Tag Archives: Contre-jour

Blackpool Tower

Blackpool Tower was opened to the public on 14 May 1894. Inspired by the Eiffel Tower in Paris, it is 518 feet tall and is the 120th tallest freestanding tower in the world. Advertisements

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Under the pier – Photo by Rob Laynton

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. An image taken from under Blackpool’s Central Pier, looking south towards the Pleasure Beach with its large Roller Coaster.

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Southport Pleasure beach – Photo by Rob Laynton

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. Roller Coaster ride at the Pleasure Beach in Southport. Southport is a large seaside town in Merseyside, England. At the turn of the 19th century, the area became … Continue reading

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Central Pier, Blackpool – Photo by Rob Laynton

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. Central Pier, Blackpool on an Autumn afternoon. The ‘Big One’ roller coaster on Blackpool’s famous Pleasure beach can be seen in the distance. The Ferris wheel on the … Continue reading

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Contre-Jour stile – Photo by Rob Laynton

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. I have always loved into-the-light images – they require strong shapes against the sun. This often means taking them when the sun is low. In summer, this often … Continue reading

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Low Winter Sun – Photo by Rob Laynton

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. Contre-jour image of a local woodland path in the depths of winter.

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Blackpool Central Pier – Photo by Rob Laynton

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. Blackpool is a seaside resort in Lancashire on the west coast of England. It is famous for its Tower and for Ballroom Dancing championships – increasingly so since … Continue reading

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