The sun and warmth are coming back. The quiet low tide. Fishermen pulling bait worms out of the sand. A lone seagull chills and looks out at the horizon. The vastness of it all. ‘Am I significant?’, it asks itself.
Hastings Pier won Pier of the Year earlier, and now wins the coveted RIBA Stirling prize as well as the people’s vote. I documented part of the preparation for judging by the pier engineering team, on a very early morning shoot: https://nathan.photography/2017/09/hastings-pier-engineering/ More from the Hastings Pier Charity here.
Pier to Eternity fancy dress bicycle party is back! First ride of the year is themed Sea Monsters vs Hell Lizards. After terrorising the pier, the group descended upon Hastings Old Town and ending up in Bottle Alley for ice cream courtesy of William the Conequeror. The new crowdfunded sound system is booming. You can […]
Very early in the morning on Hastings Pier. The rail has just been cleaned ahead of the RIBA Stirling Prize (which it later won).
Engineers at work on Hastings Pier, doing maintenance checks. This photograph is featured on the Hastings Pier Charity website. Taking commissions for engineering and industrial workplace shoots. Get in touch Engineering and Environmental Update – June 2017
First race of this year’s Bottle Alley Bike Bomb. It is a drag style race along Bottle Alley, St Leonards. The rules are: Ride anything with no motor or legs. Organisers decision is final. If you hear a whistle, STOP. If you go out of your lane, you’re disqualified. You have to wear a helmet. […]