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SAIL 2010, Amsterdam
Saturday August 21, 2010 – Ships in the harbour

“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: Standing watch
Alphabet soup: U for uniform

Early morning, before the public will be allowed to visit the ships…
Two young sailors in uniform are standing watch at the foot of the stairs to the Kruzenshtern, a Russian four masted barque and tall ship .

Photograph made with Pentax K10D camera and
Pentax-DA 18-55 lens
1/90 sec, at f 8
ISO 200 Focal lenth 35mm

Features and Top10 placements
Featured in Naturally black or white,… (Feb.24, 2011)
Featured in Alphabet soup – Letter U (May 27, 2011)
Thank you so much to the hosts of these marvellous groups

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See more of my nautical photography
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See more of my Amsterdam Sail 2010 – collection

Comments and feed-back always welcome. Thanks for looking :)

“Sehnsucht – Four young sailors ":


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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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  • steppeland
    steppelandover 3 years ago

  • Esther's Art and Photography
    Esther's Art a...over 3 years ago

    Your beautiful image was
    voted into the TOP10 of the
    People in uniform along our shores challenge
    A great achievement, well done!
    Kind regards, Esther

  • Pamela Jayne Smith
    Pamela Jayne S...about 3 years ago

    1st Birthday Bonanza Feature 24th February 2011
    Also we are running a 1st Birthday Challenge

  • Wonderful! Thank you so much for the feature, Pamela, the first one in this group :D ! I’ll check on the challenge! :)

    – steppeland

  • Melissa Dickson
    Melissa Dicksonalmost 3 years ago

    Don’t forget to enter the best of “U” challenge Here
    Lovely image, well done.
    Oddoutlet, David, Bevlea, Melissa

  • Thank you so much for the feature, and invitation to the challenge! :D

    – steppeland

  • Pamela Jayne Smith
    Pamela Jayne S...over 2 years ago

    Please don’t forget to enter our End of Year 2011 Featured Challenge
    25th November 2011

  • Thanks, a lot for invitation to the challenge, Pamela, much appreciated!

    – steppeland

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderover 1 year ago

    Neat capture

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