14 Stunning Images That Show How The Tide Transforms The British Coast

Use the “slidey thing” to reveal the changing scenes.

1. Photographer Michael Marten has compiled a stunning collection of images from around Britain highlighting the effect of tides.

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The Severn Bridge. Low tide at 2:30pm, high tide at 8:20am.

2. For Sea of Change: A Tidal Journey Around Britain, Marten travelled to different coastlines to photograph identical views at high and low tide.

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Blackpool. Low tide at 11:20am, high tide at 4pm.

3. Marten began documenting the images back in 2003.

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Crosby, Liverpool. High tide at 12 noon, low tide at 9am.

4. His journey began while exploring the Berwickshire coastline.

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Berwickshire harbour. Low tide at 11am, high tide at 6pm.

5. And over the years he travelled around the country capturing the incredible changes in the tides.

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Hayle rivermouth, Cornwall. Low tide at 12 noon, high tide at 6pm.

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Howick, Northumberland. High tide at 6pm, low tide at 12 noon.

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Salmon fishery in Solway Firth. Low tide at 5:20pm, high tide at 12 noon.

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North Berwick. Low tide at 11:15am, high tide at 3:40pm.

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Perranporth, Cornwall. Low tide at 12 noon, high tide at 8pm.

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Blackpool pier. Low tide at 11.50am, high tide at 4.10pm

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Perranporth, Cornwall. High tide at 6pm, low tide at 11:20am.

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St Ives, Cornwall. Low tide at 12:30pm, high tide at 6:30pm.

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St Mary’s lighthouse, Whitley bay. Low tide at 1pm, high tide at 5:50pm.

14. In total Marten captured 53 images, most of which can be viewed on his website.

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St Michael’s Mount, Cornwall. Low tide at 1:15pm, high tide at 8am.

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