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Thursday, 4 February 2010

Sky Watch: Stalybridge Wharf


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This week's Sky Watch is a dramatic evening view of the Huddersfield Narrow Canal at Stalybridge Wharf.

This is just two miles from Ashton and makes an interesting contrast with the canal scene at Portland Basin shown earlier this week.

The canal to the west of Stalybridge, re-opened after having been filled in, does not have the character of Portland Basin, being lined now with modern industrial units, but the drama of the fiery clouds, reflected on the water, adds more than enough interest.

See Birds Eye View of this location.

Sky Watch is a regular weekly feature on this photo blog. It links with websites all over the world with the general theme each week of looking upwards. Please take the opportunity to visit some of these other sites. I hope some new visitors have found their way here today, watching the skies!


For more Weekend Reflections, follow this link.

18 comments:

  1. Love this image, not just because it is beautiful but because some of my ancestors came from Huddersfield and I know little about it.

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  2. Hello Martha - Huddersfield is at the other end of this canal, about 18 miles away, on the other side of the Pennine hills!

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  3. Those reflections & colors are so very beautiful in the sky & in the water! WoW!

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  4. An extraordinary sunset photo - the sky - beautiful!

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  5. Wow this is brilliant. Amazing reflections and colours.

    All the best
    Guy
    Regina In Pictures

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  6. Very nice colors here, Stunning, well done!!

    Happy SWF.

    Eric

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  7. Gorgeous photo. The colours reflected from the sky is beautiful. Well done!

    Have a good weekend.

    Alexander
    Alex's World! - http://www.kakinan.com/alex

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  8. just caught the sunset right,another few mins and the sky would have changed .well done!

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  9. No other word - WOW!! Colours are so gorgeous, Martin, even make that dingy warehouse look good. Right place at the right time, I say!! Very well done!!

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  10. Gorgeous and the reflection just makes the shot!

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  11. That's a wonderful shot and a brilliant reflection!
    You should add this to Weekend Reflections!

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  12. I want to be wandering around in this lovely photo, NOW! Those warm colors would take the chill off of this cold, wet morning we're having over here. What a grand reflection.

    Jan
    GDP

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  13. Stunning skywatch and an awesome reflection. Well done!

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  14. Wow! This is a stunning image. The colors are magnificent, and the reflection is beautiful. Kathy

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  15. Perfectly beautiful photo, sky and reflection!

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  16. Lovely sky and reflection. Great timing by the photographer. LOL

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