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Dusk over Colwyn Bay

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The story behind this video

A gentle winter's evening on the North Wales coast, and my wife Liz and I were heading home along the A55 following a day's exploring around Snowdonia.

As dusk was falling we decided to drop down to Rhos-on-Sea for a coffee and to watch the lights around Colwyn Bay coming on as the natural daylight faded away.

It was lovely sitting watching the change from day to night, far too nice to allow the moment to pass without shooting a few hundred frames to make this time lapse of the scene.

It's nice to have a watchable memory of the evening, and to be able to share the beauty and peace we enjoyed sitting on the promenade on this part of the coast.

Video data

Filename - colwyn bay timelapse 04.mp4

Camera - Canon EOS 6D

Lens - 24-105 zoom @ 58mm

Exposure (start of sequence) - 1/2 sec @ f4, ISO100
Exposure (end of sequence) - 1.6 secs @ f4, ISO1600

Filters - Polarising filter used to enhance the colours and 2 stop neutral density graduated filter used to balance the exposure

Shooting interval - 3 seconds

Location - Colwyn Bay, North Wales

This clip - HD 720p, 30fps

Clip duration - 27 seconds