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Creatures from the sea

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 31 December 2010 in People & Portrait and Portfolio.

More pictures from the 2010 Boxing Day Dip at Littlehaven Beach, South Shields, I'll make this the last one for now.

She doesn't look that cold after her dip does she?

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PATRICK from miramas, France

wow magnific 5****

31 Dec 2010 6:08am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Barking! Have a great New Year!. Looking forward to your pix next year-barking or not!

31 Dec 2010 7:07am

parisa from shiraz, Iran

what's the mater?

31 Dec 2010 8:13am

Sonia Nansid from Barcelona Stockholm, Sweden

Sooooo cool!

31 Dec 2010 8:19am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Great dip, she doesn't look that cold. Have a happy new year !

31 Dec 2010 8:21am

Florence from Paris, France

There are strange mermaid over the channel ! :-))) But well continental people are used and definitely enjoyed the british originality. Outrageously weirdo. But I like it.
Have a lovely New Year Eve and let me wish you all the best for 2011.

31 Dec 2010 8:23am

RonnyVee from Tielt, Belgium

Brrr! My kingdom for a blanket and a cup of tea! Good timing and framing.

31 Dec 2010 8:38am

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India

Enjoyable moment....Cheers to a new year !!

31 Dec 2010 8:55am

Araceli Martinez from Barcelona, Spain

Qué frio! Una serie muy divertida y bien tratada.

31 Dec 2010 9:12am

Nilla´s photo shoots from Östergötland, Sweden

Oh I absolutely love all your different photos. Sometimes it's pictures of beautiful landscapes, all kind of people, Veteran's Association and moooooore very nice processed photos. Now I´ll wish you and your family a happy new year. / / Nilla

31 Dec 2010 9:37am

Roman from Thiersee, Austria

your right Curly, she doesn't but I think the elder Leopard-Lady is very cold when I look in her morose face ;-)
I wish you a very happy New Year

31 Dec 2010 10:56am

@Roman: I think her name is W..I..L..M..A!

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Fresh as a daisy. Lovely. Have a Happy New Year Curly

31 Dec 2010 11:05am

klauSZ from Kufstein, Austria

what´s that for a crazy competion?
beautiful snapshot!!
Happy New Year!

31 Dec 2010 11:29am

Phil Bourgeois from Halifax, Canada

They're nuts!! Having said that...interesting photo. Your processing in very eye-catching.

31 Dec 2010 11:32am

Hoshisato from Ealing, United Kingdom

That must be a great start for the new year! Best wishes for the New Year to you!

31 Dec 2010 11:58am

Julie from Easton, United States

Well done! She really doesn't look as cold as she should lol. Happy New Year!

31 Dec 2010 12:58pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

ha ha .. what a face !!!! what a sexy dress !!!!

Happy New Year , Curly ! All the best in 2011 !

31 Dec 2010 1:15pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

after F11, what to press to come back to normal view ?????????????


31 Dec 2010 1:17pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

ok, I pressed F11 again ... and now it is ok ;)

31 Dec 2010 1:17pm

tataray from france, France

Wow... Courageuse ou inconsciente ?... ))
Brrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr... glacée la pauvre.
Bonne année 2011.

31 Dec 2010 1:51pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

ROFL....she'll do fine once she starts breathing again! Best wishes to you and yours for a healthy and prosperous 2011! ;-)

31 Dec 2010 2:12pm

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

Let me get you a towel!

Good luck in 2011 Curly & Happy New Year!

31 Dec 2010 2:14pm

PAPOU from paris, France

J'aime particulièrement le traitement de vos images. Bonne année 20011

31 Dec 2010 2:16pm

GDe from Coimbatore, India


31 Dec 2010 2:51pm

JB from Lyon, France

I like a lot this one, very nice comp and your PP seems lighter.

31 Dec 2010 3:19pm

Sriraam Kalingarayar from Chennai, India

wish u a very happy new year... looking forward to seeing more pictures in 2011 too....

31 Dec 2010 3:20pm

alex centrella from California, United States

Great capture ...have a Happy New Year .....

31 Dec 2010 3:46pm

rem_la from Villiers, France

il a pas l'air de faire chaud dans le coin !

Mes meilleurs de santé et de prospérité pour cette nouvelle année 2011

31 Dec 2010 3:53pm

Daniel from Kenmare, United States

looks cold to me!

31 Dec 2010 3:58pm

Don from Spokane, United States

A fine action shot. She looks cold enough! :-) Happy New Year.

31 Dec 2010 4:05pm

lusyamcoga from France

Thanks for your wishes... I hope to you and your family all good things for 2011 !
best wishes from France !

31 Dec 2010 4:05pm

Mhelene from Paris, France

Superb composition and treatment ! My best wishes for 2011 !

31 Dec 2010 5:23pm

ajo from madrid, Spain

Have a nice and terrific 2011!!!

31 Dec 2010 5:27pm

¨‘°ºO Dutçh Oº°‘¨ from Neverwhere, United States

Happy New Year!

31 Dec 2010 6:10pm

Nina from Chester County, United States

You captured this perfectly...I can feel their chills. Thanks for sharing your talent and Happy New Year to you as well!

31 Dec 2010 6:25pm

Pascale from France

what a splendid and funny picture ! 5*
I wish you and your family an happy nex year 2011,and many others nice pictures.

31 Dec 2010 6:33pm

Thea from Leeuwarden, Netherlands

A fantástic shot! bbrrrrr.....
Wish you and your family a Happy,healthy New Year!

