Stanley in Accrington

Accrington, Lancashire on a wet Tuesday afternoon.  Stanley rushes home to get out of the rain.

Finish the story yourself.

If you like pictures that need the viewer to complete the story I thoroughly recommend the work of Susan Burnstine see www.susanburnstine.com

She has interestingly used homemade lenses to get a variety of soft focus effects.

Why not check out other interesting photographers on my Blogroll at the bottom of the page?

Those of you following my blog for a while will know I spent a few days in Blackpool in September. This shot comes from a detour to the wet cobbled back alleys of Accrington.

Not IR this time, a Lensbaby on an expensive body focussed on the foreground just to leave the shape of Stanley. Lith process in Lightroom 3.

For my overseas readers – the town of Accrington has a football team called Accrington Stanley – Stanly coming from the name of the company the majority of the players worked for when the club was formed in the 1890’s.

(c) Andy Beel FRPS

www.andybeelfrps.co.uk

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13 responses to Stanley in Accrington

  1. Beautiful image Andy.
    I love the work of Susab Burnstine, Within Shadows sits on my coffee table and I never tire of looking at it.
    Merry Christmas 🙂

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  2. MariAnne says:

    Fantastic shot and processing. I agree, Susan’s work is outstanding. Well worth a look for anyone who doesn’t know her.

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    • andybeel says:

      Hi Jenny – it was one of those very rare days when you knew something good was going come of the pictures.
      Thanks for dropping by and commenting.
      Andy

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