On the Cobb

Another image from our recent trip to Lyme Regis. Previously I posted an image of some boats in the little harbour protected by the Cobb (click here to view).

Turning round from that image you get a view of the Cobb – a very substantial structure curving out into the bay – that has stood centuries of storms. On a cloudless day, the Cobb itself loses some of its photogenicity, but the people on the Cobb (as silhouettes) caught my attention

 

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About LensScaper

Hi - I'm a UK-based photographer who started out 45+ years ago as a lover of landscapes, inspired by my love of outdoor pursuits: skiing, walking and climbing. Now retired, I seldom leave home without a camera and I find images in unexpected places and from different genres. I work on the premise that Photography is Art and that creativity is dependent on the cultivation of 'A Seeing Eye'.
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9 Responses to On the Cobb

  1. Sue says:

    I have a similar image from some years ago…..

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  2. paula graham says:

    Great stuff, I read that the cob is suffering from the heavy battering from the waves, it is crumbling somewhat.

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    • LensScaper says:

      Thanks Paula. The Cobb does get a battering in major storms, but it is a very substantial object. I hadn’t heard of it being damaged – I must ask my brother-in-law who lives in Lyme

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  3. shoreacres says:

    I’ve never heard of something called a “cobb.” A quick search turned up Cobb salad, the baseball player Ty Cobb, and an assortment of other obviously unrelated things. Once I tried “cobb wall,” I think I found my answer. Is this wall done with cob (or cobb) construction?

    Of course, as an American midwesterner, when you say “cobb” to me, I think immediately of corn on the cob. While that’s clearly not the same, there is a certain visual resemblance between the wall and the sweet corn I’m having for dinner tonight.

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