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Walk in the fog #10

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 17 April 2011 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

The entrance to Tyne Dock shrouded by heavy fog.

Tyne Dock in South Shields is part of The Port of Tyne, and it is the major logistics facility in the north of England acting as a hub accepting imports and sending exports to the rest of the world. It is from here that Nissan services its plant at Washington and sends its new cars to continental Europe. In the late 1700s and early 1800s this area was alive with wooden hulled ships, stevedores and lighters.

Well, it's Sunday now and I hope to be able to test my graphics card in someone else's desktop so that I might be able to rule out a motherboard fault, I hope it is just the video card giving up, at least it will be quick, easy, and relatively cheap to replace. I have one more picture loaded for tomorrow and don't fancy having to edit some on my laptop after that, just not sure if they'll look good at all (its screen isn't calibrated.) In fact this picture looks all washed out on this screen, hope it looks a little better on yours.

PENTAX K100D 1/10 second F/22.0 ISO 800 52 mm (35mm equiv.)

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CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

I've also had recurrent PC probs over the last 3 weeks. Think I've fixed it, and then 2 days later BSOD. It turned out to be 2 drives failing at once :-(. Now here's the sad thing, I've had a low-level Ague(Kinda coldy, fluey thing) whilst this has been going on. When I finally finally fixed the fault yesterday, the cold went-instantly. To me that's the power of your brain, screwing with your body. Depressed/pissed off head, screwed body. Bloody PC's really can make you ill! I hope you aren't suffering with something similar!

17 Apr 2011 6:12am

Pied Crow from Abuja, Nigeria

I love this, best of the fog series I think, and good luck with your computer!

17 Apr 2011 7:41am

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Fantastic ambience, I like very much these images in the fog

17 Apr 2011 8:08am

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

A nice B&W seascape…

17 Apr 2011 8:20am

guillaume from Paris, France

Great atmosphere here !!

17 Apr 2011 9:21am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Nice foggy landscape.

17 Apr 2011 9:24am

franz from Baden, Austria

stirs memories of "the flying dutchman" appearing from nowhere out of the mist! wonderful shapes and sublime tones here! good luck with the technology!

17 Apr 2011 9:33am

Elena Kotrotsou from Drossia, Greece

Very nice atmosphere in this picture!

17 Apr 2011 9:57am

PATRICK from miramas, France

excellent

17 Apr 2011 10:11am

Roman from Thiersee, Austria

nice moody b&w shot!

17 Apr 2011 11:11am

Tomek from PoznaƄ, Poland

The fog is more and more heavy. I'm afraid that next photo will be all white. Interesting neglected place. Nice foggy shot.

17 Apr 2011 11:23am

Monterey John from Hollister, CA, United States

Fine day for Jack the Ripper! Spooky.

17 Apr 2011 12:26pm

Williams from East LaHave, Nova Scotia, Canada

Curly this fine shot looks not washed out at all on my screen. good luck with your computer woes. Cheers,

17 Apr 2011 1:36pm

marci from in, Morocco

makes one curious about what is beyond the fog - great image!

17 Apr 2011 1:45pm

melocoton from Spain

wonderful , very beautiful fog

17 Apr 2011 2:29pm

dean musgrove from Simi Valley, United States

Great scene. Makes me want to start writing a murder mystery novel.

17 Apr 2011 3:05pm

cristoF from montbéliard, France

le brouillard apporte une atmosphere étrange ,et j'aime ça!!

17 Apr 2011 3:15pm

Thierry Pouleur from anseremme, Belgium

un décor à la Hitchcock, superbe

17 Apr 2011 3:15pm

rem_la from Villiers, France

c'est fantasmagorique !

17 Apr 2011 4:38pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

This one is my favourite of the series, I think. Superb and ghostly.

17 Apr 2011 4:39pm

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

Ah, a lovely soft foggy image. It makes me think of shadowy lurking figures from novels of earlier centuries.

17 Apr 2011 5:14pm

Marilla from Turku, Finland

I really like the mood in this shot. Great capture!

17 Apr 2011 5:20pm

Dan from Quartz Hill, United States

Great Shot, Perhaps lok at the reality?

17 Apr 2011 5:30pm

The#1AcePhotog from portland, United States

Was there any color or did the fog just take that out?

17 Apr 2011 5:37pm

Scene by Sharon Photography from Kingston, Ontario, Canada

I have absolutely loved the whole fog series - so beautifully done
I hope you get your computer issues sorted out soon

17 Apr 2011 5:39pm

The Mouse from Glasgow, United Kingdom

Picture looks great to me, i keep thinking i can hear a solitary bell deep in the fog there.

17 Apr 2011 5:53pm

tataray from france, France

Ambiance mystérieuse. )
J'espère que vous allez résoudre vos problèmes.

17 Apr 2011 6:22pm

Helena from San Sebastian, Spain

yes, a little washed, but right for the mysterious misty atmosphere....
Good luck with your pc problems!

17 Apr 2011 6:33pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

i love all of these foggy shots.

17 Apr 2011 6:53pm

Phil Morris from Canada

It looks like the titanic on its maiden mission, the feel of a ship is so strong !!~
Wonderful mystery and an amazing capture. Superb !~

17 Apr 2011 7:15pm

Christine from Duns, United Kingdom

Like this one best of all of this series

17 Apr 2011 7:41pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

I watched your images these few last days , these foggy images, and this one I like the best ! . Compo is cool and much more interesting than those streets foggy shots :)

17 Apr 2011 9:39pm

morgan from canyon Country, United States

Awesome capture of a mood. I can hear the silence.

17 Apr 2011 9:54pm

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

I have always loved a foggy atmosphere, this one has a dark and ominous feel to it perhaps because of the fence and barbed wire, makes you wonder what's on the other side?

17 Apr 2011 10:39pm

DowsherVision from PARIS, France

This is a beautiful picture very soft, very well done.

18 Apr 2011 12:39am

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Great atmosphere! I like the reflections in the water.

18 Apr 2011 12:40am

Sunder from Chennai, India

Superb shot! Nice capture of the mood...

18 Apr 2011 2:08am

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

best capture ! excellent
i will happy if you see my pictures

18 Apr 2011 7:48am

guillaume from Paris, France

Love it !

18 Apr 2011 8:53am

JacklineG from Béarn, France

Une très belle série, où le regard se perd dans ce brouillard, l'ambiance est fantastique ! Bonne soirée

18 Apr 2011 4:25pm

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Looks like a scene from an old BnW Sherlock Holmes film !

19 Apr 2011 7:02pm

M@ndy from London, United Kingdom

It is muted and with low contrast - but surely that adds to the effect!

19 Apr 2011 7:05pm

carlyteen from Spain

What a great atmosphere that you captured with your shot.

20 Apr 2011 5:05am

PENTAX K100D
1/10 second
F/22.0
ISO 800
52 mm (35mm equiv.)

black-and-white
south-shields
fog
tyne-dock