Clouds move at night

Clouds fly across the sky in this nighttime shot of Cork City. A crane is in the middle distance, practically a symbol of the City at this stage.

The building site in the foreground is on the old site of the Guy And Company building. There’s St. Anne’s Church or Shandon Bells in the distance.




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    Thom August 20, 2007

    Love the perspective.

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    Flickr: xeer August 21, 2007

    Thanks! It was taken from the top of Tesco’s carpark on Paul St., looking mostly north.

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    duncmc August 21, 2007

    Great night time shot of the city. I love the motion blur on the clouds in long exposure shots like this – it gives a very dynamic feel. And look at that crane jib, don’t you just love ultra-wide distortion!

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    Flickr: K's Photo's August 21, 2007

    love it , well caught ….where was it taken from , the North Main park ?

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    John Cronin August 24, 2007


    Stumbled upon your site simply by following a wordpress blogroll link.

    Really like this photo …love the way the crane arm gives the impression that it could go on forever.

    You’ve got a new subscriber!


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    Donncha O Caoimh August 24, 2007

    Thanks for commenting everyone. Makes the effort of going up there worth it! And thank you John for subscribing!

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