Sometimes, even the dullest evening can result in an interesting image. Twilight allowed a long exposure, giving an unexepcted silkiness and transparency to the water of a breaking wave on the town beach at Lyme Regis. I was lucky to get away with this handheld, at 6/10th of a second. Shots like this cannot really be […]
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I have only ever once been to the Scilly Isles, and was entranced by the limpidity of the water compared to the sediment-laden sea at home. This is a view of the sea in the harbour at St Agnes on a breezy day – unusually, mid-day light worked with rather than against me, because it […]
Naturally-occurring bubbles in a rock pool – although it looks as if I added some bubble bath, it is organic compounds from decaying seaweed that produce the froth. (The same that make the foam on beer!) Sometimes, a photo causes a small ripple of excitement when one sees it full-sized on the computer monitor. In this case, I was […]
A rather soft handheld shot taken just as I was leaving the beach on a brisk Spring day. But the more I looked at it, the more I liked the semi-abstract bands of colour in the sea.
Taken just a few minutes after, and about 100m from, Surf’s up, this shows the other face of the sea: calm water in the harbour at Lyme Regis at high tide, with reflections of the old lifeboat house in the sunshine. I found the clarity of the reflections and the loop-like scribbles quite hypnotic.