Tim's One Photograph a Day

The Mailbox.

The Mailbox, Birmingham.

The Mailbox: Vibrant, colourful reflections.

Vibrant, colourful reflections.

A excellent example of new meets old. This is the historic Birmingham & Worcester Canal, with The Mailbox, a modern development, overlooking it.Three tiers of pubs and restaurants are provided wonderful views along the canal. In turn, the canal reflects the colourful lights. A modern bridge spans the canal.

Underneath, on the cobbles in the bottom right hand corner, a narrow gauge railway track is visible. The site was originally a busy canal wharf. Royal Mail build a sorting office in 1970, but it was sold in 1998 to be redeveloped into The Mailbox as we see it today.

Photograph Details:

  • Taken: 22 December 2017
  • Camera: Canon 5D MkIII
  • Lens: Canon EF 24-70mm 1:2.8 L II USM
  • Focal Length 31mm
  • F/11
  • 25 Sec
  • ISO 100

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