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PS Waverley approaching the Pier

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Photographer: © Mark Rutley (Gallery)(15th June 2013)
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PS Waverley approaching the Pier

We had a wonderful evening cruise in the Bristol Channel onboard this fine old vessel.PS Waverley is the last seagoing passenger carrying paddle steamer in the world. Built in 1946, she sailed from Craigendoran on the Firth of Clyde to Arrochar on Loch Long until 1973. Bought by the Paddle Steamer Preservation Society, she has been restored to her 1947 appearance and now operates passenger excursions around the British coast.


A picture of: Clevedon ( More pictures of Clevedon by Mark Rutley )

Clevedon Somerset


Camera Make: Canon Model: Canon EOS 7D
Exposure Program: Aperture Priority, Focal length: 80 mm, Aperture: f 5.6, ISO: 100, Exposure time: 1/200 sec, Metering Mode: Partial, Exposure Bias: 0 EV
Date/Time Creation: June 8, 2013, 4:35 pm
ImageID:1176552, Image size: 1000 x 653 pixels

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Comment by Vince Hawthorn(15th June 2013)

Excellent Mark, an interesting an unique example. I like the way this pic is composed as well.

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Comment by Dave John(15th June 2013)

Lovely job Mark. Marvelous way to travel. Similar vessel used to ply its trade across the Humber before the building of the bridge. Can't bring the name to mind right now...

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Comment by David SwannPremier Member! Click for more info..(16th June 2013)

Another strong and effective composition. I saw the Waverley in Scotland quite recently.

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Comment by Martin Humphreys(16th June 2013)

Super shot & info

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Comment by Zbigniew Siwik(16th June 2013)

Generally I like all your pictures , but this is one of my favourites

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Comment by Mark Rutley (Photo owner)(16th June 2013)

Thanks very much Gents...

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Comment by Pat TroutPremier Member! Click for more info..(16th June 2013)

Perfect pic Mark,

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Comment by Mark Rutley (Photo owner)(16th June 2013)

Thanks Pat.

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Comment by MikeT(16th June 2013)

A fabulous capture of this lovely old paddle steamer, top notch Mark

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Comment by Edward LeverPremier Member! Click for more info..(17th June 2013)

Well composed, and the strong side lighting enhances the contrast, excellent

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Comment by Mark Rutley (Photo owner)(18th June 2013)

Thanks Mike and Edward.

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