Saturday, 4 August 2012

A Striking Lancashire Angel

On the way to collect some logs, today, I had ten minutes to spare and called at a small country churchyard - St Leonard's in Balderstone, Lancashired. I had been told by someone, who passed it a week ago, that it might be interesting. Interesting? No, it was amazing! There were many unusual and striking memorials and I quickly moved through the graves to capture some examples on my iPhone4 before the fast approaching thunderstorm reached the village. I am becoming an increasingly enthusiatic fan of iPhoneograpy. It beats carrying around a heavy bag of camera equipment.

Here is the very large headstone that marks the grave of Mercia Heyworth who died on 1 May 1896.


Anonymous said...

terrific - and a perfect excuse to acquire an iPhone (which I cannot afford!). What megapixels?

Gayle said...

yours sure takes good pics!

Laurie said...

Thanks, Ann - 5 megapixels - I'll email you later.

Hey Gayle! Thanks for the compliment.

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