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Early Morning at Spurn Point

By YorkshireSam
I had intended to be at the lighthouse for first light but arriving to find the road washed away and so closed I had a three mile trek over mud and soft sand first which meant the sun had risen higher than wished for by the time I got there. Fortunately the windy morning produced a colourful red sky and thankfully a bit of cloud to go with it. Moments later the cloud thinned , the sky lost all colour and I was plodding back to my car thinking how next time I'll make sure the road is open first.

Tags: Lighthouse Landscape and travel Spurn head spurn point

Voters: mitchellhatpeg, tractor, phillG and 34 more

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Comments


c40uk 3 82 United Kingdom
4 Jan 2014 1:22PM
the road may never open again (to the public) i think the october storm proper washing it away but i think it was washed away earlier in the year?

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Mollycat Plus
3 11 2 United Kingdom
4 Jan 2014 2:39PM
Conjures up images of Easter Island in my minds eye. Beautiful detail Sam. Grin Peter
Alda Plus
3 70 30 United Kingdom
4 Jan 2014 3:04PM
This is an excellent image - well worth the trek! GrinGrin
4 Jan 2014 6:11PM
Excellent use of dof Sam. Some movement in the grasses I think because of the long exposure - I guess you cannot win everywhere. I like it! Perseverance paid off!

Mike
4 Jan 2014 7:58PM
A stunning image.

Richard
richmowil Plus
7 310 1 England
4 Jan 2014 8:57PM
Excellent Image!! - First Class!!
Paulbee Plus
12 41 United Kingdom
5 Jan 2014 12:36PM
A really superb image. The composition is more than good, it is brilliant. I especially like the foreground. A nice big print of this one will look great on your wall.
Regards Paul.
YorkshireSam 6 110 3 United Kingdom
5 Jan 2014 5:33PM
As always I am delighted when I see many people have enjoyed seeing what I upload and I thank you all for your comments and votes and an extra thank you Jeanie for the GE which really made the trek there and back a whole lot more worthwhile, kind regards, Sam :o).
c40uk 3 82 United Kingdom
5 Jan 2014 6:22PM
YorkshireSam 6 110 3 United Kingdom
5 Jan 2014 6:31PM
Cheers for that, it sure explains the nightmare of mud and rubbish I had to plod through. Noted there is a huge grant allocated for making the lighthouse a visitor centre and access is needed to the cottages and lifeboat station so the road will be reinstated though when is guesswork at the moment. Cheers

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