Socially Distanced 35

By woolybill1
The graveyard beside Tynemouth Priory. Some of them are so badly eroded as to be unintelligible; only the thought remains.

Thanks enormously to Alan, Ollie, Malc, Leo, Marie, Richard (estonian) and Alfie K for geneorus awards yesterday, and to everyone who voted and commented. All contributions are appeciated.
Thanks for looking.

Tags: Graveyard Architecture Gravestones Black and white

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Comments


Robert51 11 7 107 United Kingdom
3 Sep 2020 8:13AM
Over time the words erode and the person forgotton to beccome just a name on an Ancestry chart.

All things must change but just at the right speed.

Great image...
saltireblue Plus
10 11.1k 68 Norway
3 Sep 2020 8:53AM
The words fade as memories fade. There comes a time when the words are gone, as are the people who knew the living subject of them.
viscostatic 14 47 8 United Kingdom
3 Sep 2020 8:53AM
Yes Bill, we are a long time dead. Let's make the most of life.

Phil.
franken Plus
18 5.1k 4 United Kingdom
3 Sep 2020 8:54AM
Life fades as does the reminders of who they were.

Excellent, Bill.
bliba Plus
14 2 Austria
3 Sep 2020 9:07AM
superb
3 Sep 2020 9:54AM
great textural detail and DoF, not to mention the toning
TrevBatWCC Plus
12 13 16 England
3 Sep 2020 12:54PM
I don't think the residents will be too worried about social distancing! Lovely textures in that stonework 😃👍
Trev 😀
mistere Plus
7 6 4 England
3 Sep 2020 1:25PM
Interesting erosion, looks like they've been sandblasted. Excellent
image Bill. Very nice work.

Dave.
pascalg Plus
13 37 1 France
3 Sep 2020 1:32PM
a superb composition!
...and use of telephoto
Daisymaye Plus
12 23 18 Canada
3 Sep 2020 2:10PM
Ok, enough of this dead talk. Lets all write a book of our life and print some pictures before our computers are dead. I do like how you went for shape Bill.
mac Plus
19 8 Scotland
3 Sep 2020 2:56PM
The problem doing Family Trees is the eroded gravestones. You can usually make out most of the readings regarding names, etc but if the dates are illegible, a wasted journey!
Ian
Chinga Plus
9 3 2 United Kingdom
3 Sep 2020 5:28PM
Very appealing image, beautifully done Bill.
Isabel GrinGrin
3 Sep 2020 10:26PM
Excellent toning and very tactile texture.

LorySmile

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