Bedruthan Steps Prints
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The Story Behind the Image - Bedruthan Steps
Waves break on the beach at the Bedruthan Steps in Cornwall, just north of Newquay. The Bedruthan 'Steps' are a spectacular series of rock stacks stretching across Bedruthan Beach and have drawn tourists since the Victorian period.
I came here on a family trip with my wife and daughter on a sunny day in spring. We parked at the National Trust parking area on the coast road and took the wonderful clifftop walk along the coast to Bedrutham Bay.
Here a set of steep stairs go down to a very small beach at the base of the cliffs. The stairs are relatively steep, but what makes them a challenge is that they are wet from sea spray.
The tide was covering much of the beach so I didn't dare to try getting right down onto the sand. Instead, I knelt on the bottom step while I waited, hoping to get a photo of waves breaking on the beach.
What I hadn't anticipated was that the waves would simultaneously break on the step where I was crouching. I got the photo, but I also got soaked! All in the name of art.
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