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Photo-a-Day  (Sunday, 22nd May, 2011)


Huge blaze at Georgia Pacific (paper warehouse) off Lockett Road, Ashton.

Photo: Mick Byrne  (Sony camcorder HDR)
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Comment by: Rev David Long on 22nd May 2011 at 07:52

Brilliant! A good opportunity well taken.

Comment by: Jim on 22nd May 2011 at 09:37

it's on lockett road. you could have a better shot with sun behind you. its too dark.

Comment by: Lee Layland on 22nd May 2011 at 10:49

I actually quite like the fact that it's in silhouette

Comment by: dot on 22nd May 2011 at 11:50

Great shot of the sun and the rest in darness. Gives the picture interest.
Well caught.

Comment by: dave marsh on 22nd May 2011 at 11:53

A good example of 'right place,right time.

Comment by: Cyril on 22nd May 2011 at 12:11

Excellent photo Mick. With the photo being taken at that angle it makes it more exciting and dramatically actionated, like how photos of the blitz are.

Comment by: Shirl on 22nd May 2011 at 14:27

Clever shot Mick.

Comment by: Douglas Flood on 22nd May 2011 at 17:06

You got by far the best pictures of that fire Mick.

Comment by: Fred Mason on 22nd May 2011 at 17:58

Very dramatic shot, Mick. Worthy of any photo competition.
Should take first prize...

Comment by: peterp on 22nd May 2011 at 20:19

Jim it should read WAS on lockett rd remains to be demolished

Comment by: John Morris on 24th May 2011 at 10:08

Excellent shot, I agree with Cyril, it is like the shots in the Blitz. The backlighting gives it its impact.

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