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Leading The Eye

By conrad  
Just a road in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands. I thought it led the eye quite nicely.

And of course the fabulous five windpumps that were built in such a neat row (five of nineteen in total, by the way), are in the picture, which is nice, with one of a different kind on the right. Six in one go - that's only possible in Kinderdijk!

Nothing major done to it, just a few very minor tweaks - almost straight from the camera.

Comments and mods welcome.

Tags: Road Netherlands Holland General Windmills Architecture Kinderdijk Landscape and travel Windmolens

Voters: Gary_Williams, paulsteds, spikemoz and 17 more


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wamp 13 276 8 England
22 Jun 2007 12:08PM
Like the lead in and the line of windmills - strikes me as a place that would make a beautiful sunset/sunrise shot

Sean

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conrad 15 10.9k 116
22 Jun 2007 12:12PM
True. See my windmills album. Thanks, Sean.
woolybill1 Plus
13 29 75 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2007 12:49PM
Excellent perspective.
Bill
John_Horner 14 12 2 England
22 Jun 2007 12:59PM
A lovely scene and nice lead in.
freds 15 184 England
22 Jun 2007 1:12PM
Nice shot but would like to have seen you closer to one of the mills, still worth a click.
glyndwr 12 66 10 Wales
22 Jun 2007 1:42PM
Beautiful shot.
Once again agree with Woolybill on perspective.
In fact it also gives the imression of speed,might be fun to play and see what you get.
conrad 15 10.9k 116
22 Jun 2007 2:28PM
Fred, I may have been trying to get too many of them in one shot - but I had previously devoted quite a few shots to the five on the left, so I suppose this was just to be different for once. The others are in my Windmills album, if you're interested. But you're right, and thanks for your comment.

Robert - Funny you should say that, but when I parked my car, many of the windpumps were working, with quite a bit of wind. But the further I walked, the more the wind died down, and when I took this shot, there was hardly any wind at all. I do have some previous shots of windmills that are working, even one from France. In my Windmills Album! Thanks for your comment.

Thanks, everyone!
kinfatric 15 550 9 Scotland
24 Jun 2007 1:14PM
well composed Conrad, I'd like to visit myself one day
conrad 15 10.9k 116
24 Jun 2007 5:05PM
Give me a shout if you ever put those plans into action, kinfatric, I'd be happy to show you around!

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