Latest Photo Edits

I have been struggling for motivation for my Blog and other online sites for quite awhile, I apologies to any followers and friends, but rest assured to do still check and follow other peoples blogs.

Without further ado here are a few photos i have been working on recently.

The snow covered mountains of Cwm Idwal, a very popular attraction for visitors interested in walking, climbing, fishing and geology. Llyn Idwal is a small lake that lies within Cwm Idwal in the Glyderau mountains of Snowdonia, North Wales UK. Panorama best veiwed Large
Geirionydd lake lies in a valley near Capel Curig and Betws y Coed, North Wales UK, where the northern edge of the Gwydyr Forest meets the lower slopes of the Carneddau mountains. The lake is almost a mile long and covers an area of 45 acres
Morning Fire on Llyn Nantlle Uchaf with moored boats. A lake in the Nantlle Valley, Snowdonia, Gwynedd, north Wales. UK Snowdon stands in the centre distance
Llanddwyn Island is situated near the southern entrance to the Menai Strait – a stretch of water than runs between the west coast of Wales and Angelsey, UK. As a result it became an an important route for shipping of slate from the ports of Bangor, Caernarfon and Felinhelli. Originally a beacon (Twr Bach) was built at the tip of the island to provide guidance to ships heading for the Strait but later, in 1845, another more effective lighthouse, Twr Mawr, was added – which was modelled on the windmills of Anglesey.
The Point of Ayr lighthouse has stood on Talacre Beach since 1776, abandoned since 1840, it has gone through numerous cycles of disrepair and refurbishment, with the latest reconstruction in 1994
The lighthouse at Penmon Point was built after the tragic disaster of the steam ship Rothesay Castle in 1831. When a day trip from Liverpool turned to tragedy with the loss of passengers and crew, it was decided that a lighthouse and accompanying Lifeboat Station was needed. The lighthouse watches over the treacherous waters between Penmon Point and Puffin Island, south east Anglesey, Wales, UK
1979 the former Sealink passenger ferry The Duke of Lancaster was beached on the banks of the River Dee near Mostyn in North Wales. Until it was converted into a car ferry, this was one of the finest vessels afloat. The first class quarters in the late fifties and early sixties were the best around, silver service restaurants, state rooms and luxurious cabins.
The old mill at Autumn
Tu Hwnt i’r Bont is a traditional Welsh Tea Room set in beautiful Llanrwst, North Wales, UK
Watching the storm approaching from the gate overlooking Nant Gwynant, one of the most dramatic and beautiful valleys in Wales. Its northern slopes rise to the summit of Wales highest mountain Snowdon and to the south lies the relatively undisturbed hills of Moel y Dyniewyd and the Moelwynion range.
trees in a field of daffodils spring time Sunset Wales UK
The Weir at the end of Ogwen Lake, Snowdonia with Tryfan mountain in the background, North Wales, UK.
Tryfan mountain forms part of the Glyderau group, and is one of the most famous and recognisable peaks in Britain, having a classic pointed shape with rugged crags. At 917.5 m above sea level it is the fifteenth highest mountain in Wales. Top of Tryfan looks like a face looking up, with the mouth on the left then the nose and eyebrows. Snowdonia National Park, north Wales, UK
Tryfan mountain forms part of the Glyderau group, and is one of the most famous and recognisable peaks in Britain, having a classic pointed shape with rugged crags. At 917.5 m above sea level it is the fifteenth highest mountain in Snowdonia Wales, UK
Long exposure swirls at Fairy Glen, a secluded gorge and beauty spot on the Conwy River, Snowdonia, north Wales, UK
The road to Snowdon the highest mountain in Wales and England.
St Cwyfan is known as the Church in the Sea. It is to be found on a small tidal island called Cribinau located off the west coast of Anglesey and close to the village of Aberffraw. Also known as Llangwyfan the church can be reached on foot at low tide. The present building is said to date back to the 12th or 13th Century
The abandoned Point of Ayr Lighthouse, also known as the Talacre Lighthouse, is a grade II listed building situated on the north coast of Wales, on the Point of Ayr, near the village of Talacre. north Wales, UK
The distinctive bottle-shaped chimneys of the bottle oven. The kilns in which the china was fired. The outer wall of the bottle oven acts as a chimney. It is known as the ‘hovel’ and gives the oven its distinctive bottle shape. Inside the hovel is the kiln proper. The china would be placed in fire-clay boxes known as ‘saggars’ to be fired in the kiln. A kiln could contain up to 2,000 saggars. This kiln was a biscuit kiln, used to give the china its first firing. Coalport, Shropshire, England
Autumn resting place with the acers turning red



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Weekly Photo Challenge: Twisted

In response to the WordPress Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Twisted

In this week’s photo challenge, show us something twisted.

Broken Chestnut
The chestnut group is a genus (Castanea) of eight or nine species of deciduous trees and shrubs in the beech family Fagaceae, native to temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere. The name also refers to the edible nuts they produce

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Liquid

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Westminster Bridge
The Houses of Parliament and Elizabeth Tower, commonly called Big Ben, are among Londons most iconic landmarks.
Westminster Bridge is a road and foot traffic bridge over the River Thames, linking Westminster on the north side and Lambeth on the south side.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Tour Guide north Wales

In response to the WordPress Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Tour Guide

North Wales incorporating the beautiful national park of Snowdonia a vast rugged area with waterfalls and trails, including several routes up to Snowdon the highest mountain in Wales.

We have castles, lakes, rivers, bridges, ruins, old slate quarries, forests, lighthouses and piers to name a few of the many wonderful attractions.

Llanrwst Bridge and Tea Room
In Autumn the most photographed tea room in Britain. 15th century cottage, once a courthouse, and now a tea-room, Llanrwst north Wales UK Pont Fawr a narrow three-arch stone bridge, It is said to have been designed by Inigo Jones and it was built in 1636 by Sir John Wynn of Gwydir Castle. The bridge connects the town with Gwydir, a manor house dating from 1492, Originally built to carry horses and carts.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Beloved

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Silence

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Cathedral Entrance
The Cathedral is the home of the William Morgan Bible and as such provides a vital link with Welsh culture and literature.
Many visitors describe st aspha Cathedral as a Hidden Gem
The present building was begun in the thirteenth century and is reputed to be the smallest ancient cathedral in Great Britain.

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