@gCaptain In On Instagram (Finally!)

After hundreds of reader request followed by months of negotiation, pleading and many thank you's gCaptain has officially acquired our proper name on Instagram and we have started scouring the internet for the world's best ship photos! Of course gCaptain has been published the best ship photos for years right here on gCaptain.com and on our facebook page but … [Read more...]

LOOK – Close Look At The Complexity Of An FPSO [PHOTO]

Today's ship photo of the day is an extremely high detailed HDR Image the FPSO (floating production, storage and offloading) vessel constructed by Hyundai Heavy Industries Shipyard. According to the photographer,  L1GHT DR4W1NGS , the shipyard engineers were pulling an all-nighter because the lights were on at 1am when this shot was … [Read more...]

Long Beach is Beginning to Look Like Singapore [HD PHOTO SPECIAL]

"I was on a flight back from SFO to LAX on February 9th and we flew over the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach before turning in to land at the airport," writes photographer Mike Kelley, but the scene below his aircraft was unlike anything he had ever witnessed. As a professional photographer, he had seen the port from the air from time to time, and at the most, he says he … [Read more...]

MSC Kalina – Ship Photo Of The Week

The mighty MSC Kalina, sister ship to the largest container ship ever built (by TEU) the MSC Daniela.  This image was shot using a method called High Dynamic Range (HDR).  It's a process by which the photographer shoots the same image in a number of different exposure settings to properly expose all the bright and dark areas of the image, and then splicing the image together … [Read more...]

SHI Shipyard Photo, A View From Aloft – Photo Of The Week

Photo By gCaptain Today's Photo Of The Week is an HDR view of Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI)- Shipyard in Geoje, South Korea. This photo was taken from the crown of a newbuild drillship's derrick. Notice the 5 heavy lift sheerleg cranes in the background. More photos from gCaptain's shipyard collection here: SHI Shipyard Korea For more amazing HDR photos don't miss … [Read more...]