Whitby Abbey

Photo of the Week 

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A quick break from the cloud and rain and a mad dash to the other side of the pond to get the clichéd shot of Whitby Abbey and reflection. The wind could have dropped a little but that would be asking too much.

K3 + DA 17-70
04/04/2016 - 11:29carmagw
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Stridey

Link Posted 04/04/2016 - 12:19
Cracking shot. Love the colours on the stonework against the dark sky. The foreground reeds make it for me.
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GIULIO57

Link Posted 04/04/2016 - 16:19
A superb location and a great capture
PPG

Teaka53

Link Posted 04/04/2016 - 20:59
Superb detail, has a hint of HDR about it that works for me
Malc

alfpics

Link Posted 04/04/2016 - 21:19
Great shot - moody sky and a good reflection
Andy

McBrian

Link Posted 04/04/2016 - 21:42
Nicely captured, the slight movement in the water reflection works well.
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davidwozhere

Link Posted 04/04/2016 - 23:03
Been there - never saw the pond !!? Am I losing it?
Smashing shot
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davidtrout

Link Posted 04/04/2016 - 23:25
Stridey wrote:
Cracking shot. Love the colours on the stonework against the dark sky. The foreground reeds make it for me.

I agree. This is a lovely shot and the foreground reeds really are the icing on the cake.
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McGregNi

Link Posted 05/04/2016 - 01:34
A striking image, nice balance and the foreground reeds provide the 'anchor'.
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carmagw

Link Posted 05/04/2016 - 09:16
Thanks for the comments, I got lucky with the light that day. Had been grim for 2 days.

davidwozhere wrote:
Been there - never saw the pond !!? Am I losing it?
Smashing shot

The pond is not as close to the Abbey as it looks in this picture, assuming you've gone through the visitor center and inside the perimeter wall then the pond is towards(ish) the carpark end. One of the few spots where its easy to get a shot without other buildings in view.

Regards

George

autumnlight

Link Posted 05/04/2016 - 14:10
Gorgeous light and a wonderful reflection
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pauljay

Link Posted 08/04/2016 - 10:58
Never knew there was a pond there! Great location to get the abbey on its own. Nice one!
Paul.

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davidtrout

Link Posted 11/04/2016 - 08:38
Congratulations on winning Photo of the Week, its a lovely image.
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1stEverPentax

Link Posted 11/04/2016 - 13:00
Great image George...congratulations and very well deserved.

Karlo

swarf

Link Posted 11/04/2016 - 16:56
really classy capture - the light on the reeds in the foreground is a gem. Well deserved POTW

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alfpics

Link Posted 11/04/2016 - 17:48
Congrats on POTW!
Andy

trixie

Link Posted 11/04/2016 - 19:42
Wonderful George well done too. Photo of the week
Trix

GIULIO57

Link Posted 14/04/2016 - 10:33
Super GLAD of your POTW goal
PPG

carmagw

Link Posted 21/04/2016 - 17:32
Only just been made aware this got POTW, wow !

Thanks for all your comments.

Regards

George
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