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Coastal connections

Pete Hemington | Sunset over Exmouth beach

Sunset over Exmouth beach

The sun setting at low tide over the sandy beach at Exmouth in Devon. The gentle waves drifting in on a winters evening with the low sun reflected in the water. Taken near Orcombe Point at the Eastern edge of Exmouth seafront
Pete Hemington | Barricane Beach

Barricane Beach

Sunset on Barricane Beach near Woolacombe in North Devon just as the sun meets the horizon. With low tide and a rock pool reflecting the low sun and reflecting the rock on the beach. The sun catches the sand between the pool and the surf in the sea.
Pete Hemington | Saunton Sands in N Devon

Saunton Sands in N Devon

Clouds brewing over the vast expanse of Saunton Sands near the Taw Estuary in North Devon. The sun shining on the foreground and the sand dunes of Braunton Burrows receding into the distant clouds. This is a large stitched image rendered in a 1.7 ratio.
Pete Hemington | Woolacombe to Morte Point

Woolacombe to Morte Point

Taken on the blustery day after the St Jude storm (on 28th Oct 2013) from near Woolacombe in North Devon looking towards Morte Point. The sea rushing in on its relentless task of eroding the rugged coastline and with a lowering sky.
Pete Hemington | Topsham Waterfront in Devon

Topsham Waterfront in Devon

A view of Topsham from across the River Exe from the Canal Lock Cafe. A delightful little town, just outside of Exeter on the tidal Exe estuary with strong nautical connections dating back to the civil war and wide views of the water. This view was taken in July on a lovely sunny afternoon and well suited to Black and White.
Pete Hemington | Sunset at Teignmouth

Sunset at Teignmouth

The light of the setting sun pentrates the clouds and lights up the Teign Estuary at high tide. The Teign is in South Devon. This was taken in October
Pete Hemington | Sunset at Teignmouth

Sunset at Teignmouth

A sunset on the Teign Estuary at high tide looking up stream. The river Teign has a harbour area at the mouth of the river at the town of Teignmouth in South Devon.
Pete Hemington | After dark at Hartland

After dark at Hartland

A late evening long exposure on the beach at Hartland Quay in North Devon on the atlantic coast. Taken in march at sunset over the rocky outcrops that reach in to the sea
Pete Hemington | Dawlish Warren at Dawn

Dawlish Warren at Dawn

The groynes on Dawlish Warren beach, on a cold winters day looking out to sea. A long exposure which renders the sea with a silky surface. The Warren is a spit across the Exe Estuary and is an important reserve for 1000s of birds.
Pete Hemington | Groynes at Dawlish Warren

Groynes at Dawlish Warren

A pre dawn shot of the groynes and hills near Exmouth over the sea from Dawlish Warren in Devon. A long exposure to create a smooth effect on the sea. The Warren is a spit across the River Exe estuary.
Pete Hemington | Penarth Pier

Penarth Pier

The Pier at Penarth in South Wales, with enhanced colours on a winters day. A symmetrical view. Penarth is in the vale of Glamorgan, the pier was opened in 1895.
Pete Hemington | Groynes at Dawlish Warren

Groynes at Dawlish Warren

A pre dawn shot of the groynes and hills near Exmouth over the sea from Dawlish Warren in Devon. The low tide reveals pebbles in the sand. A long exposure to create a smooth effect on the sea. The Warren is a spit across the River Exe estuary.
Pete Hemington | Thurlestone Rock

Thurlestone Rock

The view over Thurlestone Sands and Rock towards Bolt Tail in the South Hams part of Devon. Taken on a blustery winters day. A beautiful part of the South West Coastal Path.
Pete Hemington | Groyne at Dawlish Warren

Groyne at Dawlish Warren

A shot of an old groyne reflected in the wet sand on a winters day at Dawlish Warren. The Spit at the mouth of the Exe has a sandy beach and wildlife reserve.
Pete Hemington | Bossington Beach

Bossington Beach

xx photo4med Twilight on the beach at Bossington in North Somerset. A long exposure showing the wet rocks reflection the last of the evening light with the headlands of North Devon and a glimpse of Wales on the horizon
Pete Hemington | Sidmouth looking East

Sidmouth looking East

At the end of the promenade near the River Sid looking East towards Branscombe, showing the fishing boats on a cloudy day as the sun broke through. Early summer in June.
Pete Hemington | Sidmouth West Beach

Sidmouth West Beach

The far end of the West beach at Sidmouth with the tide going out, revealing sandrocks and weed, on a bright blue sunny summers day with a tiny cloud to balance the composition
Pete Hemington | Boats at Beer

