landscape seascape technique

West Pier

As I mentioned in my last blog entry, I was on the beach in Brighton taking photos of the west pier. I thought it only fair that I share at least one of the images I took although it’s not the only one I liked. I wanted the water to look smooth and calm and …

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Burling Gap

After spending some time on Brighton Beach with some good friends, taking pictures of the old West Pier, I thought I’d take them to Burling Gap near Beachy Head for the sunset. Admittedly, it was a little overcast and the clouds weren’t terribly dramamtic but it’s still been possible to create some drama in the …

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Yellow and Blue

Had a bit of time today so I thought I’d explore, to find out where might be the best (and safest) place from which to take a picture of the lovely rape-seed which has come into flower on the side of devil’s dyke near Brighton. The issue really is that the best vantage point to …

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Stalking Storks

Widewater Lagoon is in Shoreham, near Brighton and it’s a great location for bird-watching. We went with the intention of feeding bread to the birds as the sun went down but a sign informed us how cruel we’d be if we did so! Well, suitably disappointed by this news, we decided not to stay too …

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Nudibranchs at Dawn

The alarm clock went off half an hour later than planned this morning but luckily I’d prepped all my dive and camera kit the night before. The plan was to dive in Selsey, under the lifeboat station and despite the slight chop and the early start, many others were diving too! Last weekend, I missed …

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