Nantes/Brest Canal by Peter Reid

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Early morning view in Winter of the canal at Malestroit, in Southern Brittany.

This image:

was featured in the Saatchi Showdown competition during the week 24th March – 31st March 2008

was selected for The Royal Photographic Society’s 2009 Members’ Exhibition

is a limited edition of twenty


Camera : D80
Lens : Nikkor 18-200mm VR
Exposure : 1/80Sec
Aperture : F4.5
Program : Manual
ISO : 200
Light : Dull + Wet Mist
Flash : Not fired
FocalLength : 36.00(mm)
Date : 26th December2007
Copyright © Peter Reid 2007 All Rights Reserved


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Peter Reid retired from teaching in 2002 and returned to university, achieving MA photography. Since then he has traveled throughout Europe researching on two fronts; The photographer’s Human Rights and Gothic Architecture. He holds Associate membership of the Royal Photographic Society and is a past member of The Royal Musical Society. In 2012 he was successful at ABRSM grade 3 Piano, and now grade 4 beckons.

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  • pollyh
    pollyhover 6 years ago

    Great perspective, I can almost feel the dampness!!

  • Judith Winde
    Judith Windeover 6 years ago

    I agree, great perspective! I love the way this photo naturally draws my attention from the cobblestone walkway in the foreground tt the large cream colored house in the background. Nice work!

  • Nic Squirrell
    Nic Squirrellalmost 6 years ago


  • Petrit  Metohu
    Petrit Metohuabout 4 years ago

    great perspective!

  • patcheah
    patcheahover 3 years ago

    Love the mist over the canal, makes an eerie atmosphere of the village.Great shot.

  • Buckwhite
    Buckwhiteover 3 years ago

    Perfectly captured – beautiful.

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