The lighthouse at New Brighton, taken at 4.47 pm 25th May 2011. Windy conditions.More pictures of New Brighton by Rod Burkey...
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Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION Model: NIKON D300
Exposure Program: Program, Focal length: 105 mm, Aperture: f 11, ISO: 200, Exposure time: 1/500 sec, Metering Mode: Multi-Segment, Exposure Bias: -0.66666666666667 EV
Date/Time Creation: May 25, 2011, 4:47 pm
ImageID:1136306, Image size: 4161 x 2764 pixels
Awesome shot, Rod. Beautifully composed.
Aren't there often windy conditions in New Brighton. I've heard about the "forced indoors" holidays of old c. 1953.
Oh, meant to add that the holidays c. 1953 consisted of having afternoon tea and dancing until late evening with the sands blowing all day outside.
Being as it is on the mouth of the Mersey, wind can and often does blow in from the Irish Sea. There used to be a ballroom on the pier and that would have been a safe haven from the elements. There are lots of warm sunny wind free days as well.
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