The river Blakewater just after it joins the river Darwen in Witton Country Park Blackburn. This is taken from the bridge just inside the main entrance. This river is culveted and very neglected through the middle of the town. I would love this river to be opened up and made a feature of the town. Yellow wagtails can be seen on all parts of the river. Taken with a canon 450d and a canon 10-22 wide angle lens @22mm. It’s along exposure using my 10 stop nd filter. Processed in cs4 with added textures by flypapertextures


10 stop nd filter, blackburn, inkedsandra, long exposure, river, river blakewater, wall art, witton park

Almost retired,and a photography addict! I own a canon 7D and 5 canon lenses. I love playing in photoshop! I’m a fan of HDR if it isn’t too overdone.I also dabble in fractal art occasionally.

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  • Vitta
    Vittaabout 4 years ago

    Excellent image!!

  • Thanks Vitta x

    – inkedsandra

  • Michael Degenhardt
    Michael Degenh...about 4 years ago

    This is so beautiful, a peace filled scene not only for the eyes but for the heart and soul. Wonderful color and tones. Great shot!

  • Yes, I find the colours very peaceful and I like to watch the wagtails on the stones. Thanks Michael.

    – inkedsandra

  • lorilee
    lorileeabout 4 years ago


  • Thanks Lori

    – inkedsandra

  • Richard Murch
    Richard Murchabout 4 years ago

    … Very nice shot …………….

  • Thank you Richard

    – inkedsandra

  • Tara  Turner
    Tara Turnerabout 4 years ago

    this is gorgeous Sandra!

  • Thank you Tara

    – inkedsandra

    JUSTARTabout 4 years ago

    beautiful shot
    great light and love all the green colours

  • Thanks Sylvia

    – inkedsandra

  • annieannie
    annieannieabout 4 years ago

    this is glorious
    people think we up north are all surrounded by factories
    good to show that is not so xx

  • Thanks Annie, yes it is good to show our northern beauty. This lovely country park is not far from Blackburn town centre.

    – inkedsandra

  • rosedew
    rosedewabout 4 years ago

    a very lovely scene!

  • Thanks Rose

    – inkedsandra

  • Polly x
    Polly xabout 4 years ago

  • Thanks

    – inkedsandra

  • Antanas T-Shirts
    Antanas T-Shirtsabout 4 years ago

    so lovely work

  • Thanks Antanas

    – inkedsandra

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