Crantock Ledge Flushing

This image came about after a particularly ordinary afternoon. The sky was flat and dull and the sea lacked spirit. Yet as sundown approached, so the clouds parted and a swell picked up. The result is a richly textured, reflective lesson in the power of patience.

When I look at an image such as this, I am transported back in time. For I became mesmerised by the sea as a young boy.

On regular fishing trips with my Dad, we were ruled by the sea's actions. As the tide dropped, day or night, we would head out to dig bait and set the 'night lines'. As the tide pressed in, day or night, we would be on the shoreline with the rods set. In between, we ate, listened to the Shipping Forecast and slept. My favourite times came with the rise or setting of the sun, for these were the 'witching hours' when the most bites came and our patience would be rewarded!

Today, they are my 'golden hours', when the seascape photography is at its best.

The drop down menu below lists the most popular purchase formats and sizes. However, if you would like to discuss the wide range of format and framing options and see a high resolution version of this image, feel free to use the Contact Me section or call me during office hours on 01637 831251. For international calls dial +44 1637 831251.

Location: Crantock Bay, Cornwall

Photographer: Chris Simmons

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Crantock Ledge Flushing

This image came about after a particularly ordinary afternoon. The sky was flat and dull and the sea lacked spirit. Yet as sundown approached, so the clouds parted and a swell picked up. The result is a richly textured, reflective lesson in the power of patience.

When I look at an image such as this, I am transported back in time. For I became mesmerised by the sea as a young boy.

On regular fishing trips with my Dad, we were ruled by the sea's actions. As the tide dropped, day or night, we would head out to dig bait and set the 'night lines'. As the tide pressed in, day or night, we would be on the shoreline with the rods set. In between, we ate, listened to the Shipping Forecast and slept. My favourite times came with the rise or setting of the sun, for these were the 'witching hours' when the most bites came and our patience would be rewarded!

Today, they are my 'golden hours', when the seascape photography is at its best.

The drop down menu below lists the most popular purchase formats and sizes. However, if you would like to discuss the wide range of format and framing options and see a high resolution version of this image, feel free to use the Contact Me section or call me during office hours on 01637 831251. For international calls dial +44 1637 831251.

Location: Crantock Bay, Cornwall

Photographer: Chris Simmons

Buy this print online:

 
Item added to cart