Saturday, August 14, 2010

Help me name my boat !

Here's my latest photo accessory... 16' and 50HP of boat-awesomeness to shuttle myself around to faraway shorelines. A boat needs a name and I need your help to come up with something clever! The name should be photo related and it can't be too long (it's a small boat so the name has to fit!). So far my friends have given me some good suggestions:
Shutter Speed
Over-Exposed
F-Stop
I wanted to call it "EthanMeleg.com Corporate Yacht" but my friends said that was lame.

Please post your best suggestions! If I pick your name, you can either have 1) a boat trip (if you live nearby) or 2) an 11x16 print of your choice from my entire collection.

My Mom is up for a visit and the boating conditions were perfect yesterday, so I took her out for a tour along the spectacular shoreline of Bruce Peninsula National Park. That's Georgian Bay in the background.... love that Caribbean-blue water! Below are a few photos from our excursion.


Photo 1(above): That's me with the boat on the shoreline of Georgian Bay. EOS 5D mark II; 17-40mm lens; Singh-Ray LB warming polarizer; photo shot by my Mom


Photo 2 (above): The cliffs of the Niagara Escarpment in Bruce Peninsula National Park plunge into the clear blue-green waters of Georgian Bay. EOS 5D mark II; 17-40mm lens; Singh-Ray LB warming polarizer


Photo 3 (above): Framed by a shoreline cave, my Mom looks out at the blue waters of Georgian Bay from Bruce Peninsula National Park. EOS 5D mark II; 17-40mm lens; Singh-Ray LB warming polarizer;


Photo 4 (above): That's me at the helm. Photo shot by my Mom with a Canon G11.

48 comments:

  1. "Stingh Ray" (Singh Ray filters)
    "The Shutter Bug"

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  2. Dave Gignac11:00 AM

    "Depths of Field"

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  3. I would suggest "Digital Dinghy".

    Blake Mann
    http://burgbirder.blogspot.com/

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  4. Drawn with light

    Francesca

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  5. Jason Wingerden11:42 AM

    Fisheye Lens
    Polarized
    Developing Tank
    Saturation
    Rangefinder


    These are my submissions in the order I like them.

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  6. I posted on your FB site but will here to. Just thought of this one "Loose Canon”
    Dave.

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  7. how about "Meleg Mug"? (mug referring to mug shot!)

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  8. "THIS BOAT STOPS AT ALL GREAT SHOTS"
    (keep up the amazing job Ethan...love following you and your work on your blog)

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  9. Shallow Depth
    Sunny 16
    Neutral Density
    SS 1/125
    c-stand


    Stewart
    stewartstick.wordpress.com

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  10. Overexposed
    Out of Focus
    Georgian Exposure

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  11. We would sugget
    "shoot'n run"

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  12. Shelley Jackson1:32 PM

    so far from the list... i like shutter speed and il paparazzo

    my suggestion:
    the apeture adventurer
    apeture argo
    ambient argo

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  13. Anonymous1:43 PM

    Imagination

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  14. Call it "View FInder" - 'cause that's what you use your boat for.
    Ed Nanni
    pepper.nanni@sympatico.ca

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  15. Here's my list Ethan:

    View Finder
    Tide Shooter
    Stopping Down
    LightBox
    Through the Lens
    New Perspective
    Key Light
    Luminous
    Carpe Lux or Prima Lux (seize the light or first light in latin)
    Wee Shoot
    Natural Exposure
    Nature's Highlights
    Sunrise to Sunset
    The Wandering Photog
    Ambient Light

    Trina L.

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  16. Steve Mockford3:16 PM

    I think that either 'image finder' or 'view finder' would maintain the photography theme while, at the same time, describe the purpose of the "EthanMeleg.com Corporate Yacht"

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  17. Ethan name it for your mom

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  18. My suggestions, seeing as "Bootlebumtrinket" doesn't quite have the photographic touch:

    The Light Trawler
    OneHelluvaGadget
    Lightwave Dreams
    LightSeeker

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  19. Thanks for all the continued ideas... keep them coming!

    Here's one that just came to me:
    Telefloato

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  20. Anonymous3:51 PM

    How about FLOATOGRAPHY!

    mom

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  21. Ha! Telefloato makes me laugh. All I had was something about the speed of light.

    It's been ages since I've been up to Georgian Bay and I'm going to have to make a point of it once I get back from Poland/Czech Rep in September. So lovely!

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  22. Anonymous8:49 PM

    Thinking outside the box....how about
    Georgian On My Mind
    Oreo

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  23. EOS

    Look up the wiki and you'll see that it's the perfect name....

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  24. EOS is really good! Love the double entendre and it makes me sound much more sophisticated than Floatographer (which I think is damn funny)!! EOS is definitely in the running!

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  25. Wave of light

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  26. Dave Gignac11:33 AM

    Boatography or Boat-O-Graphic

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  27. How about "Luminosity"

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  28. Anonymous2:20 PM

    My suggestion is: Focused on Nature

    Kyle Blaney

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  29. Hi Ethan,
    Here's a few:
    Landescape
    A Touch Up
    Raperture
    Tonal Balance

    Elizabeth Bokfi

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  30. Eskie fifi4:03 PM

    Fish Club

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  31. Ethan, I can almost see you crusin' out of Little Tub in the:

    "PHOTO SNAPPER"
    or
    "LENS LURE"
    or
    "PIC TAKER"

    ENJOY!

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  32. Ethan,
    How about: Shore Shot
    Love the photos!

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  33. Angelique Megens4:13 PM

    Capture That! or Flash Me

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  34. Wow, what a response with so many great suggestions!! I'm going to narrow it down to my top picks within the next couple of days and then take a vote! Thanks for all of the help!

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  35. what about film tin or image optimization

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  36. AFTICA

    FOG DUCKER

    CANON BALL

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  37. Anonymous10:01 PM

    fate and be there

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  38. How about Photoship?

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  39. I suggest:
    "Tilt Ship"
    or
    "EOS Tilt Ship"

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  40. Anonymous9:09 AM

    If you like EOS why not put something like
    "EOS Georgian Explorer"

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  41. Anonymous12:32 AM

    rosalinda.. :)

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  42. Anonymous5:43 PM

    How about Tin Can


    Rick L

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  43. Your boat is really, really handsome, Ethan! I love its petite appearance, and the good part is that its features seem reliable and absolute. I’d love to suggest names, but it’s too late. Your little boat must have obtained its lovely name by now. Hmm. I might just give you a little advice, which is to take good care of it while having it for a ride. Always remember, safety first! Ciao!

    Paulina Kimberly

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  44. people have shared so many good names. can you guys help me for a boat name as well?
    Hire A Yacht In Dubai

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