Porth Nanven photography

Porth Nanven

Porth Nanven Cove is situated at the end of the Cot Valley, Cornwall, and lies approximately 5 miles due north of Lands End. The cove has two small, rocky, west-facing beaches. Also known as ‘Dinosaur Egg Beach’ because of the ovoid boulders covering the beach and foreshore. These boulders come in all sizes, from hen’s

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Cornish Seascapes

Gwithian beach

The first weekend of October. Glorious sunshine and just a sprinkling of cloud, slowly drifting across the dusky sky as a lovely autumn day draws to an end. Everyone seems to have gone home after the madness of summer, leaving just the surfers and the odd seal bobbing about in the water. Honestly, this really is the

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Night Photography

low-light photo, Knill Monument

Recently I went to capture some after dark, low-light photos. It’s amazing how everyday objects look when the light of day has gone, they take on strange shapes and textures. It’s a great time to experiment and explore these effects, capturing the feeling created by natural and artificial light in a scene. Most nights here have

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St Agnes Head, Cornwall

searching

I was excited about a recent trip to St Agnes Head – an area of heathland overlooking the sea on the edge of St Agnes village, Cornwall. The area had recently been given a dark sky status, the Milky Way visible with the naked eye. I wanted to capture some images of it.  The weather forecast showed clear

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