Friday, 13 September 2013

St Mary's Lighthouse

Last week I spent a few days on the Northumberland coast visiting a friend and doing a little landscape photography.  The weather was somewhat mixed and I didn't achieve as much photographically as I was hoping.  I made a couple of visits to St Mary's Lighthouse, on the outskirts of Whitley Bay, once  for sunset and once for sunrise.  On neither visit was I gifted with a great sky.  On my sunset trip there was nothing but cloud.  For my sunrise visit, a couple of days later, the sky was clear except for a thin band of cloud on the horizon (the curse of seascape photos).  Still, I am quite pleased with the first image below, taken with the aid of a 10 stop filter.

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