Blackpool Tower

Blackpool Tower

£95. Open Edition.

Blackpool Tower

£95. Open Edition.

Paper size: 19 x 13 in (483 x 329 mm). Print size (approx): 14.5 x 8 in.

Dimensions include border for easy framing.

Hand-printed and signed by David Travis.

260gsm smooth satin photo paper reminiscent of traditional resin coated papers used in darkrooms.

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This image shows Blackpool Tower and one of Blackpool's piers on a cloudy, overcast day.

Many years ago I remember reading that an image composition using an 'L' shape is one of several universal patterns. I didn't have this consciously in mind when I made the image but I do find this a very calming scene. The pier reaches out into the sea like a thin finger on a bedsheet.

I wanted to calm the sea and sky and I achieved this with a long exposure courtesy of a powerful neutral density filter on my camera lens.

Canon 5D Mk 3 with EF 16-35mm lens at 29mm. 30 sec, f/15, ISO 50.

Blackpool Tower

Collection

This work is from the collection, 'Swallowed by sea'

The soft sea's edge

The soft sea’s edge

Groynes at Alnmouth

Groynes at Alnmouth

Steps into the sea

Steps into the sea

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