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Hello all,

Few pics from above leeds on roof tops/car parks :)

Train leaving Leeds Station

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Cheers for looking :thumb

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Mate those pics have came out mint, something i still haven't managed to master the old night shots :(

Cool share as always :thumb

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Cool shots mate, reports a bit short though ;)

that would be why it's in the short report section ;)

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Mate those pics have came out mint, something i still haven't managed to master the old night shots :(

Cool share as always :thumb

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Ta bud!! My camera just makes it rediculously easy :thumb

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