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Photographer: © Rod Burkey (Gallery)Premier Member! Click for more info..(5th August 2014)

Wellington Column, William Brown Street, Liverpool.

I have long admired this column, which stands 132 foot in William Brown Street. The statue is 25 feet high and made of bronze, melted down from cannon captured at the Battle Of Waterloo. To get the picture, I went to the roof of Lime Street Railway Station car park and used my 70-300 zoom.

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Exposure Program: Aperture Priority, Focal length: 300 mm, Aperture: f 5.6, ISO: 200, Exposure time: 1/1250 sec, Metering Mode: Multi-Segment, Exposure Bias: 0 EV
Date/Time Creation: August 5, 2014, 11:02 am

ImageID:1191680, Image size: 2740 x 2623 pixels

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Comment by rustyruth(5th August 2014)

I wondered how you'd got so level with him. Very nicely taken Rod. Interesting about the cannon too.

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Comment by Dave John(5th August 2014)

Great shot Rod. Nicely isolated and spot on sharp

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Comment by Edward LeverPremier Member! Click for more info..(5th August 2014)

Very nicely taken, Rod, but I had to go to Google Earth Street View to get the 'bigger picture' of the Column. It would be nice to see an accompanying wide shot to appreciate the grandeur of the Column and the surrounding buildings, St. George's Hall etc.

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