Speedy Carousel

Carousel

I’m rounding up my Brighton Pier amusement park series with the carousel down on the beachfront. I set the camera on shutter priority with a 1/50s shutter speed, so that I could capture it’s movement. It makes it look like the carousel is wending it’s way round faster than it’s ordinarily sedate pace.

~ Spotted Cow

Retro coaster

Crazy Mouse

Continuing with my Brighton Pier amusement park series.

This is the Crazy Mouse roller coaster. I like this ride too. Beware though, the tub spins around at the corners and again, I would urge you not to eat beforehand. I de-saturated the colours in the picture to give it a retro feel.

~ Spotted Cow

Lurid Octopus

Galaxia

Continuing with my Brighton Pier amusement park series. It’s my third.

This is Galaxia, best described as a lurid octopus which swings its arms around and up & down. I haven’t had a go even though I think I’d probably be alright on it. Something about it’s round & round nature doesn’t appeal to me. But look how much fun the kids are having !

~ Spotted Cow

Galaxia

Galaxia

In The Air

Air Race ride

This is the second in my series of the amusement park on Brighton Pier.

This ride is called Air Race and you wouldn’t be able to get me on it. I don’t know why it’s dives and flips and upside down turns make it different from riding a roller coaster. Maybe it’s the sensation of being hurled around in the air. I felt a bit ill just watching and taking pictures. I do, however, like the brightly coloured aeroplanes with their Batman motifs.

~ Spotted Cow

Air Race ride

Air Race

 

 

Loop de loop

Turbo rollercoaster

This is the first in my series of the amusement park on Brighton Pier.

I love roller coasters. The Turbo is a short, terrifying ride but I love it. I like the sensation as your head – and stomach – go all funny when you loop around the loop. I’m usually trying to persuade someone to get on the ride with me … and someone else to be the designated handbag-holder.

My advice is not to get on the rollercoaster following a big meal. It is not a good idea.

~ Spotted Cow