Surely one of the most beautiful places on earth to watch a sunset from is the west coast of the Isle of Anglsey, just off the North Wales coast.
With secluded rocky coves and unspoilt beaches there's a myriad of places to go, but one of my favourites is Church Bay.(Porth Swtan in welsh.)
With a beach backed by golden stone cliffs, and strewn with boulders and rockpools at low tide it is a vertiable wonderland, with sights, sounds and smells all combining to almost overwhelm the senses.
My wife Liz and I come here often to recharge, and inevitably I get to spend a couple of hours on the beach filming the combination of tide and sunset.
This particular occasion in early August 2019 gave us a lovely, colourful sunset on a rising tide, and I made the most of the opportunity, filmimg this time lapse video in two stages, retreating up the beach as the sea started washing over my hiking boots!
Filename - church bay tide timelapse 03
Camera - Canon EOS 6D
Lens (1st sequence) - 17-40mm zoom @ 17mm
Lens (2nd sequence) - 17-40mm zoom @ 17mm
Exposure (start of sequence) - 1/400 sec @ f4, ISO100
Exposure (end of sequence) - 3.2 secs @ f4, ISO100
Filters - 2 stop neutral density graduated filter used to balance the exposure between the sky and foreground.
Shooting interval - 6 seconds
Location - Church Bay, Anglesey, North Wales
This clip - HD 720p, 30fps (5K, 4K and HD formats also available)
Clip duration - 36 seconds
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