Melbourne Causeway looking West

by Gary Eugene Howell
(Melbourne, Florida, USA)


Home made rig on a picavet. Rig is static and doesn't move unless the wind blows it. I took 250 pictures of the roadway without catching the bridge. Then the wind swayed the camera just right and I caught this one photo.

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All's well that ends well!
by: Tim Parish

Quite a nicely composed shot after all that. The horizon and road form a narrow V, drawing (pointing?) your eye to the bridge. The cloud formation is a bit of a feature at top right. Plus all that perspective of the road...
Imagine how expensive KAP must have been before digital cameras!

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Light air
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1-3 mph
1-3 knots
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Light breeze
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4–7 mph
4–6 knots
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Gentle breeze
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8–12 mph
7–10 knots
Beaufort 3    

Moderate breeze
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13–18 mph
11–16 knots
Beaufort 4    

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19–24 mph
17–21 knots
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25–31 mph
22–27 knots
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32-38 mph
28-33 knots
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