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Pick up and go

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 2 July 2011 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

Caught this one on a quiet but very sunny morning.
Usually it would be the busiest taxi office in Newcastle upon Tyne, situated under the canopy of the huge Central Station, the only busier place might be at the airport, but that is a long long way from the city centre!

This little wooden office has been there for as long as I can remember and it always look like a cosy place to huddle around on cold winter nights when the snow is piling up.

PENTAX K100D 1/60 second F/6.7 ISO 200 27 mm (35mm equiv.)

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The Mouse from Glasgow, United Kingdom

What agreat shot, i can visualise the late night queues now!

2 Jul 2011 7:44am

Tomek from PoznaƄ, Poland

Very nice treatment and interesting place.

2 Jul 2011 7:48am

Roman from Thiersee, Austria

great POV to show the dimensions of the arches.
stunning lucis treatment!

2 Jul 2011 8:15am

Z from Shanghai, China

Gorgeous treatment; the three people and their shadow coming out of the gate make the picture very much vigourous!

2 Jul 2011 8:18am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

A taxi rank booking room...in the middle of the road...umm...call Elf 'n Safety!

2 Jul 2011 8:24am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Shit, sorry, I've just re-looked at it, and it's on the pavement. That'll teach me!

2 Jul 2011 8:25am

PascalXLD from Rennes, France

Très sympa et beau cadrage

Bonne journée

2 Jul 2011 8:37am

guillaume from Paris, France

Cool hdr processing !

2 Jul 2011 9:49am

skarlet from kerman, Iran

nice shot...
great light...

2 Jul 2011 9:53am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Love the bright sunny tones and the office looks so tiny under the impressive arches.

2 Jul 2011 10:09am

Oleg from Podolsk, Russian Federation

Well done! Great processing!

2 Jul 2011 10:22am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Super shot under some tough lighting conditions! Well done Curly! ;-)

2 Jul 2011 11:27am

Scene by Sharon Photography from Kingston, Ontario, Canada

another wonderful image from you, Curly!

2 Jul 2011 11:28am

J.R. from Ginowan, Japan

Great image Curly

2 Jul 2011 11:42am

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

Great processing to get the light into the shadows ... a busy street shot at a quiet time!

2 Jul 2011 12:41pm

marci from Morocco

love the processing! looks like it could come out of a graphic novel, and I'm starting to make up stories about the girls already...

2 Jul 2011 1:32pm

PATRICK from miramas, France


2 Jul 2011 2:10pm

dean musgrove from Simi Valley, United States

HDR works nicely here with the long morning shadows.

2 Jul 2011 3:16pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Great shot. Nice POV. Beautiful arches. Love the bright light and processing. Great :)

2 Jul 2011 3:54pm

Christine from Duns, United Kingdom

Very nice processing, like it a lot

2 Jul 2011 3:58pm

DowsherVision from PARIS, France

Nice shot and processing !

2 Jul 2011 4:27pm

Ainsley from Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Wonderful processing would love to know how it was achieved.

2 Jul 2011 7:01pm

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

Fabulous processing - it's probably better to be inside the kiosk on a cold winter's day, but your processing has made it look like a warm summers day.

2 Jul 2011 7:54pm

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

A compelling shot...You have capitalized on the unique and cozy look of this spot, especially as it is huddled under an overpass of some sort. I LOVE this...I want to BE there !!!

2 Jul 2011 9:59pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

I like how you captured those great arches! It does look cozy. Great processing!

3 Jul 2011 1:03am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Just amazing !

3 Jul 2011 7:06am

foto forté from Phoenix, United States

Very nice, Curly...I really like this effect that you create with these images!

3 Jul 2011 12:45pm

Mindi from Winfield, United States

I love how the colors and the stones in the arch just pop out of the picture! Great color treatment on this!!

3 Jul 2011 7:48pm

CheekyMummy from Prescott, United States

The contrast between the new glass building and the old station is brilliant! It appears to be beautiful and sunny there, but by the looks of the ladies sweaters, I can't quite believe it's that warm. Of course, it's 111 here in Phoenix today, so they look reeeallly good!

3 Jul 2011 9:46pm

Amerlina from Tehran, Iran

its such a painting !

4 Jul 2011 2:23pm

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Have seldom seen spots like this...nicely captured...a place to keep the drivers warm...

6 Jul 2011 3:30pm

1/60 second
ISO 200
27 mm (35mm equiv.)