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That corrugated red stands proudly off Lerwick’s Esplanade/North Road boundary… I had pledged to my lens to capture it.
It is a building I’ve been looking out for ages. Its huge lettering has always fascinated my eye.

Malakoff Ltd.

Justice is now done.

Thank you, September light :))


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“nordicblackbird” – pirate, poet, visual artist, maritimer… day-dreamer, nomadic heart par excellence :)). I write and breathe on 60N, “my” bonhoga [spiritual home] with a penchant for world collaborative adventures. Welcome, bonjour to my nordic garden :).

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  • Jeff Palm Photography
    Jeff Palm Phot...about 6 years ago

    Masterpiece!!!! Wonderful imagery!

  • Ooohhhh, wowowowow – thank you very much, Jeffrey!!! :)))))))))))))
    …just captured it after school ;))
    N x

    – NordicBlackbird

  • shannondonovan
    shannondonovanabout 6 years ago

    Terrific capture sweet Nat!!
    Loving the bold red
    against the blue sky!

  • Oh, a thousand million thanks, sweet Shannon!!! :))))))))))))
    big nordic hugs xxxxx

    – NordicBlackbird

  • mindym306
    mindym306about 6 years ago

    Fantastic work Nat!

  • Ooohhhhh, myyyyyy – thank you, thank you so much, sweet Mindy!!! :))))))))))))) – you, friends are making my day!!!

    – NordicBlackbird

  • roybarry
    roybarryabout 6 years ago

    Superb work Nat!

  • Thank you very much, dear Roy!!! :)))))))))))))
    am chuffed to bits!!!

    – NordicBlackbird

  • Sensiworld
    Sensiworldabout 6 years ago

    Great shot sweet Nat !!
    Love the red against the blue sky.

  • Oh, thank you, sweet Syl!!! :)))))))))))))))))
    that amount of glowing red is just about enough against that blue – the whole façade’s a work of art!!!

    – NordicBlackbird

  • Kate Adams
    Kate Adamsabout 6 years ago

    Great shot sweet Nat… wonderful angle and colours!! xx

  • Thank you sweet Kate!!! :)))

    – NordicBlackbird

  • Antanas
    Antanasabout 6 years ago

    Beautiful find, well done

  • Thank you, Antanas :))))))

    – NordicBlackbird

  • Alison Cornford-Matheson
    Alison Cornfor...about 6 years ago

    great architectural shot Nat!

  • thank you, sweet Alison!!! :)))

    – NordicBlackbird

  • John Nelson
    John Nelsonabout 6 years ago

    What an amazing piece of work Nat. Stunning sky, superb colours, wonderful angle and great lines. One to be proud of!

  • thank you for your very kind words, dear John :)))))

    – NordicBlackbird

  • Agnes McGuinness
    Agnes McGuinnessabout 6 years ago

    Superb capture, Nat. The sky is lovely, and your exposure is spot on in a challenging situation:)

  • thank you, sweet Agnes!!! :)))

    – NordicBlackbird

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