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Sand Dunes – Formby Point 2

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Sand dunes – Formby Point

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Summer boat

A quick shot of a boat on the south coast of England during a recent sunny spell of weather. Shooting into the sun like this is known as contre-jour, and it can give some quite nice effects as the sunlight … Continue reading

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Portmerion – The ‘Village’

Who is number 1? You are number 6! I am not a number – I am a free man! I will not be pushed, filed, stamped, indexed, briefed or debriefed! What a great series the Prisoner is, with Patrick MacGoohan … Continue reading

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Southport pier

Building on the pier at Southport, Lancashire, England. I was just struck by all the the angular lines of this scene. Even the sun helps to make yet more angular shadow lines. If I was going to do anything to … Continue reading

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Donkeys at the seaside

donkeys, originally uploaded by foto-art. I love the emptiness and slight bleakness of this shot, which sums up the coastal resort of Blackpool in Lancashire on a cold, windy autumn day. This was taken while out for a walk on … Continue reading

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Fence and sand dune at Formby Point

Fence and sand dune, originally uploaded by foto-art. Sand dune and fencing at Formby Point, England. Winter storms and high spring tides had taken their toll on the landscape at Formby Point, and the in some places the dunes had … Continue reading

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