Boats at Beer

The fishing boats on the shingle beach of Beer in East Devon all lined up after a days work. Complete with a whispy cloudy sky as backdrop. This place is a popular scenic resort and a good place for Mackerel fishing and for photographers.
Pete Hemington | Sidmouth after dusk

Sidmouth after dusk

Sidmouth from East Hill 30mins after sunset with the street lights of the promenade and a hint of colour in the sky. The two islands are artifical and created to preserve the sand on the beach from storms
Pete Hemington | Saunton Sands

Saunton Sands

Saunton Sands and Braunton Burrows near the Taw River mouth in N Devon, a popular beach for surfing and kiteing.
Pete Hemington | Pebbles on Budleigh Beach

Pebbles on Budleigh Beach

The amazing colours on wet pebbles at Budliegh Salterton beach in Devon
Pete Hemington | Salcombe Mouth in East Devon

Salcombe Mouth in East Devon

A wintery blustery day at Salcombe Mouth in East Devon looking over Dunscombe Cliff on the Jurassic coast. The wind churning up the sea and disturbing the red sand and retreating clouds darkening the horizon while the sun makes a bright contrasty foreground.
Pete Hemington | Sunset over Exmouth beach

Sunset over Exmouth beach

The sun setting at low tide over the sandy beach at Exmouth in Devon. The gentle waves drifting in on a winters evening with the low sun reflected in the water. Taken near Orcombe Point at the Eastern edge of Exmouth seafront
Pete Hemington | Sunset at Woolacombe

Sunset at Woolacombe

An intense after sunset image over the sands on Woolacombe beach in North Devon. Zoomed in to the get the best colour range, this long exposure was taken on winters day at low tide after dusk in February. The beach was nearly empty of people and the last surfers had just left the waves. The colourful sky is reflected in the smooth out going waves
Pete Hemington | Porlock Weir at Dusk

Porlock Weir at Dusk

On the edge of Exmoor and the North Somerset coast is the delightful Porlock Weir taken here at dusk with light reflecting off the water and some street light on the boats.
Pete Hemington | Sunset at Woolacombe

Sunset at Woolacombe

An intense post sunset over the sands on Woolacombe beach in North Devon. Zoomed in to the get the best colour range, this long exposure was taken on winters day at low tide after dusk in February. The beach was nearly empty of people and the last surfers had just left the waves. The colourful sky is reflected in the smooth out going waves
Pete Hemington | Hartland Twilight

Hartland Twilight

Spekes Mill in North Devon taken after sunset, showing the out going tide revealing dark shiny rock formations reaching out to sea. A beach that is difficult to traverse in the near darkness and access to the beach is aided by a large fixed rope.
Pete Hemington | Hartland Twilight

Hartland Twilight

Spekes Mill in North Devon taken after sunset, showing the out going tide revealing dark shiny rock formations reaching out to sea. A beach that is difficult to traverse in the near darkness and access to the beach is aided by a large fixed rope.
Pete Hemington | Hartland Twilight

Hartland Twilight

A beach near Hartland just south of Screda cove by Spekes Mill in North Devon taken after sunset, showing the out going tide revealing dark shiny rock formations reaching out to sea. A beach that is difficult to traverse in the near darkness and access to the beach is aided by a large fixed rope.
Pete Hemington | Low tide at Beer

Low tide at Beer

Catching the early winter sun on the rocks exposed at low tide on the beach of the popular Devon resort of Beer. Well known for fishing, beach cafes, coastal walks and generally a nice place to visit. Seaton can be seen in the distance and this is part of the Jurassic coast
Pete Hemington | Porlock Bay in Somerset

Porlock Bay in Somerset

A view of Porlock Weir towards Bossington and Hurlstone Point taken early morning on a cold and stormy winters day. A long exposure with fast moving clouds and smoothed out sea. The colours of the large pebbles enhanced by the wet from the rain.
Pete Hemington | Sunset at Exmouth

Sunset at Exmouth

Sunset over the sands of Exmouth beach at Orcombe Point looking over the Exe esturary to Dawlish. The colours reflected in the wet sand in this time exposure winter image. The light of the first star hanging in the sky
Pete Hemington | Blegberry Beach and Hartland in Devon

Blegberry Beach and Hartland in Devon

Low tide on Blegberry beach looking to Dyer Point, Warren Cliff and Hartland Quay and in the far distance Higher Sharpnose Point in North Devon. The rock strata and pools typical of the area, with dramatic cliffs eroded by the relentless Atlantic
Pete Hemington | Broad Beach near Hartland

