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Dog and castle.

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 10 August 2017 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

"Dog and castle", would make a good name for a pub, don't you think?
This couple were enjoying some fish and chips and feeding some to their dog, sitting in the harbour in the old Northumbrian fishing village of Amble. Years ago this was quite a black and dirty port with big coal staithes loading colliers for the sea trip to London, now it is clean and revived, and even at low tide it gives a spectacular view along the River Coquet towards Warkworth castle.

PENTAX K100D 1/350 second F/9.5 ISO 200 82 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Steve from United Kingdom

A well captured shot "may I say". Excellent.

10 Aug 2017 9:24am

Devi from Chennai, India

Excellent capture...
Love the mood here. They look totally relaxed and the dog looks a picture of satisfaction..
Superb ambiance Curly !!!!

10 Aug 2017 11:54am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

You got lucky with that seagull top left pushing the eye back into the fame :) Nice B/W

10 Aug 2017 12:21pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I like this treatment. It gives it a timeless, comfortable feel.

10 Aug 2017 3:14pm

BiLL from Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

I see grouser spotted the ubiquitous seagull ready to snatch a chip! Excellent composition and processing.

10 Aug 2017 3:55pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Great composition with a view of the castle in the background!! I am amazed at how low the tide can get there.

10 Aug 2017 6:18pm

STEED from D, France

I Like the way you "sell" your county,Curly ....There's is just to imagine what it was"before",and take envy to go for a visit "now" ..I llove this"foggy"(?) mood on the place and the quietness it inspires .......Nice picture,Friend .

12 Aug 2017 7:36am

1/350 second
ISO 200
82 mm (35mm equiv.)