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West Pier Requiem by Chris Lord

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The dark steel ruins of Brighton’s fire ravaged West Pier
Brighton, East Sussex, UK

Captured with a Canon 5D MKII and Neutral Density Filter with the camera sitting on the pebble beach in lieu of a tripod.

01/07/2013 FEATURED in the redbubble group SUPERBLY VISUAL

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pier, west pier, brighton, sea, beach, steel, ruin, remains, still, dark, gloom, serene, girders, pebbles, quiet, featured work

Photography has been an obsession since I was 13 years old and went off to Italy clutching my mother’s 1940s roll film camera. I’ve been fooling with computers since I bought an Amiga 1000 back in 1985. My first chunky pixelized images were digitized into that machine using a black and white CCTV camera. At last, with today’s software and hardware I feel that I can create the images I see in my mind’s eye. Visit my website at www.PixielatedPixels.com

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Comments

  • JRGarland
    JRGarlandover 1 year ago

    Awesome!!

  • Thanks JR, you’re awesome too! Cheers.

    – Chris Lord

  • Dlouise
    Dlouiseover 1 year ago

    Fabulous!!!!

  • Hugely appreciated Dorothy, thank you kindly, cheers.

    – Chris Lord

  • Barry Norton
    Barry Nortonover 1 year ago

    Well captured Chris, a little sad, that however is the way of things

  • It is a little sad Barry but also fascinating. I have pictures of this pier taken at intervals as I have visited over the years showing the pier in every state it has been in except during the actual fire – wish I’d been there for that :-).And even in the last few years now that it is beyond much further change I keep shooting it. It is indeed the way of things, said with a glance at the mirror :( Thanks very much for the compliment, cheers.

    – Chris Lord

  • Tammera
    Tammeraover 1 year ago


    Congratulations!! Superb Work!!

  • Thrilled for sure Tammera, thank you so much for the feature, I’m honored and most grateful.

    – Chris Lord

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