A Day Out In Dorset With Explore Dorset

Ahh the festive break has arrived, Its  time to put the feet up and crack out the wine and festive treats! 

Nope not for me, I made use of having a few extra days by heading to one of my favorite Dorset locations the famous Durdle Door.

I joined up with Ben & Joanna from Explore Dorset which is a very popular Instagram page. We were also joined by Lewis who was visiting from America, but grew up in the UK. All set and ready to go we headed off  and ventured down to the door.

A 90 second exposure using a Lee filter Big stopper and Hard Grad 0.9 Shot on my Canon 5ds

This is by far one of my favorite places to shoot in Dorset, I really do not think there is anywhere else in the wold with a view like this. I have photographed it many times and always enjoy capturing different images from here.

It is also one of the most physical landscapes to shoot, lots of walking up and down hills for different composition and images. However the view from the top of Bats head simply breathtaking looking back on the Jurassic coast.

The steep climb to the top of bats head is certainly worth it for the view of the Jurassic Coastline.


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Loving Landscapes

I recently moved back to my home town of Wareham set in the heart of Dorset’s stunning countryside.

It has always been a huge passion of mine to photograph the local area and lately the weather has been fantastic for it. I am often out most nights with fellow photographers or friends enjoying the stunning area we live in.

Growing up here really makes me appreciate where I live, thinking of all those poor city people who don’t get to hop in the car and be at the beach 5 minutes later.

Below is a small selection of my recent ventures to see more click the link below,

You can also follow me on twitter where I try to post various landscapes each week – @kodakmatt

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