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The Weather Man

Jonny Royale takes pictures of Dorset in all weather conditions. Here are just a small selection of his pictures of a county for all seasons.

Even when photographing an abstract shape, like this dilapidated jetty, Jonny manages to include a tip of the hat to the weather

Even when photographing an abstract shape, like this dilapidated jetty, Jonny manages to include a tip of the hat to the weather

Johnny Royale has worked as a landscape photographer ‘since I moved to Dorset about ten years ago.

Late showers on a summer evening threaten Poole Harbour

Late showers on a summer evening threaten Poole Harbour

‘I came down from Bristol on a holiday to see a friend and he took me to the Jurassic coast and I fell in love with it. From then, my love of landscape photography grew.

An extraordinary panoramic sweep of Man O'War Bay and Durdle Door in the snow

An extraordinary panoramic sweep of Man O’War Bay and Durdle Door in the snow

‘It was more the energy of watching the sunrise and sunsets and feeling the energy of a moment and trying to capture that feeling, that I aimed to do, rather than just recording a landscape. If I succeed in conveying that feeling to the viewer, then I feel I’ve succeeded.

Beach huts at Mudeford Spit with the fluffy white clouds making the most of the blue sky background

Beach huts at Mudeford Spit with the fluffy white clouds making the most of the blue sky background

 

Spring morning mist isolates Colmer's Hill from the rest of West Dorset

Spring morning mist isolates Colmer’s Hill from the rest of West Dorset

‘My love for photography is also very much the love of being outdoors, whether it’s to take a moody landscape or a romantic sunset.’
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Knowlton church and henge on a frosty November morning that augurs ill for the shepherds...

Knowlton church and henge on a frosty November morning that augurs ill for the shepherds…

...as does the light over the Back Water Channel for sailors on an autumn morning

…as does the light over the Back Water Channel for sailors on an autumn morning

 

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