Thank you to the SOIC, Gotheborg and her crew for a great volunteering experience… For the atmosphere… For the instruction… For the camaraderie… For the food and accommodation… ALL WERE SECOND TO NONE!!! I wish you all the very best for your expedition to China. More images in the gallery below. [...]
Some memorable shots of the Renovation of the figurehead from HMS CHESAPEAKE 1855 Exhibition. http://www.saatchionline.com/profiles/portfolio/id/94742
Read the latest feedback on our calendar…. “Hi Richard, I received the calendar. It is absolutely beautiful! So evocative, such depth in the photographs… And the insets for each page – truly splendid work. Thanks so much” SL Morrow, Georgia. US Previous Comments “The calendar is wonderful – I say that as a fellow [...]
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“The calendar is wonderful – I say that as a fellow photographer and my friend who crewed a tall ship in her day loved it. Happy new year” KM – Delaware US Read more comments…..
Kruzenshtern, Barcelona 2013. The three guys posing and taking photos to the right of the Kruzenshtern are I think members of the crew of Santa Maria Manuela. They caught my eye along with the old tyre, the back lighting from the sun and the reflected light from a glass building just out of shot.
Its to stormy to be out selling calendars in Lymington today, so just gonna pack the last order for Christmas, ready for delivery on Monday. Looking back at the Nikon D2X, at 12 million pixels it really was a good camera. The detail was excellent, particularly with a little tone blending. © Richard Sibley 2009. [...]
SchoonerSail Sailing holidays on the schooner Trinovante in 2014 Designed and built by her current owners for long distance cruising, Trinovante is UK Marine and Coast Guard Agency coded for Category 1 and carries all the required safety equipment. She is big enough for you to feel the thrill and excitement of sailing on a [...]
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A new book on Ship Decoration by Andy Peters The book is a detailed study of the decorative arts carried by the ships of the major maritime states of Europe in the zenith of the sailing ship era. It covers both warships and the most prestigious merchant ships, the East Indiamen of the chartered companies. [...]