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Landscape photography provides us with a constant journey of discovery, where the only limits we have is with our imagination.

I would like to share with you some of the images and places that I have visited, which have inspired me in my photography work over the last few years.

I have lived in South East Kent for most of my life, where I grew up in Canterbury and then later on moved to Margate, which is where I started to get an interest in Coastal & Landscape photography. The Thanet area has a Beautiful and Diverse range of Beaches and Bays, stretching from Pegwell Bay, Ramsgate in the South, along to Reculver in the North, many of which have a Blue Flag status.

The Landscape in the South East is a source of great inspiration for my photography. I am always looking to discover new and interesting places to visit, and to try and capture the look and feel of this distinctive coastline as I see it.

The coastal towns of Margate, Ramsgate, Broadstairs, Whitstable and Herne Bay hold a special fascination to me as I have grown up around here and I know the area very well, visiting this Coastline and seeing the great colourful skies that we get here is one of the reasons that this remains a special place for me.

When the early morning sun rises and the evening sun starts to set, the whole skyline can be transformed into an array of vibrant rich colours and textures, which can produce a wonderful glow across the surrounding landscape.

The Painter JMW Turner who once lived in Margate and was inspired with the local area once remarked ;
The skies over Thanet are the loveliest in all Europe.

Andrew Hicks.

andyhicks's Portfolio

Russell Gardens, River, DoverRussell Gardens, ..
Russell Gardens, River, DoverRussell Gardens, ..
The Dead TreeThe Dead Tree
Reculver Towers, KentReculver Towers, ..
Bluebells, Kings Wood, Challock, KentBluebells, Kings ..
Rainbow Over DealRainbow Over Deal
Deal Pier At DuskDeal Pier At Dusk
Wooden Groynes, Minnis Bay, Birchington, KentWooden Groynes, M..
Botany Bay, BroadstairsBotany Bay, Broad..
North Foreland Lighthouse, Broadstairs, KentNorth Foreland Li..
Dusk At Kingsgate Bay, BroadstairsDusk At Kingsgate..
Westgate Bay, Promenade, WestgateWestgate Bay, Pro..
Pathway To Epple Bay, BirchingtonPathway To Epple ..
Dumpton Gap Bay, Ramsgate, KentDumpton Gap Bay, ..
A Road Through The New ForestA Road Through Th..
The New Forest, HampshireThe New Forest, H..
Autumn In The New ForestAutumn In The New..
Botany Bay, BroadstairsBotany Bay, Broad..
Beach Huts, Minnis Bay, BirchingtonBeach Huts, Minni..
Porlock Weir Harbour, SomersetPorlock Weir Harb..
Stormclouds Over MargateStormclouds Over ..
Seagulls On Whitstable BeachSeagulls On Whits..
The Lookout, MargateThe Lookout, Margate

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