Posts about The British Coast

The beach at Morar, western Scotland

This was on my first trip to the western coast of Scotland, en route to the Isle of Skye. The white sand and brilliant turquoise sea still amazes me and I hope to return there soon, to be able to take more photographs of the amazing and unexpected landscape views.

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Permanent Tourist Calendar 2009 – October

I thought you might like to see my 2009 photographic calendar. The calendar, which I am publishing through the Lulu website, costs €28 plus postage and is printed at 34.29 cm x 48.25 cm, with coil binding, white interior paper (100gsm weight) and full-colour interior ink. It contains photos I’ve taken over the past couple […]

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The beach and town at St. Andrews

Gorgeous stormy light, the original image captured for a stitched 30 Mpx. file. If only the right-hand side were sharp, I’d probably have this printed poster-size to go on our wall at home.

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St. Andrews beach

Just alongside the world famous golf course, where the Dunhill Masters are currently being played with fans and press in attendance.

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On Our Honeymoon, Freshwater West, Wales

Jo and I are off to Scotland for Christmas and New Year. What with everything we have to do before we go, this’ll probably be the last update before we’re on our way this Monday, from when I’ll be posting from the road again. Time to get out the warm, waterproof boots, rainproof jacket and […]

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Castlemartin, Pembrokeshire, Wales

This church stands in the middle of the Castlemartin tank firing ranges. The single-track road out to the church and to the coast at St. Govan’s Head is only open when the tank ranges are closed. These big warning signs advising not to touch anything lying around are placed every few hundred metres and makes […]

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North Beach, Tenby

After re-location to a hotel on the North Cliff above Tenby, our plan was to get up early this morning to photograph the fishing boats and coloured houses on the harbour-front. Sadly, rain and grey skies greeted us at 7 a.m. so we lingered over baths and breakfast before visiting family friends and watching the […]

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Texaco Refinery, Angle

The landscape on the tip of the west Pembrokeshire coast is dominated by rocky headlands and the permanently busy refineries along Milford Haven. The temperature of the refinery works ensures unusual and thinned cloud cover, even on the murkiest of evenings.

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Manorbier

OK, I guess I need to work on seaside landscape technique ;-)

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Shooter on the Tower

Graham rains down shots from the Mid Tower at Tantallon Castle. I think that he may have enjoyed being an archer in a previous life….

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Bass Rock

Thanks again to Graham for the repeated loan of the lens!

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House of Dreams

A second attempt of creating an infra-red effect using a digital image taken in East Lothian last weekend. Dramatic darkening of blue skies and the high contrast of brilliant whites are a feature of using this method, which can easily be achieved in Photoshop by switching to the "Channels" tab («Kanäle», for German users), duplicating […]

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Low Tide

A converted digital image I took when I was with Graham for the day in East Lothian, along the coast from Edinburgh. It’s a lovely shot, but has reminded me to get out and take film photographs again, using black and white film and a red filter.

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Tay

Slightly dodgy stitching and a lack of sharpness on this one, as I used a compact camera (which appears to digitally produce a light vignette) and I took the photos hurriedly. This is where the Firth of Tay (estuary, to the left) turns into the River Tay (to the right), at Dundee on the east […]

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