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Hastings Pier on Fire
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Published: October 13, 2010
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Ok this was due about a week ago, the hastings pier was cought on fire and was burned down. It was started around 1am because of an arson attack. This was taken by me around 3 am..

It was a rather sad site to see the pier burn . . . .

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Ohhh my god a DD again ? wow thank you so much everyone ...
I just logged on to DA after about 4-5 days to see that i got a DD for this amazing :nod: Im so so happy thank you everyone :heart:
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Joker8D's avatar
Joker8D|Hobbyist Artist
Wanna watch the fireworks with me? Hehehehe...
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Sarah-Moonlight-Kero|Student Filmographer
yeah i remember watching that from my house...so sad D:
a great shot of it though! the smoke and angle has a great effect to the pic! ^^
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CanveySue|Hobbyist Photographer
Sad, but nicely captured
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Aseamlessbonds|Student General Artist
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PrincessofAshes|Hobbyist General Artist
That's really sad, you don't get that many pier's any more. What cruel and stupid thing to do. Fantastic photo though, really captured the moment well.
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morningstarskid|Hobbyist Photographer
Great Shot...sad reason...very cool you came camera in had..Shooter!!!!

Congrats on your DD....you did something..to make a difference :clap:
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Aseamlessbonds|Student General Artist
Congratulations!!!! :iconbwavoplz: I have seen many pictures of our beautiful pier in flames, but this is for sure one of the best!!! Let's hope that something will finally be done, we have lost too many of this towns lovely buildings and structures :tighthug:
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ponygirl74| General Artist
so sad to see a beautiful place burn down, I hope they caught the person or persons. From your other pictures it looks like a beautiful place.
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thecrazedinomeg's avatar
It's a shame that the pier burned down.
It sure as hell gave wake to some amazing photos.
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Daidoji-Gisei's avatar
I'm not usually impressed by photos--I lack the "eye" to appreciate them--but this one is remarkable.
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StaryHeavens's avatar
Thats so terrible
but this is an amazing shot
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Richsii|Professional Photographer
This is exceptional work. Way to be aware of what's happening and capture it so well :)
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no-i-am-spartacus's avatar
well done! you have shown that event apparently awful events are not without their beauty,,
this is a fine pice of work =)
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no-i-am-spartacus's avatar
hmm, i might need to get some sleep ~wot i meant to say wus,,

well done! you have shown that even apparently awful events are not without their beauty,,
this is a fine piece of work =)
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elemental-heiress|Student General Artist
"There is great beauty in sadness." So true. Whoever did that is f'd up.
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meihua's avatar
How sad.. :( Strange that this would be awarded same day as the Jersey City fire too...
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AcousticVibe132|Hobbyist Photographer
Great picture! Sad though that an arsonist caused it
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jenn182's avatar
Are they rebuilding it? Brighton Pier burned down as well didnt it? Lovely picture but sad :(
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AbschaumNo1|Hobbyist General Artist
Ah, that brings back memories of a class trip to Hastings some years ago...
the pier was beautiful, it's sad to hear that it burned down...
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sketchseven|Professional Filmographer
Wow - I saw the news coverage but that's an impressive site.
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Towim's avatar
It went out in a blaze of glory. Beautiful shot, thank you for capturing it.
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dj-Mara|Hobbyist Writer
Bastards. *shakes head* Ironically, what an apropos for "Smoke on the Water", a very good song.

The shot here is a very good one. I'd love to see even more great work that DOESN'T involve incidents like this XP

~Daniel J.
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