Vertigo 3

By mrswoolybill
This is the third of my ‘vertical letterbox’ shots from Whitby. This is a little courtyard just off Brunswick Street. Like a lot of the town, the courtyard is at 45 degrees.
I think I’ve counted 28 separate artefacts and ornaments in this shot, but I get a different number every time I try.
This one’s for John (laurel), I reckon it’s his sort of shot. Sort of Polperro goes North...
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Thanks for looking.

Tags: Whitby Architecture Steps Back yard Landscape and travel Garden ornaments Potted plants Kitsch Plant pots Humour and fun

Readers' Choice Awards are given to photos that get over 30 votes


CarolG 13 199 20 Greece
20 Nov 2007 7:59AM
Superb capture, Moira, and full of interest. I immediately thought of John when I saw the little fella on the steps! Carol

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samsalt1 13 34 4
20 Nov 2007 8:05AM
This is definately the best so far, lots of interest and colour and a nice lead in with the steps.
Be surprised to see you top this.

Nettles 13 England
20 Nov 2007 8:10AM
Good grief, how on earth can anyone use those already narrow steps!
Well seen and taken Moira, and another great vertical letterbox shot.
Nice one. Annette
20 Nov 2007 8:11AM
Yup like this Moira.
ericfaragh 16 149 5 United Kingdom
20 Nov 2007 8:20AM
Good use of the tall crop.
20 Nov 2007 8:23AM
Excellent Moira,
beautiful colour and nice detail,
MickyMc 12 8 United Kingdom
20 Nov 2007 9:10AM
Really interesting again with lots of colour.
Barbaraj 13 450 England
20 Nov 2007 9:26AM
Full of interest.
glyndwr 13 66 10 Wales
20 Nov 2007 10:15AM
Quaint and colourful, even the CCTV sign.

User_Removed 13 485 13 England
20 Nov 2007 10:41AM
lovely shot and crop Moira, it works very nicely indeed

fentiger 19 920 24 England
20 Nov 2007 10:52AM
You are picking the right comps for your "letterbox period". Lots of interest and detail with steps proving an excellent lead in. It's good that there no JPEG artefacts Smile

imander 13 388 7 United Kingdom
20 Nov 2007 11:16AM
29, well thats where i got to before my eyes started playing tricks on me, excellent composition again, your making this style all your own, well done
just a thought ( and forgive me if i spell it wrong) but a typtrich in this style i think would look very interesting
Rende 13 38 4 Netherlands
20 Nov 2007 11:30AM
Another beautiful use of this format; wonderful composition and great colour accents. It's a wonder they get down those stairs without tripping over all the ornaments!
Mikelane 13 1 Wales
20 Nov 2007 11:43AM
Great composition .Lots of colours and lots to see at 12 o clock Nice one .
mikbee 13 3 8 Scotland
20 Nov 2007 12:09PM
If you seperate plants from pots and hooks and brackets from walls,its in the forties.Another image made for the format.Fine lead in up these stairs and a bit of repair work going on here.Eating too many pies will restrict your climb to the top tho'.Certainly a well detailed image Moira.
Joline Plus
14 30 57 United States
20 Nov 2007 12:19PM
Wow....the color and the little details really make this one an eye popper. Your vertical format is perfect for this. Nice one!
riprap007 15 1.6k 37 England
20 Nov 2007 12:45PM
I'm almost getting claustophobic, both from the choice of letterbox format but in particular from the kitsch overkill, a really excellent image
20 Nov 2007 12:53PM
Nice shot with some great colours.
bayleaf 13 8 United Kingdom
20 Nov 2007 12:54PM
Keep them coming Moira this is Soooo beautiful.

Have you seen the upload by pareen today?

Best wishes,

danbrann 15 640 17
20 Nov 2007 1:29PM
Anther which suits the format or does the format suit this. Either way it is a pleasant scene and fits in well with the series which is becoming most interesting.
ChristineL 15 39 United Kingdom
20 Nov 2007 2:33PM
you do find some lovely corners, a pretty and colourful image with plenty of interest,
Rock 18 10 2 England
20 Nov 2007 2:40PM
Ar'l tell thee Lass we know how to make ginnels in gods county.

