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Llangrannog Panorama #3

Panoramic image of rocks and sand on the beach at Llangrannog on the Ceredigion coast, Mid Wales

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After a couple of days enjoying the beauty of the Gower Peninsula on the South Wales coast, my wife Liz and I were bracing ourselves for the long drive back home to North Wales.

But we couldn't leave the area without a diversion to the Ceredigion coast at Llangrannog, to spend a couple of hours walking the lovely beach and headlands of this gem of a spot.

Plus, the weather was extremely nice after a few days of mixed rain and sun, so a final dose of rays was not to be missed.

Llangrannog was at its finest in the bright sunshine, so I took plenty of photos as we walked around.

The tide turned during our visit, so I took advantage of the newly washed and exposed sand to take a series of images around the dramatic rock formations at the north end of the beach, without footprints marring the effect.

This panoramic collage takes in a field of view in finer detail than I could manage with a single exposure using a wide angle lens, and captures a receding wave at just the right point relative to the sand and rocks.

I also used the opportunity to shoot a video of the waves sweeping in and out at this spot, which you can view by following this link.

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Image data

Filename - llangrannog panorama 03.jpg

Camera - Canon 6D

Lens - 24-105mm zoom @ 24mm

Exposure - 1/80 sec @ f8, ISO100

Filters - Polarising filter used to reduce glare.

Location - Llangrannog, Ceredigion, Mid Wales

This image - 1200x507px JPEG

Conversion - Adobe Lightroom and PhotoShop CC

Comments - Panoramic image made by stitching multiple frames