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Late summer skating

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 30 October 2013 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

Skateboarders enjoying some late in the day sunshine after an afternoon of rain.
Shot taken under the covered promenade adjacent to Sandhaven Beach, South Shields.

FUJIFILM FinePix HS30EXR 1/500 second F/5.6 ISO 100 5 mm

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Basile Pesso from Barcelona, Spain

Absolutely wonderful monochrome, graphics, shadows and composition.

30 Oct 2013 5:26am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Funny shadows and light.

30 Oct 2013 5:49am

ursulakatariina from Ed, Sweden

Great shadows and lights.

30 Oct 2013 6:08am

David from Avranches, France

Excellent composition Curly. Great use of light too with the pillars.

30 Oct 2013 6:49am

PATRICK from miramas, France

excellent compo

30 Oct 2013 6:53am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Superb composition and brave pov Curly

30 Oct 2013 6:55am

Stu from From Scotland | Living in 京都 Kyoto, Japan

I like the play of light and shadow.

30 Oct 2013 8:03am

Ainsley from Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Super work Curly, love the lines of the pillars from the shadows.

30 Oct 2013 8:09am

Toscana from Baden, France

Great treatment of the light here !
Have a nice day, Catherine

30 Oct 2013 8:37am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Superb composition !

30 Oct 2013 8:49am

Martine Libouton from bousval, Belgium

Une superbe photo en B&W j'adore++++ cette photo avec les ombres !!!!

30 Oct 2013 9:37am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

dynamic contra jour

30 Oct 2013 9:58am

Laurette from Johannesburg - Fourways, South Africa

A great capture with marvellous play of light and shadows ! Beautifully seen !

30 Oct 2013 10:37am

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Cool street shot, Curly - love the combination of shadow and light here with the skaters.

30 Oct 2013 10:37am

helys from Paris, France

Superbe ambiance en NB
Belles perspectives, jeu de lumière et ombres, angle, cadrage

30 Oct 2013 10:58am

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

What a great place to play, even if it does rain ... a long, smooth area.
The shadows are wonderful and hint of humanity too.

30 Oct 2013 11:08am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Skateboarders will find a way:)

30 Oct 2013 11:39am

Melocoton from Salamanca, Spain

great shadows

30 Oct 2013 11:40am

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Thank you for your information. A great picture in B / W with a very good range of tones! Best regards!

30 Oct 2013 11:45am

Rick from Toronto, Canada

I love the alternating sections of sun and shadow, as well as the placement of your subjects in the frame. Excellent shot!

30 Oct 2013 12:34pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Beautiful play of light and shadow in this shot Curly! Bravo! ;-)

30 Oct 2013 12:51pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Excellent capture of this great sunlight and dramatically long shadows that are cast here!!

30 Oct 2013 2:49pm

Tomek from Poznań, Poland

Superb light and shadows.:-0

30 Oct 2013 3:46pm

Steyn from Portland, United States

I love your commentary on scociety, thanks Curley!

30 Oct 2013 4:38pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice!
so beautiful frame, lights & shadows!
Amazing!

30 Oct 2013 5:04pm

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Very nice light and shadows in this scené/photo.

30 Oct 2013 5:17pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I like the play of light and shadow

30 Oct 2013 5:44pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Fantastic light and shadows! I also like the light reflected off the windows. Looks like a great place for skateboarders!

30 Oct 2013 6:27pm

The Mouse from Glasgow, United Kingdom

They boards make a great noise in a covered bit like that, lovely shot

30 Oct 2013 6:38pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Nice shadows, well captured.

30 Oct 2013 8:11pm

BiLL from Belfast, United Kingdom

Great use of shadows, Curly.

30 Oct 2013 9:04pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

wonderful graphics. excellent light and shadow

30 Oct 2013 11:18pm

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

I'm really liking the two fighting perspectives - especially the one created by the shadow which draws our eyes into the light.

31 Oct 2013 12:24pm

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

Very inspired shot! It seems to me that the late sunlight has found the shapes of the skaters that have played here in time and brought them forth....

1 Nov 2013 7:57am

FUJIFILM FinePix HS30EXR
1/500 second
F/5.6
ISO 100
5 mm

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south-shields
promenade
sandhaven-beach