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Coast ©Sean Hayes


The series of photos below depict pre-season preparations at the Belgian seaside town of Knokke-Heist. I was intrigued by the emptiness of the place on the day I visited. Normally, you can hardly move with the throngs of Belgian, Dutch and German visitors who come to enjoy the beautiful, white sandy beaches and fine shopping and dinning. I have a close affinity with the place having first visited its wide and well appointed promenade and beach back in 1988. Since then, I have spent many enjoyable visits and stay overs with my Belgian family and friends. Well worth a visit if you are ever in the area. As this Guardian article from 2010 states: Belgium’s summer beach secrets. http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2010/jul/16/belgium-summer-beaches-secrets


Randoms: Atlantic Storm © Sean Hayes


Atlantic Storm © Sean Hayes

I shot this image early one morning as a summer storm came in off the Atlantic and slammed into a lonely beach on the west coast of Ireland. The raw power of nature. A treasured memory. Hope you like the image – and should you like one of the images enough to want a pristine print on your wall, please write to me at shonski50@me.com and we’ll chat about print sizes, prices and shipping arrangements. Thank you for your visit