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maggie mccall | Bournemouth Pier, Dorset

Bournemouth Pier, Dorset

Dramatic lighting whilst walking Bournemouth beach. Bournemouth is set in the middle of 10 miles of golden sand, the Pier is the destination of choice for thousands of families every year. The promenade between the Bournemouth & Boscombe piers is as flat as a pancake so everyone can enjoy the goodies packed into this bustling segment of the south coast. With sea cliffs, beach huts, end-of-the-pier amusements, & sandy beaches, Bournemouth has everything you want from a traditional seaside resort.
maggie mccall | Grading wool, Liskeard Wool Depot, Cornwall.

Grading wool, Liskeard Wool Depot, Cornwall.

Many a time we have taken our annual wool shearing here for processing, Here they are grading one of our bales Approx 200lbs) of Romney wool. I always found it to be a very atmospheric building, especially so for Black and white photography. Now, however, it has been closed and is now up for sale to a developer, bringing to an end a long history of wool processing at this site. The Lamellion depot handled around one million kilos of wool from some 1500 producers around Devon and Cornwall.
maggie mccall |  Triptych of Grading wool, Liskeard Wool Depot, Cornwall.

Triptych of Grading wool, Liskeard Wool Depot, Cornwall.

Many a time we have taken our annual wool shearing here for processing, Here they are grading one of our bales (Approx 200lbs) of Romney wool. I always found it to be a very atmospheric building, especially so for Black and white photography. Now, however, it has been closed and is now up for sale to a developer, bringing to an end a long history of wool processing at this site. The Lamellion depot handled around one million kilos of wool from some 1500 producers around Devon and Cornwall.
maggie mccall | Liskeard Wool Depot, Cornwall.

Liskeard Wool Depot, Cornwall.

The British Wool Depot, Liskeard, Cornwall, Many a time we have taken our annual wool shearing here for processing, i always found it to be a very atmospheric building, especially so for Black and white photography. Now, however, it has been closed and is now up for sale to a developer, bringing to an end a long history of wool processing at this site..The Lamellion depot handled around one million kilos of wool from some 1500 producers around Devon and Cornwall.
maggie mccall | Highland Cow Dartmoor

Highland Cow Dartmoor

A beautiful Highland Cow, just chilling out on Dartmoor in the late afternoon. The Highland Cow is a Scottish breed of cattle. It originated in the Scottish Highlands and the Western Islands of Scotland and has long horns and a long shaggy coat. It is a hardy breed, able to withstand the intemperate conditions on Dartmoor throughout the year. The Highland Cow the oldest cattle breed in the world, appearing in the 6th century in the Outer Hebrides.
maggie mccall | The Lone Shepherd and His Huntaways

The Lone Shepherd and His Huntaways

A solitary Shepherd, walking with his Huntaways by his side, who are eagerly anticipating commands to move his stock. The barking of the dogs echoes through the fields as dark clouds loom above. All silhouetted on the brow on the hill against the setting sun, the lone figure walks in front of a hay bale, surrounded by crows and birds.
maggie mccall | Tamar Bridge, Saltash, Cornwall,

Tamar Bridge, Saltash, Cornwall,

A Black and white, long exposure of the Tamar Bridge at twilight, I was waiting for the bridge lights to come on, but even though it was July it was so cold that I could wait there no longer. The Tamar bridge runs over the River Tamar from near Wearde, Saltash in the west to Riverside, Plymouth in the east. It has a central span of 335 metres & two side spans of 114 metres, It is part of the A38, a major cross-country road that runs across Cornwall & Devon & lies immediately north of of the Royal Albert Bridge.
maggie mccall | Buttermere

Buttermere

Buttermere is a lake in the English Lake District in North West England, Cumbria. The adjacent village of Buttermere takes its name from the lake. The lake is 1.25 miles long by 0.25 miles wide, & is 75 feet deep. Its elevation above sea level is 329 feet & is situated towards the head of the valley of the River Cocker. It is surrounded by fells, notably the High Stile range to the south west, Robinson to the north-east, Fleetwith Pike & Haystacks to the south-east & Grasmoor to the north west.
maggie mccall | Thirlmere

Thirlmere

Thirlmere, is a lake in the lake district in Cumbria. It is 3.5 miles long, 1.2 mile wide and 158 feet deep, was originally two smaller lakes but the area was dammed in 1894 with a dam whose greatest height is 104 feet, and the area became one vast reservoir. The Conifer clad reservoir, in the shadows of Helvellyn, provides the city of Manchester with it's water.
maggie mccall | Deckchairs Beer Beach

Deckchairs Beer Beach

Beer is a coastal village in Devon, South West England. The village faces Lyme Bay & situated on the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site. its picturesque cliffs, including Beer Head, form part of the South West Coast Path. Historically, the main sources of income for the village include fishing & lace production. Nowadays, the sources of income are mainly tourism & fishing. Boats are winched up the beach as there is no harbour & the fresh fish is sold nearby.