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.
Very early in the morning on Hastings Pier. The rail has just been cleaned ahead of the RIBA Stirling Prize (which it later won).
This morning I got up at 4.30am to watch a man pressure wash a wall. Thankfully this was not any old wall, but one side of the extraordinary Hastings Pier pavilion building. Hastings Pier burned down on 5 October 2010. A mammoth restoration effort by the Hastings community has brought it back to life, reopening […]
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
There she goes There she goes again Racing thru’ my brain And I just can’t contain This feelin’ that remains There she blows There she blows again (There she blows again) Pulsing thru’ my vein And I just can’t contain This feelin’ that remains There she goes, there she goes again She calls my name, […]
Hastings Pier has won Pier of the Year 2017 by the National Piers Society. Well deserved. If you’re following here, you’ll know I have something of an obsession with it: Hastings Pier @PiersSociety
Still awaiting arrival of my new camera. Shooting on iPhone! Amazing super-bright day on Hastings Pier. The Camera Obscura is really vivid.