In focus: Ilfracombe photographer Nick Dee shares his stunning pictures of North Devon

North Devon featured photographer - Nick Dee.
North Devon featured photographer - Nick Dee.

Landscapes, night scenes and storms are just some of the types of photography that Nick enjoys capturing on camera.

Having climbed to the top of Capstone in Ilfracombe I then made my way back down the path when I noticed this view. It gives a great shot of Ilfracombe complete with a bonfire in the distance. Picture: Nick Dee Having climbed to the top of Capstone in Ilfracombe I then made my way back down the path when I noticed this view. It gives a great shot of Ilfracombe complete with a bonfire in the distance. Picture: Nick Dee

An Ilfracombe photographer has been sharing his stunning landscape shots on our iwitness24 North Devon website.

Nick Dee takes most of his photos around North Devon, and particularly his hometown of Ilfracombe.

He said: “I have been taking photos for the last couple of years and it has become my main hobby.

“I enjoy taking a wide variety of photographs including landscapes, seascapes, night shots, buildings and some astro photography.

On one of the few occasions when we had a clear night I managed to capture St Nicholas Chapel. The moon is just out of view but it lit up the chapel beautifully. Picture: Nick Dee On one of the few occasions when we had a clear night I managed to capture St Nicholas Chapel. The moon is just out of view but it lit up the chapel beautifully. Picture: Nick Dee

“I also look to capture storm shots, from a safe and secure position, which I find amazing to watch and photograph.”

Nick said he feels Ilfracombe is a ‘hidden gem’ and extremely photogenic, with something new around every corner.

He added: “The North Devon coastline also produces some outstanding sunsets, which are always so good to watch.

“I particularly enjoy taking night pictures and capturing the beauty of the lights in and around Ilfracombe, especially around the harbour area.

This was a sunset shot taken at Combesgate Beach near Woolacombe. It really is stunning there. Picture: Nick Dee This was a sunset shot taken at Combesgate Beach near Woolacombe. It really is stunning there. Picture: Nick Dee

“I feel that I am so lucky to live in this area and I enjoy taking and sharing my photographs to those who love it here but may not be able to get out as much as they would like.”

MORE: Nick is a member of iwitness24 - our photo-sharing website. See more of Nick’s iwitness24 pictures.

If you have a photo you would like to share with the Gazette, visit www.iwitness24.co.uk and upload it to the North Devon region.

JOIN IN: Each week we set our readers a photo-challenge and the theme for our latest challenge is ‘Sunrises and sunsets’. If you would like to enter then simply upload your shots to the iwitness24 East Devon photo-challenge group.

This is a sunset shot taken at the closing stages of the Ilfracombe Carnival in August. Picture: Nick Dee This is a sunset shot taken at the closing stages of the Ilfracombe Carnival in August. Picture: Nick Dee

I must admit that Sarah and I really like Arlington Court and this is a shot of the main house on a very cold and moon free night. It was absolutely pitch black but the house still looked amazing. Picture: Nick Dee I must admit that Sarah and I really like Arlington Court and this is a shot of the main house on a very cold and moon free night. It was absolutely pitch black but the house still looked amazing. Picture: Nick Dee

Walking around the grounds at Arlington Court with my wife and came across this path covered in leaves. Looked like a red carpet. Picture: Nick Dee Walking around the grounds at Arlington Court with my wife and came across this path covered in leaves. Looked like a red carpet. Picture: Nick Dee

This sunset was taken last summer from behind the Landmark Theatre in Ilfracombe. Picture: Nick Dee This sunset was taken last summer from behind the Landmark Theatre in Ilfracombe. Picture: Nick Dee

This is a star trail taken at Wistlandpound Reservoir. Picture: Nick Dee This is a star trail taken at Wistlandpound Reservoir. Picture: Nick Dee

I've always liked this view of Capstone but at night it really does become magical. Picture: Nick Dee I've always liked this view of Capstone but at night it really does become magical. Picture: Nick Dee

I took several shots of the Ilfracombe Lifeboat and donated 10pence for every like. This raised £76 for the RNLI. Picture: Nick Dee I took several shots of the Ilfracombe Lifeboat and donated 10pence for every like. This raised £76 for the RNLI. Picture: Nick Dee

The night of the super moon was cloudy but I managed to catch it between the clouds. Taken at Wildersmouth Ilfracombe. Picture: Nick Dee The night of the super moon was cloudy but I managed to catch it between the clouds. Taken at Wildersmouth Ilfracombe. Picture: Nick Dee

I managed to get up early enough to catch the sunrise through the folly at Pilton. Picture: Nick Dee I managed to get up early enough to catch the sunrise through the folly at Pilton. Picture: Nick Dee

Walking into Ilfracombe to attempt some night shots and came across the bandstand at Runnymede Gardens. It looked so pretty at night couldn't resist taking this one. Picture: Nick Dee Walking into Ilfracombe to attempt some night shots and came across the bandstand at Runnymede Gardens. It looked so pretty at night couldn't resist taking this one. Picture: Nick Dee

Climbing up the Torrs walk at Ilfracombe I came across this amazing view of the town. You can see from Slade right the way down to Wildersmouth and the sea. Picture: Nick Dee Climbing up the Torrs walk at Ilfracombe I came across this amazing view of the town. You can see from Slade right the way down to Wildersmouth and the sea. Picture: Nick Dee

I had gone to Ilfracombe harbour to try to catch a sunset but after setting up and getting ready heavy clouds rolled in but it just added to the picture. Picture: Nick Dee I had gone to Ilfracombe harbour to try to catch a sunset but after setting up and getting ready heavy clouds rolled in but it just added to the picture. Picture: Nick Dee

Walking back down Capstone I came across this amazing view of Ilfracombe. Picture: Nick Dee Walking back down Capstone I came across this amazing view of Ilfracombe. Picture: Nick Dee

I was standing on the first level by St Nicholas Chapel in Ilfracombe when I noticed these holidaymakers getting caught out by a huge wave. Picture: Nick Dee I was standing on the first level by St Nicholas Chapel in Ilfracombe when I noticed these holidaymakers getting caught out by a huge wave. Picture: Nick Dee

Having reached St Nicholas Chapel this was the view I saw looking back towards the lifeboat station. Picture: Nick Dee Having reached St Nicholas Chapel this was the view I saw looking back towards the lifeboat station. Picture: Nick Dee

Walking around Ilfracombe harbour and I was fortunate enough to capture this shot. It was a summer sunset with the boats in the harbour. Picture: Nick Dee Walking around Ilfracombe harbour and I was fortunate enough to capture this shot. It was a summer sunset with the boats in the harbour. Picture: Nick Dee

You can't have pictures of Ilfracombe and not include Verity. She really is the Marmite Girl, you either love it or hate it - I love it. Picture: Nick Dee You can't have pictures of Ilfracombe and not include Verity. She really is the Marmite Girl, you either love it or hate it - I love it. Picture: Nick Dee

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