Whilst looking through some of my older photographs, I came across this one; I took of a fishing boat, whilst I was visiting Hastings, in September last year. As so many of them are falling into decay, I feel we need to keep their images alive in our photographs.


fishing, boat, vessel, hastings, seascape, industry

I live in sunny Southampton,England with my wife June. Retired, I am able to dedicate more time to my hobbies and interests, which are, photography, photo manipulation, cooking, gardening, reading, sightseeing, chess, painting, a variety of music and computing.
Up until I was fifteen, I was known as Les, and as I lived in Hooton in the Wirral, I became known as Les from Hooton, hence my pseudonym “Hootonles”. Since my leaving Hooton I have preferred to use my middle Christian name John.

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  • mrcoradour
    mrcoradouralmost 3 years ago

    I totally agree I remember thje boats pulled up onto the very stoney beach there great shot

  • Your comments are warmly appreciated; thank you.

    – hootonles

  • Martina Fagan
    Martina Faganalmost 3 years ago

    brilliant image

  • Thank you so much :O)

    – hootonles

  • snapitnc
    snapitncalmost 3 years ago

    cracking shot les,keep digging the old ones up,cheers mike

  • I am so pleased that you like it Mike, thank you, and for the fave :O)

    – hootonles

  • Beatrice Cloake
    Beatrice Cloakealmost 3 years ago

    So lovely. Not far from the Kent coast :)

  • Your comments are warmly appreciated; thank you.

    – hootonles

    JUSTARTalmost 3 years ago

    great shot

  • So very complimentary, thank you :O)

    – hootonles

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELalmost 3 years ago

    Beautifully captured Les, and a wonderful memory to have before she surrenders to natures elements.

  • Thank you so much Andrea, your comments are much appreciated :O)

    – hootonles

  • Valerie Anne Kelly
    Valerie Anne K...almost 3 years ago

    Beautiful sweetheART – a fab fave* & google+ ;~} Valz

  • I am extremely pleased that you like my work; thank you and for the fave :O)

    – hootonles

  • bevmorgan
    bevmorganalmost 3 years ago

    Wonderful photo and so clear and crisp. Love the subject and the composition, colour and lighting, Les.

  • Such kind comments are so encouraging Bev; thank you and for the fave :O)

    – hootonles

  • Sally Griffin
    Sally Griffinalmost 3 years ago

    agreed….and what a fine shot this is!

  • Very kind of you to say so; thank you :O)

    – hootonles

  • canonman99
    canonman99over 2 years ago

    very nice POV here

  • Thank you for your kind comment and for the fave :O)

    – hootonles

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