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18th January 2021

Bluebells and trees in spring Bluebells and trees in spring Bluebells and trees in spring Bluebells and trees in spring

A hint of things to come with these images of bluebell woods from the spring of 2007 at Moss Valley near Wrexham in North Wales.

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15th January 2021

Tree and streetlight at dusk Oak tree in silhouette at dusk Oak tree in silhouette at dusk Oak tree in silhouette at dusk Tree in silhouette against a colourful twilight sky

Much closer to home with these shots of a colourful twilight sky, captured within a few metres of my front door in Buckley, North Wales.

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12th January 2021

Rhyl beach at sunset on the North Wales coast Rhyl beach at sunset on the North Wales coast Rhyl beach at sunset on the North Wales coast Rhyl beach at sunset on the North Wales coast Rhyl beach at sunset on the North Wales coast Rhyl beach at sunset on the North Wales coast

With Wales being in full Covid lockdown at present, opportunities to get out and about photographically speaking have been put on hold for a while.

A good opportunity then, to delve into the archives and dig out some hidden treasures.

Such as these images shot at Rhyl on the North Wales coast, all the way back in May 2007 using an 11MP Canon 5D DSLR camera.

It's the light and subject matter that really count, rather than the megapixels!

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11th January 2021

Breakwater and offshore turbines, Prestatyn Beach, North Wales Breakwater and offshore turbines, Prestatyn Beach, North Wales

A final couple of images from our winter excursions to Prestatyn Beach, this time enjoying beautiful sunlight across the beach and sea.

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10th January 2021

Marker post on Prestatyn Beach, North Wales Marker post on Prestatyn Beach, North Wales Marker post on Prestatyn Beach, North Wales Tidal pool on Prestatyn Beach, North Wales Wooden groynes on Prestatyn Beach, North Wales

A wintry stroll along the huge beach at Prestatyn on the North Wales coast at low tide.

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9th January 2021

Clam shell in sunlight on Prestayn beach, North Wales Razor shell in sunlight on Prestayn beach, North Wales

Looking down while walking along the beach at Prestatyn on the North Wales coast revealed some beautifully detailed seashells along the high tide line.

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8th January 2021

Blue seaside telescope at Prestatyn, North Wales Blue seaside telescope at Prestatyn, North Wales

An icon of the British seaside, this Owl telescope looked great in the winter sunlight on the promenade at Prestatyn on the North Wales coast.

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7th January 2021

Pont y Ddraig footbridge at Rhyl harbour on the North Wales coast Pont y Ddraig footbridge at Rhyl harbour on the North Wales coast Pont y Ddraig footbridge at Rhyl harbour on the North Wales coast Pont y Ddraig footbridge at Rhyl harbour on the North Wales coast

Gorgeous winter storm lighting at Rhyl harbour on the North Wales coast prompted this brief photo session around the Pont y Ddraig footbridge.

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6th January 2021

Time lapse of a full moon traversing the night sky

With Wales in full Covid lockdown the night sky over our house provided some much needed creative opportunity.

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5th January 2021

Video of the Gwynt y Môr offshore windfarm turbines, North Wales Gwynt-y-Môr offshore wind farm turbines, North Wales coast Gwynt-y-Môr offshore wind farm turbines, North Wales coast

You can't visit the North Wales coast without being mightly impressed by the huge array of offshore wind turbines that make up the Gwynt-y-Môr wind farm in Colwyn Bay.

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4th January 2021

Time lapse of sunset at Trearddur Bay on Anglesey, North Wales Video of sunset at Trearddur Bay on Anglesey, North Wales

Two video renditions of a beautiful winter sunset at Trearddur Bay, Anglesey, North Wales to enjoy today here at goHOWiE.com, one a time lapse and the other shot in real time.

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3rd January 2021

Panoramic view over the Menai Straits in winter, Anglesey, North Wales Menai Straits shoreline in winter, Anglesey, North Wales Menai Straits shoreline in winter, Anglesey, North Wales Menai Straits shoreline in winter, Anglesey, North Wales Menai Straits in winter, Anglesey, North Wales Menai Straits at dusk Anglesey, North Wales Menai Straits at dusk Anglesey, North Wales

To compliment yesterday's time lapse video of tide on the Menai Straits, here are a series of still images taken at the same time showing further the beauty of this wonderful part of the North Wales coast.

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2nd January 2021

Time lapse of ebbing tide on the Menai Straits, Anglesey, North Wales

A Happy New Year to all!

We'll start 2021 off with a time lapse video, shot a few weeks ago along the Menai Straits between the Isle of Anglesey and the North Wales coast, and featuring the extreme tidal range that's a feature of this amazing stretch of water.

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30th December 2020

Stars over the Clwydian Range AONB, North Wales Time lapse of stars over the Clwydian Range, north Wales

A chilly winter's morning spent capturing hundreds of star frames over the Clwydian Range, North Wales, yielded this time lapse video and image of the sky with just a hint of clouds.

