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That shot of the Falkirk Wheel

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Well, it had to be done. The last time I went to the beautiful and (I think) iconic structure that is the falkirk wheel, I went too early for proper darkness (it was summer) so I came back this week and had a proper go.

 

This was taken with the recently acquired Nikon 17-70 lens, a pretty old lens that used to come bundled with the D70, but had actually turned out to be pretty good.

 

After I took this shot I went back to the car and drove away... to find that the perimeter gate was closed and padlocked!

 

A mild panic ensued before I found the security guard walking around. He turned out to be a thoroughly nice guy and gave me a wee look around the marina (got a quite nice shot from it which I will post tomorrow). Thanks to that man.

 

Nikon D300 I 17-70mm F3-4.5

  

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Taken on October 13, 2010