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Waves disturb the sand and sediments' as they reach the sea defences, another midsummer image from Bridgwater Bay at Burnham on Sea,
The higher lighthouse on the horizon just left of center and lower Lighthouse in pip, before GPS entrance to the two rivers was achevied by lining up both beacons which then indicated the deep water channels,

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buonacoppi, Gabi Lombardo, Rafael, Marco F. Delminho and 37 other people have particularly liked this photo


62 comments - The latest ones
 Malik Raoulda
Malik Raoulda club
Magnique... Un superbe moment saisi et mémorisé.. Happy sunday.
2 weeks ago.
Roger (Grisly) club has replied to Malik Raoulda club
Thank you for the nice comments Malik
2 weeks ago.
 Ulrich John
Ulrich John club
Beautiful light and a very nice view, Roger !
2 weeks ago.
Roger (Grisly) club has replied to Ulrich John club
Generous comments Ulrich, Thank you.
2 weeks ago.
 Léopold
Léopold club
Peaceful spot for an improvised picnic.
2 weeks ago.
Roger (Grisly) club has replied to Léopold club
Thank you Leopold, a popular place under normal conitions
2 weeks ago.
 Ruth
Ruth club
Thank you for posting your wonderful image to
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2 weeks ago.
Roger (Grisly) club has replied to Ruth club
Thank you Ruth
2 weeks ago.
 John Lawrence
John Lawrence club
Fabulous scene Roger.
2 weeks ago.
Roger (Grisly) club has replied to John Lawrence club
Many thanks John.
2 weeks ago.
 Keith Burton
Keith Burton club
Lovely evening light...........especially where it's reflected on the water and some nice movement in the waves. The steps make great leading lines.

I hadn't realised that Burnham on Sea had two lighthouses, as you normally only see photos of the one in the PiP - perhaps because it's so unusual.

Very nicely captured Roger..!!
2 weeks ago.
Roger (Grisly) club has replied to Keith Burton club
Thank you for the kind comments Keith, The land based lighthouse has been decommissioned and is now a private house although the beach lighthouse still provides a service to mariners.
2 weeks ago.
Keith Burton club has replied to Roger (Grisly) club
Ah, that would explain it! Thank you.
2 weeks ago.
 tiabunna
tiabunna club
A lovely scene and beautiful sunset light, Roger.
2 weeks ago.
Roger (Grisly) club has replied to tiabunna club
Thank you George, one of our home beaches
2 weeks ago.
 ©UdoSm
©UdoSm club
Well captured...
2 weeks ago.
Roger (Grisly) club has replied to ©UdoSm club
Thank you Udo
2 weeks ago.
 Annalia S.
Annalia S. club
Beautiful light, Roger!
2 weeks ago.
Roger (Grisly) club has replied to Annalia S. club
Thank you Annalia, mid summer light.
2 weeks ago.
 Jocelyne Villoing
Jocelyne Villoing club
Une belle image dans la lumière descendante qui apporte un peu sérénité !***************
2 weeks ago.
Roger (Grisly) club has replied to Jocelyne Villoing club
Thank you Joceyne, I love a warm midsummer evening on the coast.
2 weeks ago.
 Annemarie
Annemarie club
wonderful
happy sunday evening:)
2 weeks ago.
Roger (Grisly) club has replied to Annemarie club
Kind comments Annemarie, Thank you.
2 weeks ago.
 Beatrice Degan(MARS)
Beatrice Degan(MARS) club
Lovely scene , Roger, in a splendid light!
Beautiful the Pip, too.
Have a nice Sunday evening!
2 weeks ago.
Roger (Grisly) club has replied to Beatrice Degan(MARS) club
Really nice comments Bea, many thanks
2 weeks ago.
 Jean
Jean club
A lovely seascape with nice colour in the sky and beautiful light hitting the waves.
2 weeks ago.
Roger (Grisly) club has replied to Jean club
Thank you Jean, a lovely warm midsummer evening for the walk.
2 weeks ago.
 William Sutherland
William Sutherland club
Excellent shot and PIP! Stay well!

