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Old Barge

Posted by
Ian Bramham (Manchester, United Kingdom) on 3 October 2007 in Transportation and Portfolio.

A Redundant cargo barge on the Bridgewater canal in Manchester (UK)

Following on from yesterday's shot I'm going to be posting some photos over the next few days of the area of Manchester (UK) where the railway bridges at the edge of the city centre cross the 18th century Bridgewater Canal.

FUJIFILM FinePix F31fd 1/50 second F/2.8 ISO 400 8 mm

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kairospix from Singapore, Singapore

beautiful - nice post-processing

3 Oct 2007 5:20am

@kairospix: Thanks kairospix!

badala from Leiria, Portugal

Beautiful composition.

3 Oct 2007 10:00am

@badala: thanks very much badala!

Rabbit from Richmond, United States

Beautiful Contrast! Oh my this is such a pretty capture. It makes me feel lonely tho.

3 Oct 2007 12:41pm

@Rabbit: Thanks Rabbit - sorry it had that effect

Rabbit from Richmond, United States

by the way i like the picture of the pot you sent me... It looked like that was possibly terra cotta.

3 Oct 2007 12:51pm

sithenah from Greater Manchester/Cheshire, United Kingdom

great texture

3 Oct 2007 1:14pm

@sithenah: Thanks Sithenah!

Michael Rawluk from Prince George, Canada

Wonderful tones, texture, and detail. The composition lives up to your great standards. And it is a great place to shoot.

3 Oct 2007 2:30pm

@Michael Rawluk: Thanks very much Michael!

Laurie from New Jersey, United States

I REALLY love this one. There is just something about it. It's got drama and mystery. Love this one.

3 Oct 2007 4:12pm

@Laurie: Thanks Laurie - it is a fascinating area for taking photos!

MaryB from Staffordshire, United Kingdom

Beautifully composed, I really like the shapes of the bridge, and the tones in this.

3 Oct 2007 6:40pm

@MaryB: Thanks MaryB!

Laurie from Lincoln, United States

Nice pic! I really get a sense of time with it...probably the B&W...still the feeling on having stumbled on something old and forgotten persists. Well done! =-)

3 Oct 2007 7:36pm

@Laurie: Thats exactly the feeling i had when i first saw the place too!

Anne from White Rock, Canada

Really lovely shots for the past few days of places people never notice. They may have been to these out of the way spots but possibly never saw what you saw! They are kind of timeless and very beautiful in black and white! :-)

4 Oct 2007 1:43am

@Anne: Thats very nice of you Anne - I'm so pleased you liked the photos. There's a couple more to come over the next few days from this part of Manchester.

Ken McCoy from Orlando-Daytona Beach, FL, United States

I love the tones in these b/w shots for the variety of material textures - stone/brick, water, metal. Nice treatment!

4 Oct 2007 10:03pm

@Ken McCoy: Thanks very much Ken!

Damon Schreiber from Toronto, Canada

Wow, there's something really magical in the luminescence you've captured here. Brilliant.

9 Oct 2007 4:32am

@Damon Schreiber: Thanks Damon - I'm so pleased that you liked it!

FUJIFILM FinePix F31fd
1/50 second
ISO 400
8 mm