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Online Michael Gallagher

13 July 2012
« on: Jul 18, 2012, 06:50 PM »
Photos of the Cunard fleet departing on Friday 13 July 2012 - taken around the Brambles

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Re: Re: 13 July 2012
« Reply #1 on: Jul 18, 2012, 08:10 PM »
Photos of the Cunard fleet departing on Friday 13 July 2012 - taken around the Brambles

You must have been very proud! Were you there?

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Re: 13 July 2012
« Reply #2 on: Jul 18, 2012, 08:46 PM »
Superb photos showing the sisters in all their glory  :)

I hope this means that at last Cunard will do away with the cartoon images on the brochures and return to the proper photos... ;)
Thanks for sharing these.
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Online Michael Gallagher

Re: 13 July 2012
« Reply #3 on: Jul 18, 2012, 09:05 PM »
I was there and, whether you like these ships or not, it was impressive!

And don't hold your breath Myles - I've just seen the cover for the 2014 World Cruise brochue :(

Offline matdark

Re: 13 July 2012
« Reply #4 on: Aug 08, 2012, 06:09 PM »
A few photos shot from QM2 - in sunny-as-always Southampton

Offline Andy F

Re: 13 July 2012
« Reply #5 on: Oct 28, 2012, 10:57 PM »
A historic occasion indeed and the first time that 3 Cunard Queens have sailed from Southampton in daylight I do believe (and in reasonably good weather it must be said).

Couldn't quite stretch to a helicopter unfortunately ;) but here's a few from the water and more can be found at https://www.flickr.com/photos/andyfitzsimmons/sets/72157630577608200/
« Last Edit: Oct 28, 2012, 11:07 PM by Andy F »
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Offline Chris Frame

13 July 2012
« Reply #6 on: Jan 08, 2013, 10:44 AM »
Gorgeous photos!


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Offline Graham Taylor

13 July 2012
« Reply #7 on: Jan 08, 2013, 11:42 AM »
Now I'm really wishing I had gone down to Soton.
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Offline tdickson

Re: 13 July 2012
« Reply #8 on: Jan 08, 2013, 05:07 PM »
Great photos I must admit, strangely enough the last one in the set of all three sterns, I recently bought from photographer "Paul Costen" from Waterlooville Hants, I assume you were on the same small craft or whatever as it is exactly the same photo except the one I have, has a seagull just off QM2 starboard side.

Offline Andy F

Re: 13 July 2012
« Reply #9 on: Jan 10, 2013, 09:57 PM »
Great photos I must admit, strangely enough the last one in the set of all three sterns, I recently bought from photographer "Paul Costen" from Waterlooville Hants, I assume you were on the same small craft or whatever as it is exactly the same photo except the one I have, has a seagull just off QM2 starboard side.
Thanks and quite possibly as there were a few of us jostling for that final shot I do recall (though the bruises have long since faded thankfully lol)! By the time this was taken, I was some considerable distance behind and that and a fading light meant the lens I was using was really struggling, hence the grain.  I could see QM2 heading towards the gap that was forming between QV and QE ahead of her as they made their turn off Calshot and figured there might just be a chance to get the shot I was looking/hoping for.  What you can't see if just out of frame, a big Red Funnel ferry was heading up river and rapidly about to enter the shot stage right so with one eye on the shot and the other on the ferry, I had one chance to hit the shutter before the opportunity passed.  Not the best shot admittedly and I regretted not using my monster lens but hey, hindsight's a wonderful thing.   

   
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