Cools blues and pinks sunset from the beach next to Southport pier Merseyside, north west UK coast beach, with reflections and shadows of the pier in the water under the pier

A Southport Pier Evening

Over the years I have photographed this pier a great deal. I love its imposing structure and the fact that it mainly stands on sand rather than being submerged in water. Yes, the tide in Southport does come in twice a day, but it always makes a very rapid retreat back the safety of deeper waters. Sadly there are no lapping waves on the shore here. But combined with a leisurely walk to watch some of the amazing sunsets we […]

Butcher Farrell photographer in the meat cold store

Butcher Farrell’s Meat Emporium

Boutique Butchery A recent shoot at Butcher Farrell’s Meat Emporium near Ormskirk, where they really pride themselves on delivering top quality produce and showcasing carefully sourced products with a focus on animal welfare. With sustainably produced meat, they also focus on maximum flavour. All the team were lovely at the shoot, I learnt a lot about some meats that generally aren’t available, such as dairy. Did you know it’s more ‘gamey’ than standard beef? I certainly didn’t. They are a […]

Purple and pinks sunset on Ainsdale beach north west coast England showing the sand dunes and grasses

Turner’s Painterly Skys

The beauty of the sunsets in Southport, do make me feel very lucky. The fact that I can leave my house and within minutes be viewing the vast horizon, still feels very special.  The evening these photographs were taken, the sky was changing by the minute. From oranges, to pinks and purples, with a range of both subtle and vivid colours. It was spectacular and definitely a night to sit, appreciate and exhale.

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