Pin Mill

Bishop’s Stortford Camera Club had a day out down to the River Orwell and Pin Mill today and I got some shots of the abandoned boats.

Conditions weren’t ideal as it was blowing a gale and was heavily overcast all day so I decided to to shoot HDR shots all day (which I haven’t done for a while).

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Tool a quick sprint down to Pin Mill on the River Orwell at lunchtime and took this shot of the Betula. The tide was in, and when the tide is in, there’s actually not much coastline to get at…still a lovely spot.

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My dashing around Suffolk in my lunch hour continued today as I visited Pin Mill, a very interesting part of the River Orwell between Ipswich and Felixstowe. You’re always told that taking photographs whilst the sun is high overhead is not a good idea…after the last few days I can confirm that I agree 😉 That said, all these places are definitely high on the agenda for Autumn and Winter visits when they’ll be a lot less crowded (Pin Mill was stacked with people enjoying the sun) and the light will be a lot easier to control.

So, according to my Tide Guide App on my phone it was supposed to be High Tide when I arrived here…but someone had clearly pulled the plug!

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