So, heading home from the Rebellion Festival I again stopped off in Leeds on my way home. The weather had turned somewhat and was spitting with rain which meant I could try and take the picture I had in my mind. This is a tricky look to get because all the old canal and dock areas, in keeping with most such areas around the country, have been cleaned up really well over the last 20 or so years. I can remember very well when this was an area you really didn’t bother coming down to…unless you wanted something unpleasant to happen to you.

So with a little help from Photoshop here’s Dock Street in Leeds:

It's grim up north

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I'm an amateur photographer who enjoys music. I'm currently the Chairman and Digital Secretary of the Bishops Stortford Camera club and an an LRPS and CPAGB

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