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Porth Nanven is a popular location for photographers on the Southern tip of Cornwall. Here the Atlantic waves shape the coastline and smooth the huge pebbles on the beach.
A wave literally explodes on the beach at Porth Nanven, Cornwall
An enormous wave engulfs the beach at Porthleven and reaches unprecendented heights. Porthleven frequently bears the brunt of the North Atlantic storms.
Enormous seas batter Porthleven in a storm.
St Anthony Head lighthouse stands at the entrance to Falmouth Harbour and warns ships of the dangers of this rugged coastline.
Taken from Poldhu Beach this photograph captures the drama of waves crashing against the rocks and cliffs of Cornwall’s rugged coastline. The sun’s rays add drama to this scene.
The iconic trees on the A30 as you come into Cornwall over the Devon border.
A stunning shot of storm clouds gathering over St Ives Bay in Cornwall.
The Tecla was once build as herring drifter. A fishing vessel that would roam the North Sea for weeks on end to fill her hull with barrels of herring. The Tecla was build in 1915 as a ketch sailing ship, build without engine or other propulsion except her sails. The Tecla fished for 5 years and survived the first world war when many fishing vessel came to an end by bombing. But in 1920 she was layed-up and neglected.
A spectacular wave hits the harbour wall at Portreath, Cornwall. This area it popular with surfers…not today!
A simple black and white digital painting of one of my original photographs.
Taken from a small farm track near Minions, you can see right across to Dartmoor, in the middle ground is the bright colour of a rusty corrugated iron roofed barn
Cornwall has one of the most dramatic coastlines in the United Kingdom. Pictured here is the view from Pendeen lighthouse looking towards the old mine workings of Geevor. The spray is being whipped up by a strong winter wind coming off the Atlantic.
Goonhilly Earth Stations first dish, Antenna One (dubbed Arthur), was built in 1962 to link with Telstar. It was the first open parabolic design and is 85 feet in diameter and weighs 1,118 tonnes. After Pleumeur-Bo dou Ground Station (Brittany) which received the first live transatlantic television broadcasts from the United States via the Telstar satellite at 0H47 GMT on 11 July 1962, Arthur received his first video in the middle of the same day. It is now a Grade II listed structure and is therefore protected.
Hartswell Heavy Haulage is a Burrell traction engine restored to it former glory, Photograph taken at Stithians Showground during the steam rally 2015.
Dramatic skies are a common feature of the Lake District, here the sun was out, but the skies threatened rain. The weather can change very quickly here.
A moody image of Falmouth taken from the fishing village of Flushing, Cornwall.
Falmouth harbour is a busy place in the heart of Cornwall. Yachts sit on moorings overloooked by the pretty townhouses.
Portreath Beach is known for it’s spectacular seas. The cliffs around it are steep and the waves hit with the full force of the Atlantic.
St Ives in Cornwall is a very popular tourist destination. The tiny harbour is home to a number of small boats.