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The Wind is at the Heart of me.

December 6, 2018

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“I am tired of brick and stone and rumbling wagon-wheels; I hunger for the sea’s edge, the limit of the land, Where the wild old Atlantic is shouting on the sand. ” – John Masefeild. A late November trip to Tibbetts to blow the cobwebs of a busy summer season away. Two massive storms, wind, […]

Posted in: Lundy

The last autumn swell

December 2, 2018

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A weekend of pumping surf in North Devon was a nice way to say goodbye to the autumn of 2018.   XT-3 w/ 16-55mm & 100-400mm Just got back from a stormy battering on Lundy, check back tomorrow or next day for the pix

2019 Estpix (Uphill Gardening, bespoke Exmoor furniture & decking) Calendar.

November 7, 2018

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New calendar now available, by post or pick up. Tenner. Or two pints of Lowenbrau if you are local…… Cheers! Now for sale £9.99. The Estpix Calendar has come along way since Andy Irons appeared on the cover of the first one published back in 2000. Since then it has gone through many changes, culminating […]

Riders of the storm Fifi @BUCSsurf 2018

October 14, 2018

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Another year another dollar. I’ve been involved in the British Universities Surf Championships since the the early eighties, first as a judge and as event photographer, then as head judge and now as Contest Director. It’s a bloody nightmare of a comp to organise, squeezing over 350 university surfers into a contest with a small […]

Posted in: BUCS, Cornwall, Uncategorized

OktobeR Projeck Plus 2018

October 4, 2018

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  Welcome to Autumn: Juicy apples, grumpy wasps, rusty leaves, rutting deer, mellow fruitfulness, misty valleys, chilly mornings and melancholy sunsets full of barred clouds blooming in the soft-dying sky. A collection of photos from Autumn 2018 #OktobeRProjeck2018 updated frequently. The last sunset over Lundy of the year. Dark skies blooming. Exmoor golden hour. Red […]

Posted in: Estpix Photography

Snowdonia Surf Pool Comp 2018

September 19, 2018

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Had fun judging this event of the UK Pro Surf Tour & managed to snap some portraits, line ups and surf action during my breaks. Here they are Jobe Wave garden Mr B Action Emily Emily Emily Emily Jo, queen of the pond Mike, king of the judges pre heat isolation Alys Patrick Surf Snowdonia […]

Posted in: UK Pro Surf Tour

Chasing shadows up on the roof

August 27, 2018

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It’s ‘heather’ time on Exmoor, mid to late August, and the stags are in full, soft velvet before it imminently sheds, to reveal their battle amour and the abruptly hard new-season antlers in preparation for the autumn rut. Rut, rut, rutting. It can be a fractious and emotional time as the new flood of hormones […]

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