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storm Ciara in hastings

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Like many photographers a terrible storm is just what I need to get out taking pictures. As I have found before, weather like this is impressive and exciting to look at but hard to photograph. Eveything is a bit grey and hazy, and the movement is what is exciting about a strom. So the obvious problem is finding something that expresses that.    Big waves under the pier    a very wet pier   someone leaning into the wind  

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Lightning!!

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This isn't really a gallery picture, but i liked it so much I thought it deserved a place on the website slideshow.  Having said that do let me know if you want a limited edition print of this -  it could be done.   Shot last week at about 1AM from my kitchen back door in tenterden. I post pictures like this now and then on instgram @purdiegallery David    

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night workshop in hastings

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A night workshop last Friday, and for the later part quite bad weather! So no stars, but great wet streets in Hastings reflecting the street lights.        

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First 2019 workshop day with ALL weathers!

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2109 has been off to a busy start at the gallery. I have been out shooting in all sorts of weather. On my first workshop of the year we we had gloom then sun then fog, and got some really intersting pictures on the beach at Winchelsea.          

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Second earliest sunset of the year.....

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...yesterday afternoon on Winchelsea Beach. Very cold and grey but stuck it out and was rewarded with a nice sunset.         

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