This is one of my favourite city walks and whilst I may have photographed this stretch many times it is a bit like the Southwell Trail - there is always something that catches my eye and makes me reach for the camera.
I guess if I delved closely into my photo archive I would see some very similar compositions and even repeats of the same subject, but this type of photography is like listening to a favourite piece of music. Every time I play it, I enjoy it.
On the canal towpath is a metal barrier which reinforces the canal bank. The outer coating has rusted and there are some patches that look like they have been painted in the past - great for abstracts but not so great for the strange looks from people trying to work out why someone would photograph an old metal barrier!
Reflections along the canal are a must. They are fun to capture as the water is constantly moving. A bit of wind, or the wake of barge, or even a bird swimming by, will change the look of an image:
Not far from the canal is a wall of street art. It is refreshed regularly by talented artists. The colours are always fantastic:
Lastly, the Nottingham Contemporary building which I pass on the way back to the main shopping area: