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Yellow Fields and Models

I wanted to make good use of the yellow fields of rapeseed which I was shooting the other week (see my 7th April blog entry) and I decided that the addition of a model would be interesting. Actually, I had been planning a shot like this for a couple of years, ever since the poppies …

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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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Brighton Gold

As the sun sank towards the horizon, I spotted a couple on one of the enormous breakwaters near the Marina in Brighton. The sky was lighting up with an orange-red tinge and since there were no clouds, dark shadows were being created everywhere. Please share…

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Tramps at Sunset

We drove into Brighton along the seafront road with the intention of getting to a point where I could get shots of either of the two piers in the sunset. Unfortunately, as is often the case in Brighton, the traffic was against me! I made it only about as far as the West Pier before …

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Reflections

Sheffield Park, near Haywards Heath is a National Trust property with several lakes and hundreds of beautiful old trees. It’s a tranquil place with lots of photo opportunities. We’ve had a pretty good start to the year in terms of weather and the trees are showing plenty of colour already. Please share…

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Horsey HDR

Devil’s Dyke isn’t too far to travel from Brighton. When I headed that way I was aiming just to catch a breath of fresh air, ponder the view from the top and perhaps take a few snaps. On the return journey, we spotted a few horses in a field and decided to stop. Animals can …

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