September 7, 2013

Boat Hull, Czech Republic

Photograph by George Hodan, Your Shot

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Your Shot contributor George Hodan says he was in the right place at the right time for this shot of a mud-covered boat sitting at the bottom of a drained dam in the Czech Republic. "I was on holiday in Brno," he says. "It was such an interesting view that I didn't hesitate, and I took the shot immediately."

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39 comments
TUĞBA DEMİR
TUĞBA DEMİR

Kalakalmak  fiilini resmetmek istesek bu çok iyi bir örnek olurdu :) really, very good :)

jackie childs
jackie childs

patterns in nature always make such interesting photos. This one is particularly intriguing.

Sandi Jones
Sandi Jones

Seeing the cracked mud inside the boat echoing the mud outside made me smile for reasons I can't explain.
Great photo, George.

Shannon T
Shannon T

This is a killer photo but it kind of makes me sad to look at. Thanks for such a powerful shot George.

Miri-chan Aguirre
Miri-chan Aguirre

Mejor descripción de la sequía no hay... Una imagen extraordinaria <3

Gigi R.
Gigi R.

Beautiful story here

Sarah Kent
Sarah Kent

This photo is so simple yet absolute perfection. I love it!

Jawed Ahmad
Jawed Ahmad

The shot taken is awesome, very natural!

Once again
Once again

I like this one seems like a piece of modern art every one can see something differant in it

Phillip George
Phillip George

Great photo, liken to a time-capsule capturing, well done Bravo!

Mairead K.
Mairead K.

Great image! You really can find beauty in everything.

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Mahmoud Ismail
Mahmoud Ismail

دى احسن قناة ومجلة فى العالم كلة

William Truesdell
William Truesdell

Fascinating. Looking at the image, one of my first impressions was how negative the results of a dam can be. Just bottom garbage mud from sediment deposits, no bottom grasses, no rocks, no debris that would act to encourage a healthy ecosystem here. Just sediment deposits from up stream environmental abuse. Nothing that suggests a fully healthy ecosystem existed here. Beautiful picture by the way.

Cedar Waxwing
Cedar Waxwing

And everything goes back to the earth.   This is a great photo, but  I think J S is right, I think the footprints do take away a certain isolation factor that the photo was creating. None the less, I really like this one.


Hey water bird, Nice to see you here. Would you say there are fifty shades of gray?

Justin Sykes
Justin Sykes

The footprints detract from the photo.

Otherwise this is a cracking shot.

water bird
water bird

yes, i totally agree with Kristina below, hypnotizing foto.   this really represents a perfect example of a powerful combination between photography and imaginery of patterns,  Plus the amazing and infinite  nuances of gray! compliments to the photographer for capturing  this in what i would judge as the perfect perspective.

Kristina Nielsen
Kristina Nielsen

It almost looks like a post-apoleptic wasteland... in a strangely hypnotizing way. Well done!

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