<p>The craggy Cliffs of Moher wrap around the western coast of County Clare, providing a stunning view of the Atlantic Ocean. The rocky cliffs reach 702 feet (214) meters at their highest point and stretch nearly five miles (eight kilometers) across.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><b>Photo Tip: When your subject is of indeterminate size—a mountain, a body of water, a snowscape—add a sense of scale by including something of known size, such as a person, a car, a tree, or an animal. This helps viewers understand what they’re looking at.</b></p> <p><a href="http://photography.nationalgeographic.com/photography/photo-tips/">Get more photo tips »</a></p> <p><a href="http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/countries/ireland-photos/">See more photos of Ireland »</a></p> <p><a href="http://shop.nationalgeographic.com/ngs/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=6200516&amp;code=MR20441">Buy the <i>Ultimate Field Guide to Travel Photography</i> » </a></p>

Cliffs of Moher, Ireland

The craggy Cliffs of Moher wrap around the western coast of County Clare, providing a stunning view of the Atlantic Ocean. The rocky cliffs reach 702 feet (214) meters at their highest point and stretch nearly five miles (eight kilometers) across.

 

Photo Tip: When your subject is of indeterminate size—a mountain, a body of water, a snowscape—add a sense of scale by including something of known size, such as a person, a car, a tree, or an animal. This helps viewers understand what they’re looking at.

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Photograph by Jim Richardson, National Geographic

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