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Night lights

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 23 April 2010 in Art & Design and Portfolio.

These images are part of a collection submitted for an exhibition to be held in The Customs House in South Shields in September. They were all taken in the South Marine Park during an event entitled "48 Hours", which encouraged South Shields people to enjoy the recently refurbished park on the sea front.

This is the final image in this series (I bet you are relieved) and it shows one of the nymphs with their lights at the head of the terraces. They used to support Queen Victoria's statue at the Town Hall in South Shields, but only two remain there now, the rest are here. They have had numerous coats of terrible black paint chemically removed and refinished in their original colour.

We'll be off on a new journey tomorrow, away from South Shields, be prepared for some loud eccentric stuff.

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Luke Wiley from Spokane Washington, United States

A bright image.

23 Apr 2010 5:17am

metti from shiraz, Iran

Nice angle dear...

23 Apr 2010 5:40am

Laur from Clermont-Ferrand, France

Belle image lumineuse !

23 Apr 2010 5:41am

Bettina from United States

Wow. If you put it that way... :)

23 Apr 2010 5:57am

• Matt Shalvatis Photography • from Kiev, Ukraine

Something a bit different this time, but love the subject and the colors.

23 Apr 2010 6:22am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom


23 Apr 2010 6:36am

PascalXLD from Rennes, France

C'est très bien réalisé

Bonne journée

23 Apr 2010 6:37am

STEED from Somewhere, France

Erotico-Fantastic ...................Like it...

23 Apr 2010 6:49am

Jacques from Nantes, France

Superb, perfect this contrast between the gray and orange

23 Apr 2010 7:19am

MK from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

i like the orange background for this subject

23 Apr 2010 8:55am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Gosh she is a stunner. 'Come on baby light my fire' :)

23 Apr 2010 9:20am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

How exciting the color is !

23 Apr 2010 9:32am

Sonia Nansid from Stockholm, Sweden

I love this shot, Curly. The details of the statue are amazing and the metallic color fits so good with the warm tones in the background.

23 Apr 2010 10:06am

kate from lincolnshire, United Kingdom

a real stunning and intresting image! well done!!:)

23 Apr 2010 10:06am

Elena Kotrotsou from Drossia, Greece

wow! This is very impressive!

23 Apr 2010 10:09am

MrsAmber from West Wickham, United Kingdom

Very striking image..a great artistic presentation.

23 Apr 2010 10:58am

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India

Lovely snap & Statue too...Excelent work.

23 Apr 2010 1:34pm

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Really beautiful, great composition. Good day.

23 Apr 2010 2:53pm

Stephen Phillips from San Francisco, United States

Zounds, this is quite some processing in celebration of the nymphs. I can't imagine the bureaucrat that had these bronze ladies painted black. A happy restoration story.

23 Apr 2010 2:59pm

Julie from Easton, United States

That is a great statue, and wonderful processing, nice!

23 Apr 2010 3:12pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Beautiful angle on an interesting statue. The background really adds a dramatic edge to this.

23 Apr 2010 5:57pm

Wenche from Oslo, Norway

Wow - more spectacular colours! Hot! xxx

23 Apr 2010 6:38pm

LB Vision/DowsherVision from PARIS, France

Terrible !!!!!!

23 Apr 2010 7:00pm

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

a touch of art deco eh?

23 Apr 2010 7:04pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States


23 Apr 2010 9:20pm

Sandy Weston from Madison, Maine, United States

LOL....warm tones in the background? LOL...cool capture Curly :)

23 Apr 2010 11:21pm

Phil David Alexander Morris from Saskatoon, Canada

Too much yellow, must have been the reflection from your teeth.

24 Apr 2010 1:11am

@Phil David Alexander Morris: I love your humour too babe!

Julie Brown from Indianapolis, United States

What a collection you have put together here, Curly!

24 Apr 2010 2:44am

Scott F. Schilling from San Martin, United States

Great work on this and I like the background colors!

24 Apr 2010 3:42am

ISO from Bogota, Colombia

very sharpie great colors!

24 Apr 2010 4:04am

uvaraj from New Jersey, United States

nice treatment and lovely colors. well done :)

24 Apr 2010 4:44am

Theys from Charleroi, Belgium

Very good photography, good capture!

24 Apr 2010 9:00am

Daniel from Kenmare, United States

nice angle.

24 Apr 2010 3:31pm

Thaïs from nice, France

Magnifique !

24 Apr 2010 5:38pm

Marion from Cincinnati, United States

Incredible lighting on this beautiful statue. :)

24 Apr 2010 11:51pm

Adam from Adelaide, Australia

Great shot Curly, and quite different from your other work! Very nice indeed!

26 Apr 2010 4:14am

Philip from Reading, United Kingdom

blimey, that's a tad suggestive!

26 Apr 2010 9:05pm

EstherK Borneo from Kota Kinabalu, Malaysian Borneo, Malaysia

Subtle erotica and very nicely captured and processed, Curly.

28 Apr 2010 1:53am

1/180 second
ISO 200
27 mm (35mm equiv.)