4C381D 725C4F 786E26 A0814A B17A06 C2A796 CCAA6B FCF8C8

Share this photo on Twitter Share this photo on Facebook

The Pilot Jetty

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 14 May 2010 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

The Pilot Jetty is a familiar mark on the banks of the River Tyne in South Shields. Now disused but still owned and controlled by the Port of Tyne Authority it was the place where the Tyne Pilots would tie up their boats, it is now a favoured "mark" for anglers.

PENTAX K100D 1/350 second F/4.0 ISO 200 36 mm (35mm equiv.)

Use control and your mouse scroll wheel to zoom the picture/page, then control and 0 to reset to normal size.

Even though I may not be able to visit or respond daily, I always welcome your comments or critiques.
You can also follow me on Twitter @Curly15 and Instagram @southshieldscurly

Read my views in Curly's Corner Shop, to find out a little more about my home town South Shields.

Creative Commons all rights reserved. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial, No Derivatives 3.0 Unported License strictly for Non Commercial use. If you would like to licence or purchase one of my images for commercial purposes please get in touch using the contact button at the foot of the page.

If you like this site please vote for me at Cool Photoblogs

MK from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

I bet the 'danger' signboard wont bother them one bit

14 May 2010 5:09am

flyingwind风飞扬 from Bridgetown, Barbados

Great view and style of the capture!

14 May 2010 5:13am

PascalXLD from Rennes, France

Quelle superbe lumière tu as capté c'est superbe

Bonne journée

14 May 2010 5:30am

TERESA from Es Castell, Spain

Buen dia Curly! Me gusta mucho ésta y el resto de fotografías en las cuales se refleja "lo abndonado". Has conseguido la luz adecuada y perfecta. Salut!

14 May 2010 6:05am

Annierita & Annisabelle from New Delhi & Belle Ile, India

I Like your style ,near hyperealism in painting ;it 's give an impression of fantastical lanscape ...great

14 May 2010 8:04am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Great shot...

14 May 2010 8:43am

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

Interesting location,stuck up in the middle of nowhere like that..Have you got a shot with the tide in !!

14 May 2010 9:08am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Great frame. Looks almost gravity defying

14 May 2010 9:48am

Julie Brown from Indianapolis, United States

Looks dangerous!

14 May 2010 9:59am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Wonderful colours and textures in this shot Curly! Well seen and captured! ;-)

14 May 2010 11:26am

danou-yepa from Nice, France

frantastic shot , a great framing and light on this extraodinary place , 5* wondeful !!!

14 May 2010 11:29am

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India

Wonderful find & Great capture.

14 May 2010 11:36am

❀ Yvonne Simons ❀ from Tilburg, Netherlands

As usual great colors, fantastic photo!

14 May 2010 11:50am

MontereyJohn from Salinas, California, United States

Interesting perspective and light. Nice image.

14 May 2010 1:44pm

Sonia Nansid from Stockholm, Sweden

What an amazing thing you've found! Crazy stuff!

14 May 2010 3:21pm

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

...bit treacherous to get to though?

14 May 2010 3:34pm

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

I think I did not go up above!! Magnificent this shot with this beautiful light, superb tones. Good evening.

14 May 2010 4:30pm

Bruno from froyennes, Belgium

"unsafe jetty" ... sure, but a very nice pic

14 May 2010 4:39pm

Céline from New York City, United States

Nice tones and textures !

14 May 2010 7:39pm

Alun from cheshire, United Kingdom

really great shot, nice one

14 May 2010 8:02pm

siamak from isfahan, Iran

bravo curly , very amazing shot
i love this ...
good luck :)

14 May 2010 8:27pm

zecarlos from Lisboa, Portugal

Well, what can I say! You are the master. Great HDR work.
Regards.

14 May 2010 8:35pm

Bill Brown from California, United States

Superb capture Curly! It really does look to be "unsafe".

14 May 2010 8:51pm

Philip from South Wales, United Kingdom

Nicely composed and faultless DOF again. Splendid.

14 May 2010 9:56pm

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Interesting subject. Thank you for sharing.

14 May 2010 10:16pm

Mr. Gilbert from from north to south of, Philippines

nice shot and colors! loved it!

14 May 2010 10:39pm

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Cool pic......obviously, this used to be attached to something, wasn't it?????

14 May 2010 11:22pm

Satvik from Columbus, United States

Superb capture ! Love the composition...nice colors.

15 May 2010 3:07am

Zora Zoé - sichtbar fotogrativ from Berlin, Germany

Excellent composition and detail - superb processing! I guess, the place is just reachable from the waterside or when the tide is in?
Wonderful capture, Curly :-))

15 May 2010 5:01am

@Zora Zoé - sichtbar fotogrativ: Well, it isn't really accessible at all to be honest, high or low tide.

Mascha from Kootstertille, Netherlands

Fantastic point of vieuw, great composition and color!!

15 May 2010 7:12pm

Pascale from Nevers, France

Superbe photo de ce lieu inhabituel. Une magnifique lumière qui fait ressortir les divers éléments .

15 May 2010 7:20pm

Sandy Weston from Madison, Maine, United States

Curly...this is fantastic! The luminous look on some of the colors make this photo so outstanding.....beautiful detail and excellent composition!

16 May 2010 1:26am

Skyriani from Nelson, New Zealand

outstanding colour and perspective!

16 May 2010 8:12am

Frederike from Rostock, Germany

absolutely great!

16 May 2010 10:14am

Tim from Ft. Worth, United States

great perspective here. tone of pic takes me there, like i'm standing next to you or something! can smell the place, too. wow!

17 May 2010 1:37am

Ddo from Verdun, France

Great and nice shot

17 May 2010 2:47pm

aminvent from Tunisia

nice composition feeling the horizon falling but it does not!!!

30 May 2010 8:19pm

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

I have no idea where you live to have such a variety of scenes,...amazing..again wonderful details and colors...

3 Jun 2010 6:04am

PENTAX K100D
1/350 second
F/4.0
ISO 200
36 mm (35mm equiv.)

colour
south-shields
jetty
river-tyne