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By Fefe
...and back may follow another day, then again it might not, I might forget or decide not to 🤔😉
This is Ryde Pier. It has a train on the pier from the pier head where the IOW passenger ferry comes in. This year while we were there however, they were not running, cant remember why.
Its a very long pier, I cant tell you exactly but it is one of the longest pier somewhere or other, might be half a mile, might be longer?
Cars run on the pier too and there is a large ferry terminal and a station for the trains at the end.
The trains that run here used to be the old London Tube trains, very old but I cant tell you from which year, maybe the 1950's. They were very rickety and great fun. Last year they were all replaced with new ones ( not sure if they are brand new mind).
Sorry I have not been very informative, Oh yes and the planks on the pier were all replaced a few years ago, that must have been pricey🤑....and sections of the old planks were cut up and made into souvenir items. I did not buy one .....they were too pricey🤨

Thank you all so much for yesterdays C&C and UA's, really appreciated!

Tags: Perspective Black and white Isle of wight Lamposts Planks Landscape and travel Mono conversion Train lines Ryde pier

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Comments


13 Jan 2022 4:38PM
There is no taking a short off the end of that long pier ! Nice one Diane ….hope the train has good brakes ..
Cheers
Walt
Saastad Plus
3 16 17 Norway
13 Jan 2022 4:40PM
Beautiful mono with a lovely contrast between the beautiful sky and the Pier!
Lovely depth too! Well done Diane!

Arne😀
Badgerfred 15 39 Wales
13 Jan 2022 4:47PM
Excellent Diane, like the composition and the detail captured,
Fred.
13 Jan 2022 4:51PM
A lovely mono, Diane.

Mike
13 Jan 2022 4:53PM
Great capture Diane. It certainly is a long pier. The ones we used to have in Morecambe were nowhere near as long as this. 😉

Karen
leo_nid 5 12
13 Jan 2022 5:02PM
great shot and write-up, Diane, love the beautifully worked sky and immense depth of field
Chinga Plus
12 112 3 United Kingdom
13 Jan 2022 5:26PM
Well balanced and very eye-pleasing. Beautiful quality image Diane,
Isabel GrinGrin
JuBarney Plus
11 36 6 United Kingdom
13 Jan 2022 5:33PM

Quote:Excellent Diane, like the composition and the detail captured,
Fred.


Ju
capto Plus
10 7.1k 33 United Kingdom
13 Jan 2022 5:58PM
The perspective makes a powerful composition.Smile
ivor
RLF Plus
12 18 4 United Kingdom
13 Jan 2022 6:10PM
I absolutely love a long walk on the peerSmile
Rob
13 Jan 2022 6:34PM
Brilliant mono Diane - love the composition, detail & tones
13 Jan 2022 6:41PM
A wonderful image with a great composition Diane.SmileSmile
Jukka Plus
11 1 Finland
13 Jan 2022 8:06PM
Beautifully leading the Eye in the pic , Diane! SmileSmileSmile

Jukka
saltireblue Plus
12 13.4k 83
13 Jan 2022 8:13PM
Know it well, though I have never walked it nor taken the train. My brother used to meet us at the sea end in his car when we visited, then drop us back to catch the ferry to England.
cooky Plus
18 6 8 United Kingdom
13 Jan 2022 9:57PM
Loveky perspective and the mono works so well.

Katy
dales Plus
6 13 Australia
13 Jan 2022 10:46PM
Superbly composed with this impressive image Diane
Ian
14 Jan 2022 2:11AM
A beautiful composition Diane…..a pier that goes on into infinity.

Petef
14 Jan 2022 8:37AM
Wow, your explanation is almost as long as the pier, Diane. Wink

Looks and sounds a very interesting location and great to photograph. Smashing!

John Smile
bliba Plus
17 1 2 Austria
14 Jan 2022 10:17AM
very well composed and converted to mono
TrevBatWCC Plus
14 13 19 England
14 Jan 2022 11:05AM
Instantly recognisable by the tracks on the right. I remember well walking right to end when visiting there on my IOW holiday back in April 2014, it's a heck of a long walk - about 800 metres, give or take a few centimetres, if you walk right to the very end by the ferry terminal. A fine shot here, Diane, showing off well just how long it is 😃👍🏻
Trev 😀
Nikonuser1 Plus
10 173 16 United Kingdom
14 Jan 2022 11:05AM
Great mono image DianeSmileSmileSmile

Cliff
Wonderful composition and a impressive DOF in this image Diane, great work.
Carol
Mollycat Plus
9 21 2 United Kingdom
14 Jan 2022 2:14PM
First went there back in '50s and yes it's a hell of a long walk.
Peter GrinGrin
ZenTony Plus
6 15 6 United Kingdom
14 Jan 2022 2:53PM
Magnificent Diane. My UA for this
Tony
af1 Plus
9 1 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2022 10:32PM
Fabulous shot Diane and what a perspective !!!! beautiful B/W ...Take care Alan 👍👍

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