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Photo-a-Day Archive
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Photo-a-Day  (Friday, 11th February, 2011)

Pennington Flash


Pennington Flash
Pre Dawn on the Flash.

Photo: Roy Hesketh  (Canon D50 17-85 Lens)
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Comment by: alan on 11th February 2011 at 00:01

What a grey day !@

Comment by: Mick on 11th February 2011 at 09:14

You was lucky to catch that duck in the shot Roy a few seconds later and it would have been gone.

Comment by: Anne on 11th February 2011 at 09:41

Wouldn't it be nice if there was a link where you could purchase and download the photo. There have been a few I would have love to have on my walls, and the money raised could go to a local charity/

Comment by: Margaret Wall on 11th February 2011 at 14:43

Anne, I don't know if I have breached any copyright or not but I don't think so.
The fact is that there are lots of photos on Wigan World that I think are so lovely that I want to save them for my own personal perusal. I have opened a file entitled 'Nostalgia' and it's so easy to put the photos I want in there.
From there, you can easily print them out on photographic paper and as long as they are not used commercially, I don't think I am doing anything unlawful.
You could of course still give money to charity.
Good luck!

Comment by: MARGARET on 11th February 2011 at 16:05

Nice photograph, quite spooky.4

Comment by: dave marsh on 11th February 2011 at 16:37

It looks as if Wigan's answer to Nessie could be out there somewhere,Roy.

Comment by: RH on 11th February 2011 at 17:46

This photograph was taken very early morning last summer before the sun had burned off the mist.
As the photographer, I own the copyright, as does anyone who takes a photograph and displays it. Be it on a private or public domain.Anyone wishing to download a copy should contact the photographer for permission, either via this site, or Wigan World, it's just a matter of courtesey. As I don't send my best photographs to any public site, permission will be granted.
Roy Hesketh.

Comment by: Mick on 11th February 2011 at 20:07

Dont be so serious Roy its not a oil painting thats took the skill and talent of the artist to create this is only a digital photo took with a digital camera that can do most of the work its self.

Comment by: zoe on 11th February 2011 at 20:30

nice photo, as for getting permission to copy/download the photo i really dont see why anyone would have a problem, its the internet lol anyone can copy any photo they like at any time with the click of a button, if people dont want others to take them then it would be a lil silly to put them on the net.... (not having a go btw just stating the obvious)

Comment by: David on 11th February 2011 at 21:42

Anyone can't 'copy any photo they like', lots of people have been successfully prosecuted for copyright infringement - and anyway, common courtesy would suggest that permission be sought.

Comment by: John Morris on 11th February 2011 at 22:36

I have to disagree with Mick, even with a digital camera this photograph took a lot of skill. It might not be the same skill as a painting but it is no less valid and it also took a lot of effort to be in position at this time of day. As Roy says, it is a matter of courtesy to ask permission, or you could of course drag yourself out of bed before it comes light, on a cold misty morning and have a go yourself. Most importantly Roy I love the photograph.

Comment by: Roy H on 12th February 2011 at 16:25

Hi Mick. The photo'was taken as 'RAW' when the camera just takes the photograph, but does not process it.

The processing is done by the photographer.

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