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Llyn Brenig Time Lapse #1

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The story behind this video

A lovely day spent touring and photographing the beautiful North Wales scenery ended up with my wife Liz and I stopping at the ever popular Llyn Brenig reservoir.

The weather was typical summertime North Wales, with a stiffish breeze blowing intermittent clouds and patches of sunshine over the landscape and sending waves of disturbed water across the surface of the lake.

Ideal conditions for a time lapse video shoot then, especially when you also have a flotilla of small boats moored just off the shore, swinging around in the breeze, plus a bank of pink rosebay willowherb flowers in the foreground.

You would be hard pressed to find a lovelier scene, and our time here was only brought to a halt by a passing downpour that had me running back to the safety of the car before the camera got soaked!

Oh well - without dramatic weather North Wales would be somehow diminished.

Video data

Filename - llyn brenig timelapse 01.mp4

Camera - Canon 6D

Lens - 17-40mm zoom @ 17mm

Exposure (start of sequence) - 1/125 sec @ f4, ISO100
Exposure (end of sequence) - 1/125 sec @ f4, ISO100

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

Shooting interval - 2 seconds

Location - Llyn Brenig, North Wales

This clip - HD 720p 30fps (4k and 1080p HD versions also available)

Clip duration - 19 secs