Category Archives: seaside

Sand Dunes – Formby Point 2


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Driftwood – Formby Point Beach

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Coffee time

Here is another vacation photo just captured on the spur of the moment. Part of the skill of photography is learning to ‘see’ or frame a group of elements out of a wider panoramic view. I thought that this had … Continue reading

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Contre Jour – Nerja, Costa del Sol, Spain

  Nerja, Spain   I have always been a fan of Contre-Jour or ‘into the light’ photography. I love the dynamic and bold shapes that it can create. An early morning walk on this beach in Spain meant … Continue reading

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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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