Visit to Wales last week

Discussion in 'Scenic, Architecture, and Travel' started by Veneboer, Feb 26, 2013.

  1. Just came back from a short trip to Wales. I've not finished all my photo's yet but here are allready three nice ones (in my opinion; hope you like them). They were shot at the Elan Valley (Trail) with my NEX 7 and 10-18 mm. Hope to post more soon.

    (1) Carreg DDu (behind bridge)

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    (2) Carreg DDU (Bridge)

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    (3) Caban Coch

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  2. Nubster

    Nubster TalkEmount Veteran

    Jan 5, 2013
    West Virginia, USA
    Wow...those colors are amazing. I love that deep saturation...right up my alley.
  3. Bimjo

    Bimjo Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Oct 28, 2011
    Washington State
    Absolutely stunning shots. Well done!
  4. freddytto

    freddytto TalkEmount All-Pro

    Dec 2, 2011
    Puebla, Mexico
    excellent I love the colors, very well done a bit saturated but I like it, the blue sky, did you use any filter? It looks amazing.
  5. NickCyprus

    NickCyprus Super Moderator

    Oct 11, 2012
    +1 :thumbup:
  6. Thank you all. No filters were used. I was very lucky that day that there was no wind at all and the sun was bright and low in the sky.

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  7. nianys

    nianys TalkEmount All-Pro

    Aug 23, 2012
    No no no that was not in Wales... It rains all the time there !!
    Just kidding, you got really blessed with the weather, and the pictures are beautiful.
    Thanks for sharing.
  8. Grisu_HDH

    Grisu_HDH TalkEmount Veteran

    Dec 16, 2012
    Southern Germany
    Beautiful shots!!! Been to Wales twice and loved it!
    And as I always say: There's not always rain in the UK... ;-)
  9. nianys

    nianys TalkEmount All-Pro

    Aug 23, 2012
    Not always. Only about 320 days a year, eh eh...
  10. davect01

    davect01 Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Aug 20, 2011
    Fountain Hills, AZ
    1st one is my favorite, but all are very nice.
  11. claude

    claude TalkEmount Top Veteran

    Jan 13, 2013
    Ottawa Canada
    Perfect photos. I like the colour saturation.
  12. gio

    gio TalkEmount Veteran

    Sep 12, 2012
    Manchester, uk
    this one is brilliant, the arches look like tunnels, a superb choice of vantage point.

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  13. jarvan

    jarvan TalkEmount Regular

    Jan 27, 2013
    All are very nice : Thumbup:
  14. A small update in my Wales topic. All shot with my new 10-18 on my Nex7.

    (1)(A, B, C en D) On the way to the top of the Pan Y Fan. This is one of the higher peaks in National Park Brecon Beacons. It took us quite some time to get to the top but it was worth it.

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    (2)The welsh know how to keep the streets clean! I wish they would introduce this into the Netherlands as well.

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    (3)Pen Y Garreg Reservoir. This leads to the Pen Y Garreg dam which you see on the next picture.

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    (4)The Pen Y Garreg Dam (Elan Valley Trail)

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    (5)The Pen Y Garreg Dam once more (Elan Valley Trail)

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    (6)Somewhere down the coast of Wales

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    (7)Lyn Brianne Resevoir from the mountain road.

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    (8)Strumble Head Lighthouse

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    (9)This water flow’s straight from an ancient reservoir. (Llyn-Y-Fan)

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    (10)Llyn-Y-Fan below zero…
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    Hope you like them…
  15. Bimjo

    Bimjo Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Oct 28, 2011
    Washington State
    The clarity of these shots is astounding. Living where there is frequently a lot of haze/dust in the air it's a real treat to see pics from somewhere that that doesn't have that issue. Thanks so much for sharing these. :th_salute:
  16. ChangshaNotes

    ChangshaNotes Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Aug 15, 2012
  17. WoodWorks

    WoodWorks Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Dec 12, 2012
    Ashland, OR, USA
    I'm a sucker for wide-angle landscapes. That lighthouse photo is especially captivating to me. Thanks for showing me a place I someday hope to visit.
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