Photographer's Note

On Thursday the harbourmaster and a couple of boatmen were standing at the top of the slipway, looking towards the sea. As I passed, one of them said "you'll want to see this - they're launching that boat about 4 o'clock". It was then 3.55pm, so I got my camera out and sat on the wall to wait. Workshop shows my view, at the top of the tide. More people gathered round the boat, but nothing happened. It had been a warm, sunny day but by 4.30 it was getting cold and I went inside to watch from the window. At 5.15pm they all went home for their tea, and I put my camera battery on to recharge.
When I woke next morning the tide was low and the boat was afloat. The crane had arrived at 7.30am.

This is the best of several shots from the window, at maximum zoom, holding the tiny camera at arm's length and hoping it was pointing towards the boat.

Rotated, trimmed, reduced in size, unsharp mask at 30%, no other adjustments.

The new-looking fence surrounds the building shown in this pnoto.

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Viewed: 2009
Points: 28
Additional Photos by Winifred Sillitto (windosil) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 331 W: 74 N: 270] (1158)
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