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Clovelly, Devon #4

House on a cliff at Clovelly on the north Devon coast

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The two week holiday that my wife Liz and I enjoyed in Devon and Cornwall in September 2019 took us all over the region, taking in the beautiful landscapes and coastlines.

Normally we like to go to the less popular, out of the way places, but one tourist venue we didn't want to miss was the seaside village of Clovelly on the North Devon coast.

Set up as a sort of living museum, Clovelly attracts coachloads of visitors to its very pretty steep cobbled streets and harbour, complete with the compulsory gift shops and cafés of course!

So we spent a good part of the day making our way down to the harbour, and then back up again, with plenty of pauses for me to take multiple photos, trying my best to include as few people as possible in the compositions.

This large house is perched on a cliff overlooking Clovelly harbour, and made for a dramatic focal point for this view along the North Devon coastline.

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Filename - devon clovelly 04

Lens - 24-105mm zoom @ 24mm

Exposure - 1/100 sec @ f8, ISO100

Filters - Polarising filter used to reduce glare and enhance colours. 2 stop neutral density graduated filter used at ana angle to reduce the brightness of the sky.

Location - Clovelly, Devon, England

Image enhancements - Adobe Lightroom

Comments - Image underexposed to preserve highlights in the sky.