The sea around Lytham St Annes is famous for the fabulous shrimps and cockles harvested from the sand banks just a short distance from the shoreline. The strip between high and low tide is very flat, making the tide rush in and out with astonishing rapidity, catching out the unwary and making boats of shallow draught – such as ‘Grace’ [PN50] – a necessity for anyone who make their living here from the sea.
The sea was flat and the light was very bright [although overcast] and I opted to keep the image as ‘high key’ as possible, contrary to my usual preference for darker images.
Canon 85mm f/1.8
1/80 seconds @ f/8
+0.67 Exp Comp