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South Stack Video #2

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The story behind this video

With covid travel restrictions within Wales eased at the end of March 2021, my wife Liz and I took immediate advantage of our new found freedoms to drive to one of our favourite places in the world, the beautiful Isle of Anglesey, just off the North Wales coast.

We spent a happy day re-visiting some of our old haunts, not seen for many months, walking along beaches and cliffs in the bright, but chilly, spring sunshine.

Our final destination was South Stack, one of the prime sunset locations anywhere, with clear views out over the Irish Sea to the Wicklow mountains on the Irish coast and, of course, the iconic South Stack lighthouse, perched on its own little island at the foot of those majestic cliffs.

With a clear sky all the way to the horizon (quite rare in this part of the world) I was able to shoot my South Stack Timelapse #14 video of the sun setting into the sea behind the lighthouse.

But I couldn't tear myself away from such a beautiful scene without shooting these final few seconds of real time video, showing the flashing light of South Stack lighthouse set against the darkening twilight sky and sea.

What a way to round off a wonderful day out, enjoying God's creation on one of the loveliest places on earth.

Video data

Filename - south stack video 02

Camera - Canon EOS 6DMK2

Lens - 24-105mm zoom @ 47mm

Exposure - Aperture and ISO set to achieve a 1/60 second shutter speed

Filters - 2/3 stop neutral density reverse graduated filter used to reduce the brightness of the sky along the horizon.

Location - South Stack, Anglesey, North Wales

This clip - HD 720p, 30fps (1080p HD format also available)

Clip duration - 35 seconds