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 Photo-a-Day      (Monday, 15th December, 2008) Views: 4,203 
Vertical Face
 Vertical Face   by Dave  (Nikon D3 - Nikon 28-70mm AF-S F2.8)
Vertical Face by Rick Kirby, Wigan's newest piece of public art. Voted for from a list of candidates by Wigan shoppers. Paid for by Grand Arcade developers MODUS.

  Photo © Dave "Oy" Green  -  www.oyphotos.co.uk


Comment by Ernest Pyke on 15th December 2008 at 06:42
What on earth is Wigan coning to?


Comment by Dave on 15th December 2008 at 08:26
I think it's great! Modern, striking - just what we need! And as a bonus paid for by someone else :)


Comment by Tom on 15th December 2008 at 09:22
I'll second that Dave !


Comment by Dave Marsh on 15th December 2008 at 09:46
I think he'd look better in a cap.


Comment by aitch on 15th December 2008 at 10:10
I notice they had to position it in the dark


Comment by Jim Latham on 15th December 2008 at 11:32
Where is it?


Comment by zoe on 15th December 2008 at 11:55
its outside the childrens library aint it?


Comment by Pat on 15th December 2008 at 14:42
I like it. Can't wait to see it for myself. The photo is good, too!


Comment by David on 15th December 2008 at 16:23
Nice exposure.


Comment by Dave on 15th December 2008 at 18:19
David:

5 Seconds at F8 - with just a blip of manual rear curtain flash to help minimise movement.


Comment by Fred Mason on 16th December 2008 at 18:34
I wonder why not a statue of our George (Formby) or perhaps the other George (Orwell) who put us on the map, so to speak???


Comment by Dave on 16th December 2008 at 18:59
Probably because that's not the map that represents modern Wigan :)

Don't forget - people voted for this!


Comment by A Bolton on 22nd December 2008 at 22:03
Its Awful.........Reminds me of a certain dictator from..!!??You know Its pretty hot and sunny !!!!!


Comment by amanda333 on 20th January 2009 at 21:48
I like it,very modern


Comment by Dennis Miller on 13th February 2009 at 06:00
Now I see how they got away with it! They sneaked it in in the middle of the night! :D


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