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Photo: View over Stockport and Manchester from Marple Ridge

Category: Stockport Cheshire - Filename: NwStoMarpleRidge8502.jpg - Image ID no: 9285


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.
View over Stockport and Manchester from Marple Ridge
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The view looking north west from Marple Ridge over Stockport and the Manchester conurbation. There is a golden dusk sky above the hills which contrasts with the conurbation below which seems cast into shadow.

The steeple on the left is St Georges parish church Wellington Rd South, and the one near the centre, St Matthew's Edgeley. The white building is the one on Wellington Rd on the corner of Longshut Lane. The modern buildings to the right are part of Stockport College. The clock tower of St Thomas's church can just be seen on the right. it's difficult to make out any other landmarks, apart from the electricity pylons which roughly follow the path of the River Mersey.

Keywords

Stockport, cityscapes, Manchester, sunsets, high level views. Marple, Cheshire, Lancashire, Greater Manchester

Title:
View over Stockport and Manchester from Marple Ridge

Filename:
NwStoMarpleRidge8502.jpg

ID number:
9285

Technical details:
Fuji Finepix S3

Date created:
2008-05-02

Copyright:
See title or image watermark

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