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Deeside #6

Suspension bridge over the river Dee at Queensferry, Deeside, North Wales

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The story behind this image

This dramatic cloudscape over the Flintshire suspension bridge at Connah's Quay on Deeside, North Wales had me scrambling to assemble my camera, lens and filter combination in time to catch the towering cumulonimbus before it moved out of the scene.

My wife Liz and I had come down to Connah's Quay to enjoy a walk along the banks of the river Dee down the Wales Coastal Path, but our hike was delayed by a couple of minutes in order to let me get this shot.

A good use of the time, I think!

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Image data

Filename - deeside 06

Lens - 24-105mm zoom @ 40mm

Exposure - 1/400 sec @ f4, ISO100

Filters - Polarising filter used to reduce glare and enhance colours. 2 stop neutral density graduated filter used to reduce the brightness of the sky.

Location - Connahs's Quay, Deeside, North Wales

Image enhancements - Adobe Lightroom

Comments - Handheld exposure.