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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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Comments


Kevster 11
6 Jan 2005 9:30AM
I was there last week, the light was no where near as good as that. Great Shot. Click

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synaesthesia 12 389 England
6 Jan 2005 9:31AM
Ooooph, thats a craker.

Clicked.
mike Plus
11 16 England
6 Jan 2005 9:34AM
Good shot a little spooky as you say

Michael
evap Plus
11 223 England
6 Jan 2005 9:34AM
Lots to look at well composed. Click.
Guitar_gilly 11 75 England
6 Jan 2005 9:34AM
Great lighting. beautiful colours. clicked!

Josh
Lovely shot and light. I'd love to see this at night with the lamp on (there's a project for you). Click
Jules
Potto 11 19 United Kingdom
6 Jan 2005 9:46AM
Love the dark brooding feeling to this and the rays of light. Click.
bengsays 11 13
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
BenHur 11 7 England
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.
Click
sze4j Plus
11 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...
clairabella 11 92 Austria
6 Jan 2005 10:18AM
Brilliant shot- great light - the bird and lampost make it for me.
Claire
6 Jan 2005 10:26AM
Stunning light, great comp.
AngieLatham 11 790 2 United Kingdom
6 Jan 2005 10:37AM
nice atmospheric shot. click
Angie*
gwyn h Plus
11 432
6 Jan 2005 11:13AM
Very atmospheric, beautiful light, well taken.

Gwyn
paul_indigo 12 259 United Kingdom
6 Jan 2005 12:40PM
Beautifully composed. The light in the light is forms a great focal point.
ericfaragh 12 123 1 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.
Steve
suleesia Plus
11 176 Malaysia
6 Jan 2005 3:36PM
Brilliant, excellent composition, perfect exposure. Great image.
Su
lyne Plus
12 15
6 Jan 2005 4:12PM
Stunning capture wonderful lighting lynex
magda_indigo 12 418 England
7 Jan 2005 7:47AM
one of the best images I've seen of Whitby, great comp, light, beyond the obvious, thanx, click (*:*)
andytvcams 13 10.4k United Kingdom
7 Jan 2005 8:18AM
Brings back memories,loverly lighting.

Andy...
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.

Steve
markthompson 12 13 United Kingdom
7 Jan 2005 3:58PM
Well composed & lit. Prefer the original to the edited.
Mark
8 Jan 2005 2:57AM
Thanks for commenting Mark. I was after mood and I think that Ian may have wanted more detail?
Steve

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