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Blackstone Edge Reservoir

I love this view. I shot it back in August 2007 but couldn’t get it to stitch properly as the source images weren’t highly contrasting enough. I came back to it this week and, with a bit of magic and hard work, was able to get it to behave.

Blackstone Edge overlooks Lancashire, and marks the border across to Yorkshire. The road climbs ever upwards, and the sky perpetually feels enormous, invasive, and omnipresent. At the top sits a reservoir, and despite the raw weather on the cusp of the Pennines, the surface usually looks oddly calm.

Click here to view a fullscreen Flash panorama of the scene.

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