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Photo-a-Day  (Monday, 6th April, 2015)


Sunrise over Porters Wood.

Photo: Mike Lavin  (iPhone 5s)
Views: 3,607

Comment by: Alan (on Vancouver Island) on 6th April 2015 at 00:46

Very dramatic !

Comment by: Ken R on 6th April 2015 at 02:01

My first thought was, where is the fire. A really dazzling photo.

Comment by: Ellen on 6th April 2015 at 03:38

A beautiful picture,it would have been most appropriate for yesterday;Easter Day!

Comment by: Neil cain on 6th April 2015 at 07:27

Dramatic Mike. Well done.

Comment by: Maureen on 6th April 2015 at 07:59

Mike,that is just a beautiful feeds the soul..thank you./

Comment by: alan lad on 6th April 2015 at 08:08

Nice one.

Comment by: Mick on 6th April 2015 at 08:30

These poplar trees where very popular at one time for blocking out the wind

Comment by: kath on 6th April 2015 at 08:50

utterly beautiful!

Comment by: Aubrey on 6th April 2015 at 08:54


Comment by: Fred Mason on 6th April 2015 at 09:05

Good one, Mike.

One of favourite places in Wigan. I remember it before Heinz was built and it was a special place back then, when I was a kid.

Comment by: Giovanni on 6th April 2015 at 10:33

Well done Mike a beautiful shot. Right folks get ready for a painting lesson!
On canvas board with acrylics a yellow ochre wash with touch of crimson with burnt umber for the trees and foreground!

Comment by: Giovanni on 6th April 2015 at 10:36

Mama Mia!
I forgot the cerulean blue for the sky!!

Comment by: christine on 6th April 2015 at 11:10

beautiful ,many memories or that wood ,

Comment by: Christine roberts on 6th April 2015 at 11:56

Awesome Photo ,agree with Maureen it feeds the soul,Thank you Mike

Comment by: Essex Girl on 6th April 2015 at 12:28

What lovely colours, one to frame I think!

Comment by: britboy on 6th April 2015 at 13:22

Same here Fred...spent hours in Porters Wood, remembered before Heinz was built. Tree climbing and playing in the stream making dams,floating bits of stick in the water.

It was a more innocent time, not a care in the world, bottle of corporation pop and jam butty in tow.

Comment by: Mary on 7th April 2015 at 17:40

Fred / Britboy, you paint a wonderful picture before my time. Is there anything in the archive does anyone know, before Heinz,s that shows this landscape. Porters wood, will always be a treasure to me

Comment by: Lizziedownunder on 7th April 2015 at 22:23

Stunning shot Mike...well,done...cheers!!!

Comment by: derek callaghan on 8th April 2015 at 19:48

My sentiments exactly Fred. Going to Porters Wood with bottle of water and the inevitable sugar butties. Sometimes condensed milk, brilliant day out when we were 10. Super picture

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