60 miles west-southwest of Punta Abreojos, Mexico.
This is being written in early December as we are preparing for two weeks of back-to-back cruises out of San Juan, Puerto Rico in January. Edit on 2 January 2022: Everything didn’t go as planned, Omicron got in the way, and we’ve postponed our trip to the Southern Caribbean for now. We will make our first visit to these islands later in the year when Omicron settles down. Thanks to Norwegian Cruise Lines for making a reschedule with no penalties possible so close to sail date.
About the photo: For this week’s cellpic, I chose an image captured on the Norwegian Bliss captured in October 2021. It was late on the second day of a two-day cruise. Lynn and I were walking on one of the upper decks at the stern of the ship. I happened to notice the shade-covered windows and looked in. From our high vantage point, I could see that the main dining room was a couple of decks below and that these high inward-slanting windows looked down into the dining room. The shades allowed enough light to pass through for me to capture this moody appearance of the room, almost empty of diners at the end of the day’s dinner service.
The image was captured with my Samsung S20U, pushed to ASA 2000, f/1.8, and 1/10 second due to the dark screen in front of the lens. Tweaking in Lightroom and Luminar AI brought through the dim light the geometry of the tables already set for the morning’s breakfast guests.
I encourage fellow bloggers to create their own Cellpic Sunday posts. I never have a specific topic for this feature, and the only rules are that the photo must be captured with a cell phone, iPad, or another mobile device… If you have an image from a drone or even a dashcam, that’s acceptable as well. The second rule is to link your challenge-response to this post or leave a comment here with a link to your post in the comment.