30-April-2011

Enrichment Voyage: Central America & the Panama Canal. Nikonians Ultimate Travel Workshop 2011 (UTW-II) Day 4 – At Sea. 

We have two days at sea while traveling from Cabo San Lucas in Mexico to Puerto Quetzal in Guatemala. Most of the day was spent in the classroom with Michael. Images for the day include Sunrise, Sunset, and Nikonians while at sea.

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Sunrise on the M/V Explorer 2011 Spring Enrichment Voyage. Image taken with a Nikon D3s and 70-300 mm VR lens (ISO 400, 300 mm, f/16, 1/125 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro, converted to sRGB/jpg with Photoshop CS5. (David J Mathre)
Sunrise on the M/V Explorer 2011 Spring Enrichment Voyage. Image taken with a Nikon D3s and 70-300 mm VR lens (ISO 400, 300 mm, f/16, 1/125 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro, converted to sRGB/jpg with Photoshop CS5.

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Sunrise on the M/V Explorer 2011 Spring Enrichment Voyage. Image taken with a Nikon D3s and 70-300 mm VR lens (ISO 400, 300 mm, f/16, 1/125 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro, converted to sRGB/jpg with Photoshop CS5. (David J Mathre)
Sunrise on the M/V Explorer 2011 Spring Enrichment Voyage. Image taken with a Nikon D3s and 70-300 mm VR lens (ISO 400, 300 mm, f/16, 1/125 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro, converted to sRGB/jpg with Photoshop CS5.

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Sunrise on the M/V Explorer 2011 Spring Enrichment Voyage. Image taken with a Nikon D3s and 70-300 mm VR lens (ISO 400, 300 mm, f/16, 1/125 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro, converted to sRGB/jpg with Photoshop CS5. (David J Mathre)
Sunrise on the M/V Explorer 2011 Spring Enrichment Voyage. Image taken with a Nikon D3s and 70-300 mm VR lens (ISO 400, 300 mm, f/16, 1/125 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro, converted to sRGB/jpg with Photoshop CS5.

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Sunrise on the M/V Explorer 2011 Spring Enrichment Voyage. Image taken with a Nikon D3s and 70-300 mm VR lens (ISO 400, 300 mm, f/16, 1/125 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro, converted to sRGB/jpg with Photoshop CS5. (David J Mathre)
Sunrise on the M/V Explorer 2011 Spring Enrichment Voyage. Image taken with a Nikon D3s and 70-300 mm VR lens (ISO 400, 300 mm, f/16, 1/125 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro, converted to sRGB/jpg with Photoshop CS5.

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Sunrise on the M/V Explorer 2011 Spring Enrichment Voyage. Image taken with a Nikon D3s and 70-300 mm VR lens (ISO 400, 300 mm, f/16, 1/125 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro, converted to sRGB/jpg with Photoshop CS5. (David J Mathre)
Sunrise on the M/V Explorer 2011 Spring Enrichment Voyage. Image taken with a Nikon D3s and 70-300 mm VR lens (ISO 400, 300 mm, f/16, 1/125 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro, converted to sRGB/jpg with Photoshop CS5.

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Nikonians Eating Dinner on Deck 6 of the M/V Explorer. UTW-II  2011 Spring Enrichment Voyage. Image taken with a Nikon D3s and 16 mm fisheye lens (ISO 400, 16 mm, f/5.6, 1/125 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro, sharpened with Focus Magic, converted to sRGB/jpg with Photoshop CS5. (David J Mathre)
Nikonians Eating Dinner on Deck 6 of the M/V Explorer. UTW-II 2011 Spring Enrichment Voyage. Image taken with a Nikon D3s and 16 mm fisheye lens (ISO 400, 16 mm, f/5.6, 1/125 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro, sharpened with Focus Magic, converted to sRGB/jpg with Photoshop CS5.

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Jon and Rob waiting for sunset on Deck 6 of the M/V Explorer. UTW-II  2011 Spring Enrichment Voyage. Image taken with a Leica X1 (ISO 100, 24 mm, f/4.5, 1/160 sec). (David J Mathre)
Jon and Rob waiting for sunset on Deck 6 of the M/V Explorer. UTW-II 2011 Spring Enrichment Voyage. Image taken with a Leica X1 (ISO 100, 24 mm, f/4.5, 1/160 sec).

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Sunrise on the M/V Explorer 2011 Spring Enrichment Voyage. Image taken with a Nikon D3s and 70-300 mm VR lens (ISO 400, 300 mm, f/16, 1/125 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro, converted to sRGB/jpg with Photoshop CS5. (David J Mathre)
Sunrise on the M/V Explorer 2011 Spring Enrichment Voyage. Image taken with a Nikon D3s and 70-300 mm VR lens (ISO 400, 300 mm, f/16, 1/125 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro, converted to sRGB/jpg with Photoshop CS5.

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Practicing Street Photography with a Fisheye on Deck 6 of the M/V Explorer. UTW-II  2011 Spring Enrichment Voyage. Image taken with a Nikon D3s and 16 mm fisheye lens (ISO 3200, 16 mm, f/2.8, 1/30 sec). Raw image processed and converted to B&W with Capture One Pro, sharpened with Focus Magic, converted to sRGB/jpg with Photoshop CS5. (David J Mathre)
Practicing Street Photography with a Fisheye on Deck 6 of the M/V Explorer. UTW-II 2011 Spring Enrichment Voyage. Image taken with a Nikon D3s and 16 mm fisheye lens (ISO 3200, 16 mm, f/2.8, 1/30 sec). Raw image processed and converted to B&W with Capture One Pro, sharpened with Focus Magic, converted to sRGB/jpg with Photoshop CS5.

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Author: David Mathre

I am a scientist by training (Eckerd College, BSc; Caltech, Ph.D.). I worked for 27 years as a Chemist in the Pharmaceutical Industry developing processes to manufacture medicines for human and animal health. I now spend my time as a photographer and world traveler. My interests in photography include the natural world, wildlife, landscapes, skyscapes, and seascapes. I have traveled to over 50 countries over the last 10 years, often on Semester at Sea voyages. While at home in New Jersey, I spend time on a home renovation project and expanding my wildflower garden/meadow.

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