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By MrsS    
Good Evening peeps!

Back today from a very enjoyable and photographically profitable couple of days in North Wales with the Boss, including a wonderful meal last night and a good catch up with Mr Roberts (Goggz)

We were hopeful of a good sunset on Thursday (more of that later), with a possibility of a good sunrise on Friday, followed by a worsening situation as the day went on.

SO - - -

Having had a good play on Thursday afternoon here, we got up early on Friday morning and headed over to Llandudno in sub-zero temperatures, with the hope to get onto a wee bit of the beach. No such luck. MrS attempted to find a tripod spot, only to be driven back by crashing waves, much to the amusement of onlooker (me!) Therefore, we were restricted to shooting from "up top".

The clouds were rolling in and a huge bank in the east made us think that the early start was going to be a complete waste of time - - and then ......

The pink ribbons began to form, and we merrily clicked away!!

This was my only attempt at a a V-E-R-Y long exposure (all 407 secs of it) just as the pink was beginning to creep in, as it gave me time to put my frozen fingers into my pockets for a while!! Smile

I hope you like - - you can officially feel sorry for MrS if you wish, he not only woke up suffering from man-flu (I'm told that it is a real condition), but had to put up with me driving home!!

Have a great evening - - Thanks for your time - - I'm off to count the Boss's grey hairs to see just how many extra the drive home has given him!!! Grin

Tags: Sunrise Pier Pink Architecture Llandudno Little orme Landscape and travel Lee big stopper 10

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dp 14 163 3 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2013 5:57PM
Just ordered a big stopper. Should have it by next year Wink Lovely long exposure Fran.


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sut68 14 2.0k 76 England
23 Feb 2013 6:00PM

Quote:woke up suffering from man-flu (I'm told that it is a real condition), but had to put up with me driving home!!

... say no more Tongue xxxx
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
23 Feb 2013 6:01PM
Simply fantastic, Fran SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile Carol
MrsS 11 4.5k 18 England
23 Feb 2013 6:02PM
LOL, Dave - - MrS has managed to get TWO!!! (Mind you, he did have to break one first) Smile

Home in one piece, Boss - - 'nuff said! xxx

Cheers, carol, glad you like Smile

Thanks Folks

Fran x
Rev2 8 302 2 England
23 Feb 2013 6:07PM
Sheer quality.
chris-p Plus
12 67 England
23 Feb 2013 6:08PM
Long exposure in the cold !!! ..... brrrrrrr. Tongue
LesF 11 182 9
23 Feb 2013 6:14PM

Quote:Long exposure in the cold !!! ..... brrrrrrr.

Those blues though make it almost tropical, plus the hints of pink.

MrsS 11 4.5k 18 England
23 Feb 2013 6:29PM
Thanks Dave, MrP & MrF Smile

I most certainly wasn't tropical, MrF - - not even close!!! Smile

Cheers Folks

Fran x
ColleenA Plus
5 354 5 Australia
23 Feb 2013 6:31PM
A really great shot, love the pink in the clouds, also love your storyGrinGrinGrinGrin
MrsS 11 4.5k 18 England
23 Feb 2013 6:33PM
Thanks Colleen - they do say that every picture tells a story - - I always like to share mine Smile

Fran x
ColleenA Plus
5 354 5 Australia
23 Feb 2013 6:57PM
Well your photo is stunning so have given you my UA after shortlisting 6 ... well doneGrin
ColinEJ 11 21 17 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2013 7:01PM
I am a long exposure fan and this is one to be proud of.
Robinsons 5 14 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2013 7:05PM
liking this alot , stunning !!Grin
23 Feb 2013 7:14PM
The sky looks almost like an Aurora Mrs.S Lovely Image.

kel55 5 8 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2013 7:39PM
Stunning picture, love the colour of the sea
martin.w 15 506 22 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2013 8:01PM
Lovely cool blues with touches of pink. Bet it really was cold first thing at the coast! Wink
marktc Plus
7 101 15 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2013 8:22PM
It's a cracker!
MrsS 11 4.5k 18 England
23 Feb 2013 8:32PM
GOSH!!! Thanks everyone for your comments and votes, and especially HUGE thanks to you, Colleen, for your UA - - a lovely Saturday surprise Smile

Cheers All!

Fran x
23 Feb 2013 8:47PM
Beautiful shot, Superb.
Landlord 11 25 1 Scotland
23 Feb 2013 9:21PM
its a winner for me MrsS.
MrsS 11 4.5k 18 England
23 Feb 2013 9:34PM
Thanks Yogendra & MrC for your comments and UAs - - really made my Saturday night! Smile

Fran x
bazmo 10 6 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2013 11:27AM
Well executed, and well worth the wait! nice1

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