shadows!
Lovely view!

22 Jun 2017 3:37pm

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Superb atmosphere! Beautiful composition!

22 Jun 2017 4:08pm

Temps de pose from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

I like your framing Steve and thanks a lot to follow me in my new website

22 Jun 2017 4:12pm

Don from Spokane, United States

Frankly it looks like it's a long way from the water. :-) It's still a sturdy looking boat. Perhaps there is more "on the water' days ahead for it.

22 Jun 2017 4:19pm

Tomek from Poznań, Poland

Great image. Beautifully composed.

22 Jun 2017 5:02pm

Sam from Chennai, India

A fine capture of this old ship. Great find and lovely details. :)

22 Jun 2017 5:08pm

Sudipto from Hyderabad, India

Quite a find! And lovely composition Steve... :)

22 Jun 2017 7:54pm

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Terrific width and breadth in this shot.

22 Jun 2017 8:21pm

fateme@@ from Dezful, Iran

Beautiful light.

22 Jun 2017 9:20pm

Diana from Olympia, United States

In beautiful color

22 Jun 2017 10:00pm

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

That was probably a beautiful boat at one time. It has aged nicely in the dry heat. I love the patina of the wood. This is a spectacular image!

23 Jun 2017 1:42am

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

great viewpoint, fine color and detail

23 Jun 2017 2:19am

Shaun from Thorton, United States

Congratulations. A very well deserved spotlight.

23 Jun 2017 10:06am

@Shaun: Thank you.

omid from mashhad, Iran

Congratulations! :)

23 Jun 2017 11:48am

@omid: Thanks, Omid.

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece

lovely frame

23 Jun 2017 1:57pm

@Dimitrios: Thanks.

L'Angevine from Angers, France


23 Jun 2017 3:05pm

@L'Angevine: Thanks.

Kyu from Kyoto, Japan

Congratulations on the Spotlight, Steve.

23 Jun 2017 3:30pm

@Kyu: Thank you, Kyu.

Mireille T. from Ribérac, France

Congratulations on the spotlight! Superb photo!

23 Jun 2017 5:42pm

@Mireille T.: Thank you.

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Congratulations on the spotlight!

23 Jun 2017 6:15pm

@mo.langel: Thanks a lot.

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Congratulations on the Spotlight!

23 Jun 2017 7:52pm

@Ana Lúcia: Thank you, Ana.

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

and Congratulations on your Spotlight ! Well deserved !

23 Jun 2017 8:21pm

@Mhelene: Thanks much, Mhelene.

fateme@@ from Dezful, Iran


23 Jun 2017 10:22pm

@fateme@@: Thank you, Fateme.

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

Congratulations on the Spotlight Steve! Very well deserved!

24 Jun 2017 2:35am

@Elaine Hancock: Thank you, Elaine.

Diana from Olympia, United States

Congratulations for your continuing excellent look at the world!

24 Jun 2017 3:05am

@Diana: Thanks.

Anna Cherer from LA ROCHELLE, France

Beautiful composition and atmosphere ! Congratulations on the Spotlight well deserved !

24 Jun 2017 6:39am

@Anna Cherer: Thank you, Anna.

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Congratulations on your SPOTLIGHT!

24 Jun 2017 3:17pm

@Ruthiebear: Thank you, Ruthie.

Sam from Chennai, India

Congratulations on your spotlight. :)

26 Jun 2017 5:51am

@Sam: Thanks, Sam.

Tomek from Poznań, Poland


26 Jun 2017 8:06am

@Tomek: Thank you, Tomek.

Phil Morris from Saskatoon, Toronto, NYC, Canada

As if you found the S.S. Minnow, superb, congratulations on the spotlight !~

28 Jun 2017 6:42am

@Phil Morris: Thanks, Phil.

LauraS from Chico, United States

Nicely framed photography. Congratulations.

28 Jun 2017 4:48pm

@LauraS: Thank you.

maurizio from trieste, Italy

I love it - the image and the subject I mean :-)

24 Oct 2017 7:54am

@maurizio: Thank you.