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A new adventure - back in time #3

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 4 December 2017 in Lifestyle & Culture and Portfolio.

The Beamish North of England Open Air Museum is without doubt the greatest and biggest museum experience in North East England. Less than 25 minutes drive from South Shields every building in this museum has been sourced, catalogued, taken apart brick and brick, each part numbered, then rebuilt and reconstituted in an open air environment where everyone can walk around in the past. They have towns, villages, churches, mines, shops, farms, manor halls, a railway station, goods yard, and public transport. All of the old vehicles are lovingly restored and maintained on site in perfect working order, this place needs at least two or three visits to take it all in.

All of the pictures were shot very recently and then I attempted to age and fade them, and even damage them to recreate an authentic early 1900s feel. I hope you enjoy this series.

This is the town square with an old double decker bus in the background. The sweet shop on the left is always very popular, especially if you like "cinder toffee".

PENTAX K100D 1/750 second F/6.7 ISO 200 27 mm (35mm equiv.)

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PascalXLD from Rennes / Redon, France

J'aime beaucoup cette prise et ce traitement
Bonne journée

4 Dec 2017 8:03am

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

bel effet

4 Dec 2017 9:12am

STEED from D, France

Back to Good Oldies days .....Nice,Curly !!!!!!

4 Dec 2017 10:25am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

What a phenomenal shot! Just brilliant work.

4 Dec 2017 10:10pm

1/750 second
ISO 200
27 mm (35mm equiv.)