Broad Beach near Hartland

The incoming tide at Broad Beach near Hartland Quay. The ebb and flow of the waves captured in a long exposure. The late summer afternoon sun gives a lovely glow to the seascape
Pete Hemington | Blegberry Beach and Hartland in Devin

Blegberry Beach and Hartland in Devin

Low tide on Blegberry beach looking to Dyer Point, Warren Cliff and Hartland Quay and in the far distance Higher Sharpnose Point in North Devon. The rock strata and pools typical of the area, with dramatic cliffs eroded by the relentless Atlantic
Pete Hemington | Gull Rock near Hartland in Devon

Gull Rock near Hartland in Devon

The impressive headland called Gull Rock near Hartland in North Devon, taken at dusk on a March day at high tide. There is a path for the brave onto to rock which commands a great view of Blegberry Beach and beyond. A popular place for rock climbing
Pete Hemington | Broad beach near Hartland Quay

Broad beach near Hartland Quay

A bright sunny day on the North coast of Devon at Broad near Hartland Quay. This V shaped rock structure is typical of the contorted strata of the area.
Pete Hemington | Exmouth Seafront

Exmouth Seafront

A long exposure of Exmouth beach on a cold winters evening. The deep colours from a captivating sunset at a touch of magic to the place. Exmouth on the south coast of Devon and a popular place for all seasons
Pete Hemington | Barricane Beach

Barricane Beach

A long exposure image taken at dusk on Barricane Beach near Woolacombe and Mortehoe in N Devon looking towards Morte point. It was a January evening and an incoming tide with a gentle glow in the sky from the last colourful rays of the day reflecting colour on the sea surface.
Pete Hemington | North Devon beach scene

North Devon beach scene

Rock pools and rocks on a neach near Hartland Point in N Devon, with colourful sea weed
Pete Hemington | Porth Nanven in Cornwall

Porth Nanven in Cornwall

Low tide on a spring morning at Porth Nanven in far West Cornwall. Porth Nanven the mouth of the Cot Valley is notable for the remarkable round stones. These stones from the the cliff behind the beach and are morraine deposits from the Ice age and now being released onto the beach by erosion.
Pete Hemington | Stones at Kynance Cove

Stones at Kynance Cove

The amazing variety of colours from the complex geology of Kynance Cove on the Lizard in Cornwall. Seen here in shallow water where the wetness brings out the full colours
Pete Hemington | Sunset at Blegberry Beach

Sunset at Blegberry Beach

A beach sunset shot at high tide at Blegberry near Hartland and Dyers Lookout in North Devon. A long exposure just as the sun was about to disappear over the horizon, showing some the fascinating rock strata and formations to be found in this area. Taken in April on a calm day.
Pete Hemington | Blegberry beach

Blegberry beach

Blegberry Beach and Blackpool Mill near Hartland on the NW Devon coast, with Gull rock pointing the way to Lundy Island. Taken from the Warren in the warm light of an April evening. An area of some of the finest stretches of the SW coastal path. The rugged coast line often confronts the power of the Atlantic gales.
Pete Hemington | Sidmouth West Beach

Sidmouth West Beach

The far end of the West beach at Sidmouth with the tide going out, revealing sandrocks and weed, on a bright blue sunny day with a tiny cloud to balance the composition
Pete Hemington | Last light on Blegberry beach

Last light on Blegberry beach

After sunset when the light is Mellow, the rocks of Blegberry Beach are silhouetted against the colourful sky. Blegberry beach is near Hartland Quay and the rightmost headland is Gull rock.
Pete Hemington | Sidmouth West Beach

Sidmouth West Beach

The far end of the West beach at Sidmouth with the tide going out, revealing sand rocks and weed, on a bright blue sunny day
Pete Hemington | Welcome Mouth

Welcome Mouth

Taken from Knap head looking south along the coast to Welcome Mouth and Marsland Cliff and Gull Rock. Taken in August with heather and gorse flowers on the heathy slopes. This rocky part of the south west coast path offers challenging and rewarding walks with many a view in all seasons.
Pete Hemington | Hartland Seascape from the West coast of Devon

Hartland Seascape from the West coast of Devon

A rock tower on the beach just North of Hartland Quay on Broad Beach makes a remarkable setting for a sunset composition. Taken in March with a slow exposure to enhance the waves and with a lovely sky.
Pete Hemington | Hartland coast

