This photo begged for black and white. Not sure if I succeeded to bring out all the textures.

Dunes and marram

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Taken on the boat to Texel last year. Two vessels near the southern shore of Texel.

On the boat to Texel

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259 Where's Jonathan (when I need him)?

259 Where’s Jonathan (when I need him)? Click on it to enlarge.

At the end of our holiday on the island of Texel we took the ferry back to the mainland. There are always many seagulls waiting for passenger to feed them their left over bread.

People sitting at the edge of a large beach in the north of Texel, The Netherlands, in the background you can see the lighthouse. If you look at the photos on the Picture-a-day page (no. 256a) you can see the vastness of the beach.

256b Looking at the beach

256b Looking at the beach. Click on it to enlarge.

In a cafe yesterday I saw this nice scene. Although the face is not sharp, I have other photos where the kids face is sharp, I like this one best. She sees me taking the picture. More photos on the Picture-a-day page.

254b Looking inside

254b Looking inside. Click on it to enlarge.

During a food festival in De Koog on the island of Texel, yesterday evening, I experimented with some hipshots. I’ve done this kind of photography a couple of times before, sometimes with good results.

252a Hipshot during Texel Culinair

252a Hipshot during Texel Culinair. Click on it to enlarge.

Today we were in the harbor of Oudeschild, a village on the island of Texel, to buy fresh unpeeled grey shrimps. These North Sea shrimps which are well known for their taste. The many (German) tourists on Texel often come down to the harbour on Fridays to get the fresh shrimps and peel them at home, like we did. It took us two and a half hours to peel the kilo we bought.

251b Shrimp crates, Oudeschild harbor, Texel

251b Shrimp crates, Oudeschild harbor, Texel. Click on it to enlarge.

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