Shipwreck Front View, Homebush Bay, Sydney

Shipwreck Front View, Homebush Bay, Sydney

This shipwreck is also known as SS Ayrfield (originally launched as SS Corrimal). It was built in the UK in 1911 and registered at Sydney in 1912. It was purchased by the Commonwealth Government and used to transport supplies to American troops stationed in the Pacific region during WWII.

I was really surprised to know that there is a shipwreck just 20 min drive from my home. I was there with my friend Arfan Habib this weekend. Although when we planned, it showed 40% cloud cover but unfortunately it reduced to 6% on 6 AM. I took one just before the sunrise here. Later after the sunrise, luckily a bunch of fog rolled over on the scene which was so condensed that it merged the sky and water together and hide all the buildings behind the shipwreck. That basically gave the ghostly effect of this picture. I was quite happy to shoot the shipwreck in that rare situation.


How to get there.

Angle: I found 2 suitable angles to capture this shipwreck. Wide angle lens would help.

Shot Details: D800, Nikon 24-70, CPL, Reverse Grad, Photoshop, ISO 100, F16, 30 Sec, 44mm, EV -3.

Location: Homebush Bay, Olympic Park, Sydney. More info about the location.

Parking: Parking available

Walking: Approx. 3 min walking from parking.