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Damp and dreary

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King Street, South Shields

King Street, South Shields

This is the view of King Street, South Shields looking towards the old Town Hall and the Market Place on what should have been a busy Saturday afternoon. Our summer this year seems to be a continuation of a very long winter with incessant rain, grey skies, and cool temperatures.

The fallen leaves are no indeication of an early onset of autumn, rather they have been “felled” by the weight of the rain. If this weekend was not bad enough with floods in neighbouring towns, the remnants of hurricane/tropical storm Hannah are due to pass this way on Wednesday or Thursday – more wet and windy days ahead!

Camera details; Pentax K100D, 28mm lens, 1/125 second, f9.5, iso 200


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Written by curly

September 8, 2008 at 12:01 am

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  1. That’s a fantastic shot. It does tie in with autumn nicely, although it’s not an autumn leaf. Very effective use of clour and mono. Really strking image


    September 8, 2008 at 11:08 pm

  2. Great picture at ground level, soggy street, great DOF Well done!


    September 9, 2008 at 3:06 am

  3. superb photo

    S Wilson

    September 14, 2008 at 11:57 am

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