It's great to have such kind feedback by 3 respected master photographers, thanks guys!
I'll either have to do some editing when I have more time or try another take at that location at a lower f-stop. Thanks for your suggestion / idea.
Your kind comments are much appreciated. Glad the seagulls fit well in your opinion too. Have a great Christmas and a fantastic 2008.
Thanks for your feedback also. I appreciate you taking the time to look and write. Have a great Christmas and hope the dark short days up there will be pleasant for you.