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Smuggler's Hotspot

By VivienO
Saltburn by the Sea in North Yorkshire is a seaside resort with a dark, maritime history. It forms part of the 36 mile Heritage Coast and was ideally situated for smuggling in the 18th and 19th centuries. The cliffs provided effective hiding places while the wooded coves meant unlawful business could be carried out away from prying eyes.

The sweeping sands stretch for 8 miles to Redcar, another former smuggling hotspot. in the distance you can just see the Steel Complex (Corus, British Steel), a far cry from its romantic past.

Tags: Travel Beach The Seascape North By Sea Saltburn Yorkshire;

Voters: saeidNL, mrswoolybill, gingerdelight and 20 more


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saeidNL 10 3 Netherlands
1 Feb 2011 7:41PM
Nicely composed and captured in good light
saeid

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mrswoolybill Plus
13 1.9k 2166 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2011 7:46PM
Careful, thoughtful composition. I love that foreground, I can reach out and touch it.
Moira
gingerdelight 13 298 11 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2011 7:57PM
This is a superb composition Vivien, really well captured. I especially like the foreground and the walker plus dog on the beach.
Carol
mishu78 10 Canada
1 Feb 2011 8:12PM
Fantastic view! Great image!
1 Feb 2011 8:33PM
What a peaceful place to be.Beautiful view.Great write up.Well done.
jackitec 11 16 Spain
1 Feb 2011 9:38PM
Great shot, love the dog,

Jack.
morpheus1955 13 3 2 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2011 10:08PM
Super4b shot, beautifully composed and captured, I really like the FG detail.

Hugh
Frase 12 Scotland
1 Feb 2011 10:50PM
Wonderful image.
Don
Sezz 15 619 15 England
1 Feb 2011 10:55PM
Lovely depth to this one Viv, the composition works well especially with that fg detail!

Sarah *
LexEquine 13 1 19 United States
1 Feb 2011 11:11PM
'Happy to make my vote,' #10, Vivien. Superb wide-angle panoramic seascape view, with excellent pov, perspective, color, clarity, & comp. Artistic work.
Regards...Peter Smile
Peagreen 9 1 1 England
1 Feb 2011 11:33PM
What a beautiful view, it looks so peaceful!Brilliant detail and colour. Very well captured
Take care, Pauline
Ridgeway 13 222 2 Ireland
1 Feb 2011 11:33PM
Beautifully taken shot.Nice pov,

Aidan,,
Ray42 12 3 England
2 Feb 2011 9:13AM
A lovely scene - I thought it looked familiar - I used to go there in the 60's
2 Feb 2011 2:27PM
Beautiful landscape with good composition.

Len
tigertimb 12 40 66 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2011 3:39PM
Lovely shot with those lush hills and the sweep of the bay and near empty sands - very inviting
Tim
Alvar 13 23 2 France
2 Feb 2011 4:14PM
Great shot and capture Vivien.Well done
Alvar
photophantom 12 108 3 Philippines
2 Feb 2011 10:51PM

Quote:Careful, thoughtful composition. I love that foreground, I can reach out and touch it.
Moira

Indeed, very well done
Dennis
3 Feb 2011 5:45AM
Fantastic view of the beach flanked by these green dunes. The tiny human figure in the foreground adds to the story. very nice work. Jamm
wajid 9 Pakistan
5 Apr 2011 7:29AM
its really interesting veiw.!! Great shot!!

Wajid

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