How to take dreamy and surreal looking photographs
Greetings and salutations! I've a couple of new images to share with you all, this time from the sunny shores of Blyth in Northumberland. First up: Harbour Hut in Black and White This is situated on the North Pier at Blyth, just along from the Alcan Ore Terminal. I've absolutely no idea what it's for, … Continue reading New content – a Hut and a Post
https://marcbatesphotography.smugmug.com/NorthEastLandscapes-fine-art/i-x42vJPC/A Clouds over Blyth Taken at Blyth beach in Northumberland, showing a bruised looking sky with the Lighthouse in the distance. This was taken using my trusty Neewer 10 stop ND filter. This, and many others are available to purchase at https://marcbatesphotography.smugmug.com/NorthEastLandscapes-fine-art Check out my other galleries and be sure to follow me on Facebook … Continue reading Clouds over Blyth
https://marcbatesphotography.smugmug.com/Minimalism-fine-art-northeast/i-D78PzD7/A Rising from the Mist A new addition to the Minimalism Gallery on my site, this image was shot at Chemical Beach, Seaham in County Durham. For you Tog geeks out there, the settings I used were: 13mm, ISO 100, f11, 13 seconds, and used a 10 stop ND filter. Available to buy now at … Continue reading Rising from the Mist
https://marcbatesphotography.smugmug.com/NorthEastLandscapes/i-PwQJVVv/A Whirlpool Waterfall I took this shot along the trail to Hareshaw Linn; a spectacular waterfall near the village of West Woodburn, Bellingham, right in the heart of Northumberland. The whirlpool forming at the base of the falls really caught my eye and was just begging me to shoot it! This, and Hareshaw Linn are … Continue reading Whirlpool Waterfall
As I sit here in a rather chilly part of Northumberland where the clouds have zero contours and not a smidgen of colour, I find myself wishing I was somewhere else. Somewhere with weather! REAL weather! Huge crashing storms, or great big fluffy clouds with sun beams poking through with reckless abandon, rain, hail, snow! Anything! Just give … Continue reading Oh to be in Venice!
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