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Semiramis by justeline Semiramis by justeline
According to legend, Semiramis was the daughter of the sea-goddess Derketo of Ascalon in Syria and a mortal. Her mother abandoned her at birth and drowned herself. The child was fed by doves until she was found and brought up by Simmas, the royal shepherd.

It appears ironic that this ship, named after her, seems to have met Derketo in her watery grave, rusting quietly to oblivion on a rocky beach in Andros Island.

... or maybe not so quietly. We kept her company for 4 mornings and afternoons waiting for a break in the sky and had the chance to hear her moaning as she settled deeper into the sea. Imagining the thunderous noise of her impact upon the rocks on the day her journey ended was unavoidable. As is her fate.

Location: Andros Island, Greece

tech stuff

Camera: Nikon D300
Lens: Tokina 12-24mm @14mm
Aperture: f/11
Shutter Speed: 480sec
ISO: 200

*filters*
Lee 2 stops ND soft graduated filter (0.6)
Lee "Big Stopper" ND (10 stops ND)
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crh May 27, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
majestic and beautiful. both shot and ship!
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:iconmatt-h-mitchell:
Hope come I've never seen this one before! :wow:

8 MINUTES!?!?! :wow:

I just... it's so... I mean... you know... like... OMFG it's... :heart:!!! :faint:
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:iconjusteline:
justeline Feb 16, 2014  Professional Photographer
:hug:
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:iconsjbvrsn:
Great capture!
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morningstarskid Aug 29, 2012  Professional Artist
Beautiful Mk....:clap:....another classic scene and story...
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PAlisauskas Aug 21, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
OMG , this is awesomely EPIC .!! Holy geez ... love this .!!!!!!!
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Augos Aug 20, 2012  Student General Artist
wooooowwwwwww
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:iconmontygm:
Great shot. Love the misty water effect. Have always wanted to take photos of old, rusty shipwrecks...unfortunately we do not get many of those here in Australia.
Well done,
Grace.
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hunterside May 17, 2012   Photographer
Excellent shot!
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:iconjusteline:
justeline May 18, 2012  Professional Photographer
Very glad you like it!
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