Barbara and Ron

By mrswoolybill
Meet the group, or at least part of it. I recently took our U3A Photography group to Dunston Staiths, the vast Victorian loading quay for the barges that shipped coal away from the Tyne. It's the largest wooden structure in Europe.
There's a very satisfying combination of fresh paintwork (maintained by volunteers in the face of regular arson attacks) and weathered timber. A few more uploads will follow.
NB This was a separate visit to Bill's Staiths uploads, he stayed at home that day to look after workmen.
And yes, this was used as a location for Get Carter.
As a postscript, our oldest photographer Marcus featured on the front page of the local paper this week, see here .
Thanks for looking,
Moira

Tags: Photo journalism Gateshead Black and white Portraits and people Dunston staiths

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Comments


7 Jun 2019 7:47AM
Excellent portrait and presentation.

Lory

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bliba Plus
13 2 Austria
7 Jun 2019 7:50AM
a well composed double portrait
cats_123 Plus
15 4.9k 28 Northern Ireland
7 Jun 2019 7:59AM
Lovely portrait 😁
franken Plus
16 4.9k 4 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2019 8:20AM
Excellent mono portrait, Moira.
7 Jun 2019 8:46AM
the lady is working in the bg, the gentleman is striking a pose - as a new model, he wants to break into the industry
Smile
mrswoolybill Plus
12 1.5k 2060 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2019 9:01AM

Quote:the lady is working in the bg, the gentleman is striking a pose - as a new model, he wants to break into the industry

I think I may pass this on to the group... Wink
Jasper87 Plus
9 2.1k 156 England
7 Jun 2019 9:07AM
If looks could kill.....
SUE118 Plus
11 8 1 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2019 9:48AM
Delightful shot and write up.
SlowSong Plus
10 8.1k 30 England
7 Jun 2019 9:57AM
Man poses while woman gets on with the job. Wink
7 Jun 2019 10:20AM
I like the way you expose everyone...are they epzers...nicely composed double portrait...
Fefe Plus
7 33 31 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2019 10:30AM

Quote:Man poses while woman gets on with the job. Wink

Just typical....Wink
Excellent portrait Moira Grin
Diane
7 Jun 2019 10:57AM
Excellent GrinGrinGrin
7 Jun 2019 11:17AM
A superb location, Moira and a very well taken shot of togs and their tools.

JohnSmile
mac Plus
17 1 Scotland
7 Jun 2019 12:07PM
Two for the price of one! Great mono image with a great range of tones.
Ian
Chinga Plus
8 3 1 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2019 12:47PM
Wonderful image and expression! Nice to see them...
Isabel GrinGrin
7 Jun 2019 3:37PM
Nikon user photographs other Nikon user. Photographic nepotism of the most blatant kind.
saltireblue Plus
9 9.5k 35 Norway
7 Jun 2019 3:48PM
"I wasn't taking her photograph, honest I wasn't..."
taggart Plus
14 47 13 United States
7 Jun 2019 4:29PM
Good to get out and about...


please tell Bill -- you have answered my question about his image!
mistere Plus
6 4 3 England
7 Jun 2019 6:19PM
This should be a caption competition. Ron is definitely
expressing an opinion about something. SmileSmile
Great portrait shot Moira, with the addition of a tog
in action. Nice work.

Dave.
mrswoolybill Plus
12 1.5k 2060 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2019 6:45PM
Thanks everyone, and thanks to Dave for his UA.
mrswoolybill Plus
12 1.5k 2060 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2019 7:18AM
And thanks John!

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