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Photo-a-Day  (Sunday, 9th February, 2014)

Storm Clouds

Storm Clouds
Over Rivington Pike, taken From Haigh.

Photo: Ron Dawber  (Canon PowerShot SX1 IS)
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Comment by: Ken R on 9th February 2014 at 00:31

I can't remember how many times I have walked up there at Easter time, good view Ron, thanks.

Comment by: kath on 9th February 2014 at 07:20

great photo!! I love stormy skies although I've had my fill lately!

Comment by: Helen on 9th February 2014 at 08:19

Wonderful photo. You are so lucky to have places like this to visit, not a 'satanic mill ' in sight !

Comment by: alan lad on 9th February 2014 at 08:19

Makes me feel like a walk as we did on Good Fridays in years gone bye

Comment by: Margaret Wall on 9th February 2014 at 10:22

I really like this photo Ron. That's a fantastic zoom on your camera, particularly as it isn't a zoom lens as such. A nice atmospheric shot!

Comment by: Loz on 9th February 2014 at 11:10

Helen, nowt wrong with a satanic mill now and then!

Comment by: Ron D on 9th February 2014 at 11:29

Margaret, It is a zoom lens on one of those bridge cameras. I Don't prefer it to my canon slr,but much lighter ,and in most instances,very little difference in quality.

Comment by: John H on 9th February 2014 at 18:52

Very nice shot Ron, this is the type of shot I use on my pc wallpaper. This photograph brings some happy memories for me Ron thanks for that. Nice pick

Comment by: Garry on 9th February 2014 at 20:31

Looks like a painting or other.

Comment by: Philip Harrison on 10th February 2014 at 14:52

Just wondered if anyone could say whether the 'Pike' was man-made or is it a natural occurence?

Comment by: christine on 16th February 2014 at 23:53

Cor! bet it's a bit nippy during this bad weather.
Can never remember what the small square tower is in the distance.
Lovely scene

Comment by: Jamse on 25th February 2014 at 00:27

Where in Haigh was this taken Ron?
I wouldn't mind a visit to see this.

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