Schooner Hansa blocked by pack ice on the eastern coast of Greenland in September 1869.
This diorama can be found at the German Maritime Museum (Deutsche schifffahrtsmuseum). It was built in 1997 to 1:87 scale.
Story of German North Polar Expeditions can be found in Wikipedia.
Shot with a phone camera. Phone cameras are especially suitable for miniature photography thanks to their extremely short focal distance.
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daddo (27022) 2014-06-15 2:25
Hi Kari. My compliments to the people who constructed this diorama and to you for capturing it so convincingly. Very effective. Regards. Klaudio.
miumiu (6113) 2014-06-15 2:39
Very impressive detail photo. l like the sharpness and dramatic colours of your photo.
Have a nice Sunday
serp2000 (44720) 2014-06-15 2:39
Good presentation of diorama, thanks for your informative note. I like this quality, good result for Nokia, fine details.
SnapRJW (31629) 2014-06-15 3:12
Hello Kari - I would never have guess when I first opened that that a) it wasn't a real scene and b) it was taken with a camera phone. Looking closer I can see that the icebergs appear to be made from polystyrene! What a very good diorama, the light is just superb and the atmosphere realistic. A super shot and the best part is you were inside and not out in the Arctic seas!
macjake (69815) 2014-06-15 8:27
too bad we couldn't be here in person to photograph this scene eh!
what a TE photo and experience that would have been!
its a well played out scene, a unique post for TE
abmdsudi (55658) 2014-06-16 4:52
Interesting photo and the effect of diorama in three D feel and it cliks idea! A great capture with resonably good quality using that little toy of yours, and tx to the infor link. Well done, TFS
Didi (60588) 2014-06-16 11:58
I tought you were in a polar expedition
pajaran (62548) 2014-06-16 12:22
Interesantan tekst o mestu i trenutku ...
Dobar rad, lepo pokazana slika u muzeju.
Lepo secanjena ekspediciju.
Prijatno vece i lepa noc, sve najbolje u novoj nedelji koja je pocela, srecno.
An interesting article on the place and time ...
Good work, nice pictures shown in the museum.
Nice memories of the expedition.
Have a nice evening and night, all the best in the new week that started, good luck.
tatadalou (7459) 2014-06-19 22:00
First, I said to myself : "How can happen such icy situation in Germany !" And then, I read your note ! I'm very surprised by the quality of a mobile phone picture, light is very well rendered, and you made a nice composition.
Great job !
ManishaJain (292) 2014-06-20 9:39
A very nice shot of diorama here. Good sharpness and contrast
ChrisJ (116108) 2014-06-28 10:45
Lucky you that they allow photography of any kind. Some places don't, and will even ask you to delete any images taken, even without flash. Looks realistic and very good sharpness and density for a cell phone. Not my idea of a summer holiday lol! Excellent sharpness and graphism. Tfs and have a great Sunday!
jmdias (65587) 2014-07-28 17:50
it almost looks like a real scenery. I liked the quality of this image. yes, cell phones are very nice to make this kind of image.