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Impressions of Dungeness
A bulldozer at Dungeness used to pull fishing boats from the sea.
Dungeness is formed mostly of a shingle beach in the form of a cuspate foreland. Cuspate forelands are also known as cuspate barriers or Nesses. They extend outwards from the shoreline in a triangular shape and in the case of Dungeness are stabilized by vegetation forming a unique eco system.
Dungeness is served by the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch miniature railway. It has two nuclear power stations, one active and one shut down, as well as two light houses one of which was manned, now a tourist attraction and the other computer controlled. The shoreline, unlike a lot of the UK which is being eroded is actually being added to, so the original lighthouse became too far in land to warn shipping.
There is a long history of fishing from the beach where winches and bulldozers are used to haul boats up the high shingle bank.
The houses and fishermen’s huts form part of the charm of this amazing place.

Nikon D60 with Sigma 10-20 zoom.
Single RAW file processed as an HDR in CS3.

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bulldozer, beach, shingle, sea, seaside, rust, rusted, decay, dungeness

My main interests are landscape, wildlife and sports events.
I use a Nikon D40X, a Nikon D60 and a Nikon D3100.
The lenses are either Nikkor or Sigma or a Tamron 60mm Macro. I also have a small collection of vintage cameras.
I hope you enjoy my photography and keep coming back for more, as I am constantly working to increase my portfolio.
You can visit my website at nigdaw.co.uk

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Comments

  • ChasSinklier
    ChasSinklierover 2 years ago

    Hey! It’s a Rat-Dozer!! Pretty Cool ~:0) VivaChas!

  • Thanks very much Chas, I am amazed it still works, but apparently it does!

    – Nigel Bangert

  • Sheryl Gerhard
    Sheryl Gerhardabout 2 years ago

    Great capture. We would love for you to share this image and others like it in our group Time Worn
    co-host Sheryl Langston

  • Thank you very much, I would love to join the group.

    – Nigel Bangert

  • autumngirl
    autumngirlabout 2 years ago

    Is this done with HDR, or tonemapping?

  • This is an HDR, done in CS3. I just use HDR to bring out the detail in images, I don’t have the software for tonemapping.

    – Nigel Bangert

  • J J  Everson
    J J Eversonalmost 2 years ago

  • Thank you very much for featuring my work.

    – Nigel Bangert

  • Colin J Williams Photography
    Colin J Willia...over 1 year ago

    This is superb work !! – Colin

  • Thanks very much, still runs, one careful owner!

    – Nigel Bangert

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