Hartland coast

A long look along the coast at Hartland in NW Devon. This is looking south down to Higher Sharpnose point and shows the many headlands and outcrops on this rugged storm beaten coast line. The mist and haze from the surf and wind shown here in monotone.
Pete Hemington | Blegberry beach and Dyers Lookout

Blegberry beach and Dyers Lookout

Taken from a rocky promontory accessible only at low tide, looking back to Blegberry beach near Hartland in N Devon. The cliff called Dyers Lookout has some extremely hard rock climbing routes and is awesome just to stand at the base looking up.
Pete Hemington | Hartland from Gull Rock

Hartland from Gull Rock

A view from the headland of Gull Rock looking south to Hartland Quay and beyond late on a summers day with surf, dramatic light and clouds. This part of the coast with distorted strata and weather beaten cliffs is a wonderful place of raw nature. Looking over Blegberry beach Dyers Point and all the way to Sharpnose Point. The sheer cliffs of Dyers Lookout are smooth and awesome.
Pete Hemington | Hartland Quay at dusk

Hartland Quay at dusk

A long exposure view of the rocky headland of Screda Point near Hartland Quay with a glimpse of Lundy Island in North West Devon. As this location faces Westwards the sunset season is all year long. This is a summer image taken in June with the sun setting in the North West. This wild stretch of coast is battered by the Atlantic storms and large tidal flows into varied and starkly beautiful shapes together with the contorted strata. This was an exposure of a little over 2 mins
Pete Hemington | Sunset at Hartland

Sunset at Hartland

From Damehole point on the cliffs near Hartland on the North Devon coast. Looking towards Lundy Island and a lowering sky which reveals the sunset. Part of Cow and Calf rock on the right hand side.
Pete Hemington | Blegberry beach and Dyers Lookout

Blegberry beach and Dyers Lookout

Taken from a rocky promontory accessible only at low tide, looking back to Blegberry beach near Hartland in N Devon. The cliff called Dyers Lookout has some extremely hard rock climbing routes and is awesome just to stand at the base looking up.
Pete Hemington | Bear Rock and Seagull

Bear Rock and Seagull

On the beach at Hartland in N Devon are these two rocky towers known as Bear Rock acessible at low tide and I captured a Seagull in the gap
Pete Hemington | View near Hartland

View near Hartland

A view from Smoothlands towards the cow and calf and Upright cliff, between Hartland Quay and Hartland Point on the NW Devon coast. Taken on a bright and hazy day in March. Showing the layered rocks and erosion typical of the area. The beach is not easily accessible and has no name on the OS map.
Pete Hemington | Rock pool

Rock pool

A rock pool from the Hartland area of Devon. Rock, sea weed and colourful water at low tide.
Pete Hemington | Sunrise at Beer

Sunrise at Beer

A fishing boat on the beach at Beer catching the rising sun. Beer is a small fishing and tourist village on the south coast of Devon.
Pete Hemington | Burgh Island from Hoist Point

Burgh Island from Hoist Point

A view from South Devon coast at Hoist Point looking down at Westcombe Beach and past to Ayrmer Cove and beyond to Burgh Island at Bigbury on Sea and Bolt head in the distance. Taken on a spring day in March with very clear sunny conditions. Although there was a stiff offshore cold breeze at the time.
Pete Hemington | Porlock Bay in Somerset

Porlock Bay in Somerset

A stormy dusk over the sea at Porlock Bay on the stoney beach near Bossington. Looking along the dramatic North Devon coast line. A long exposure image.
Pete Hemington | Rough Atlantic

Rough Atlantic

Rough seas off the North Devon coast just south of Hartland. Moving water on a stormy day with surf breaking in over the rocks.
Pete Hemington | Lympstone on the Exe Estuary

Lympstone on the Exe Estuary

Low tide on the Exe Estuary on a cloudy day from the Harbour at Lympstone near Exmouth. Trees on the top of the sandstone cliffs and boats moored waiting for the next high tide
Pete Hemington | Salcombe Mouth near Sidmouth

Salcombe Mouth near Sidmouth

The pebble beach at Salcombe Mouth looking West to Sidmouth along the Jurassic coast. A monotone image with a cloudy sky reflecting a calming mood of an Autumnal day.
Pete Hemington | Instow at Low Tide

Instow at Low Tide

Instow in North Devon taken on a winters day at low tide with the mad flats exposed. Looking towards the bridge at Torrington over the river Torridge. A trimaran rests at its mooring awaiting the next high tide and the boat yard at Appledore can be seen on the righthand side Rendered in black and white.
Pete Hemington | Clouds at Sunset

