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I decided early in the new year to go to places I haven't been to in the UK. Yesterday was Spurn Head or Spurn Point as it's also know. A two hour drive and well worth it. It was quite an experience on the three mile approach driving on a bumpy brick cobbled road for quite a stretch with sand at either side which then opens out to a tarmac road and a widening of the land at either side.
For those who don't know, Spurn Head is a narrow sand spit at the north bank of the Humber Estuary in East Yorkshire. It's owned by the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust and has plenty of wildlife, although I, like many ePHOTOzine members before me, was there to photograph the lighthouse and groynes.
It's a spectacular setting, beaches with loads of eroded groynes of various stages of wear, smoothed wood, tangled with colourful fishing debris, along with blockhouses from World War I/II, and the beautiful lighthouse.
I took just under 500 photos, many probably from the same tripod holes as fellow ePHOTOziners. Although it was those who'd pointed me to the location through uploads in the gallery, I was determined to find some new angles. My favourite shots are taken using my infrared converted Pentax *ist D. One of the lighthouse is already uploaded in the gallery.
Here's another. I've added a texture as the place gave me a feeling of dereliction and abandonment.
If you visit, be careful when driving over the track's speed bumps...they are quite high and could catch the underneath of your car.