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Llandudno Sunset Timelapse #14

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The combination of landscape, sea and skies along the North Wales coast is just a sensory wonderland, especially at either end of the day when, weather permitting, the sunrise and sunset provides a spectacular show of light and colour in the heavens above.

The West Shore at Llandudno is a great spot to catch one of those sunsets from, with acres of wet sand exposed at low tide reflecting the spectacular dance of light and colour going on overhead.

So with a stiff breeze blowing and my tripod firmly pressed down into the wet sand I spent a very happy hour or so filming the beautiful sunset playing out in front of me, keeping going until the incoming tide was washing over my tripod legs and all the colour had leached from the sky.

Just a wonderful evening.

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Video data

Filename - llandudno sunset timelapse 14.mp4

Camera - Canon EOS 6D

Lens - 17-40mm zoom @ 17mm

Exposure (start of shoot) - 1/1250 sec @ f4, ISO100
Exposure (end of shoot) - 1/8 sec @ f4, ISO100

Filters - 2 stop neutral density filter used to reduce the brightness of the sky.

Shooting interval - 6 seconds

Location - Llandudno West Shore, North Wales coast

This clip - HD 720p, 30fps

Clip duration - 29 seconds