Dgrin Mini-Challenge #272 - BOATS
I like boats. Or actually my husband likes sailboats and sailing, so when we are out in our boat I mostly take photos of other boats. And I do mean BOATS and not ships. One thing that sets a ship apart from a boat is size. According the U.S. Naval Institute, a boat, generally speaking, is small enough to be carried aboard a larger vessel. So we had a mini two years ago which was Ships and Boats and it was mostly ships.
So no ships. No cruise ships or Navy ships or cargo ships. No big sailing ships. Just boats. And I would prefer no PWCs (Personal water craft) or kayaks. Rowboats are OK. I would prefer that the boat be the main thing that you are taking a photo of, not something that just happened to be in a photo of something else - like a sunset with a tiny boat in one corner,
or this one which has a bunch of boats in the foreground, but I was really taking a photo of Vesuvius (1964)
It makes me sad to see photos of wrecks or abandoned things although they make good subjects
I like work boats like this crab pot boat
Shrimp boats in the fog in Oriental NC
And this is our sailboat under sail but the top of the mast is cut off - it is a film photo from 2000.
I went out in the dinghy and Bob sailed around us
I'm looking forward to seeing your photos.
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