The Grand Pier

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    I made this image on Saturday down at Weston-Super-Mare. I was leading a mono/long exposure workshop with fine photographer, Paul Wheeler.

    We had a great group of photographers from all over the country (including a regular customer of mine, Alex, who let me slip my CF card into his Nikon to take this image as I wasn't carrying my kit at the time - thanks Alex).

    The new pier is very photogenic, especially at dawn when no one is around - it harks back to the 40's and 50's in design with all new neon signs and lighting.

    I have just released a new schedule of workshops through the spring into early summer on my website. You can get a link to it from my Flickr profile page - if you sign up for my newsletter you will get advanced notice of all new workshops first.

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    @rdownerphoto, ROB KNIGHT photography, and 9 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Noel Clegg 38 months ago | reply

      Very dark and moody mate, is that because you took it with a Nikon ;-)

      Looking forward to the workshop next weekend, fingers crossed for the weather!

    2. Ian Mountford 38 months ago | reply

      Dark and retro. It still reminds you of its glory days.

    3. johnbeavan 38 months ago | reply

      Now why didn't I see that?

    4. RichardHurstPhotography 38 months ago | reply

      The pier looks fantastic and wish i could of attended this workshop.

    5. ROB KNIGHT photography 38 months ago | reply

      The superb art deco style structure contrasts beautifully against the dark moody back drop.

    6. Atavachron 38 months ago | reply

      No nonsense mono.Lovely light Doug.

    7. Crooked Hill [deleted] 38 months ago | reply

      Wonderful! Great b&w!
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    8. Todo depende del monitor con que se mire. 37 months ago | reply

      the contrast is amazing.. you have a nice gallery

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