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Spirit of South Shields

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 9 February 2014 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

Irene Brown's 1998 sculpture "Spirit of South Shields" overlooks the River Tyne, and appears to wave at the seagulls and passing ships :-)
Captured a few days ago on my short riverside walk.

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Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

How wonderfully expressive that work is . . and perfect for the location as you suggest.

9 Feb 2014 11:01am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Beautiful work, how are you doing hoping all is well:)

9 Feb 2014 11:40am

Devi from Chennai, India

Beautiful capture of this lovely sculpture against the sky....

9 Feb 2014 11:50am

Maria from California, United States

interesting spirit! :))

9 Feb 2014 10:20pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Gorgeous image! Wonderful POV and beautiful light!

9 Feb 2014 10:30pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

fine composition

9 Feb 2014 10:42pm

Sarah from Sydney, Australia

Fabulous image! I love that time of day. I'll be in the UK this July - if I can, I'll pop over to South Shields :)

10 Feb 2014 12:57am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Nice sculpture and the harbor scene.

10 Feb 2014 4:38am

Basile Pesso from Barcelona, Spain

Excellent composition and superb statue, do you have informations on the fact that a woman with a peculiar short body (peculiar for the statues) has been chosen ?

10 Feb 2014 8:49am

@Basile Pesso: I wish I knew Basile, she is quite short in stature :-)

L'angevine from Angers, France

la danse du voile bleu

10 Feb 2014 3:44pm

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

Nice light.

12 Feb 2014 11:09pm

FUJIFILM FinePix HS30EXR
1/250 second
F/5.0
ISO 100
8 mm

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