South Shields Daily Photo

A collection of images from South Shields and the North of England

Spring in Shields No. 3

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Bents Park, South Shields

The Dragon (Bents Park)

Here’s another shot which could make an interesting desktop. Spring daffodils decorating the perimeter of the “Dragon”, Bents Park, in South Shields.

Despite having lived here for over fifty years I have yet to discover why this expanse of recreational land is referred to as the “dragon”, currently it has a number of football pitches marked out on it, and regular Sunday morning league matches have taken place there for as far back as I can remember. In a few weeks time as the summer season of free concerts and entertainment arrives, and the football season is over, it will become an overspill car park.

Camera details: Pentax K100D, 390mm lens, 1/500 second, f8.0, iso 200

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Written by curly

May 12, 2008 at 12:01 am

Posted in Colour, South Shields

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  1. Very nice. In fact superb!

    Marcel

    May 12, 2008 at 4:16 am

  2. Beautiful!

    zentmrs

    May 12, 2008 at 6:42 pm

  3. I really like the focussing in this picture – lovely!

    Jackie

    May 12, 2008 at 9:36 pm


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