Title: Inland Waves
Location: White’s Bridge, Margaretting
Camera: Canon EOS 5D MkIII / 50mm EF f/1.4 USM
Notes: I was back at White’s Bridge today – the floodwaters had not receded – if anything, they were worse. The wind was whipping across the fields producing some rather impressive waves.
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On my way back from Wex Photographic today, I stopped off to catch the last rays of the sunshine at the seaside in Southwold:
There’s a lovely old pier that the golden rays were striking:
On the pier I enjoyed a delicious cream tea with a crab:
This was the view of the old lighthouse from our seat:
The sky was blue, the sun was out, but it was blowing a gale as we took some pictures on the old railway jetty at Shoeburyness today. Worth it for the light, providing you had a good hat, scarf and gloves!
November has been an incredibly busy month for pictures and trips. The first photographic outing of the month was to see Fantastic Fireworks at Billericay. We got a great spot across the water so the reflections were even more spectacular than usual. I think I did a better job than last time, in 2011.
A few days later it was out to Sunny Southend for a photowalk with friends. It was very cold but the light was great.
The next week, I went on a Nature Study Day at Copped Hall run by Peter Warne. It was very enjoyable but the weather was less than kind – the drizzle was pretty awful by the end of the day! Waterproof trousers were a must, and I still got some decent shots.
I chose another drizzly day for a Wivenhoe Wander but the boats provided a splash of colour in an otherwise grey outing.
The next day however, there was some fab autumn light during my Mersea Meander. It was bitterly cold and my fingers barely survived, but the sunshine was most welcome.
Alistair came to stay for a while mid-month, and we took an evening walk along the Thames on our way to meet friends for a birthday dinner. The bridges at night looked spectacular.
We had a few dull days, but eventually we made the most of the sunshine by taking a trip to Epping Forest for some Autumn colour. Alistair also helped me out with my lastest Face Down Tuesday – Autumn Colour Edition.
Another day we went for a walk into Chelmsford and passed the Graffiti wall again. It’s always good to take a look to see what’s changed since last time:
As well as the wall, I also spotted this lovely leaf which was a near miss for Day #2152:
I enjoyed another weekend away this month with Alistair, this time exploring Bath and Lacock, looking around the picturesque Abbey:
The last photography outing of the month was back to my Monthly location of Sandford Mill Footbridge, this time with some lightpainting tools to have a play. I got a few good shots before the cold got the better of me! I’ll have to revisit again soon with thicker gloves, perhaps.
I have managed several more 50@50 images this month too: #44 at Hylands Park, #45 at Southend-on-Sea, #46 in West Mersea, #47 in Bath. And of course I decided to participate in MoNovember again this year, having done it first in 2011 and then 2012. I was pretty pleased with the results over the month.
I enjoyed a great walk on Mersea Island today, in some fantastic late Autumn light. It was bitterly cold but I didn’t mind. I’ve not been to West Mersea in ages, so it was great to potter along the beach and poke amongst the boats.
It was tough to chose my picture of the day but colourful boat reflections won out for Day #2141. Meanwhile, I chose another view of the brave wind surfer for my 10th MoNovember ’13 shot. And a boat bit attracted my eye for 50@50 #46. Here are the rest of the images I made during the outing: