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Paper Mill Flow

By martinl    
Saturday morning saw me having a wander down the Rivelin Valley in Sheffield search of more autumny!! stuff.

This is Paper Mill Dam (or more accurately the weir from Paper Mill Dam). This was formerly one of the more industrialised areas of Sheffield, although you'd not think so now.

The Valley possesses 21 artificially created ponds, testament to the twenty mills which were once present on the river. Though most of the mills and forges no longer exist, the ponds which used to feed them do, thanks to the support of the Rivelin Valley Conservation Group (RVCG) and Yorkshire Water. (wikipedia)

Tags: River Waterfalls Sheffield Landscape and travel Rivelin valley Paper mill dam Autumny

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edrhodes 11 546 12 United Kingdom
8 Nov 2010 7:00PM
Plenty of intrest here Martin, like it.

Ed..

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8 Nov 2010 7:01PM
Ooh, not been here before, looks good and now goes on my list of places to visit. Great bit o' light in this and well controlled exposure
Mike
sut68 Plus
12 2.0k 76 England
8 Nov 2010 7:08PM
A belting location mate, I can see others following in your footsteps/tripod holes here Grin
cassiecat 8 39 46 England
8 Nov 2010 7:17PM
a lovely autumn scene.lesley
Buffalo_Tom Plus
10 2.3k 9 Wales
8 Nov 2010 8:11PM
Beautifully taken Martin.
Tom.
martin.w 14 416 22 United Kingdom
8 Nov 2010 8:15PM
A good bit of water movement and autumn(y) colours in the light too Wink
Excellent use of light and all. Almost looks too perfect to be real!
I know this place - I've looked at at many times and never got anything I liked. Something like this would have been nice!

Michael
martinl 12 265 2 United Kingdom
8 Nov 2010 10:02PM
Thanks folks.

Quote:I can see others following in your footsteps/tripod holes here

Don't think it will eclipse Padley in the popularity stakes though!
Wink

Quote:I know this place - I've looked at at many times and never got anything I liked.

Just somewhere different that I've not really had a go at before, but quite pleased with this one.
Smile
richardwheel 11 217 2 England
9 Nov 2010 8:25AM
It's a place I've been walking around a lot this year, fabulous locaton isn't it. I was thinking of heading out with my camera too until we had all the high winds!
What a wonderful image - well taken !

Chris

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