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Any port in a storm

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 17 October 2013 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

A small ship scurries towards the piers here in South Shields as a summer storm threatens to engulf the coast.
Taken from Sandhaven Beach and looking towards the piers which define the harbour at the mouth of the River Tyne.

PENTAX K100D 1/500 second F/6.7 ISO 200 82 mm (35mm equiv.)

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PATRICK from miramas, France

splendid capture 5****

17 Oct 2013 5:05am

PascalXLD from Rennes, France

Quelle superbe vue ! Le ciel est magnifique

Bonne journée

17 Oct 2013 5:13am

Basile Pesso from Barcelona, Spain

Stunning layered picture with super slight rays.

17 Oct 2013 6:05am

Lydia.Dd from Paris, France

Magnifique !!*****

17 Oct 2013 6:19am

Jeff from Honolulu, United States

I like the layers - clouds, water, and land - each contributing to the scene.

17 Oct 2013 6:35am

David from Avranches, France

Perfect Curly, loving the strom coming in from the right, you can almost sense the passengers willing the boat to go faster.

17 Oct 2013 6:41am

David from Avranches, France

Though second glance it looks like a container. Nevermind lol.

17 Oct 2013 6:42am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Beautiful vivid colours in that superb light Curly

17 Oct 2013 7:01am

claudie from le havre, France

Belle vue !!!un très beau ciel !!!

17 Oct 2013 7:06am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

beautiful bands of light and colour

17 Oct 2013 7:09am

Ainsley from Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Love the light that shines on the boat, giving it a ghostly feel. Wonderful work Curly.

17 Oct 2013 7:20am

Oiva from Turku, Finland

Nice picture, visible signs of the storm, the sky in front of a very scary black!:-))Haleja.

Happy Thursday,for both of you ,my good friend!

17 Oct 2013 7:30am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Nice, storm on the way:)

17 Oct 2013 8:10am

Toscana from Baden, France

Impressive shot of this atmosphere !! *****
Have a nice day, Catherine

17 Oct 2013 8:51am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

A great view of the sea. The dark, sinister tone underlines the storm threat.

17 Oct 2013 9:04am

BiLL from Belfast, United Kingdom

Interesting, moody capture :)

17 Oct 2013 9:22am

Bruno from France

Wow, fantastic photo and composition ! Nicely done

17 Oct 2013 9:32am

Tomek from Poznań, Poland

Fantastic shot. Well composed.:-)

17 Oct 2013 12:10pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Stunning capture of this combination storm and sunlight which creates a beautiful aura!!

17 Oct 2013 12:12pm

Denise from granby, québec, Canada

Calm before the storm...very impressive image with the different layers of tones.

17 Oct 2013 12:18pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice!
so so beautiful composition, clouds, colors & lights!
Amazing view!

17 Oct 2013 12:21pm

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Nice composition. I like the layered structure.

17 Oct 2013 1:13pm

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Splendide succession de plans, magnifique ambiance avec ce ciel tempétueux, Superbe cliché. Bonne journée. *****

17 Oct 2013 1:14pm

Julie L. Brown from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

I like the layers and placement of elements in this dramatic scene.

17 Oct 2013 1:24pm

Monique from Nunspeet, Netherlands

Wow, these clouds!

17 Oct 2013 2:12pm

Learning Soul from Bangalore, India

Such impressive lines and layers add to the drama of the approaching storm. An wonderful image !

17 Oct 2013 2:17pm

Lai Chan See from Singapore, Singapore

The sky is overladen with rain. I like the three horizontal layers of blue.

17 Oct 2013 2:21pm

my-ky from Ontario, Canada

Wow...such a dramatic image with those intense colours and the light shining on the points of interest!

17 Oct 2013 3:07pm

ursulakatariina from Ed, Sweden

Beautiful view.

17 Oct 2013 3:08pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Just a tremendous scene you have conveyed Curly. The drama is palpable and the light shining off the vessel really pulls the story together alongside that foreboding storm behind it..Amazing shot sir!

17 Oct 2013 3:22pm

Jean-Louis Guianvarc'h from Valence d'Albigeois, France

The image composition and wonderful colors. Great Photo!

17 Oct 2013 3:35pm

Lena from San Francisco, United States

Nice peaceful view...

17 Oct 2013 3:55pm

Thomas from Innsbruck, Austria

wow!

17 Oct 2013 4:00pm

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

Beautiful light, Curly, on three elements in your photo; wonderful!

17 Oct 2013 4:04pm

Mireille T. from Ribérac, France

Magnificent layers in the landscape! Excellent!*****

17 Oct 2013 4:30pm

Robert from BOUSVAL, Belgium

Deep sky and deep colors with a touch of light on the sea ! Brilliant
To-day we both like storms....

17 Oct 2013 4:37pm

Frances from Massachusetts, United States

Brilliant shot with wonderful sky and splendid light.

17 Oct 2013 5:11pm

Josep from Barcelona, Spain

Stunning ! Wonderful composition in colored layers, and excellent capture with that remote curtain of rain. Lovely colors.

17 Oct 2013 5:11pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

What I like best is how you captured the rain in the distance.

17 Oct 2013 6:16pm

franz from Baden, Austria

i'm thinking of a super-naturalist painting here !!! absolutely captivating and very, very impressive with these powerful colours and layers !!!

17 Oct 2013 6:26pm

Baldwin Vandewalle from Bejuma, Venezuela

The piers with the lighthouse and the ship are magnificent details in this wonderful layered composition ... the contrast of colors is absolutely superb !!! Beautiful photo ...

17 Oct 2013 6:46pm

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

This has a certain 'Branham-esque' quality to it!
Very good then!

17 Oct 2013 7:05pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Beautiful and dramatic! I love the light on the boat and the dark sky. A gorgeous image!

17 Oct 2013 9:25pm

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

wonderful composition, light and superb tonal contrast between foreground and background!

18 Oct 2013 1:40am

Bill Brown from California, United States

Very dramatic storm front!

18 Oct 2013 4:54am

The Mouse from Glasgow, United Kingdom

Love the scale in this , tiny ship, massive storm.

18 Oct 2013 7:20am

L'angevine from Angers, France

oh intéressant toute cette partie bleutée

18 Oct 2013 7:48am

Martine Libouton from Belgium

Une splendide photo!!!! une très belle lumière!!!!5*****

18 Oct 2013 9:34am

aaanouel from Heredia, Costa Rica

Excellent, outstanding shot!!!
✎ ✓✓✓✓✓
Txs4Sharing

20 Oct 2013 3:32am

Stu from From Scotland | Living in 京都 Kyoto, Japan

A superb title for this moody and dramatic shot. Bravo!

26 Oct 2013 4:01am

Will Brady from Moodus, CT, United States

Striking color contrast!

30 Oct 2013 5:43am

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PENTAX K100D
1/500 second
F/6.7
ISO 200
82 mm (35mm equiv.)

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