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16-JUL-2011 Walter O. Koenig

Wind Driven Machine

The Chilean Navy Training Ship B.E. Esmeralda.
I had the fortune to board this ship three times during her visit here.
This gave me the opportunity to take quite a few photos of her. If you're interested in seeing more:
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The image above was taken for the Weekly Informal Challenge (Week 66): "Machine"

Check out images of other participants here

Nikon D700 ,Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G ED
1/640s f/8.0 at 70.0mm iso200 full exif

other sizes: small medium original auto
Wei O'Connell24-Jul-2011 18:10
Love sail boats. Beautiful capture.
Mieke WA Minkjan24-Jul-2011 04:41
looks like a beautiful ship, well captured
Ray Rebortira21-Jul-2011 22:18
Now that is one elegant machine!!
Carl and Racine Erland21-Jul-2011 02:34
A tribute to a time when fuel was so much cheaper! Beautiful shot of this
magnificent ship. - Racine
Janice Dunn20-Jul-2011 09:35
I saw the Esmeralda when it came into the port in Auckland in the 1960's. It was a Chilean training sailing ship then. I went on board it too - I worked for the Auckland Harbour Board then
Good shot of it Walter
Guest 19-Jul-2011 22:49
Imposing structure.
LynnH19-Jul-2011 11:16
She's beautiful!
Wolfgang Bluhm18-Jul-2011 23:32
Beautiful indeed. Good choice for the challenge!
J. Scott Coile18-Jul-2011 18:40
When MEN were MEN!
Timothy Guenther18-Jul-2011 01:52
A beautiful machine!
Barry S Moore18-Jul-2011 00:55
looks are impressive. Love to go on sailing ship for a cruise.
Dawn McKenzie-Wykes18-Jul-2011 00:41
Thats one big machine...
Cindi Smith17-Jul-2011 23:46
What a beautiful ship. I'd love to take her for a spin! Wonderful image!
sue anne17-Jul-2011 22:19
That is one beautiful ship with lots put into the construction.
Guest 17-Jul-2011 20:51
A fine looking sleek efficient wind machine.
Doug Cruden17-Jul-2011 20:33
A perfect perspective on this fine example of a ship...she certainly is a looker :o))
Matylda Lempel-Chareza Photography17-Jul-2011 19:24
globalgadabout17-Jul-2011 15:12
a sleek looking windjammer..
Guest 17-Jul-2011 14:33
a real beauty Walter.
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