Flying high and seemingly far apart at times, the gulls remain connected by their calls across the water. They are strong enough to go out on their own but always come back to each other. They belong.
The fun of this image was playing with it in processing. I started by applying a preset in Lightroom (Hallowed Black) and then brought it into Photoshop to play some more, trying out a few textures before I found the one I liked the best.