Clouds at Sunset

Clouds and sunset over Croyde beach in North Devon. A dramatic end to the day with reflections in the sand at low tide.
Pete Hemington | Sunset at Scrade in N Cornwall

Sunset at Scrade in N Cornwall

Sunset over the sea and rocks at a remote beach in North Cornwall called Scrade, near Chipman Strand just North of Crackington Haven
Pete Hemington | Clouds and sunset at Croyde

Clouds and sunset at Croyde

Clouds and sunset over Croyde beach in North Devon. A dramatic end to the day with reflections in the sand at low tide.
Pete Hemington | Ladram Bay

Ladram Bay

Ladram Bay near Sidmouth on the Jurassic coast in Devon is a bay with large sandstone stacks. This image taken at low tide on a winters day with low light and a long exposure. Rendered in Black and White for drama and mood. The background hill is Peak Hill and Sidmouth is just behind there.
Pete Hemington | Ladram Bay in East Devon

Ladram Bay in East Devon

A small bay on the Jurassic coast of East Devon taken at dusk and low tide, with all the textures of ancient rocks exposed and the sandstone cliffs of Peak hill towards Sidmouth and beyond. This long exposure lends itself to black and white treatment.
Pete Hemington | Fishing boat at Crow Point

Fishing boat at Crow Point

An abandoned colourful fishing boat at Crow Point in the Taw Estuary in North Devon.
Pete Hemington | North Devon coast from Hartland

North Devon coast from Hartland

Looking along the coast of North Devon from the hills near Hartland Quay. St Catherines Tor to the left, then Longpeak and all the way to Higher Sharpnose Point. Taken on a summers evening. Part of Screda Cove on the right
Pete Hemington |  Barricane Beach

Barricane Beach

A long exposure image taken at dusk on Barricane Beach near Woolacombe and Mortehoe in N Devon looking towards Morte point. It was a January evening and an incoming tide with a gentle glow in the sky from the last colourful rays of the day reflecting colour on the sea surface.
Pete Hemington | Barricane Beach

Barricane Beach

A long exposure image taken at dusk on Barricane Beach near Woolacombe and Mortehoe in N Devon looking towards Morte point. It was a January evening and an incoming tide.
Pete Hemington | Groynes of Dawlish Warren

Groynes of Dawlish Warren

From Dawlish Warren on the Exe Esturary looking South West towards Berry Head at Brixham . A long exposure in evening light well after sunset.
Pete Hemington | Weston Mouth to Sidmouth

Weston Mouth to Sidmouth

A view over the sea from Weston Mouth on the coast of East Devon, looking west towards Sidmouth and Peake Hill past Dunscombe Cliff. A image taken late on a summers evening at low tide with Hook Ebb rocks showing in the foreground. This is part of the Jurassic coast
Pete Hemington | Salcombe Mouth in East Devon

Salcombe Mouth in East Devon

A blustery sunny day on the south coast of East Devon near Salcombe Mouth. Salcombe Mouth is a valley below Salcombe Regis and not far from Sidmouth. Part of the Jurassic coast with sand stone in the beach giving the waters edge a sandy red colour. The light and cloud giving lots of contrast
Pete Hemington | Weston Mouth to Sidmouth

Weston Mouth to Sidmouth

A view over the sea from Weston Mouth on the coast of East Devon, looking west past Dunscombe Cliff and Salcombe Mouth towards Sidmouth and Peake Hill. A image taken late on a summers evening. Part of the Jurassic coast
Pete Hemington | Sunset at Woolacombe

Sunset at Woolacombe

An intense post sunset over the sands on Woolacombe beach in North Devon. Looking towards Baggy point. Zoomed in to the get the best colour range, this long exposure was taken on winters day at low tide after dusk in February. The beach was nearly empty of people and the last surfers had just left the waves. The colourful sky is reflected in the smooth wet sand
Pete Hemington | Sunset on the North Devon Coast

Sunset on the North Devon Coast

From the Coast path near Heddons Mouth and Trentishoe, the sunset emphasises the drama of the vertiginous headlands of North Devon
Pete Hemington | From Dunscombe Hill to Sidmouth

From Dunscombe Hill to Sidmouth

A view from the hill above Salcombe Mouth called Dunscombe looking West towards Salcombe Hill, Sidmouth, Peak Hill, High Peak and on towards Budleigh Salterton. A summer evening image with the last of the sun light on the hills.
Pete Hemington | Sunset on the North Devon coast

Sunset on the North Devon coast

From the Coast path near Heddons Mouth and Trentishoe, the sunset emphasises the drama of the vertiginous headlands of North Devon