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My normal stamping ground is the northern half of the Snowdonia National Park, taking in Snowdon, Tryfan, Pen yr Ole Wen and the other peaks of the Carneddau and Glyderau ranges.
But every now and then my wife Liz and I will venture further afield, heading south to the lovely landscapes of southern Snowdonia around the seaside towns of Fairhaven, Barmouth and the stunning Mawddach estuary.
One of our 'go to' places in this part of the world are the magnificent Cregennan Lakes, set high above the estuary and with views in all directions.
To the east of the lakes lies the shapely mountain of Cader Idris, surrounded by a rolling topography of lesser peaks, all with a much greener aspect than the bare rocks of the mountains to the colder north.
On this particular day in early June 2017 we were treated to some great cloudplay over the peaks and valleys, with patches of sunlight and shadow chasing each other across the undulating terrain.
Typical Snowdonia light, and an absolute delight to watch and photograph!
Filename - cader idris 01.jpg
Camera - Canon 6D
Lens - 24-105mm zoom @ 80mm
Exposure - 1/60 sec @ f9, ISO200
Filters - Polarising filter used to reduce glare and enhance colours.
Location - Snowdonia National Park, Mid Wales
This image - 800x533px JPEG
Conversion - Adobe Lightroom
Comments - Image underexposed to preserve highlights. Shadow areas brightened in Adobe Lightroom.
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