Aberystwyth Castle

Today we had a little wander round Aberystwyth while we had some time to spare. We walked round the castle and along the seafront a little before it was time to go again. I liked the look of the castle ruins against the beautiful sky, and I’ve used HDR Efex Pro to pull together 3…… Continue reading Aberystwyth Castle

Dramatic Dunes

About a week & a half ago, Bruce and I went to Ynyslas sand dunes which are just up the coast from where we live in mid-Wales. As you’d expect, we had the cameras out and I took a fair few photos, but when I looked at them back at home, I was a bit…… Continue reading Dramatic Dunes

HDR Attempts

Bruce inspired me to have a go at bracketed shots and HDR and it really is quite fun. You can end up with a totally unreal shot that looks like a painting or you can tone it down to just accentuate reality and get more detail than you would normally get. Really cool stuff either…… Continue reading HDR Attempts

Peaceful Beach Views

We went for a little trip to Aberaeron yesterday – a town down the coast road from Aberystwyth – and enjoyed a sunny (but windswept) walk by the sea around the harbour. I took lots of photos, but these ones are my favourite calm, peaceful photos of the sea, the beach and gulls flying. It…… Continue reading Peaceful Beach Views

Cors Caron in Spring (sort of)

A couple of days ago we went for another visit to Cors Caron. I’ve shown you photos of it in winter and in summer, and now we have spring … well, we would if it really was properly spring! At least these photos are sunny, and the ponds were only a little bit icy this…… Continue reading Cors Caron in Spring (sort of)

Aberystwyth Weather

Last weekend we went for a walk by the sea in Aberystwyth but it was cold and cloudy and blowing a gale so we didn’t stay long – I got a few photos though: On Thursday this week the weather was better and we returned to the same beach – what a difference a bit…… Continue reading Aberystwyth Weather