31 Dec 2010 6:36pm

Tomix from landerneau, France

fantastic serie! i love this picture so sexy after the bath!!
f11 is awesome!! my last 5* of the year for this post!

31 Dec 2010 6:36pm

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

They are very courageous... not for me... :-))
Have a wondeful last night for 2010 and i wish you the best for 2011. Kisses from France.

31 Dec 2010 6:45pm

MadScientist from Düsseldorf, Germany

Brrr, I never would do that (though I appreciate the wet shirt effect ;-) Super image with a touch of surrealism, I like this a lot!

31 Dec 2010 6:46pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Great ... Happy New Year !

31 Dec 2010 6:58pm

The Mouse from Glasgow, United Kingdom

Ooooh cold! Keep warm, and all the best curly.

31 Dec 2010 6:59pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

Superb! This has been a wonderful series of images. Happy New Year!

31 Dec 2010 7:05pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

! a perfect picture. Congratulations friend! Thanks for the explanation. Very nice! Happy New Year! A hug Adela

31 Dec 2010 7:07pm

Scene by Sharon Photography from Kingston, Ontario, Canada

huge BURRRRR ... these people are crazy! Makes for an excellent photo though!
Hope you have a wonderful New Years - I look forward to seeing more photos in 2011

31 Dec 2010 7:23pm

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

She wins the wet t-shirt contest! ;) Fantastic. Happy New Year, Curly!

31 Dec 2010 7:44pm

Tomek from Poznań, Poland

Very nice photo in the end of year. Happy New Year 2011 for You Curly and your family.

31 Dec 2010 7:45pm

Julie Brown from Indianapolis, United States

Now that is an interesting outfit. Get that woman a towel!

31 Dec 2010 7:45pm

Joke from Leuven, Belgium

A very great picture!

31 Dec 2010 8:05pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

terrific outfits! have a wonderful 2011!!

31 Dec 2010 8:12pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Whoops! A bit too much "reveal" for her? ;-) They don't seem to be in a rush to get out of the water. I love the detail captured of the water's surface in your processing.

All my best to you for Happy New Year!

31 Dec 2010 8:26pm

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

WOW....cold and wet and naked. Looks like they are having a great time. And that is a great catch.
Happy New Year, Curly.

31 Dec 2010 8:35pm

Tushar Kanti Mandal from Delhi, India

A perfect post my friend. The mermaids out of the cold sea. A brilliant gallery you have.

Happy new year..

31 Dec 2010 8:53pm

Christel from Köln, Germany

Good evening Curly,
Brrrrrr, it is very cold and looks funny. We wish you including your family, all the best for the new year 2011.
Thank you very much for all your nice comments. Dear greetings Christel and my husband Detlev

31 Dec 2010 9:05pm

Monterey John from Campbell, CA, United States

NEVER wear white after Labor Day! :)

Happy New Year Curly!

31 Dec 2010 9:28pm

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

Haha! Not visably cold in this one, anyway. A really fun/funny shot. Happy New Year Curly!

31 Dec 2010 9:31pm

marci from in, Morocco

wishing you health, happiness, and many photo opportunities in the coming new year!

31 Dec 2010 9:50pm

flyingwind风飞扬 from Bridgetown, Barbados

Attracted with her belly!^-0
Happy new year!!

31 Dec 2010 10:48pm

69mil from On the road, Argentina

Excellent my friend, excellent
Good year for you

31 Dec 2010 11:46pm

Skyriani from Nelson, New Zealand

Happy new year my friend; I'm looking forward to another year of wonderful images

31 Dec 2010 11:54pm

Andy Wong from Hong Kong, China

Great idea, very well done.
Happy New Year!!

1 Jan 2011 3:03am

Becky from los angeles, United States

AH! Another winner! This is so great! Happy New Year to you! Looking forward to more fantastic images.

1 Jan 2011 3:16am

Doug from Long Beach, United States

No, not that cold...

1 Jan 2011 6:45am

Franz from Baden, Austria

in fact, she looks quite refreshed! and she didn't wear shoes of any sort! a very tough lady, apparently! a happy new year to her, i say!

1 Jan 2011 2:13pm

Peter from Amsterdam, Netherlands

Same happening overhere, then again there still was some ice in the lake.

Happy New Year!

1 Jan 2011 10:01pm

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom


3 Jan 2011 9:34am

jlbrthnn from Montpellier, France

Superbe et motivant :)

3 Jan 2011 12:38pm

Betsy Barron from Philadelphia, PA, United States

oh my!!!

3 Jan 2011 1:55pm

Christine from Duns, United Kingdom

She is in shock!

5 Jan 2011 7:51am

Murray from Vancouver, Canada

Great expression; very memorable; very English! Clear photographic quality!

5 Jan 2011 8:21am

Craig from Bradenton Beach, Florida, United States

Curly we had one of these here at Bradenton Beach Jan 1st....They called it the "Shamrock Shiver Run"
the water temperature was 61 F and the air Temp was 74 F....haha...not even in the same class as your
Boxing Dip event....

6 Jan 2011 2:02am

Albert from Hamburg, Germany


7 Jan 2011 5:46pm

CLODO from France

Are you fan of Martin Parr?
Absolutely GREAT!

1 Feb 2011 10:20am

Ghassan from Baghdad, Iraq

And this one is pretty :)

10 May 2011 11:39am

akbari from Tehran, Iran

Dvshkhsyty meant to be / look special

18 Jul 2011 5:18am

Dan from Quartz Hill, United States

Dude, that must have been cold:)

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8 Feb 2013 1:19pm

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