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Photographing Whitby North Yorkshire


The first thing that comes to mind when photographing Whitby is the stunning coastline. The rugged cliffs that stretch for miles along the coast offer a dramatic backdrop for any photograph. Try taking photos from different angles to capture the scale of the cliffs and the sea below. The waves crashing against the cliffs make for some impressive shots, especially during high tide when the waves are at their strongest. The dramatic skies that often accompany the coast offer the perfect contrast to the rocks and sea, making for a truly striking photograph.




Another must-see location is Whitby's famous 199 steps that lead up to the Abbey. Climbing the steps can be a bit of a challenge, but the view from the top is worth it! From the top of the steps, you can see the entire town spread out before you, with the bright red rooftops and the harbour in the distance. The steps themselves offer an interesting photographic opportunity, with the light casting interesting shadows and the many details of the steps themselves, making for a unique and creative image.




The town of Whitby is steeped in history and charm, with winding streets and beautiful architecture. The best way to capture the charm of the town is by taking a walk through the streets and capturing the little details that make Whitby unique. The cobblestone streets, the colourful buildings, and the quaint storefronts all offer unique photographic opportunities. Try taking photos from different perspectives, such as from above or from down low, to create a more interesting image. Look for small details such as flower pots, street signs, and benches to add interest to your photos.




Finally, if you're looking for a unique perspective on Whitby, try taking a boat tour along the coast. From the water, you can capture a completely different view of the town and the cliffs. The boat tour offers a chance to capture the sea and sky in one shot, with the town's architecture in the distance. The reflections in the water can also add a unique element to your images. Be sure to bring a zoom lens to capture the details of the town from a distance, and a wide-angle lens to capture the vastness of the sea and sky. And don't forget to hold on tight - the boat can get a bit bumpy at times!




Below is a list of images from Whitby North Yorkshire and all are available to purchase as prints by following the link immediately below.

































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