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Photo-a-Day  (Sunday, 30th June, 2013)

M6 at night

M6 at night
Taken on Downhall Green Lane, Ashton-in-Makerfield.

Photo: Michael Collier  (Panasonic dmc fz8 on a 8 sec capture iso 100.)
Views: 4,007

Comment by: Helen on 30th June 2013 at 08:09

I really like this type of photo. Gives a sense of speed as well as being very artistic. Thanks Michael

Comment by: peterp on 30th June 2013 at 13:23

people must not like time elapsed photos not many comments but over 370 views

Comment by: Catherine on 30th June 2013 at 15:25

I like them too Helen. My son and I have tried to do photos like that and sometimes they're really quite impressive, like Michael's shot above. Well done.

Comment by: Ron D on 30th June 2013 at 16:05

I think these are a bit gimmicky, having said that, it is one of the better ones .
Enough exposure to lighten the sky .
Composition is quite good to .
Rely nowt wrong with it.
Like it.

Comment by: Phil Whitehead on 30th June 2013 at 18:00

I like light trails and this shows the technique to good effect, not something that could really be done handheld!!
A very nice example here well done Michael.

Comment by: Garry on 30th June 2013 at 18:46

One of the cars/vans has run off the road to the left, next to the A49 sign and smashed through the barrier??? I think the photos a con.
Superimposed thats the word.

Comment by: Harry C. on 30th June 2013 at 20:09

Ron said it all, and I like it.

Comment by: Lizzie down under on 30th June 2013 at 22:04

Brilliant photo Michael.....the colours are really good and the whole picture gives me the sense of speed....well done....cheers!!!

Comment by: JM_Wigan on 30th June 2013 at 22:24

I think these photo's are great. Been a quite a few and everyone has looked brilliant.

Comment by: Ellen on 30th June 2013 at 23:09

Garry, I think that the 'off the road' vehicle simply realized that he didn't want to take the turn onto the A49, and drove back into his lane gradually!??

Comment by: Ellen on 30th June 2013 at 23:11

I love this shot,by the way! Thanks, Michael.

Comment by: Harry C. on 1st July 2013 at 08:56

Regarding the comments on the lights of the vehicle leaving the the main carriageway, compared to the other lights I think the lights are the roof lights on a high sided lorry.

Comment by: Jon on 18th July 2013 at 18:01

Great photo. Ive done one of when an emergency vehicle passed by and it only added to the effect.

Comment by: Michael Collier on 24th July 2013 at 18:50

Thanks for all your comments this picture was just held tightly on the motorway bridge no tripod used the lights leaving the motorway was a hgv. And the picture has not been enhanced it came straight out of the camera and emailed.

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