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First: thanks for all your likes, comments and tweets on my previous entry: the shot of the Dubai skyline taken from the Four Points Sheraton hotel on Sheik Zayed road. It's always great to post something that gets a really positive response :-)

As for this one: while I don't think that this one will generate quite so much interest I am pleased with it as it's been almost two years since I posted a shot of any of the wrecked or abandoned boats at Fleetwood. I also have a second, slightly less abstract/graphic shot that I'll post on Friday.

As always, let me know what you think.

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comment by Simon at 08:00 AM (GMT) on 13 April, 2011

Never been there when the tide has been in - always at low tide - and didn't realise they were covered this much. Even though I've been there several times I didn't realise what I was looking at until I read your comment

comment by djn1 at 08:23 AM (GMT) on 13 April, 2011

Simon: this one is further down than the main wrecks and was shot at low tide. You need to walk past the main set of boats and then follow the shore to the left. You'll find this one about 200 yards further down the estuary.

comment by Carlos Garcia at 11:03 AM (GMT) on 13 April, 2011

Well... the Wyre Wreck is looking a little more wrecked these days. Took me a moment to figure this out. It looks like the wreck and its reflection are just floating in space. For some reason - for me anyway - it is peaceful. Nice David.

comment by Dan Kaufman at 03:25 PM (GMT) on 13 April, 2011

I've always loved mirrored reflections like this shot, they're so Rorschach, however this one is so Nightingale.

comment by Colin at 09:16 PM (GMT) on 13 April, 2011

David, If you do a book of David Nightingale sea & beach 'scapes' I'd buy it! To Dan, personally I see a bat.....perhaps.

comment by Aaron B. Brown at 08:22 AM (GMT) on 14 April, 2011

Surreal dream state with a desert like quality

comment by Jason Hines at 05:09 PM (GMT) on 14 April, 2011

I really like the simplicity of this photo. The emptiness in the background and right side of the image really draws the eye to the ship. Very nice!

comment by andrey samolinov at 07:34 PM (GMT) on 14 April, 2011

Beautiful abstract composition, and as usual excellent processing, makes photography an art object

comment by djn1 at 06:20 AM (GMT) on 15 April, 2011

Thanks everyone :)

comment by Jessica Sweeney at 04:41 AM (GMT) on 17 April, 2011

It's intriguing, that's for sure.

comment by Scott Frederick at 08:26 PM (GMT) on 2 May, 2011

Absolutely LOVE this image David. Bravo!!!