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29th December 2020

Time lapse of winter clouds over the Menai Straits, Anglesey, North Wales Suspension bridge over the Menai Straits, Anglesey, North Wales

An iconic view out over the Menai Straits in winter, featuring the Thomas Telford suspension bridge spanning the gap between the beautiful Isle of Anglesey and the North Wales coast, is presented here as a time lapse video and still image.

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28th December 2020

Beaumaris pier in winter sun, Anglesey, North Wales Video of the pier and lifeboat station at Beaumaris, Anglesey, North Wales Time lapse of sunset over the North Wales coast from Beaumaris

The lovely seaside town of Beaumaris on the Isle of Anglesey on the North Wales coast is featured in this time lapse video, real time video and still image, all shot eralier this month in a brief window of nice weather.

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26th December 2020

Time lapse of dramatic clouds over Snowdon and Llyn Mymbyr, North Wales Llyn Mymbyr in winter, Snowdonia, North Wales

A beautiful winter's view out over the still waters of Llyn Mymbyr in the Snowdonia National Park, North Wales, is presented here today in the twin forms of a time lapse video and a still image.

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25th December 2020

Howard and Liz Christmas Card

Have a Blessed Christmas and a Happy and fulfilling New Year, with best wishes from Howard and Liz.

24th December 2020

Time lapse of clouds and rain over Llyn Padarn, Snowdonia, North Wales Time lapse of clouds over Dolbadarn castle in Snowdonia, North Wales Dolbadarn Castle in winter, Snowdonia, North Wales

Dodging the winter showers (or not, as the case may be) around the shores of Llyn Padarn in the Snowdonia National Park, North Wales.

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23rd December 2020

Video of storm clouds over the North Wales coast Time lapse of storm clouds over the North Wales coast Stormy weather over the North Wales coast at Llandudno Stormy weather over the North Wales coast at Llandudno

Somewhat frisky weather over the North Wales coast last weekend yielded these dramatic photos and videos from the West Shore at Llandudno.

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21st December 2020

Sea angler at Porth Dafarch, Anglesey, North Wales Sunset over the beach at Porth Dafarch, Anglesey, North Wales Sir David Attenborough artic exploration ship at Holyhead, North Wales

Three final images from Liz's and my visit to the beautiful Isle of Anglesey earlier this month.

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18th December 2020

360° Interactive Panorama of Porth Dafarch, Anglesey, North Wales

The beautiful North Wales coast is captured here on a chilly winter's afternoon at Porth Dafarch on the Isle of Anglesey in this 360° interactive panorama.

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17th December 2020

Video of angler at Porth Dafarch, Anglesey, North Wales Video of beautiful sunset over the Irish sea from Porth Dafarch, North Wales

Two real time videos shot during our recent visit to Porth Dafarch on the beautiful Isle of Anglesey earlier this month.

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16th December 2020

Time lapse showing sunset over Porth Dafarch beach, Anglesey, North Wales

Every December my wife Liz and I make a winter's pilgimage to Porth Dafarch on the coast of Anglesey in North Wales to catch the sunset out over the Irish Sea.

But this year was special.

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15th December 2020

360&;deg Interactive Panorama of Llandudno Pier, North Wales

The iconic Victorian pier at Llandudno on the North Wales coast is captured here on a chilly winter's afternoon in this 360° interactive panorama.

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14th December 2020

360° Interactive Panorama of Pistyll Rhaeadr waterfall, North Wales

The final offering from our winter trip to Pistyll Rhaeadr waterfall in Powys, North Wales, is this interactive 360° image, which took a bit of fine balancing on slippery rocks to achieve.

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11th December 2020

Video of Pistyll Rhaeadr waterfall in winter, Powys, North Wales Video of Pistyll Rhaeadr waterfall in winter, Powys, North Wales Howie photographing at Pistyll Rhaeadr waterfall

Continuing with our adventures at Pistyll Rhaeadr waterfall in Powys, North Wales, here are the two live action videos I shot while perched on a rock in the middle of the river.

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8th December 2020

Pistyll Rhaeadr waterfall in winter, Powys, Wales Pistyll Rhaeadr waterfall in winter, Powys, Wales Pistyll Rhaeadr waterfall in winter, Powys, Wales Pistyll Rhaeadr waterfall in winter, Powys, Wales Pistyll Rhaeadr waterfall in winter, Powys, Wales Pistyll Rhaeadr waterfall in winter, Powys, Wales Pistyll Rhaeadr waterfall in winter, Powys, Wales Pistyll Rhaeadr waterfall in winter, Powys, Wales

Winter at the highest single drop waterfall in Britain, the amazing Pistyll Rhaeadr.

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5th December 2020

360° Interactive Panorama of Llandudno Promenade, North Wales

One of the things I love about photography is that there's always something new to try.

Recently, on the promptings of my daughter Allie, I've had a go at creating interactive 360° panoramas.

This is my first attempt, a look around the North Shore promenade at Llandudno at dusk on the North Wales coast.

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4th December 2020

Broken down old shed at Vyrnwy, North Wales Broken down old shed at Vyrnwy, North Wales

En route to Lake Vyrnwy in Powys, North Wales, I couldn't resist stopping to photograph this wonderful derelict old shed by the side of the road.

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