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20th February 2017

Time lapse video showing dramatic clouds passing over the Marine Lake at West Kirby, Wirral, UK

A great place for dramatic skies and the unusual sight of people seemingly walking on water, this is the Marine Lake at West Kirby on the Wirral, filmed under threatening clouds for this time lapse video.

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17th February 2017

The snow capped peaks of Snowdonia, viewed across the Denbigh Moors from the Sportsman's Pass, North Wales

A stunning winter's day driving the Sportsman's Pass, one of the most dramatic roads in North Wales, with crisp light on the Denbigh moors and snow on the mountains of Snowdonia.

Where else would you want to be on a day like this?

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16th February 2017

The beautiful Porth Dafarch beach at sunset on the Isle of Anglesey, North Wales The beautiful Porth Dafarch beach at dusk on the Isle of Anglesey, North Wales

Two images taken from the same spot, on the same day, with the same white balance setting, but either side of sunset.

These two photos show the dramatic change in the colour temperature of the light at this time of day.

Another good reason to keep on photographing well after everyone else has packed up and gone home!

But where was this beautiful location?

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15th February 2017

Wind surfer on the beach at Rhosneigr on Anglesey, North Wales

There's not many opportunities to enjoy an afternoon by the seaside during January in North Wales, so when a sunny day arrived my wife Liz and I took full advantage.

This is the beach at Rhosneigr on the Isle of Anglesey, and we weren't the only ones out braving the cold.

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14th February 2017

Llyn Ogwen and the snow capped peak of Y Garn, Snowdonia National Park, Wales Time lapse video showing clouds over Llyn Ogwen and the snow capped peak of Y Garn in the Snowdonia National Park, Wales

Two versions of the same scene today at goHOWiE.com.

This is the dramatic snow capped peak of Y Garn with Llyn Ogwen in the foreground in the Snowdonia National Park, North Wales, captured as both a still image and a time lapse video under very active weather conditions.

When a scene is both as beautiful and dramatic as this it's worth making the extra effort!

Click on the images to visit either the Llyn Ogwen #4 photo page or the Llyn Ogwen Time Lapse #4 video page.


13th February 2017

Time lapse video showing a beautiful sunset over the North Wales coast, as seen from the West Shore at Llandudno

One of my favourite spots to watch and film a sunset from, the West Shore at Llandudno on the North Wales coast.

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10th February 2017

Time lapse video showing the change from day to night over Colwyn Bay on the North Wales coast

A gentle evening at Colwyn Bay on the North Wales coast captured in this mellow time lapse sequence.

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9th February 2017

The constellation Orion over Foel Fenlli in North Wales

A stunning early morning in early September gave me this beautiful view of the constellation Orion rising over the slopes of Foel Fenlli in the Clwydian Range Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).

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8th February 2017

The turbines of the Gwynt y Mor wind farm in Colwyn Bay on the North Wales coast

One of the most dramatic changes to the North Wales landscape over the past few years has been the installation of the huge offshore Gwynt y Mor (Sea Wind) wind farm in Colwyn Bay.

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7th February 2017

The beach at Llanfairfechan at dusk on the North Wales coast

The ever changing shoreline scenery along the North Wales coast makes for some wonderful photo opportunities, such as this image of the beach at Llanfairfechan, captured in the dusk twilight on an ebbing tide.

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6th February 2017

Clouds catching the colourful light of the rising sun at Moel Famau, North Wales

One of those rare but stunning displays of dawn light, as seen from the Pen Barras car park on the slopes of my local hill, Moel Famau.

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3rd February 2017

The A55 expressway, the Great Orme and the Conwy estuary at dusk on the North Wales coast, as viewed from the Sychnant Pass

A stunning view out over the North Wales coast, taking in the A55 expressway, the Great Orme, Llandudno, the Conwy estuary and Conwy Morfa.

But where was I standing?

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2nd February 2017

Llandudno Pier and the Little Orme at night under a full moon, North Wales

Here's another iconic view from the North Wales coast, looking out over the Victorian pier at Llandudno from the side of the Great Orme.

This night shot was made special by the bright full moon, rising over the Little Orme on the far side of the bay.

What a wonderful spot!

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1st February 2017

Thomas Telford's iconic suspension bridge over the Menai Straits, Anglesey, North Wales Thomas Telford's iconic suspension bridge over the Menai Straits, Anglesey, North Wales Thomas Telford's iconic suspension bridge over the Menai Straits, Anglesey, North Wales Thomas Telford's iconic suspension bridge over the Menai Straits, Anglesey, North Wales Thomas Telford's iconic suspension bridge over the Menai Straits, Anglesey, North Wales

If a view is worth photogrpahing then it's worth photographing more than once!

Which is why you can find multiple images here at goHOWiE.com of this iconic view from the Isle of Anglesey out over the Menai Straits, taking in Thomas Telford's iconic suspension bridge and the peaks of Snowdonia beyond.

Each view is taken from pretty much the same spot, but each image has different lighting, different perspective and different weather, bringing a variety of moods and expressions to mind.

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