A shot from just outside the harbour entrance in the seaside town of Whitby, North Yorkshire, England.

There are two Lighthouses and two Beacons on the arms of the entrance piers, all with fixed lights, with the east beacon showing red (out of shot on the left) and the west beacon green.

The 25.3m tall West Lighthouse was built in 1835 and the 16.5m tall East Lighthouse was built in 1855.

St Mary’s Church and Whitby Abbey are on the eastern headland. The Abbey is accessible by road, and also via 199 steps from Church Street to the top of the East Cliff.

Camera: Canon EOS 60D
Lens: Sigma 18-200mm

Three bracketed RAWs Tonemapped in Photomatix Pro.


Featured in : Beautiful North of England. UK : 13 June 12
Featured in : Harbour Life : 13 June 12
Featured in : THE GROUP : 17 June 12

Related shots can be found at: Yorkshire, England or you can look at all my HDR shots.


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  • Sandra Lee Woods
    Sandra Lee Woodsabout 2 years ago

    Beautiful Image. Great description.

  • Thank you kindly Sandra …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Robin Brown
    Robin Brownabout 2 years ago

    Bet you didn’t even get your feet wet!
    Fabulous looking plaice Tom!
    Thought I’d chip that one in!
    Saucey little devil!
    You got this shot well wrapped up!
    WTG :o)

  • Hehe, we were out on the Bark Endeavour when I took the shot, pleased you like it mate …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Robin Brown
    Robin Brownabout 2 years ago

    You always endeavour to please tom & you always suckseed!

  • Toothless budgies suck seed mate …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Robin Brown
    Robin Brownabout 2 years ago

    Ooops a typo!

  • ;o)

    – Tom Gomez

  • Catherine Hamilton-Veal  ©
    Catherine Hami...about 2 years ago

    This is excellent dear Tom a fave.x

  • Thank you so much Catherine …

    – Tom Gomez

  • dgscotland
    dgscotlandabout 2 years ago

    2 for the price of one..great mate.

    Click the banner to take you to the group. Your work is welcome here and please enjoy it.

  • Cheers Derek …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Lilian Marshall
    Lilian Marshallabout 2 years ago

    What a fantastic image Tom . Love the POV.

  • Thank you so much Lilian …

    – Tom Gomez

  • JKKimball
    JKKimballabout 2 years ago

    Wonderful image Tom!

  • Very much appreciated …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Bootiewootsy
    Bootiewootsyabout 2 years ago

    Excellent Tom

  • Thank you so much …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Julie  White
    Julie Whiteabout 2 years ago

    Great work love the moody sky.

  • Very much appreciated Julie …

    – Tom Gomez

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