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2 weeks ago.
Roger (Grisly) club has replied to William Sutherland club
Very kind William, thank you,
2 weeks ago.
 Proxar
Proxar club
beautiful capture!
2 weeks ago.
Roger (Grisly) club has replied to Proxar club
Many thanks.
2 weeks ago.
 fifi
fifi club
Your friends seem nice. ;-)))
2 weeks ago.
Roger (Grisly) club has replied to fifi club
Thank you, but they did not share the picnic ;-)
2 weeks ago.
 Nicole Merdrignac
Nicole Merdrignac club
Superbes photo , vue et lumière. Nicole.
2 weeks ago.
Roger (Grisly) club has replied to Nicole Merdrignac club
Really appreciated Nicole, thank you.
2 weeks ago.
 Claudia G
Claudia G club
Une jolie lumière pour cette composition !
2 weeks ago.
 Roger (Grisly)
Roger (Grisly) club
Very kind Claudia, thank you.
2 weeks ago.
 HappySnapper
HappySnapper club
Nice warm glow Roger, I bet there were a few more visitors there the following day.
2 weeks ago.
Roger (Grisly) club has replied to HappySnapper club
Probably Maurice, we make a point of staying away during the day for safety reasons.
Did you get to Welney?
2 weeks ago. Edited 2 weeks ago.
 Andy Rodker
Andy Rodker club
Superb!
I once went to Burnham-On-Sea (from London) on business to meet some clients who had just moved there (from Bridgwater). This was before internet and mobile phone days. I couldn't find the address I had been given and nor could I contact them by phone. Very annoyed, I went home. I found an ansafone message waiting for me, frustrated clients were very annoyed with me. They had been waiting for me all day.
It transpires (I think you may be ahead of the tale here, Roger!), that they had moved to Burnham-on-Crouch, Kent!
I lost a day's business but, worse, I lost some potentially valuable clients. 32 years on and a lifetime away, it still rankles! :o(
Moral of the tale? Assumptions are dangerous. Check all facts first!
2 weeks ago. Edited 2 weeks ago.
Roger (Grisly) club has replied to Andy Rodker club
Thank you Andy, goodness that's a long way from Bridgwater on a similar note I was sent to a shout to Cannington and couldn't find the vehicle after much searching I called it back and found the call handler had misheard and it was Kanning town in London.,
2 weeks ago. Edited 2 weeks ago.
Andy Rodker club has replied to Roger (Grisly) club
In the end we just have to put it down to experience and shrug it off! (I think that after 32 years I can just about bring myself to do so!).
2 weeks ago.
 Roger (Grisly)
Roger (Grisly) club
Strange how things stay in the memory for years but ask me where I put my glasses 5 minutes ago and I will have no idea.
2 weeks ago.
Andy Rodker club has replied to Roger (Grisly) club
Tell me about it, Roger!!!!
10 days ago.
 Kawasirius
Kawasirius club
Une plage aménagée en gradin pour mieux la protéger, c'est une bonne idée et c'est la première fois que je vois cela !
La lumière tardive ou matinale est très agréable et votre composition est parfaite avec ce couple qui contemple le spectacle ! J'adore ce phare en PIP !
Passez une agréable semaine, Roger !
2 weeks ago.
Roger (Grisly) club has replied to Kawasirius club
Thank you Henri, the steps are design to reduce the power of the waves before they hit the main sea defences, the huge tidal range and the Atlantic Ocean can be a powerful foe.
2 weeks ago.
 Jaap van 't Veen
Jaap van 't Veen club
Beautifully composed seascape; lovely warm light and colours.
2 weeks ago.
Roger (Grisly) club has replied to Jaap van 't Veen club
Thank you Jaap.
2 weeks ago.
 Christiane ♥.•*¨`*•✿
Christiane ♥.•*¨`*•✿ club
Someone is enjoying the moment ... (:o))
Very beautiful picture, Roger !
2 weeks ago.
Roger (Grisly) club has replied to Christiane ♥.•*¨`*•✿ club
Thank you Christiane, lovely to watch the tide come in on a warm summer evening.
2 weeks ago.
 Rosalyn Hilborne
Rosalyn Hilborne club
A beautiful light Roger and a lovely candid moment with the two young people enjoying the scene. A good title too :-))
2 weeks ago.
Roger (Grisly) club has replied to Rosalyn Hilborne club
Thank you Rosa, not as sharp as it could have been but the light was fading and I omitted to change the settings
13 days ago.
 Mick Herbert
Mick Herbert club
Nice capture Rog !
13 days ago.
Roger (Grisly) club has replied to Mick Herbert club
Many thanks Mick
13 days ago.
 Joe, Son of the Rock
Joe, Son of the Rock club
I love the dynamism of the waves breaking on the walkway, Roger. All the best, Joe
13 days ago.
Roger (Grisly) club has replied to Joe, Son of the Rock club
Thanks Joe, a lovely summer evening tide.
13 days ago.
 Mariano
Mariano club
Linda toma !!
11 days ago.
Roger (Grisly) club has replied to Mariano club
Thank you.
10 days ago.
 Peter_Private_Box
Peter_Private_Box club
Hi Roger

A very nice picture, a wonderful composition!

I've come across a few places using two lighthouses working in this way, Perhaps not so unusual.

Best Wishes, a nice weekend, and stay safe!!
Peter
10 days ago.
 Roger (Grisly)
Roger (Grisly) club
Thank you for the nice comments Peter, unusual in this part of the world I suspect
10 days ago.
 Sarah P.
Sarah P. club
a nice splash and I like the PiP too
9 days ago.
Roger (Grisly) club has replied to Sarah P. club
Appreciated Sarah, Thank you.
9 days ago.

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