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The importance of hydration

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 2 September 2013 in Transportation and Portfolio.

OK having deliberated over whether or not to share some pictures of our trips from South Shields to other places during Mrs. Curly's illness (and her desire to show the children some of her more favoured places), I have fallen on the side of showing them. Just for a brief period though - I do have lots of fresh local material to share too.

This is Kings Cross Station in London showing its fabulous new adornment in the arrivals and departures area. I thought it was very artistic and modern, a great improvement on the old Victorian roof that I had seen on the last of my visits to our capital.

The man in the corner appeared to be equally fascinated as he broke his journey to take in this architectural marvel, but remembered to sip from his bottle of water every now and then.

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Devi from Chennai, India

Love the angle and the lighting...Looks massive!!

2 Sep 2013 5:18am

PascalXLD from Rennes, France

Superbe ce graphisme

Bonne journée

2 Sep 2013 5:39am

digitalCG from Manchester, United Kingdom

Belting composition Curly, top notch.

2 Sep 2013 6:06am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Architecture is a wonderful thing. It shapes us as much as we harvest the environment.

2 Sep 2013 6:09am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Superb image using this fascinating architecture Curly, it's certainly a little different from when I last visited

2 Sep 2013 6:26am

John from United Kingdom

great composition, the small details like the water bottle could be missed until you look closer

2 Sep 2013 6:41am

Bruce from Tacoma, United States

Very interesting - thanks for the explanation. Great job. I like the addition of the man - it adds life to the photo.

2 Sep 2013 6:47am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Lovely graphic image

2 Sep 2013 7:25am

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Like the point of view and the framing. And graphics also !

2 Sep 2013 7:43am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Awesome, took me a while to figure it out:)

2 Sep 2013 7:46am

Catherine from France

Yes ! I do like the frame, the title and thanks a lot for the text ... I remember this station, some years ago !
Enjoy your monday,

2 Sep 2013 8:01am

Oiva from Turku, Finland

A great solution for a roof architectural structures!:-)9Haleja.

Happy Monday for both of you ,my good friend!

2 Sep 2013 8:08am

PATRICK from miramas, France

excellent 5****

2 Sep 2013 8:12am

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Beautiful composition. Have a nice day.

2 Sep 2013 8:24am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Nice color and nice composition !

2 Sep 2013 8:45am

Kate from EXETER, United Kingdom

Superb POV gives a feeling of size.

2 Sep 2013 9:31am

Robert from BOUSVAL, Belgium

Love the lines coming from the person in the corner ! and the yellow color fading away !

2 Sep 2013 9:59am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

wonderful dynamic to this Curly

2 Sep 2013 10:27am

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice!
so beautiful composition, colors & graphics!

2 Sep 2013 10:38am

Mariana Maoduš from Waterloo, Canada

super graphics and colors !

2 Sep 2013 11:21am

David from Avranches, France

A beautiful shot Curly. This is Spotlight worthy indeed.

2 Sep 2013 11:32am

Veronique from France-and-, Switzerland

Well framed and very good idea to show us some important places for your wife. Thanks for this futur sharing :-)

2 Sep 2013 11:37am

hossein from Tehran, Iran


2 Sep 2013 1:17pm

gerard1948 from Somewhere on earth, Spain

Excellent framing and beautiful graphic image. The architecture and colors are superb. I like a lot, a great shot.
Have a good week.

2 Sep 2013 2:02pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Beautiful light and geometric shapes in this shot Curly! Definitely a refreshing step forward architecturally! ;-)

2 Sep 2013 2:09pm

The Mouse from Barcelona, Spain

Never seen it, looks amazing.
Nice title too

2 Sep 2013 2:27pm

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

A wonderful PoV for your shot, and I love the colors.
Glad you have leaned toward Mrs. C's desires. ♥

2 Sep 2013 2:57pm

El pare from Catalonia, new state in Europe, Andorra

Good graphic effect, I like it.

2 Sep 2013 4:03pm

Calusarus from Drome des collines, France

Lovely skeleton

2 Sep 2013 4:10pm

Abena from Illinois, United States

Water is important. The image is gorgeous, I love the pattern and the character you've framed in too.

2 Sep 2013 4:10pm

David from place to place, United States

YES! I love images like this. The dominance of a simple color scheme paired with the exciting visual tension of subtle dynamism (that is, when patterns and other elements vary across the composition ever slightly and organically) makes this a one a visual feast. Well done!

2 Sep 2013 4:18pm

Gheorghe from Bucuresti, Romania

I love these angles in the graphic shape ... The colours are gorgeous to.

2 Sep 2013 4:20pm

pascal from bollene, France

whaho.........what a place !!!!!!!!

2 Sep 2013 5:09pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Gorgeous patterns - lovely color

2 Sep 2013 5:15pm

Yvonne Simons (:|:) from Tilburg, Netherlands

Great color and lines!!

2 Sep 2013 5:52pm

ursulakatariina from Ed, Sweden

Great POV. Looks amazing.

2 Sep 2013 6:02pm

Phil Morris from Saskatoon, Toronto, NYC, Canada

I like how the person takes on that massive yellow hue, a great photo showing
a sense of space going on and on !~

2 Sep 2013 7:04pm

Linerberry from Herne Bay, United Kingdom

Wow that really is impressive and you have captured this perfectly = great PoV

2 Sep 2013 7:18pm

Baldwin Vandewalle from Bejuma, Venezuela

A very interesting structure and a fabulous graphic shot !!! The presence of the man makes a great scale reference ...

2 Sep 2013 7:18pm

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

well seen & nicely composed fella.

2 Sep 2013 8:18pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Wow! Fantastic graphics and beautiful color! Great POV! It looks massive!

2 Sep 2013 9:09pm

Irene from San Francisco, United States

Great photo.

2 Sep 2013 10:58pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

fabulous graphics! fine colors

2 Sep 2013 11:48pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A beautiful shot of these lines and colors.

3 Sep 2013 1:56am

Julie L. Brown from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

A wonderful composition with nice color and scale. The man in the frame provides a human-interest element.

3 Sep 2013 2:21am

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

The person puts us in the frame to enjoy the patterns and color.

3 Sep 2013 2:36am

L'angevine from Angers, France

superbe ces couleurs et graphisme

3 Sep 2013 7:06am

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

amazing frame

3 Sep 2013 9:45am

Sue-Ann from Quebec, Canada

superbe lumière, graphisme et couleurs.

3 Sep 2013 1:43pm

Graciel.la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

Nice graphism.

5 Sep 2013 7:30am

Ian Smith from London, United Kingdom

Excellent capture!

5 Sep 2013 5:55pm

Marjolein from Westvoorne, Netherlands

Dit is echt een mooie spannende foto met dat figuurtje rechts onder ;-0

5 Sep 2013 7:43pm

STEED from D, France

Wow !!!! I Love this,Friend......The roof,as a gigantic sunflower's heart above this thirsty tourist.........Nice !!!

6 Sep 2013 7:52pm

Josep from Barcelona, Spain

A very interesting composition with an explosion of colors.

7 Sep 2013 12:09pm

danthro from Suburbia, United States

very nice composition

8 Sep 2013 11:43am

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