Is there anywhere better than a deserted English seaside pier on a crisp winter’s day? The ‘new’ Swanage Pier was opened in March 1897 replacing the original 1860 structure that could not cope with the demand of stone and passenger traffic. The remains of the original pier are just to the right of this image and are a magnet for long exposure landscape photographers. (FujiFilm X-T1, Fujinon XF18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS)

Is there anywhere better than a deserted English seaside pier on a crisp winter’s day?

The ‘new’ Swanage Pier was opened in March 1897 replacing the original 1860 structure that could not cope with the demand of stone and passenger traffic. The remains of the original pier are just to the right of this image and are a magnet for long exposure landscape photographers.

(FujiFilm X-T1, Fujinon XF18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS)