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Twas a Bit Breezy

By Tynnwrlluniau  
Taken at the time of the predicted storm weather. A difficult place to get a good composition and for this one I descended all of the steps before finding something I was content with. It remained dry but I retreated rather quickly and was wind-assisted back up the steps with my tripod as a mast and filter as a sail Grin

Tags: Anglesey South stack Landscape and travel Ynys Lawd

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ianrobinson 12 1.2k 8 United Kingdom
5 Nov 2013 6:42PM
A cracking shot, the detail is stunning.
Love the look of the sea too, oh and the sky, and the lead in with the composition is great too.

Tynnwrlluniau Plus
12 112 39 Wales
5 Nov 2013 6:50PM
Cheer, Ian m8. Your UA is highly appreciated Grin
5 Nov 2013 6:54PM
Great shot Alun, full of detail and high drama....twas a bit noisy down there as well I should imagine Wink
Tynnwrlluniau Plus
12 112 39 Wales
5 Nov 2013 7:21PM
It certainly was. When I got back to the car I was actually asked that old classic, 'What were you taking a photograph of down there?' Grin
To be fair I know it's just a conversation opener -which is nice- but it's made me laugh over the years as it's been uttered in its various guises. Grin
Richsr 14 91 223 England
5 Nov 2013 7:23PM
Like your comp and the good details Alun, certainly get the feeling of a very wind day
Regards Richard
5 Nov 2013 7:47PM
A fabulous wide angle image, Alun!
A place I last visited in the 90s when we bought a plant from the nearby cafe/shop!

jeanie Plus
18 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
5 Nov 2013 7:58PM
Looks like you had a dramatic weekend.. and this is a cracker Smile
zapar40 11 66 5 Wales
5 Nov 2013 8:01PM
stunning capture Alun, superb comp, i have a very funny image in my head of you using the filter as a sail, to get back up, cheers for the smile.Smile
Daisymaye Plus
13 23 21 Canada
5 Nov 2013 8:30PM
Wow! A stunning image. Excellent composed shot.
DalesLass Plus
10 3.5k United Kingdom
5 Nov 2013 8:55PM

5 Nov 2013 9:22PM
I love this place but have never seen it like this. Thanks for sharing it with us.
fazzer 12 54 7 United Kingdom
5 Nov 2013 9:43PM
Truly inspiring, you're constantly raising the it
Jeremy Smile
Tynnwrlluniau Plus
12 112 39 Wales
5 Nov 2013 10:14PM
Thanks again. I was very lucky on a first visit o this location and tools like the Photographer's Ephemeris, tide tables, google maps etc make life a lot easier these days. Thanks to Peter for adding his medal too Grin
richmowil Plus
13 478 2 England
5 Nov 2013 10:23PM
Good composition - excellent Image!!
Kenfromsot 13 61 United Kingdom
5 Nov 2013 11:14PM
marktc Plus
11 101 15 United Kingdom
6 Nov 2013 6:14AM
An amazing image Alun, fascinating!
almiles 12 38 102 United Kingdom
6 Nov 2013 6:23AM
Great composition Alun! The bridge makes a great lead in to the island and the sea looks so dramatic for not being completely smoothed, the surf on the rocks just adds to the drama. What a cracking image!
You've caught the feel of the storm brewing and I can just imagine the fitter hanging on in the wind.

SlowSong Plus
13 10.1k 30 England
6 Nov 2013 8:36AM
Such a dynamic image, beautifully worked.
PhilT2 Plus
12 575 32 England
6 Nov 2013 9:08AM
Magnificent viewpoint.............great shot
derekhansen 13 210 24 United Kingdom
6 Nov 2013 10:37AM
Wow. A shot with immediate impact. You can almost feel and hear the blast of that wind. Absolutely superb Alun.
AnnChown 12 207 1 United Kingdom
6 Nov 2013 1:41PM
Marvellous light and drama Alun. I loved your description of your return up the steps - I have a picture in my mind's eye. Smile
robway 17 318 Wales
6 Nov 2013 4:26PM
To be honest, I don't think I have ever seen a better shot of South Stack. Congratulations on a wonderful image.
annettep38 10 220 42 Luxembourg
6 Nov 2013 6:59PM
fantastic lighthouse shot, great atmosphere
martinl 18 272 2 United Kingdom
6 Nov 2013 7:17PM
Super drama Alun, can almost feel the wind.
Tynnwrlluniau Plus
12 112 39 Wales
6 Nov 2013 10:47PM
Thanks for the wonderful response to this; for the GEA and UA's from Ian, Peter and Adam Grin
MarkBroughton 14 286 1 United Kingdom
6 Nov 2013 10:57PM
Definitely the best image ive seen from here Alun, great job mate!
Tynnwrlluniau Plus
12 112 39 Wales
7 Nov 2013 12:19AM
That's very kind of you, sir! Cheers, Mark Grin
geffers7 Plus
11 53 1 United Kingdom
7 Nov 2013 8:36AM
Excellent and detailed shot Alun.
8 Nov 2013 6:22PM
A real stunning capture Alun great work.
Tynnwrlluniau Plus
12 112 39 Wales
8 Nov 2013 7:29PM
Thanks Geoff and to you Pete for your UA
dmhuynh72 14 47 3 United Kingdom
9 Nov 2013 8:14AM
Best I've seen from here Alun and well worth the effort.
geoffrey baker 17 501 1 Wales
9 Nov 2013 10:47AM
Brilliant work Smile

Tynnwrlluniau Plus
12 112 39 Wales
9 Nov 2013 12:28PM
Cheers Geoff and to you Yung for your UA Grin
Alan_Coles 16 178 11 Wales
9 Nov 2013 7:32PM
Magnificent image...great deoth and you can almost feel the breeze
RocketRon 10 2 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2013 10:22AM
The things we do to get excellent photo's
PaulMillar 10 83 2 Scotland
3 Jan 2014 8:39PM
Alun, found some time to catch up mate. This the most stunning image, from the clarity and range of tone, through to a fantastic work.


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