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Staithes - Darkness descends

By YorkshireSam
A multi frame stitched panorama that was a long time in the planning and capturing since I wanted the full moon in the scene. On several visits the cloud out at sea blocked the moon until such time as it was too dark to take the shot.

Because the timing to have all the elements you see here was so finite and because I failed so often before this I almost gave up trying but as they say "if at first ...."

Tags: Moonlight Evening Staithes Landscape and travel

Voters: richmowil, jovanovic, Chant57 and 29 more

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richmowil Plus
7 310 1 England
7 Feb 2013 12:13AM
Nice Mixed light Image!! I like this a lot!

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RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
7 Feb 2013 1:40AM
Patience and planning have paid off handsomely, Sam: an excellent night time shot of this photogenic wee town, the panorama so well stitched and here showing a whole sweep across the river and the houses on either side.
I have seen a not dissimilar view during the day but not at night and certainly not with the moon in frame.
Very well done.
almiles 7 38 102 United Kingdom
7 Feb 2013 6:10AM
Patience paid off, the moon in the still blue sky coupled with the artificial lighting gives lots of interest. The moon gives a 'smuggler's cove' feel I think! Smile
7 Feb 2013 8:10AM
Great view of this lovely fishing town..................used to go here a lot when I was young (not that long ago........cough cough)...................GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Time spent in the planning sure has paid off, good planning well captured.

WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
7 Feb 2013 9:05AM
Well worth the wait, the multi-frame puts you right there in the image again. Fine work again, Sam.

jdinne 13 16 England
7 Feb 2013 8:54PM
Superbly planned and captured Sam, excellent. Congrats on the GE.

YorkshireSam 6 110 3 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2013 2:10PM
Thank you all ever so much for your kind words and votes and an extra big thanks you Natures Haven for your GEA ( my first :o) ).

kind regards, Sam
Glashutte 10 21 1 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2013 6:04PM
Superb image.

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