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Photo-a-Day  (Tuesday, 2nd June, 2009)

Pussy Willow Sunset

Pussy Willow Sunset
Taken at Orrell Water Park

Photo: Dave  (Nikon D300 - Nikon 80-200mm AF-D F2.8)
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Comment by: Alan on 2nd June 2009 at 00:07

You've done it again, Dave, fantastic. But why does the sun have edges like a threepenny bit ?

Comment by: The Straw Man on 2nd June 2009 at 00:37

Now your talkin

Comment by: Carol on 2nd June 2009 at 01:24

Beautiful picture. I love the way the spiders web can be seen. Very peaceful shot.

Comment by: Dave on 2nd June 2009 at 07:46

Alan - the shape of the sun is due to the camera iris blades.

Glad you like it :)

Comment by: David on 2nd June 2009 at 08:24

And if you had used a Nikon 85 mm f1.4 ?

Comment by: Harry C. on 2nd June 2009 at 10:34

Another brilliant photo Dave, as for some of yesterdays comments, does it really matter if it isn't instantly regognisable as Wigan.
Anyway I like it, and yesterdays.
Cheers keep themm coming H.

Comment by: she44 on 2nd June 2009 at 10:41

once again brill photo dave thanks

Comment by: Cloie on 2nd June 2009 at 15:13

I enjoy both the "building-type" photos and the nature ones ... you have different birds, butterflies, flowers, etc., than here in Kansas. Thank you for taking your time and talent and making my day ... I place your lovely photos on my desktop at work and share them with co-workers. Thanks, Dave ...

Comment by: Dave on 2nd June 2009 at 17:32

Thanks all :-)

David - the 85mm F/1.4 would have given a more round sun due to it's curved iris blades. Well - up to about F5.6 or so. Feel free to buy me one :-)

Comment by: scarlett on 2nd June 2009 at 23:02

fabulous picture Dave, you really are very talented

Comment by: Fred Mason on 14th June 2009 at 19:30

It IS instantly recognisable as Wigan. Everyone knows the sun only shines on WIGAN....My home town.

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