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Photograph Yorktown Beach

Yorktown, Virginia

based on 7 reviews


Added by Elyse Clark

This is the perfect place to go for a swim, then stick around to watch the sunset. 

With the George P. Coleman bridge spanning the width of the York River, a fishing pier, and numerous rock jetties, Yorktown Beach is a great location for photographing sunrises or sunsets. There is a nice brick riverwalk path to walk along, or sandy areas to sit.

To get the full Coleman Bridge in your photo, head out to the edge of the fishing pier and use a wide angle lens and slow shutter speed to capture some nice long exposures of the bridge and water. 

Once finished photographing, stop by the Water Street Grille for some delicious seafood.  

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Photograph Yorktown Beach Reviews

Yorktown is a great place to spend a whole day exploring. Beautiful place for photographs and cute stores to stop in. Be sure to check out the surrounding nature trails, there's numerous in the area good for all ages!

Visit this quaint town and take a dip in the York river, grab ice cream at Ben and Jerry’s, or visit the Yorktown museum. This area has it all!

Its cool to get to see all the history, then take a great swim at this smaller beach. I guess a photography excursion is worth it, but come here for the beach.

The bridge makes for an interesting subject for photos. You can play with the exposure/shutter speed quite a bit, too, for interesting effects.

This is a pretty area in a cute town. Fun people watching and a nice sandy beach.

Everything there is picture perfect- got many great pics and memories there!

Leave No Trace

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!


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