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Layers on the Deck

DP Challenge: Layers

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Here is the CMA CGM T. Roosevelt, the largest container ship to travel up the Savannah River to the port of Savannah.  Note the “layers” of containers on its deck.  The ship exited the river a few days later looking completely different.  It rode higher in the water (carrying paper products, from what I heard) and all the containers were the same.  Unfortunately, I didn’t get a second picture.

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Big

Day 7 of Developing Your Eye 1 – Big

The powers that be are dredging the Savannah River so that even more gigantic boats can sail into the port and deliver more fine goods from around the world.


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Here is a photo of a work ship moving up the river.  Just so you get a perspective of the size, take a look at the seagulls and kayak in the foreground and if you look on the right hand side of the boat you can just make out a guy sitting on the deck.  The only problem that I have with photographs like this is they really can’t give you the true feeling of how big and awe inspiring these ships are.

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Photo Challenge: Scale

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The huge cargo ships that travel the Savannah River impressed me when I first saw them and continue to impress me today.  These ships are gigantic.  Each of the rectangles on the deck of the ship is a trailer from a semi-truck, giving you some sense of the size of the ship.  Seeing them up close and personal gives the best perspective.  The second shot of the tug in front of the cargo ship may provide an even better sense of scale.  You can see the tug pilot in the cabin.

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