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Pure water, John Reid Road

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 1 October 2009 in Documentary & Street and Portfolio.

The Great North Run is the world's largest half marathon and on Sunday 20th. September the 21st running of the event saw 54000 entrants completing the 13.5 mile course from Newcastle-upon-Tyne to the finish line in South Shields. Race organiser Brendan Foster, a former Olympian, thought that the 2009 Great North Run was the best ever.
This series attempts to tell a few short pictorial stories of the race, the organisation, the runners, and the spectators, on a day blessed with clear blue skies and warm weather.

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Alun from cheshire, United Kingdom

cool shot, well spotted

1 Oct 2009 5:44am

Craig@Random Ramblings from Herts, United Kingdom

Great POV, the short DOF really works in this, I like it!

1 Oct 2009 6:22am

kaveh Sadeghi-Azad from TEHRAN, Iran

that's nice!

1 Oct 2009 6:38am

Francine from Buire le sec, France

Great behind the scenes!

1 Oct 2009 6:51am

Veronica from Bucharest, Romania

this is a great product shot, i like it

1 Oct 2009 7:59am

Anina from Auckland, New Zealand

Cool :) Lovely shot! I like the lines and comp

1 Oct 2009 9:32am

Thea from Leeuwarden, Netherlands

Great picture! I love the composition..all these bottle's..funny!

1 Oct 2009 11:43am

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Love the "sea" of bottle tops. I guess the runners weren't all that thirsty...yet. ;-)

1 Oct 2009 12:13pm

r@Vi G from Hyderabad, India

Nice shot.

1 Oct 2009 12:18pm

ripple from Nottingham, United Kingdom

The impression of sea of bottle top is very much like the sea of head of the runners when they are on the go. It gets very hypnotic- the bottles are another big part of it.

1 Oct 2009 12:39pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Excellent B&W. Those runners will be needing this!

1 Oct 2009 12:46pm

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

" A picture is worth a thousand words", Curly, your photographs always seen to tell a great story.

1 Oct 2009 1:31pm

LESLIE from norwich, United Kingdom

Thats one COOL shot Curly.... love the B &W + depth of field ... Would make a good advertising shot

1 Oct 2009 1:32pm

Linda from Riga/Sigulda, Latvia

great perspective

1 Oct 2009 1:57pm

PATRICK from miramas, France

very great shot and perspective

1 Oct 2009 2:04pm

Blackdog from London, United Kingdom

The drinking station - something we all associate with road running - nice low angle and good to get a runner just setting off.

1 Oct 2009 2:20pm

Fusao Tamaki from Tokyo, Japan

Interesting. waiting for runners, It throbs a little.

1 Oct 2009 2:43pm

Veronelle from Lens, France

wunderfull dof

1 Oct 2009 2:54pm

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

I like the repeating patterns and forms.

1 Oct 2009 3:24pm

Vachel from Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

nice shot in B&W and great DOF...

1 Oct 2009 4:05pm

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

A bottles breeding :-)

1 Oct 2009 4:19pm

Bill Laing from Corvallis, OR, United States

Great use of DOF.

1 Oct 2009 4:25pm

Stephane Themeze from Maryland, United States

A display that will fly away with grabbing hands in a jiff.

1 Oct 2009 5:52pm

Olly from London, United Kingdom

this is a great series curly, i love this shot.

1 Oct 2009 6:08pm

mascha from kootstertille, Netherlands

What a wonderfull photo of the waterbottles, beautiful composition and perspective.
Bye Mascha

1 Oct 2009 8:04pm

Daryl Johnson from Farnham, United Kingdom

An interesting subject, works well!

1 Oct 2009 8:35pm

Tomix from landerneau, France

AWESOME CAPTURE!! i like the brightness...

1 Oct 2009 9:59pm

Earnest from Oklahoma, United States

Really interesting... how many people were handing these out from the tables?

2 Oct 2009 1:50am

LCImagery from Oregon, United States

Excellent composition! I like the perspective on this..

2 Oct 2009 2:39am

flyingwind风飞扬 from Bridgetown, Barbados

Cool design and perspective and capture!!! lOVE THE LINES LIKE THAT!!!

2 Oct 2009 4:54am

Sriram from Chennai, India

interesting dof..!! nice shot!!

2 Oct 2009 10:03am

LESLIE from norwich, United Kingdom

Congratulations on getting into the SPOTLIGHT - well deserved Curly

2 Oct 2009 6:59pm

@LESLIE: I didn't realise that my work had made it into the SPOTLIGHT section Leslie, I knew that a dozen or more of my pictures had made the Daily Hot Photography spot, so thanks for bringing it to my attention. Seems I made the right move by coming over to AM3 rather than staying with the City Daily Photoblog circle (I cannot fault their comradeship and community, but I have noticed that AM3 gathers a far larger audience.) Thank you for your visits and comments which I'm sure have been influential.

DLee from Fanling, Hong Kong

Excellent perspective and composition. Outstandling shot!

3 Oct 2009 3:47am

dj.tigersprout from New York City, United States

an excellent subject matter and pov!! CONGRATS on the sporlight!! :D

3 Oct 2009 6:15am

ceanothe from France

Very nice shot !

3 Oct 2009 7:26am

Christophe Esnard from Angoulême, France

Good effect. Congratulations for the spotlight.

3 Oct 2009 10:07am

Sandrine from Cincinnati, United States

Great perspective

3 Oct 2009 6:07pm

Mangesh from Tokyo, Japan

Nice shot!! Congratulations for the spotlight!

4 Oct 2009 1:35am

zOOm from Paris, France

Congratulations for beeing spotlight awarded ! :-)

4 Oct 2009 11:10am

Lambspun from Madison, Maine, United States

I love this shot!!! Awesome black and white and cool angle :)

4 Oct 2009 7:23pm

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

Congratulations on the Spotlight!!! Awesome shot! Superb clarity and great framing! Bravo

4 Oct 2009 8:56pm

aya from Saitama, Japan

Nice shot!

5 Oct 2009 12:25am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Congrats on the spotlight! I was just checking and saw you got it. Well deserved.

5 Oct 2009 1:39am

Gladys Kersin from Brisbane, Australia

I love this!

5 Oct 2009 12:39pm

Dwight Corrin from Wichita, Kansas, United States

Congrats. Very good shot, and nicely processed. Well seen.

6 Oct 2009 3:18pm

Laurent from Lyon, France

very uncommon and humorist way to show a marathon. and last but not least, the picture is not only uncommon but very well made with the nice perspective

6 Oct 2009 6:43pm

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Very cool shot...nicely done

7 Oct 2009 3:18am

MrsAmber from West Wickham, United Kingdom

Fabulous shot..a well deserved spotlight photo!

7 Oct 2009 10:29am

Mj007 from Osaka, Japan

i love this shot!! : )

7 Oct 2009 11:43pm