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A place to rest

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 11 February 2014 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

A small private quay along the banks of the River Tyne in South Shields, I think it is named Sovereign Quay (not too sure). However, you can access it from Wapping Street, and find a plethora of small boatbuilders down there.

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Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Looks a great place to sit and watch the world go by

11 Feb 2014 7:35am

PATRICK from miramas, France

superbe compo

11 Feb 2014 8:27am

Ainsley from Derbyshire, United Kingdom

A place to stay on the quay... could start a poem off with that..

11 Feb 2014 9:02am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Strange how any stretch of water suddenly looks a threat . . how easily we are 'conditioned' by events.

11 Feb 2014 9:18am

@Ronnie 2¢: Yes, I know what you mean Ronnie, fortunately the land rises fairly sharply along a good length of the Tyne valley so no real flood plains to worry about until you get more upstream in Northumberland. The tiny bits of flooding that we had in December amounted to inches rather than feet and it only really affected the Mill Dam here and the Quayside at Newcastle.

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

I like the perspective. Nice composition.

11 Feb 2014 11:43am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Nice piece of life:)

11 Feb 2014 12:35pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Nice PoV which adds depth to this composition!

11 Feb 2014 1:15pm

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

Great PoV and focus on the boat ... love water shots like this!

11 Feb 2014 1:37pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Nice leading lines in the shot Curly! A great spot to sit and enjoy the end of the day! ;-)

11 Feb 2014 1:44pm

ursulakatariina from Turku, Finland

Looks like a lovely place just to sit down for a moment.

11 Feb 2014 4:37pm

The Mouse from Glasgow, United Kingdom

Lovely shot, nice old planks on this beauty.

11 Feb 2014 7:19pm

Rosso from Luserna s.Giovanni (To), Italy

Bella composizione !!

11 Feb 2014 11:47pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Quiet and peaceful. They have a nice view. Lovely image!

12 Feb 2014 2:06am

L'angevine from Angers, France

j'aime le rendu sur les textures

12 Feb 2014 2:39pm

FUJIFILM FinePix HS30EXR
1/5 second
F/8.0
ISO 100
6 mm

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