Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Theme Day - Up-side-down - Tall ship, Enterprize (7)


Although an experienced scuba-diver, and an afficionado of marine archaeology, my friend, Diane, was hesitant about taking the one hour jaunt on "The Enterprize" on Port Phillip Bay, out of Portarlington. The weather was brewing, and this close to the heads, the waters have a treacherous reputation.

The decision made, we boarded and headed for the dead-centre of the deck to mitigate the bluster and swell as nuch as possible.I walk with a stick, and wobble precariously at times, so did not move around for the duration. I did, however, move from the vertical to the horizontal, ie, I lay down on the cabin roof, which afforded some remarkable views of the rigging.


This is my contribution to the City Daily Photo Monthly Theme Day. For further contributions to the July Theme of "Upside-Down" please visit the CDP Gallery.


24 comments:

Luis Gomez said...

Wonderful Shots!

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Gosh looking back you took some amazing images during your hour afloat on the high seas Julie, I admire your friend for overcoming her trepidations, not sure if I could have :) Love the tall mast ships, you were on to a winner the moment you hit the deck :)

Chrissy Brand said...

Whoah, makes me dizzy, well done on a striking set of photos Julie.

Jim said...

Great theme day post

William Kendall said...

Dizzying, and a terrific take on the theme!

paul said...

Great journey, Julie, feeling a bit topsy turvy right now ... :-) Probably what you wanted to achieve for theme day!

Jack said...

These are all beautiful and fascinating images, Julie. Well done. I think this is a difficult theme.

Kate said...

It is a dizzying view but you got some remarkable photos.

diane b said...

That must have been scary if it got rough. Great example of upside down.

Joe said...

Gosh - that makes me giddy Julie.

Birdman said...

Nice work. Your dizzying images fit the theme wonderfully.

EG CameraGirl said...

I really like all the lines of the rigging against that beautiful sky.

Small City Scenes said...

Great contribution. I really like the wooden ships and am glad you and friend decided to board. Great idea of shooting the rigging..
MB

cieldequimper said...

Been following your series on FB, these are fab Julie! I loooooove tall ships so I can only adore these!

RedPat said...

These are great shots, perfect for the theme!

LOLfromPasa said...

Wonderful and not easy to photograph either.

Barbara Radisavljevic said...

You are braver than I would have been. You were rewarded with some great shots.

magiceye said...

Lovely captures for the theme!

Kay said...

These are great shots! Being a little unsteady myself at times I applaud them even more enthusiastically imagining what it took to get them. Bravo!

Halcyon said...

Neat angle! What a fantastic blue sky!

Siddhartha Joshi said...

Such a different and interesting perspective...things look so different this way!

VP said...

A very good choice for this theme day and a wonderful ship. Now I going backwards to the other posts...

Sharon Anck said...

I'm glad to hear that you were lying down when you took these. Looking up like that would certainly have made me a bit dizzy. These are great shots!

Joan Elizabeth said...

You amaze me what you achieve despite your wobbles. And inspiration.