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Windmill View

By TrevBatWCC    
After photographing Keukenhof's windmill from the Draw Bridge I headed across to the mill and ascended the two flights of steps up to the viewing platform. Though only halfway up its full height, it did offer good views across part of the gardens. The lead is looking back towards the Draw Bridge, with V1 a wider view. V2 and V3 are shots of the winding mechanism (no, it wasn't a clockwork mill!), but is used to turn the top half of the windmill so it faces into the wind. In V2 the tulip fields outside the gardens can be seen in the background; it would nice to visit again a month or two later when the tulips were out and in bloom.

Raw images processed in Adobe Camera Raw, tweaked in Nik Collection's Viveza 2 and Photoshop Elements 14.

Thanks again to everyone for your votes & comments on my previous uploads, it really is appreciated and encouraging Smile

Trev Smile

Tags: Netherlands Windmill Gardens Keukenhof Landscape and travel

Voters: colijohn, drbird, mrswoolybill and 34 more

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mrswoolybill Plus
13 2.2k 2247 United Kingdom
17 Apr 2018 11:50AM
Good to see people out enjoying the spring weather.

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Irishkate Plus
9 42 118 United Kingdom
17 Apr 2018 12:53PM
Very interesting to see so much of these gardens - We obviously didn't explore enough.
Love that paving - did you take any abstracts?
KateGrin
Mollycat Plus
7 21 2 United Kingdom
17 Apr 2018 1:30PM
Wonderful views from the platform and lots to see and enjoy Trev.
Peter.
17 Apr 2018 1:34PM
Excellent set
ColleenA Plus
8 452 7 Australia
17 Apr 2018 1:40PM
Such a magnificent place to visit, great set
17 Apr 2018 2:08PM
All very good, V1 I find a particularly pleasing image SmileSmileSmile
Howard
Fefe Plus
8 50 33 United Kingdom
17 Apr 2018 2:50PM
I think V1 is my fave.....Love the detail!
Hope you had a good holiday Trev!
Diane
bliba Plus
14 2 Austria
17 Apr 2018 3:23PM
a fine set ....I also like V1 vewry much
saltireblue Plus
10 10.9k 63 Norway
17 Apr 2018 4:04PM
Excellent adverts for this famous tourist site, Trev. The elevated views give a very good impression.

Malc
17 Apr 2018 4:08PM
excellent set
love the lead and especially v.1
Savvas511 3 158 Cyprus
17 Apr 2018 5:04PM
Last award was on your Wall flowers photo
and today on your Wind mill the next one
great captures Trev,
savvas
Interesting, well captured set Trev, V1 my favourite.

Ray
Drighlynne Plus
9 125 1 United Kingdom
18 Apr 2018 9:16PM
Great POV, time to pull up the drawbridge and get the boiling oil out to repel assailants.
Lynne
19 Apr 2018 12:00AM
I have thoroughly enjoyed your Netherlands images, Trev.

RichardSmile
19 Apr 2018 3:59PM
Nice overview from the platform.
It looks a bit bare there but the nature in Holland has exploded the last days.
Chinga Plus
9 3 2 United Kingdom
21 Apr 2018 11:02PM
Wonderful images! Love the metallic shots...
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