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High drama

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 12 April 2010 in Sport & Recreation and Portfolio.

A final look at the Ocean Beach Amusement Park in South Shields as we prepare to step across the road into the South Marine Park.

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Luke Wiley from Spokane Washington, United States

Looks fun and scary!

12 Apr 2010 5:03am

amirreza from tehran, Iran

nicly don

12 Apr 2010 5:12am

CM Kwan from NT, Hong Kong

Excellent point of view!

12 Apr 2010 5:48am

Yvonne Simons from Tilburg, Netherlands

Yes drama it is!! But so, so beautiful done!

12 Apr 2010 5:50am

Daniel from Perpignan, France

Super !

12 Apr 2010 6:21am

ad fontes from Langley, Canada

Great shot, Curly. Nicely done!

12 Apr 2010 6:24am

Florence from Paris, France

I won't do this even for millions dollars !

12 Apr 2010 7:00am

Nina from Haute Loire, France

Some pairs of legs that spin in a threatening sky! ...

12 Apr 2010 7:06am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Really dramatic!

12 Apr 2010 7:30am

Steve from Atlanta, United States

That is one scary looking sky! Or...this could be science fiction. Are they about to enter another dimension? Great photo and processing!

12 Apr 2010 7:55am

Tomix from landerneau, France

effect is perfect fot this kind of shots! geat!

12 Apr 2010 8:04am

rajeev from kannur, kerala, India

great shot

12 Apr 2010 8:47am

Elena Kotrotsou from Drossia, Greece

Amazing composition!!!

12 Apr 2010 9:02am

emilia from mogosoaia, Romania

dramatic, indeed! great!

12 Apr 2010 9:03am

Sonia Nansid from Stockholm, Sweden

I love the point of view of that one Curly... you really have been having some fun lately! :)))

12 Apr 2010 10:04am

Albert Manso from barcelona, Spain

Great texture! Nice composition!

12 Apr 2010 10:05am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

That's a stunner Curly

12 Apr 2010 10:10am

Magrat from Germany

Whoooaaah!!! I never would!!! Makes me sick just to take a closer look!!! ;) But as a photo it is just amazing, Curly, well done...

12 Apr 2010 11:20am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

These rides are fun to look at but sometimes not so much fun to do! Excelent angle on this shot Curly! Well done! ;-)

12 Apr 2010 11:53am

JJ from Jersey City, United States

Awesome shot of this ride, would never get me on it but would love to try my hand at shots of it

12 Apr 2010 1:13pm

olivier Paillet from toulouse, France

Very nice shot !!! Well done !

12 Apr 2010 1:17pm

MK from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

That looks scary to me, more so with that sky

12 Apr 2010 1:27pm

Shar from Regina, SK, Canada

Love the mood of this...wonderfully seen and shot!

12 Apr 2010 2:07pm

Stephen Phillips from San Francisco, United States

A liftoff - afoot! Powerful detail and production, Curly. I look forward to where we go next...

12 Apr 2010 2:19pm

Sandrine from Cincinnati, United States

cool shot!

12 Apr 2010 2:37pm

Arturo Lopez from Toronto, Canada

Great composition and nice HDR treatment

12 Apr 2010 4:46pm

@Arturo Lopez: No HDR, just Topaz Adjust.

Arash from Tehran, Iran

Very good
Nice composition and Fantastic
thanks for sharing

12 Apr 2010 4:53pm

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

looks like one of Dr Who's next foes!

12 Apr 2010 7:28pm

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

love all the legs all askew!!! great catch !!

12 Apr 2010 8:02pm

k@ from Paris, France

We Damn feel on board !! Exciting, i almost shout myself a big Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah !

12 Apr 2010 8:51pm

Ali from Tehran, Iran

well done,the processing is just great,and the blur makes a feel of fast movement...again i say,the process of the sky is just beautiful!

12 Apr 2010 9:01pm

lolo from Budapest, Hungary

Wow, this looks very dramatic! I like the colors!

12 Apr 2010 9:27pm

Michael from Chester, United Kingdom

Amazing action shot Curly, but there is no way they would ever get me in that :0

12 Apr 2010 10:02pm

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

Cool!!! Looks like something from a SCFI movie ;) Great tones and textures. Superb processing - as always ;)

12 Apr 2010 10:03pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

An interesting perspective captured here to exude the sense of motion with the flailing of legs in all directions. Good processing as well.

12 Apr 2010 10:03pm

Paul from summerside, Canada

Very neat shot Curly

12 Apr 2010 10:30pm

Alan from Manila, Philippines

It looks like a gargantuan tentacled monster gobbling on people. Great capture!

13 Apr 2010 12:12am

Isidro from Barcelona, Spain

excelente composición y color!!

13 Apr 2010 1:44am

Sandy Weston from United States

Like a video game!

13 Apr 2010 2:07am

Seraphine from San Francisco, United States

i get sick on rides like that. my poor head can't take it.
but it's a fun photograph- the feet hanging against that surreal sky is great photography.

13 Apr 2010 4:42am

Julie from United States

Makes me dizzy just thinking about it! Great shot!

13 Apr 2010 4:58am

Anthony Morgan Lambert from Bielefeld(old West wales boy), Germany

Staying on the ground taking photos of this madness,how very sensible.

13 Apr 2010 7:41am

Scott Rippee from Fresno, United States

That's cool. The machine looks like it's taking on a life of its own!

13 Apr 2010 10:50am

M@ndy from London, United Kingdom

brilliant image

13 Apr 2010 6:32pm

pixator from kerman, Iran


13 Apr 2010 9:43pm

Martin from North Platte, United States

great eye on this one, the timeing is perfect, I can hear them screaming!

13 Apr 2010 10:26pm

alireza from tehran, Iran

nice job. very good. i think u r intrested in hdr like :-)

14 Apr 2010 5:18am

Zora Zoé - sichtbar fotogrativ from Berlin, Germany

Not even 1000 wild horses would bring me in such an infernal machine like that!!! :-) Terrific shot and very good processing :-)

14 Apr 2010 7:14am

Marie from FRESNES, France


16 Apr 2010 4:54am

Michael from Sparta, United States

Cool image, I really like the sky. here's a shot of the same ride only at night.


19 Apr 2010 8:45pm

John from Geneva, United States

Perfect treatment of this shot. I look forward to seeing this in the next Transformers movie.

25 Apr 2010 6:06pm

1/250 second
ISO 200
27 mm (35mm equiv.)