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Lifesaver ring and crew on the IJmuiden - close-up by steppeland

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SAIL 2010, Amsterdam
Thursday August 19, 2010 – Sail-in

“SAIL Amsterdam is a large maritime event held every five years in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Tall ships from all over the world visit the city to moor in its Eastern harbour, and people can then visit the ships for four days.” (quote Wikipedia)

This photo:
Lifesaver and crew on the IJmuiden, a ship that was carrying a banner promoting donations to the KNRM (Royal Netherlands Sea Rescue Institution) – this may be a KNRM-lifeboat, but I am not sure about that. (if anybody knows, please feel free to comment and add info! )
Photo made during the Sail-in, on the river IJ

Photograph made with Pentax K10D camera and Tamron 70-300mm Tele-macro1:2 lens and cropped
1/350 sec at f/ unknown
focal length 180 mm, ISO 400

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TAGS : SAIL Amsterdam 2010, Netherlands, nautical, maritime, KNRM, lifeboat, river IJ, lifesaver, crew, events, photo journalism, photographer

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Photographers, lifesaver and crew n the IJmuiden

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Steppeland (pseudonym) is a Flemish photographer, living in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Her main area’s of interest are Nature Photography, Street photography and Photojournalism. Recently she also explores different digital art techniques, mainly based on her own photographs.
More of her work can be seen at DeviantArt and 500px

Comments and feed-back always welcome! Thanks for looking!

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