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Even in the heavily industrialised landscapes around Connah's Quay on the estuary of the River Dee in North Wales you can still find corridors of natural habitat, co-existing in a kind of harmony with factories, power plants, roads and, of course, electricity pylons, channeling the lifeblood of our technological society around the country like veins and arteries circulating blood through a body.
So as my wife Liz and I were enjoying a stroll on the Wales coastal path along the banks of the Dee on a beautiful spring afternoon I decided to embrace the pylons (photographically speaking only!) and included them in a series of images, juxtaposing and contrasting the natural world with the manmade.
I wonder, if I were to walk this path again in a hundred years, would those pylons still be standing?
I know the trees would!
Filename - pylon electricity 02
Camera - Canon EOS6DMK2 DSLR
Lens - 24-105mm zoom @ 50mm
Exposure - 1/100 sec @ f/8, ISO100
Filters - Polarising filter used to enhance colours.
Location - Deeside, North Wales
Image enhancements - Adobe Lightroom
Comments - Image underexposed slightly to preserve highlights.
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