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Churchyard view, Whitby

By Steve Cribbin
This was taken yesterday from St Mary's chuchyard, next to the Abbey at Whitby. I seem to have done something spooky with the cross in Noiseware and the brightest parts of the sky are burnt out, but I still quite like it. The triangle of the cross, the streetlamp and the seagull intrigue me and I like the lighting.

Tags: Landscape and travel

Voters: Kevster, synaesthesia, evap and 21 more

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I was there last week, the light was no where near as good as that. Great Shot. Click


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6 Jan 2005 9:31AM
Ooooph, thats a craker.

mike Plus
13 16 England
6 Jan 2005 9:34AM
Good shot a little spooky as you say

evap Plus
13 223 England
6 Jan 2005 9:34AM
Lots to look at well composed. Click.
Great lighting. beautiful colours. clicked!

Lovely shot and light. I'd love to see this at night with the lamp on (there's a project for you). Click
Potto Plus
13 19 United Kingdom
6 Jan 2005 9:46AM
Love the dark brooding feeling to this and the rays of light. Click.
6 Jan 2005 9:55AM
Very nice, I like how you were able to capture the sun shinning through the clouds, i don't really like that bird in there but thats me
6 Jan 2005 9:55AM
Been there many times but never really seen this view as I am usually looking down the steps to make sure I dont fall over.
sze4j Plus
13 56 Singapore
6 Jan 2005 10:03AM
like how you've captured the sky with the rays coming down onto the churchyard...its like the heavens opening up...
6 Jan 2005 10:18AM
Brilliant shot- great light - the bird and lampost make it for me.
6 Jan 2005 10:26AM
Stunning light, great comp.
AngieLatham Plus
13 790 2 United Kingdom
6 Jan 2005 10:37AM
nice atmospheric shot. click
gwyn h Plus
13 432
6 Jan 2005 11:13AM
Very atmospheric, beautiful light, well taken.

6 Jan 2005 12:40PM
Beautifully composed. The light in the light is forms a great focal point.
ericfaragh Plus
14 147 4 United Kingdom
6 Jan 2005 1:19PM
Wonderful light and colour and a great mixture of elements in the composition. Well done.
6 Jan 2005 2:14PM
Thanks for the comments everybody.
I doubt that I'll be able to take up the challenge Jules, living in Leeds. But maybe in PS???
Ben, I can appreciate your unease with the bird but it was there and it's typical of Whitby.
Ben, know what you mean about the steps. My daughter was taking the mickey as we went down, I nearly tripped half a dozen times. I think the steps are too narrow or something. This shot was actually taken at the top from the far side of the church.
Glad you like it Paul and Eric, I think that there may be more from this visit.
suleesia Plus
13 176 Malaysia
6 Jan 2005 3:36PM
Brilliant, excellent composition, perfect exposure. Great image.
lyne Plus
14 15
6 Jan 2005 4:12PM
Stunning capture wonderful lighting lynex
7 Jan 2005 7:47AM
one of the best images I've seen of Whitby, great comp, light, beyond the obvious, thanx, click (*:*)
andytvcams Plus
15 10.4k 1 United Kingdom
7 Jan 2005 8:18AM
Brings back memories,loverly lighting.

7 Jan 2005 8:47AM
Thanks Su, Lyne, Magda and Andy.
Lyne, I've only just seen that you have a current series from Whitby - I will be back to it soon.
Thanks Magda - means a lot to me.

Well composed & lit. Prefer the original to the edited.
8 Jan 2005 2:57AM
Thanks for commenting Mark. I was after mood and I think that Ian may have wanted more detail?

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