Creepy-looking sea forts captured with Sony F3 and Atomos Ninja 2

Written by Mark McCarthy

Sparky Media Productions/RedSharkCreepy - looking Sea Forts

The typically grey and murky English weather is the bane of photographer's lives but on this occasion it only adds to the sense of foreboding as we look at these weird, sinister relics

I was recently up at 4.30am to set out on a boat trip to the mouth of the river Thames, just off the Essex Coast, to see the Maunsell Forts. These were small fortified towers built in the Thames and Mersey estuaries during the Second World War to help defend the United Kingdom. They were named after their designer, Guy Maunsell. The forts were decommissioned in the late 1950s and later used for other activities. They are something very few people know exist, let alone get the chance to see.

MM near Sea Forts

They were both an amazing and haunting site, a spectacle I feel could be an incredible setting to play host to a short screen play.  You could just imagine a figure emerging from one of the doorways peering down at you!  It’s great location like this that can really drive your imagination. Footage shot on a Sony F3 recorded as SLOG to an Atomos Samurai using a RED 17-500mm lens.

Visit us at www.sparkymediaproductions.com or follow us on Twitter @SparkyMedia1.

 

Tags: Production

Comments

Related Articles

28 May, 2020

You can now appear in a football stadium from your own home

Conferencing technology will allow fans to both watch the football, and appear as fans in the stadium. 

It might look odd, but you are going to have...

Read Story

28 May, 2020

Rokinon's affordable new AF 85mm f/1.4 lens announced

Rokinon’s new prime lens for RF mount not only holds some compelling specs, but the price is also very tempting.

Rokinon's new AF 85mm f/1.4 lens for...

Read Story

27 May, 2020

Sony FDR-AX3: The camera that makes gimbals redundant?

Sony announces the FDR-AX3, a camera that would appear to push the boundaries of non gimbal stabilisation.

The Sony FDR-AX3 has sophisticated new...

Read Story