As it leaves the Grand Harbour of Malta, the hull of a ship blends with the sea, foretelling its disappearance over the horizon.
Shipping barely leaves a trace on our contemporary consciousness. Ships, and the people on them, are almost invisible.
On a chilly November evening in 2014, standing on the Siege Bell Memorial holding my tripod, I saw a ship leaving port.
My mind began racing and an idea steadily started to form, "That's a diagonal, in a square. Lock tripod. Continuous drive. 10 seconds f8 ought to do it. Here it comes... no time for a test shot. Lock down the shutter, fingers crossed, it ought to be ok."
Awards, Exhibition & Publication
My most awarded image yet.
My first international award was with this image, an Honourable Mention at the Monochrome Awards, 2014.
Special Award Best Landscape/Seascape at the 50th Malta National Photographic competition 2015.
Was exhibited at the 50th National Photographic Exhibition from 4th December 2015 until 10th January 2016.
Fine art prints available
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