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From Team to Tyne

By Barbaraj
An attempt at a Landscape showing the River Team flowing into the River Tyne. It is down in Dunston and both rivers were high. The wooden structure is the Dunston staithes built of wood jutting out into the river used years ago to take coal to the ships.

It is tidal up to here on the Tyne and yet some new houses are just behind me as I take the photo. So they could be on a flood plain.

Tags: General Tyne Landscape and travel Bjb River team Dunston staithes

Voters: Badgerfred, CarolG, bayleaf and 30 more

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CarolG 14 199 20 Greece
14 Sep 2008 8:32AM
Very good composition, well captured. Carol
photophantom 13 108 3 Philippines
14 Sep 2008 9:02AM
Well composed Barbara
BERTRAM 13 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2008 9:15AM
A well taken image.
Ray42 13 3 England
14 Sep 2008 9:31AM
Nice shot and compositon - I remember - I sailed on the coal ships from the tyne to London (up as far as Battersea Power Station and Fulham
bayleaf 14 8 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2008 9:52AM
Super compostion. I like it.
mrswoolybill Plus
14 2.9k 2457 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2008 10:29AM
Good shot, we've walked along near here several times recently but I haven't got a decent picture.
I find the positioning of the new housing along there absolutely terrifying.
woolybill1 Plus
14 38 78 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2008 10:36AM
Splendid composition making use of the curving staith. We have only just begun to venture round here.
jdenman 13 19 5 Spain
14 Sep 2008 11:26AM
Super landscape, nice composition.
Barbaraj 14 450 England
14 Sep 2008 11:38AM
Thank you everyone for your comments. Ray, the photo must bring back memories, and yes Moira I would not live so close to the river.
JudeC 14 6 3 England
14 Sep 2008 1:34PM
Super shot Barbara - Jude.
pascalg Plus
14 37 1 France
14 Sep 2008 4:53PM
a nice view...
casson 15 3 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2008 4:54PM
Yes I agree a very nice landscape
Barbaraj 14 450 England
14 Sep 2008 5:59PM
Thank you everyone for your comments.
peugeot406 15 7 1 England
15 Sep 2008 7:46AM
Super image and wonderful composition
15 Sep 2008 2:12PM
Lovely comp nice view.
mikbee 14 3 8 Scotland
15 Sep 2008 10:16PM
A good take of the old face of the waterfront.
Bet it will not look like this in the very near future !!!
SPARROWHALL 13 26 England
16 Sep 2008 9:25AM
Good DOF. Nice shot.

AnneWorner 13 620 43 United States
16 Sep 2008 7:26PM
Nicely composed using the the curve of the staith (learned a new word from Bill!), and good lead-in.
17 Sep 2008 7:16AM
well done
brownsilent 14 7 2 United Kingdom
25 Sep 2008 7:38AM
Very nice composition Barbara, a beautiful best quality image,

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