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Three’s a Crowd

Once upon a time 52 windmills kept the Schermer polder dry. Of these, 11 have been preserved. These 3 mills worked together as a system to gradually drain the water away in 3 steps.

This photo was taken at sunset in an easterly direction. Therefore the yellow glow doesn’t come directly from the sun, but is a reflection.

The middle mill is set up as a museum.

  • Aperture: ƒ/18
  • Camera: NX500
  • Caption: Museum Mill and two adjacent milles at Schermerhorn (Netherlands)
  • Taken: 15 February, 2019
  • Focal length: 16mm
  • ISO: 100
  • Keywords: Mill, Molen, Museummolen, Netherlands, North Holland, Schermerhorn, sunset, zonsondergang
  • Shutter speed: 1/2.5s

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