, Salem, MA

October 10, 2013

The reader's eye

The Salem News

---- — Name: Ray Dollard

Hometown: Gloucester

Description: “Sun setting on the Friendship on Derby Wharf while on the Mahi Mahi tour of Salem Sound ...

“I use every opportunity at hand for a potential photograph ...”

Camera info: Nikon D7000 with 12-24 mm ultra-wide lens


Collectively, the leaning masts and the bow rigging create powerful directional lines in the composition of this photo. Use of a wide-angle lens accentuates the pointed bow of the ship and also gives the appearance that the ship is leaning. The warm, golden color of the late sun washes across the ship, which is complemented by the clear, deep blue sky.