Defrost : Refrost

By woolybill1
We couldn't help noticing, as we walked towards Newcastle Central Station yesterday morning, how some recently-laid paving stones had lifted in the frost. They must have been defrosting as they wobbled alarmingly when stood upon. But what are paving stones for, I ask you?

Mrswoolybill was first to point out the shadows.
Misswoolybill was first to trip over them.
I was the first to point a camera at them.
I was the only one with a camera Smile

Tags: Specialist and abstract

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barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2009 10:02AM
Just LOVE your P.S.
photo isnt bad either !!

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danbrann 13 636 17
29 Dec 2009 10:03AM
I will certainly not be voting for Moira on this one Bill. It's no good pointing things out if you haven't got your camera.
Rende 10 38 4 Netherlands
29 Dec 2009 10:20AM
Beautifully composed shot with wonderful patterns. Works great in mono.
nickyv32 Plus
10 135 England
29 Dec 2009 10:31AM
From the thumbnail I thought they were roof tiles, seems the paving stones have all been at it, mine look like that in the garden but not as attractive as your shot of course, great mono...

29 Dec 2009 10:32AM
It's not east tripping over a shadow Bill, a woman thing I suppose?

Richsr 10 91 223 England
29 Dec 2009 11:03AM
Like the way you have angled this image and the great light and shadows that the low light has given you Bill. Good work.
Hope Moria survived the trip.
Regards Richard.
mikbee 10 3 8 Scotland
29 Dec 2009 11:28AM
''What are paving stones for'', you ask Bill ? Paving stones are to drop on your wifes foot after she has tripped over them.You then pursue a healthy compensation claim for said wife.But no doubt Moira will have a frosty reception for this one !! I thought they were roof tiles myself.Good off kilter take to give this impression.
Nice one.
SlowSong Plus
9 7.1k 30 England
29 Dec 2009 12:02PM
Superb mono. Excellent composition.
Joline Plus
11 28 53 United States
29 Dec 2009 12:22PM
A delightful abstract!
(I used to hate walking on streets like this in high I can't walk in high heels anywhereSmile )
tigertimb 10 40 66 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2009 12:24PM
That is one big mole problem Bill.
An excellent shot; the mono is very effective with, love all the details and the texture of the stone, greata light and shadows and love your POV
29 Dec 2009 1:52PM
Yep, looks like you spent a night on the tiles over Christmas Bill Smile Luck you hit the shutter and got this interesting shot.

John Smile
morpheus1955 11 3 2 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2009 2:08PM
Excellent detail and shadows, very well spotted and taken.

taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
29 Dec 2009 2:28PM
gary_d 10 576 13 Wales
29 Dec 2009 2:36PM
Moira has surprized me with her great street photography i thought she would be prepared for every photo oppotunity, so well done you Bill and a great shot. - gary
Glostopcat 11 255 2 England
29 Dec 2009 4:23PM
A superb abstract image Bill
BlueRoom 11 73 20 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2009 5:25PM
What a splendid capture this is. The angle is everyting here.

jaktis 13 84 Sweden
29 Dec 2009 5:29PM
A great diagonal

A Booth 15 11 4 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2009 5:47PM
good light and detail.
User_Removed 10 485 13 England
29 Dec 2009 6:16PM
this is a fantastic piece of work Bill, on my shortlist

paulb20 Plus
11 12 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2009 7:45PM
Love the angle, great textures, light and shadows. Like it a lot Bill. All the best to you and Moira for the New Year.
Roly 10 Wales
29 Dec 2009 8:04PM
Excellent shot with a great angle,textures and shadows and it works great in mono.
MissPea 10 8 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2009 8:14PM
great angle - simple subject matter makes for a suprisingly good image!
Diana 11 2.0k 19 Netherlands
29 Dec 2009 11:05PM
superb angle Bill, could almost a roof top too

(look at all the chewing gum!)

brownsilent 10 7 2 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2009 11:32PM
Very interesting abstract taken early in the morning - after a long night or before a long day??? Wink
User_Removed 13 16 1 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2009 11:40PM
great diagonal shot , works very well making something special for something so simple

30 Dec 2009 12:23AM
love the detail, and the shadows great work. samantha
Sezz 12 617 15 England
30 Dec 2009 12:04PM
Works a treat, love the angle - makes a superb abstract Bill!

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bliba Plus
12 2 Austria
2 Jan 2010 9:21AM
wonderful patterns
Dave87 Plus
10 42 5 England
12 Jan 2010 8:18PM
Can't but help enjoying the lovely light captured in this mono shot.
Excellent piece of work that's a pleasure to view.


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