Rona, Doris and me...


I met up with one of the participants from my West Dean College course, the very lovely and talented tog, Rona Bassett, at Birling Gap yesterday to shoot the tail end of Storm Doris as it cleared the beaches and white cliffs of the South Coast of the UK - and geez was it windy. 100 MPH recorded at the top of the cliffs when we arrived. It sure made for some fantastic conditions though - if a little bothersome endeavouring to prevent camera shake - as we were experiencing entire planet shake while we were there...

It certainly blew all the cobwebs out of our gear and our brains!

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Thank you for the delicious fish and chips dinner on the way home, Rona.

Birling Gap during Storm Doris... Note the two togs in the water

Nikon D810, 14-24mm f2.8 Nikkor at 14mm, 1/500 second at f7.1, tripod lashed to clifftop gantry with bungee

16.17 23rd February 2017

Birling Gap during Storm Doris

Nikon D810, 50mm f1.4 Nikkor, 1/13 second at f8, tripod with legs splayed

17.42, 23rd February 2017

Birling Gap during Storm Doris

Nikon D810, 200-500mm f5.6 Nikkor at 500mm, 1/640 second at f10, tripod

14.39, 23rd February 2017


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