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Sunset at Birling Gap #6

Last time I went to shoot here, I was about 5 minutes late for the sunset, and the tide was high, leaving me with some snaps I chose not to make public.

 

This time I left earlier to account for traffic, and the tide was also out, leaving all the rocks and algae uncovered. I also managed to hide from the biggest waves by shooting in an artificial pool, as last time I had had to take my tripod and make a hasty retreat a few times.

 

As we left, the moon came out across the ridge, large and blood red, providing a suitable conclusion to the evening and contrasting the last rays of sunshine to the west.

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Taken on January 19, 2011