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Skywatch Friday: Southport 2003

Posted by
sithenah (Greater Manchester/Cheshire, United Kingdom) on 25 April 2008 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Southport, Merseyside/Lancashire looking across the Ribble Estuary from the pier. 11th April 2003

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FUJIFILM FinePix S602 ZOOM 1/550 second F/8.0 ISO 200 10 mm

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Quintarantino from Joane, Portugal

Fantastic perspective.
And great colours.

25 Apr 2008 8:50am

Abraham Lincoln from Brookville, United States

I am very impressed with the perspective in this photograph and the color and texture of the clouds against the hard steel in the bridge. Just a nice photo.

25 Apr 2008 9:04am

@Abraham Lincoln: Thanks Abe, I really appreciate your comment.

SandyCarlson from Woodbury, United States

This is so beautiful! How can it be we are the only visitors there?

25 Apr 2008 9:39am

@SandyCarlson: The pier was just nearing completion of its renovations then and the section beyond Marine Drive (the pier extends back towards the town about as far behind as you can see forward here) wasn't yet open to the public.

RuneE from Norway

You always "hide" your most beautiful pictures here. A most simple but even more impressive composition. I take off my hat.

25 Apr 2008 10:58am

@RuneE: The Aminus format allows for presenting larger-scale pics than does blogger - I'm going through my older archives and intend to post a skywatch pic-from-the-past here each week while posting more recent contemporary shots on my more regular blog.

Daniel J Santos from Portugal

beautiful image, well done.

25 Apr 2008 2:18pm

Tom from Manchester, United Kingdom

Nice one Gerald

25 Apr 2008 3:19pm

John from Norway

Sunning shot and wonderful persective. Excellent swf post.

25 Apr 2008 10:58pm

Ida from Norway

GREAT! :)))

26 Apr 2008 12:18pm

Lizzy from United Kingdom

As soon as I saw the sea that far out, I knew it had to be Southport. When we were children my dad used to do a mill run to there ocassionally and he would bring us seashells back!

8 May 2008 8:55pm

@Lizzy: Hi Lizzy - nice to see you commenting here.

1/550 second
ISO 200
10 mm