Caedes

  Life Insurance  

Click here to view at full resolution.
Uploaded: 02/03/19 10:12 AM GMT
Life Insurance
Views: 132
Dlds: 47
Status: active

This image shows in the distance a part of the storm surge barrier in the Eastern Scheldt estuary, Zeeland, The Netherlands.

If you check-out this link, think you will understand the title of this capture.

PS 1: February 1st, it was 66 years ago that my area was flooded too. We (our family) were rescued in an ice cold night. 1836 people drowned however by this North Sea Flood! Although I was a young boy then, I'll never forget what has happened.

PS 2: if you check-out THIS LINK you'll see the storm surge barrier in a bird's-eye perspective.

Comments

Post a Comment  -  Subscribe to this discussion
::Dunstickin
02/03/19 10:32 AM GMT
A piece of history that should never be forgotten. How sad.A memory that will stay with you.
Thank you for this.
3∈ [?]
::LynEve
02/03/19 11:22 AM GMT
On the surface a lovely seascape and then the narrative adds extra depth and meaning.
A valuable addition to your gallery Cornelius
6∈ [?]
My thanks to all who leave comments for my work and to those of you who like one enough to make it a favourite. To touch just one person that way makes each image worthwhile. . . . . . . . . .. . . . "The question is not what you look at, but what you see" ~ Marcel Proust
::casechaser
02/03/19 11:31 AM GMT
I just viewed your picture and quickly paid my premium. Now everything is just perfect.
3∈ [?]
::tigger3
02/03/19 2:45 PM GMT
Thank you for the links, I did follow them, Mr. C. I'm thankful your family was rescued, how terrible the loss of life was. Your image is beautifully done. tigs=^..^=
3∈ [?]
Nature in all her glory is my uplift on life and so is my love of photography. sandi ♪ ♫
::trixxie17
02/03/19 5:20 PM GMT
I too read of this tragedy from your links as I was only slightly over 1 years of age when this happened. That must have been a terrifying experience for you and your family. That's an impressive barrier and I hope global warming does not cause further problems such as you experienced.
3∈ [?]
Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower. Albert Camus
::0930_23
02/03/19 5:43 PM GMT
You and Prof. Knik, are not only great photographers, but wonderful teachers as well. This would be a good one for a Photojournalist Category, should we ever get one. I'm glad you and your family escaped the North Sea Flood.
Is the threat of "Global Warning" a large concern in your part of the world? Sometimes things don't affect us until they "hit home," with us, our family or friends.
Thanks for this photo with its different layers of beauty and information.

OFT


Viewed Full Screen
3∈ [?]
People are like cameras--sometimes they lose focus.
.mesmerized
02/03/19 7:54 PM GMT
I have to run now so will check your links later...but as always, love your beach scene here, probably one of my favorite nature scenes, and you never disappoint...wonderful shot, SEA...hmmm, kinda' reminds me of a movie title or two....teasing:)
4∈ [?]
::corngrowth
02/04/19 4:08 PM GMT
---Is the threat of "Global Warning" a large concern in your part of the world?---

In answer to Owd Fella Tick (OFT) his above forwarded question, I like to say that it's almost a daily issue in our newspapers and TV-channels in Holland now. Please check-out this link for a more proper impression.
3∈ [?]
Try to change what you can't accept, but accept what you can't change. Please CLICK HERE to see my journal! Feel free to save my images or to add them to your favorites.
.rozem061
02/04/19 4:24 PM GMT
I was seven years old in 1953, but I stil can remember parts
in the newspaper of that terrible disaster in your province 'Zeeland'
Nice shot Cornelius !
John
3∈ [?]
-*A Wallpaper is worth a million words - And I leave them Speechless!*- ...
.bfrank
02/05/19 2:28 AM GMT
Such a traumatic event in your life Cornelius. I'm sorry for all that happened. Glad they worked on it to make it safer. Though the information overshadows your image I have to say it is a very pretty shoreline scene.
3∈ [?]
When fear comes to me I will stubbornly choose Faith Instead!!!!
.koca
02/09/19 8:38 AM GMT
Great work.
3∈ [?]

Leave a comment (registration required):

Subject: