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Colwyn Bay Night #1

Moon over Colwyn Bay on the North Wales coast

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A winter's evening outing to the North Wales coast for a bit of exercise and fresh air found my wife Liz and I strolling along the promenade at Colwyn Bay just as the last vestiges of twilight were dissolving from the western horizon.

An almost full moon had recently risen in the east, and was flooding the beach and headland with ghostly pale light, against which the streetlights at the far end of the bay punctuated the dark land with pinpoints of orange luminance.

Just a lovely night time scene, and well worth pausing for a few seconds to capture as a photograph.

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Image data

Filename - colwyn bay night 01

Lens - 24-105mm zoom @ 55mm

Exposure - 5 secs @ f8, ISO400

Filters - None.

Location - Colwyn Bay, North Wales

Image enhancements - Adobe Lightroom

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