More pinholes, at Steetley

After my trip to Chemical Beach I continued down the coast to get some pinhole images of the decaying Steetly Pier near Hartlepool.

2020-8-10 Steetley, RSS 6x6F PanF HC110 Semi-stand, 002-Edit

The pier is in two parts because a section has been removed to prevent people from using it, as it’s very unsafe. The pier was built for industrial purposes, to extract magnesium from sea water, and has been unused for decades. It was associated with Hartlepool Magnesia Works and Palliser Works which closed in 2005. After closure the site of the works was popular with photographers, because it looked like the location of the end of a James Bond film – where the villain fights to the end with Bond, revealing the secrets of his evil empire before falling to his death. I never actually got to photograph the works before it was demolished and replaced by housing …

2020-8-10 Steetley, RSS 6x6F PanF HC110 Semi-stand, 0032020-8-10 Steetley, RSS 6x6F PanF HC110 Semi-stand, 0052020-8-10 Steetley, RSS 6x6F PanF HC110 Semi-stand, 0062020-8-10 Steetley, RSS 6x6F PanF HC110 Semi-stand, 0082020-8-10 Steetley, RSS 6x6F PanF HC110 Semi-stand, 009

All images were taken with the Reality So Subtle 6x6F camera and Ilford Pan F+ film, which was stand-developed in HC110 developer.

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