Recently myself and a group of photographer friends headed over to Dungeness in Kent.
This is a place that over time has been heavily photographed and numerous filming taken place.
As from my images you can understand why, the landscape has an almost martian feel to it, with Dungeness being one of the largest expanses of shingle in the world.
A quick pint and burger to fuel the creative brain cells...
Part of the "maintained" landscape.
Al taking images.
There have been five lighthouses at Dungeness.
At first only a beacon was used to give warning to sailors, but this gave way to a proper lighthouse during the reign of James I in 1615. As the sea retreated, this had to be replaced in 1635 by a new lighthouse nearer to the water’s edge. As more shingle was thrown up, a new and more up-to-date lighthouse was built near the sea in 1792. In 1901 lighthouse number four was commissioned; then in 1961 its modern successor, the black and white lighthouse number five, was commissioned and the Old Lighthouse became a tourist attraction. Its 169 steps give visitors a bird’s eye view of the shingle beach.
Phill... well being Phill
An image taken in almost pitch darkness, lit with 2 speed lights in umbrella's.
A quick snap shot to show the lighting positions. The light in the middle was a flash light used for focus purposing.