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Beach Snappers

21 July, 2017

Picture of the Day

When is a street not a street? When it’s a beach. What’s important here is the candid nature of the photography, so although the shot wasn’t taken on the street, it has the spirit of the street. 28 more words


What is this?

St. Swithin’s Day. It doesn’t bode well for the next forty days. It almost dried up this afternoon so went for a wander. So any idea what this is? 18 more words


Wind farm at Redcar

Another shot from Saltburn, but this time of the offshore wind farm at Redcar. I’ve taken pictures of these turbines before (see here, here… 72 more words


Saltburn beach

A slightly apocalyptic-looking (with a little help from some split toning) Saltburn beach in the north-east of England. I took this shot from the pier. And yes, I did have a go on the 2p coin drop machines in the arcade. 22 more words



I took a few photos during a day out at a bright but very breezy North Yorkshire seaside town. Fish-and-chips, crazy golf, Mr. Whippy ice cream, amusement arcade, picking up shells on the beach – does it get any more English than this?!



Water Sports

Despite the water temperature being mighty chilly in the UK there seems to be a continuing rise in water sports all over the country.

Surfing… 46 more words


The Beach at Saltburn

High tide and the only stretch of beach accessible is beyond the Ship Inn, Old Saltburn which in the mid 18th century consisted of just the inn and a handful of cottages along the gill.   29 more words