Friday, May 31, 2019
Maritime News

Interview: Maritime Photographer Antonio Alcaraz Talks Keys to Taking a Good Ship Photo

Interview by Paul González-Morgan (Marine Strategy) – Antonio Alcaraz is Reverse Logistics Officer in the chemical industry and a Maritime Photographer, with a genuine passion for boats, ports and terminals....

May 31, 2019
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Tuesday, December 5, 2017

The Ohio River: A Photo Essay

Photography by Brian Snyder. Reporting by Chris Kenning (Reuters) In the 29 years that towboat captain Joe Gray has worked flotillas of barges up and down the Ohio River, he...

December 5, 2017
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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

@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...

March 15, 2017
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Wednesday, February 17, 2016
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SPOTD: 6 Incredibly Ultra Wide Engine Room Panoramic Photos

Photographing a ship’s engine room is a daunting task for even the best maritime photographers because of the sheer size, breadth and scale of room and equipment but, when pro...

February 17, 2016
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Thursday, February 19, 2015
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Poking Through the Fog on the Chesapeake

Maryland pilot Ron Steele was aboard the containership MSC Stella on 18 January when he hailed his colleague John Jamroga sailing on a reciprocal course just north of the Potomac River...

February 19, 2015
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Tuesday, February 3, 2015

HD Photo Special – Aker Philadelphia Shipyard

Over the past year, Philadelphia photographer Charles Cerrone has gained access to wield his camera within the confines of one of the United States’ most historic shipyards, Aker Philadelphia Shipyard. Modern tankers are...

February 3, 2015
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Saturday, November 9, 2013
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This Used to be an Impossible Photograph

Photographer Sergey Dolya had the unique opportunity last month to ride a Russian nuclear-powered icebreaker to the North Pole. During his voyage, he captured some incredible images with the help...

November 9, 2013
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Monday, April 22, 2013
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SPOTD – Lightspeed on the Houston Ship Channel

Long exposure going under the Fred Hartmann Bridge on the Houston Ship Channel. Image by Lou Vest/Oneighteen See more of his fantastic photography on his Flickr Page

April 22, 2013
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Friday, June 22, 2012
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Is this an Impossible Photo from Maersk Oil?

I just noticed that Maersk Oil updated their Facebook “cover photo” with this fantastic image this morning. Do you notice anything odd about it though?  Hint: Look at where the...

June 22, 2012
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Wednesday, April 25, 2012
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Ocean Photo of the Day – “Gulf Crossing”

It’s really quite difficult to take a photo of an ocean wave that really looks like anything more than a ripple in the water once you download it to your...

April 25, 2012
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Wednesday, February 2, 2011

“The Dark Side of the Lens” – an inspiring view of the ocean, surfing, and the pursuit of creativity

An Astray Film.  Amazing photography by Allan Wilson… [vimeo][/vimeo]

February 2, 2011
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Wednesday, January 12, 2011

500 Knots on the Houston Ship Channel – Time Lapse Photography

The power and beauty of time lapse photography is rarely as dramatic as when it is shot from a ship. This clip of the Houston Ship Channel, 500 Knots on...

January 12, 2011
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Friday, January 7, 2011

Maritime Photo Contest? More like, “We want unlimited rights to your best photos, but don’t want to pay for them”

In case you see an ad such as this one: Make sure you read the fine print under the “Rules & Terms”.  In this case it reads: “By entering the...

January 7, 2011
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Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Shipboard Digital Camera Tricks

So your on the ship and you forgot your telescopic lens… what to do? How about simple putting your digital camera up to the binoculars. Simple, easy and it works....

May 11, 2010
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Monday, January 14, 2008

DIY Close-Up Lens with Binoculars

Our bandwidth is suffering today so we are going to trust Lifehacker’s advice on this one. They tell us: Do-it-yourselfer Chris Knight explains that the innards of cheap binoculars can...

January 14, 2008
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Wednesday, August 15, 2007

gCaptain’s Favorite Maritime Photographer

We use flickr to bring you the Photo Of The Day on our homepage and more than a dozen times a single photographer’s work has been featured; OneEighteen. Why do...

August 15, 2007
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