The Bolts, Scarborough. B&W by Colin Metcalf


Small (16.4" x 21.9")


The Bolts, Scarborough. B&W by 

Sizing Information

Small 16.4" x 21.9"
Medium 23.4" x 31.2"
Large 33.2" x 44.2"
Note: Includes a 3/16" white border


  • Printed on 185gsm semi gloss poster paper
  • Custom cut to three maximum sizes – A2, A1 & A0
  • 5mm white border to assist in framing
  • Tack them to your bedroom door, or frame

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Panasonic Lumix DMC FZ38
Handheld, single RAW image tonemapped and converted to B&W in Photomatix Pro 4.0.2.
f2.8 @ 1/80 ISO200.

Only a stones throw from the south bay beach a narrow passage called ‘The Bolts’ runs parallel to Foreshore Road for some distance, although it has now been blocked off in places.

Now the unpleasant bit. The name comes from the French for the common latrine. At one time this part of the shore was washed twice a day by high tide. So sewage would be emptied from overhanging buildings into The Bolts to be washed away.

Thanks for taking the time to browse my portfolio, I hope you see something you like. Colin.

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  • Colin Metcalf
    Colin Metcalfabout 4 years ago

  • nmbrplus
    nmbrplusabout 4 years ago

    TMI….lol….sorry Colin I couldn’t resist…..what a superb image here….I love this in B&W and the textures are awesome – well done! jd

  • Thanks Joyce, I thought it was worth sharing, not for the squeamish though!

    – Colin Metcalf

  • samsalt1
    samsalt1about 4 years ago

    Superb Colin ! as Joyce mentioned the textures are great and I particularly like the paving. Love it !

  • Many thanks Sam, really appreciate that mate!

    – Colin Metcalf

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELabout 4 years ago

    This is stunning Colin, superb work, well done.

  • Thank you very much Andrea!

    – Colin Metcalf

  • Kathy Baccari
    Kathy Baccariabout 4 years ago

  • Thank you!

    – Colin Metcalf

  • Clive S
    Clive Sabout 4 years ago

    Thank you for sharing your artwork with the Photomatix HDR Group!

  • Thank you!

    – Colin Metcalf

  • Warren  Patten
    Warren Pattenabout 4 years ago

    Bloody stunning Colin!

  • Cheers Warren, appreciated!

    – Colin Metcalf

  • StephenRB
    StephenRBabout 4 years ago

    great mono work and well seen aspect of the town.

  • Many thanks Stephen, greatly appreciated!

    – Colin Metcalf

  • Trevor Kersley
    Trevor Kersleyabout 4 years ago

    Stunning treatment Colin a must fave.

  • Thanks very much Trevor for the valued support!

    – Colin Metcalf

  • TimWaters
    TimWatersabout 4 years ago

    I really like this,

  • Cheers Tim really appreciated!

    – Colin Metcalf

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