I know there's a lot to read, but it's also very interesting. All these, sometimes as may feel abandoned places, can have a really interesting history. For us it's more of a case: go - take some photos (or not) - come back home & read...
This one was quite a long walk, but enjoyable as the weather was fine.
"Spurn Point or Spurn Head is a narrow sand spit on the tip of the coast of the East Riding of Yorkshire, England that reaches into the North Sea and forms the north bank of the mouth of the Humber estuary. It is over 3 miles (4.8 km) long, almost half the width of the estuary at that point, and as little as 50 yards (46 m) wide in places. The southernmost tip is known as Spurn Head or Spurn Point and is the home to an RNLI lifeboat station and disused lighthouse. It forms part of the civil parish of Easington.
Spurn Head covers 113 hectares (1.13 km2) above high water and 181 hectares (1.81 km2) of foreshore. It has been owned since 1960 by the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust and is a designated National Nature Reserve, Heritage Coast and is part of the Humber Flats, Marshes and Coast Special Protection Area.
In the Middle Ages, Spurn Head was home to the port of Ravenspurn. Along with many other villages on the Holderness coast, Ravenspurn and Ravenser Odd were lost to the encroachments of the sea, as Spurn Head, due to erosion and deposition of its sand, migrated westward.
The lifeboat station at Spurn Head was built in 1810. Owing to the remote location, houses for the lifeboat crew and their families were added a few years later. The station is now one of only a very few in the UK which has full-time paid staff (the others all being on the River Thames in London)."
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SWEETFREEDOM (21994) 2010-04-18 1:08
beutiful beach with a delicious lighthouse on the right and great sky. i like places like this because they give me a sense of freedom and contact with nature.
Have a good sunday.
weetrees (15) 2010-04-18 1:26
Another fine image very evocative and moody excellent cloud formation topping off the long sandy beach
The inclusion of the lighthouse to the far end of the image gives you a great sense of depth and scale which the beach alone would not do.
A fine POV
leo61 (0) 2010-04-18 1:49
Great shot with amazing depth,thanks to these nice clouds.
Great POV and good composition.
sabermonajati (9019) 2010-04-18 2:40
coloure of cloudy sky and nice beach together are amazing.you captured superb image.
macondo (18551) 2010-04-18 3:57
Very subtle composition, with the lighthouse on the extreme right balanced by the pool of water on the left. It's a fantastic light, gleaming reflectively on the water, and nice capture of the haze on the water too. Tremendous definition of the detail in the clouds - your CPL filter has done a great job. Although the landscape/seascape is mostly flat your shot has a great depth to it. I enjoyed reading your note, also.
Sergiom (56491) 2010-04-18 5:22
Un grand angle superbe. La berge porte le regard vers le phare au loin et un ciel magnifique.
Bravo et bon dimanche
julia74 (954) 2010-04-18 5:31
Très beau paysage, beaucoup de sérénité grâce aux couleurs douces. Beau contrastes entre le ciel et le sol.
Ralfhar (728) 2010-04-18 5:49
Le ciel est fantastique. très beau paysage.
romanaa (7934) 2010-04-18 6:07
I simply adore your pictures. Flawless composition with the reflection in the puddle, great feeling of the vast space in the shot, the tine figure gives the scale and solitary emotions.
yquem46 (38382) 2010-04-18 8:39
Nice one Aneta
Well composed with the puddle at the FG, the lighthouse and the misty horizon line, plus a pleasant cloudy sky
have a nice evening
Elaine_Blath (8509) 2010-04-19 5:25
a fine landscape photo of a deserted beach, which goes well with the lighthouse, good composition, beautiful colours...
Have a nice day, Ivana
eldancer1 (26036) 2010-04-19 14:21
Wonderful presentation, there's a lot but great capture of all the elements that makes the picture. Well done.
yeln (11504) 2010-04-20 7:59
wonderful seascape photo. good composition!
This is a dream beach,but no swimmers!?. excellent colors of clouds and sharpness is also super.
I really like it
Have a nice day
testmaniac (13508) 2010-04-21 1:23
Hi Aneta, no doubt great photo. I like it very much. Only the sharpness can be better.
TFS and regards,
kiks (11749) 2010-04-25 12:27
Hello Helisa, i just visit your gallery and realy like the light on your work. Also on this one id the light realy magical.
- Copyright: Aneta Gorczewska (Helisa) (964)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2009-06-14
- Categories: Daily Life, Nature, Transportation
- Camera: Olympus E-300, ZUIKO DIGITAL 14-45mm 1:3.5-5.6, Jessop Circular PL 58mm
- Exposure: f/9.0, 1/200 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2010-04-18 0:59
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