Photographer's Note

Dawn Patrol

It seems the Doms threw down their swords. Well this actually was the only sensible thing to do ;-). In case they get any fancy ideas about re-engaging the still increasing ranks of fabulous Dutch windmills, this dawn patrol of gulls will deal with them swiftly before they reach these ranks. They’re normally a peaceful lot, but when provoked by roosters or other things that might be thrown at us, they will mercifully deposit their payload of lethal excrements on it/them. So beware ;-)
This is for now my final windmill war posting.

Pic taken during the same walk as this posting on the North Sea beach of Hoek of Holland.

PCS tech: cropped; contrast, levels, curves & saturation (differentially) adjusted; altered the exposure and of assorted elements; photographic warm filter; USM-ed; added a frame and saved for the web.

exif data

Camera Manufacturer : OLYMPUS CORPORATION
Camera Model : C8080WZ
Exposure time [s] : 10/8000
F-Number : F3.5
Exposure program : Aperture priority (3)
ISO speed ratings : 64
EXIF version : 02.20
Date modified : 2004:11:24 15:45:23
Exposure bias value : -3/10
Focal length : 28 mm
Colour space : sRGB
Image width : 3264
Image length : 2448
Exposure mode : Manual (1)
White balance : Auto (0)
Contrast : Normal (0)
Saturation : High (2)
Sharpness : Hard (2

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Additional Photos by Bert Hoetmer (bertolucci) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1928 W: 122 N: 4345] (14052)
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