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Moel Famau Sunrise Time Lapse #2

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Having got up extremely early to take the still images for my Vale of Clwyd Timelapse #10 video, I found myself with a couple of hours to spare before I had to head back home to get ready for work.

To the northeast the sky was just starting to colour up with the orange pre-dawn light that is such a beautiful precursor to sunrise, so I decided to swing my camera through 180° and catch the show over the slopes of Moel Famau, the highest peak in the Clwydian Range Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).

The tree lined slope gave me a great foreground in silhouette against which to catch the changing light in the sky above, leading up to a lovely sunrise, muted by passing clouds which caught the light wonderfully.

The two hours went by in seemingly the blink of an eye, and it was with great reluctance that I finally tore myself away from this wonderful place to head home, grab a bite of breakfast and then off to work.

But what a way to start the day!

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Video data

Filename - moel famau sunrise timelapse 02.mp4

Camera - Canon 6D

Lens - 24-105mm zoom @ 47mm

Exposure (start of sequence) - 1/15 sec @ f4, ISO100
Exposure (end of sequence) - 1/2000 sec @ f4, ISO100

Filters - None.

Shooting interval - 10 seconds

Location - Moel Famau, Clwydian Range, North Wales

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

Clip duration - 30 secs