Sunday, 2 September 2012

Gothic Architecture, Simplicity and a Door

"Saint Peter's Church" is my first image for today. Some careful planning and placement of tripod and camera produced this unique image of St Peter's Church In the city of Brighton, England. It looks like it's in the middle of nowhere and surrounded by trees, the reality is very different. It sits between two very busy roads on an 'island' in the heart of the city, traffic thunders around it constantly on a daily and nightly basis. It's surrounded by houses, shops and busy junctions. On the day I went there I was hoping to venture inside and capture a few images but as luck would have it there was a wedding taking place so I thought it best to leave them to it. The church was built from 1824-28 and was designed by Sir Charles Barry. It is a fine example of the pre-Victorian Gothic Revival and is a Grade II listed building.



Not a lot to write about this image which I've called "Wish You Were Here". It's a simple shot of a very simple subject. A wall with chrome rails separates the promenade from the pebble beach near the coastal village of Rottingdean, Sussex, England.



This image titled "46A" was captured in the spa town of Royal Tunbridge Wells in Kent, England. It's not the side of Tunbridge Wells that tourists and visitors seek out or see but for me it's perfect for a photo opportunity. I like the way the doorway is on a different level to the rest of the image and that the pipes and brickwork lead the eye down to the end where the natural sunlight is.



All Photography © Justin Hill