South Shields Daily Photo

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Lying at anchor

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The Mariner public house, South Shields

The Mariner, South Shields

Seems a strange place to leave your skiff almost a mile from the sea!

The name of the pub (The Mariner) on Mortimer Road, South Shields, reflects the town’s long association with the sea, we are, after all, the birthplace of the lifeboat. However this little rowing boat is serving as an attractive planter outside of the pub’s entrance, there is another one just a few hundred yards away at The Old Ship. I’ll show that another day.

The sky was grey, colourless and without character when I took the shot, so I’ve rendered a bit of blue sky in Photoshop.

Camera details; Pentax K100D, 28mm lens, 1/20 second, f22, iso 800

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Written by curly

February 3, 2008 at 12:01 am

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  1. this is just charming. I like what you’ve done with the sky. Did you add the clouds too?

    Jilly

    February 3, 2008 at 10:14 am

  2. That’s a fantastic angle, Curly! Love the intensity of the blue as well.

    joy
    Norwich Daily Photo

    joy

    February 3, 2008 at 2:36 pm

  3. …a nice five shots or so. I liked that lake done on the 55mm. How about B&W for the grey days?

    BTW…..Oh, yes, the Saturday Pictures and what-not. Superman and Roy Rogers….and the Lone Ranger. Even Ming the Merciless and Flash Gordon.

    chuckeroon

    February 3, 2008 at 6:56 pm

  4. Never noticed this before, will have to keep an eye out next time I drive past

    S Wilson

    February 3, 2008 at 11:05 pm


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