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A beautiful early spring evening on the North Wales coast, and my wife Liz and I are parked up on the West Shore at Llandudno watching the sunset as the tide goes out.
The warm, low angled light is grazing the shoreline rocks, slowly being revealed by the ebbing tide, with the massive limestone headland of the Great Orme glowing golden at the end of the beach.
Time to get the camera out then, and stumble my way across the slippery stones to the water's edge to capture a few images of the light catching the wet rocks right at the water's edge.
When I'm out photographing, passersby often ask me what I'm taking pictures of, and my usual answer is 'the light', as a beautiful scene lit in an unflattering way just doesn't cut it, but when you have light such as this on the lovely North Wales coast then the pictures just sing!
Filename - llandudno west shore 24
Camera - Canon EOS 6DMK2 DSLR
Lens - 24-105mm Zoom @ 27mm
Exposure - 1/3 sec @ f/16, 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 - West Shore, Llandudno, North Wales
Image enhancements - Adobe Lightroom
Comments - Tripod, remote release and mirror lockup used to prevent camera movement. Small aperture used for increased depth of field.
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