Wednesday, 21 March 2007

Kirkham church

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The church of St Michael, Kirkham, Lancashire, the top of its spire scaffolded following damage caused by strong winds.

"An instinctive taste teaches men to build their churches with spire steeples which point as with a silent finger to the sky and stars", Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834), English poet

Mode: Aperture Priority
Focal Length: Zoom @ 22mm (35mm equiv.)
F No: f8
Shutter Speed: 1/320
ISO: 100
Exposure Compensation: -1.0EV
photograph (c) T. Boughen


Anonymous said...

The sepia finish is the perfect way to see this photograph. I like the tombstones too. They give it a slightly sppoky feel.

Anonymous said...

oops! I meant spooky!

Tony Boughen said...

Thanks for the comment Anon. I think this is the first sepia shot that I've posted. It seemed to suit the subject and the lighting.

Regards, Tony