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Deganwy Sunset #9

Sunset over the North Wales coast at Deganwy

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The North Wales coast is a great place to watch and photograph a sunset from, especially in the summer months when the sun sets to the northwest out over the Irish Sea.

One of my favourite places for a sunset shooting session is the promenade at Deganwy, with easy parking and a great old fashioned seaside shelter to set up your camera in, protected from any breezes that might be blowing.

And breezes are an issue when you're photographing with a 100-400mm zoom lens, as the tripod mounted setup can twitch around in the gusts.

Not a problem if you're just taking individual images, but when you're shooting hundreds of frames as I was, in order to create my Deganwy Sunset Timelapse #13 video, then even slight movements of the camera/lens combo during shooting can result in a time lapse video guaranteed to induce motion sickness for the viewer.

Hence my appreciation of the shelter on Deganwy promenade, which I used to good effect for this time lapse video.

This is one of the stills that I captured that evening, showing the sun just emerging from a bank of cloud near to the tidal rescue tower just off Conwy Morfa on the other side of the Conwy estuary.

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Filename - deganwy sunset 09

Camera - Canon EOS 6D

Lens - 100-400mm zoom @ 160mm

Exposure - 1/400 sec @ f4.5, ISO100

Filters - None.

Location - Deganwy Promenade, North Wales

Image enhancements - Adobe Lightroom

Comments - This image is one of hundreds taken to create my Deganwy Sunset Timelapse #17 video.