A fine shot and presented in a grand manner.

DolphinLady 14 54 1 Wales
20 Nov 2007 2:57PM
This is just so wonderful Moira.
Well spotted & very well taken.
dianah 13 24.5k 4 United Kingdom
20 Nov 2007 3:22PM
I am so glad that you are doing more in this format Moira..there is so much detail in a small space and the colours are wonderful.
rmr 13 1 Wales
20 Nov 2007 6:50PM
superb detail and colours
JudeC 13 6 3 England
20 Nov 2007 6:56PM
Hi Moira - love this one - JudeC
wyatturp 14 2 England
20 Nov 2007 7:28PM
well done i like these picture

proz 16 205 United States
20 Nov 2007 7:45PM
this is a great seires and my fav thus far.
leons29 12 South Africa
20 Nov 2007 7:47PM
Complete photo. Love the way your eye is lead up the stairs. That is due to the good cropping and the position you got yourself in. Very good series
graceland 15 2.5k 2 United Kingdom
20 Nov 2007 8:08PM

well done
User_Removed 14 7 8 Netherlands
20 Nov 2007 8:09PM
lovely scene Moira. I like the color accents which really tie this together. Bert
Nice detail and crop, I like the steps, the way they look like they are going out of the photo.
TelStar 15 116 United Kingdom
20 Nov 2007 8:20PM
Goodness me, a right obstacle course up those steps. Don't think I'd bother, I can imagine the number of times I would hit my head and elbows. The composition really brings it home; fascinating 'paraphernalia'.

20 Nov 2007 8:39PM
Like this LOOOOOOOOONG shot Moira, it leaves the comp' just right, instead of being a very cluttered image. Nice work.

John Smile
20 Nov 2007 8:41PM
Excellet very good work.
newy17 14 273 United Kingdom
20 Nov 2007 9:43PM
wow another fantastic shot moira and very well spotted and captured, i wouldnt want to try walk down these steps when pissed lol,
20 Nov 2007 9:50PM
Great image and wonderful series - just fantastic

20 Nov 2007 10:01PM
A very interesting capture.
helenlinda Plus
13 366 22 United Kingdom
20 Nov 2007 10:12PM
This is delightful Moira. It would work as an image even if there were no artefacts at all
brownsilent 13 7 2 United Kingdom
20 Nov 2007 10:20PM
Lovely scene with lots to see. Well captured,
SRSmith 12 1 United States
20 Nov 2007 10:26PM
Color, light, and superb interest - this photo has it all. A truly superior image.
digiray63 13 4 United Kingdom
20 Nov 2007 11:08PM
I like this image a lot, lovely colour and rather quaint.
Brilane 14 5 12 Wales
20 Nov 2007 11:50PM
Beautiful colours, and the steps suit the format well.
pamelajean Plus
14 1.4k 2149 United Kingdom
21 Nov 2007 1:07AM
30, then 28, then 29......never mind. Another tall one, Moira, it works beautifully here. So much to look at and take in.
imagio 14 12 1 England
21 Nov 2007 7:52AM
Excellent series Moira, full of interest..

Mavis 18 143 2 England
21 Nov 2007 11:54AM
Another great vertical Moira . What a lot of Artifacts . Can you imagine the confusion inside . Lovely colourful shot xx
Hop-A-Long 13 52 1 England
22 Nov 2007 2:31PM
Great image. Full of colour. Nice one Moira. Even the CCTV warning sign is ornate.
SandraKay Plus
13 233 4 United Kingdom
23 Nov 2007 9:09PM
What a fabulous place. The shot is full of interest and colour.
User_Removed 13 2.2k 3 United Kingdom
24 Nov 2007 5:51PM
A good series. They work really well.
Glostopcat 14 255 2 England
26 Nov 2007 9:26PM
A really colourful courtyard shot, like the old clock and the cheeky cherub

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