USS Wisconsin

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© Thad Zajdowicz
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Photo Info
UploadedAugust 7, 2009
TakenOctober 7, 2006
ModelCanon EOS 30D
Exposure1/400 sec at f/14
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length55 mm

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Bow on view of the very clean hull lines of this Iowa-class battleship in Norfolk, VA. Interesting note: this is not the original bow of USS Wisconsin. When she sustained damage in a collision with USS Eaton in May 1956, her damaged bow was removed and a 120 ton, 68 foot section of the bow of the unfinished battleship USS Kentucky was fitted as a replacement.

34 responses

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (7 Aug 2009):

    Beautiful curves and tones.

  • Andrew Bowman

    Andrew Bowman (Deleted) said (7 Aug 2009):

    Cool, I just took pics of that a few weeks ago.

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (7 Aug 2009):

    wow, amazing shot, Thad!

  • Yasmina Baggili

    Yasmina Baggili (Deleted) gave props (7 Aug 2009):

    Amazing shot Thad...looks huge

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (7 Aug 2009):

    Very fine shot, Thad! Thanks for reminding us of the structure of the vessel as well as the girth.

  • Aubrey's Oma

    Aubrey's Oma (Deleted) gave props (7 Aug 2009):

    I agree!!

  • May Vokaty

    May Vokaty gave props (7 Aug 2009):

    I love everything about this. It's gorgeous.

  • Desiree Adams

    Desiree Adams gave props (8 Aug 2009):

    Killer Tad Brava!

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (10 Aug 2009):

    Wow!!! love those tones and graceful curves, I feel I want to stroke it..

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (11 Aug 2009):

    Cool find! Well done.

  • Alexander Bussey

    Alexander Bussey gave props (12 Aug 2009):

    awesome perspective

  • Cheryl Dumcum

    Cheryl Dumcum said (12 Aug 2009):

    Very creative perspective! LOVE IT!!!

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight (Deleted) said (13 Aug 2009):

    What a point of view, Thad. Can you imagine what these battlewagons looked like, when at sea?

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (17 Aug 2009):

    Such a lady.

  • Suzanne McGeady

    Suzanne McGeady said (22 Aug 2009):

    Perfect symmetrical lines....grey ghosts of the sea.

  • Tom Zmuda

    Tom Zmuda gave props (26 Aug 2009):

    Great shot !

  • Sherry Davis Johnson

    Sherry Davis Johnson gave props (1 Sep 2009):

    That is the coolest shot ever! I love the POV!

  • M Daniel

    M Daniel gave props (14 Sep 2009):

    wow! It´s a great shot

  • sarah trafton

    sarah trafton (Deleted) gave props (23 Sep 2009):

    this is really good. thanks....

  • Linda Houghton

    Linda Houghton   gave props (25 Sep 2009):


  • Wendy Strauss

    Wendy Strauss said (4 Oct 2009):

    this is beautiful!

  • Dianna Geiser

    Dianna Geiser gave props (5 Oct 2009):

    Wow, great perspective from your POV. I really get the massiveness of this ship. Superb

  • Audrey Kanekoa-Madrid

    Audrey Kanekoa-Madrid (Deleted) gave props (10 Oct 2009):

    incredible perspective! massive!!

  • George Leontaras

    George Leontaras gave props (22 Oct 2009):

    eXellent DOF & composition ;- )

  • Jesse Farrar

    Jesse Farrar gave props (5 Nov 2009):

    Amazing perspective!

  • Kathleen Mercado

    Kathleen Mercado (Deleted) said (22 Nov 2009):

    A phenomenal shot, in all respects:)

  • Brian Meeks

    Brian Meeks gave props (3 Dec 2009):


  • H T

    H T (Deleted) gave props (3 Dec 2009):

    Very impressive

  • Arline Grant

    Arline Grant gave props (19 Dec 2009):

    What a beautiful shot!!!

  • peggy gardner

    peggy gardner gave props (23 Dec 2009):

    insanely cool pov - this is grand !

  • Carol Arntsen Masiak

    Carol Arntsen Masiak gave props (7 Jan 2010):


  • Denise Sarazin

    Denise Sarazin (Deleted) gave props (21 Jul 2010):

    This is fantastic... love the B&S.

  • Shirley Valencia

    Shirley Valencia   gave props (30 Jul 2010):


  • Robert R. Gaines

    Robert R. Gaines gave props (10 Mar 2011):

    Powerful. When form follows function art often results.

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