Windy Hill Mast from Thornham

Windy Hill Mast from Thornham

A wide-angle shot taken from a field high up next to the Thornham Old road at the rear of Tandle Hills, Royton looking across the rooftops of houses situated in Thornham and High Crompton. Beyond the slates and beneath the rolling Cumulus clouds in mid-picture can be seen Windy Hill Radio Transmitter, looming over the moorland of Piethorne Valley in Newhey. Situated within the South Pennines, the mast and is next to the A672 and junction 22 of the M62 motorway and stands at an elevation of 1,356 feet on the Pennine Way, between the borders of Rochdale and Oldham in Greater Manchester and Marsden in West Yoorkshire.

*Shot on a Canon 600d 18mp dSLR using a Tamron 55-200mm f/4-5.6 Di ll LD lens with settings at ISO-100, lens at f/9, centre weighted metering mode and an exposure time of 1/640 seconds*

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