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Snowdon Timelapse #6

The story behind this video

A period of active weather over the Snowdonia National Park in North Wales in the summer of 2017 found my wife Liz and I spending a Saturday driving round familiar haunts, dodging the showers and enjoying the brief spells of sunshine.

This mountainous region attracts clouds like a magnet, and this particular weekend saw some fantastic shows of sunlit storms streaming over the peak of Snowdon and the surrounding ridges of the Snowdon Horseshoe.

I couldn't let such a spectacle go unrecorded, so I pulled over into a convenient viewpoint on the A4086 to shoot this time lapse video of the magnificent scenery and those roiling clouds.

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Sequence #1
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Video data

Filename - snowdon timelapse 06.mp4

Camera - Canon EOS 6D

Lens (ist sequence) - 17-40mm zoom @ 17mm
Lens (2nd sequence) - 17-40mm zoom @ 17mm

Exposure (1st sequence) - 1/160 sec @ f4, ISO100
Exposure (2nd sequence) - 1/160 sec @ f4, ISO100

Filters - Polarising filter to darken the blue sky. Three stop neutral density graduated filter used to reduce the brightness of the sunlit clouds.

Shooting interval - 2 seconds

Location - Snowdonia National Park, North Wales

This clip - HD 720p, 30fps

Clip duration - 20 seconds