John resting by the wide lock

photo: John is sat on one arm of a lock gate, by the paddle mechanism; beyond the lock, the canal stretches off to a lock in the distance, almost out of shot.

Location: the double-width lock in Diglis Basin that takes you to the River Severn.

Date: Monday 29th June 1998.

Equipment: Canon EOS 50e using 50mm f/1.8 lens.

Emulsion: Fujifilm Superia 400.

Keywords: lock gate, canal, tow path, paddle mechanism, paddle key.