West Pier SunSet by Leon Ritchie

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My website: www.LeonRitchie.co.uk

This is one of Brightons most photographed piers. The dots you can see in the sky are starlings getting ready to roost for the night.

Location: Brighton, East Sussex, England, UK

Equipment and settings used:

  1. Camera Model – Canon 50D
  2. Lens – Sigma 18-200mm
  3. Focal Length – 33mm
  4. Shutter Speed – 1/90
  5. Aperture Value – 6.7
  6. ISO Speed – 200
  7. Filter – UV + ND2 Grad
  8. Tripod – No


west pier, brighton, sussex, sea, sand, beach, sunset, landscape, seascape, leon ritchie, starlings, dusk


  • Rebecca Morrison
    Rebecca Morrisonover 3 years ago

    Very neat! Makes for such an interesting silohuette!

  • Thank you very much Rebecca!

    – Leon Ritchie

  • Stuart Chapman
    Stuart Chapmanover 3 years ago

    Great capture of the starlings, I hadn’t noticed them at first until I read the description. Beautiful colours in the sky

  • Thank you Stuart.

    – Leon Ritchie

  • HelenBeresford
    HelenBeresfordover 3 years ago

    Stunning colour and a striking silhouette, this is superb! :)

  • Thank you Helen.

    – Leon Ritchie

  • Carol Knudsen
    Carol Knudsenover 3 years ago

    Wonderful capture Leon!

  • Thank you very much Carol.

    – Leon Ritchie

  • EdsMum
    EdsMumover 3 years ago

    Congratulations, 9/03/2011…Shirley

  • Thank you for the feature.

    – Leon Ritchie

  • Penny Odom
    Penny Odomover 3 years ago

    Congralulations on your feature!

  • Thank you very much Penny.

    – Leon Ritchie

  • Shaun Whiteman
    Shaun Whitemanover 3 years ago

    A wonderful composed shot, excellent colours and details, love the inclusion of the starlings!

  • Thank you Shaun.

    – Leon Ritchie

  • Peter Stone
    Peter Stoneover 3 years ago

    Wow, stunning shot Leon, absolutely beautiful

  • Thank you Peter.

    – Leon Ritchie

  • Jadon
    Jadonover 3 years ago

    Stunning shot Leon..love it..

  • Thank you Jason.

    – Leon Ritchie

  • StephenRB
    StephenRBover 3 years ago

    great capture and mood.

  • Thank you.

    – Leon Ritchie

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