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Category: Stockport Cheshire - Filename: M60J01PyrmdRain3729.jpg - Image ID no: 2305


Aidan O'RourkeTutor Aidan O’Rourke has built up a wide range of experience in both film and digital photography. He first became interested in photography in 1981. Since 1996 he has documented Manchester and Liverpool in photos and words. He has taken the 'now' photos for Manchester Then and Now, Manchester United Then and Now and Liverpool Then and Now (Anova Books). 107 of his photos are featured in the book Rebuilding Manchester by Euan Kellie. He wrote the Q&A pages for the first 27 issues of Digital Camera Magazine. From July 2008 to April 2009, his gigantic Manchester Mega-Photo was displayed in the foyer at Manchester’s Urbis Museum. He is based in Stockport and covers Manchester, Liverpool and northern England.
M60 book:
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The Blue Pyramid seen during heavy rain at dusk from the north side of the motorway. The spire of St Edwards church Edgeley can be seen on the right. The River Mersey, ancient boundary between Lancashire and Cheshire, flows just behind the Pyramid, home to the Manchester-based Co-operative Bank.

Find out more about the book 'Around the M60 Manchester's Orbital Motorway' by Matthew Hyde, Aidan O'Rourke and Peter Portland here.

There was torrential rain on the evening of 29 July 2003. I had to use a plastic bag to shelter the camera, which was mounted on a tripod. Wife and baby were inside the car next to me as I took the photos. The vewpoint is next to the railings between Petsmart and Office World off Didsbury Road.

Keywords

Blue Pyramid, modern architecture, rain, weather, dusk, highways, Lancashire, Cheshire

Title:
M60 book:

Filename:
M60J01PyrmdRain3729.jpg

ID number:
2305

Technical details:
Nikon D100

Date created:
2003-07-29

Copyright:
See title or image watermark

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