Archive for December, 2011

Almscliffe Crag at Dawn

December 21, 2011

Shot at 4 o’clock in the morning. ┬áStars are seen as moving trails of light due to long shutter speeds. ┬áPart of a body of work of local landmarks photographed at night.

Almscliffe Crag is a Millstone Grit outcrop at the top of a small hill near the village of North Rigton, between Leeds and Harrogate in West Yorkshire, England. The crag was formed due to the softer adjacent strata of shale and mudstone eroding at a faster rate than the hard wearing millstone.