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Year Two (99) - Working with an assistant

Working with an assistant is great fun, not only do you have company on the shoot, some one to watch your back whilst you are creating images you also get to have your photo taken in action and you get to exchange ideas. Our equipment: Canon…

Year Two (18) Fun at the Beach

I got to go to the beach to catch the end of a Coastguard incident in action .. I was late on scene, do did not get the best photos of the event but it did mean that I unexpectedly found myself at the beach - so the perfect opportunity to take…

Day 236 - Lifeboats and the RNLI All Weather Centre

I was lucky enough to visit the brand new RNLI all weather lifeboat centre at Poole at their open weekend. This fantastic location is the home and training centre to the RNLI. It is open regularly for tours - so if you want to find out more…

Day 223 - Newsworthy - Multi Agency Incident

At the weekend a classic wooden power boat caught fire in the Solent - the occupants were lucky and were quickly took in by another boat, Lymington and Yarmouth RNLI were on seen and the boat was then brought into Lymington Harbour and Lymington…

Day 180 - Awards Ceremony

A week or so a go I attended an award ceremony for HM Coastguard where my husband was presented with an award by the Chief Coastguard for Meritorious service. I was asked to take photos. This was a real challenge, the venue was small and crowded…

Day 153 - Cliff Rescue Training

Low light evening coastguard training excercise, a perfect opportunity to challenge my Sigma 150-500mm lens, to try and capture the HM Coastguard Lymington team in action training without getting in the way, and to have a little bit of time…

Day 98 - Sunset and excitement

Last night, hubby had Coastguard training and he was involved in a search and rescue exercise with the team - he was planning the search, and instead of looking for a pretend person he recruited a friend - who sat out on the sea wall and whom…