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Bwa Gwyn sea arch near Rhoscolyn, Anglesey, North Wales #5

Bwa Gwyn sea arch near Rhoscolyn, Anglesey, North Wales

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The coastline around Rhoscolyn on the beautiful Isle of Anglesey, just off the North Wales coast, has some fascinating and dramatic geological features to enjoy.

One of the best is the Bwa Gwyn sea arch, pictured here from the rock strewn base of the surrounding cliffs on a lovely autumn afternoon way back in 2007.

This was the first time I'd seen the arch, and I've been back many times since, always entranced by the wonderfully eroded and coloured rock.

I wonder how long before the arch collapses? Probably long after I'm gone I think.

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Filename - anglesey bwa gwyn 05

Camera - Canon EOS 5D

Lens - 17-40mm zoom @ 17mm

Exposure - 1/2 sec @ f/16, ISO100

Filters - Polarising filter used to enhance colours.

Location - Bwa Gwyn, near Rhoscolyn, Anglesey, North wales

Image enhancements - Adobe Lightroom

Comments - Tripod, mirror lockup and remote release used to prevent camera movement.