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Masts!

By TrevBatWCC    
Heading back alongside Peel's harbour towards where our coach was picking us up, I looked back towards the castle through the dozens of masts on the boats moored up. The longish focal length of 100mm helped to exaggerate the feel of them all being bunched up together.
As there was still a bit of time to spare before getting back to the coach, a nearby pub, 'The Creek Inn' begged me in to sample the local brew 🍺 I have to confess it didn't take much begging! I was glad I did - little did I know at the time it would be the last pub I'd be going in 🥺
(image taken 18/03/2020)

Many thanks to Dave (HobbitDave), Sylvia (Sylviwhalley), Kate (Irishkate), Colleen and Geoff (simmo73) for their User Awards on my previous upload, St Peter's Church , most appreciated 🏆👍

Raw images processed in Nikon Capture NX-D, tweaked in Nik Collection's Viveza 2 and Photoshop Elements 14.

Thanks again to everyone for your vote & comments on my previous uploads, it really is appreciated and encouraging 😀👍

Trev 😀

Tags: Harbour Castle Boats Peel Masts Isle of man Landscape and travel

Voters: mike9005, mrswoolybill, marshfam19 and 36 more

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Comments


1 May 2020 11:56AM
Lovely image Trev. Seems a long time ago that we could go to these sort of places.

Stay safe and well.

Mary Wink

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1 May 2020 12:01PM
focal length perfectly chose for this busy visual environment..an excellent image
Jasper87 Plus
10 2.5k 158 England
1 May 2020 12:03PM
I wonder if the masts would be as vertical if you took this after coming out....Grin
cats_123 Plus
16 5.0k 30 Northern Ireland
1 May 2020 1:14PM
Always grab the opportunity 😁😁
1 May 2020 1:54PM
Excellent image
Daisymaye Plus
11 23 18 Canada
1 May 2020 2:53PM
Lots to see and that old fort in the b/g. Superb image Trev.
1 May 2020 4:06PM
I love the 'busyness' of this shot, Trev and can hear the clinking of the masts ........
........... or is your glass in the pub I can hear??🍺🍺 A distant memory now, unfortunately!Sad
A well taken and 'full of interest' image.

RichardSmile
saltireblue Plus
10 10.9k 63 Norway
1 May 2020 4:15PM
Masts are a must...have you counted them, Trev?Wink
EMJAYCEE Plus
11 10 10 England
1 May 2020 4:23PM
Itís when the wind makes them rattle Trev that one really becomes aware of them! Always good for a shot though.
Joan
Mollycat Plus
7 21 2 United Kingdom
1 May 2020 5:20PM
That's one busy marine Trev. Don't think they'll be sailing any where soon though.
Peter
LynneJoyce Plus
12 22 101 United Kingdom
1 May 2020 6:42PM
Good grief, there must be some posh folk there. Love the profusion of masts.
Perfectly composed and captured Trev, some lovely boats.
Carol
1 May 2020 8:34PM
Lovely image Trev and a good memory for youWink
Keep well
LorySmile
Chinga Plus
9 3 2 United Kingdom
1 May 2020 11:18PM
Superb boatabilia composition...
Isabel GrinGrin
2 May 2020 4:27AM
An excellent harbour composition Trev , almoust a full hose of boats !!
IanSmile
bliba Plus
14 2 Austria
2 May 2020 6:45AM
A fine image
Philpot Plus
8 200 4 United Kingdom
3 May 2020 11:11AM
That looks cauotic, now where is my boat? Nice shot Trev.

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