Photographing North Wales

£23.95

by Simon Kitchin

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Author and local North Wales photographer Simon Kitchin describes over 100 locations and several hundred viewpoints in North Wales including: Snowdonia National Park, the Isle of Anglesey, the North Wales Coast, Llyn Peninsula, Llangollen and the North East.

Each location chapter starts with an overview describing historical, literary, geological, and natural history features including the photographic potential of a location. Suggested photographic viewpoints are described at each location along with advice on how to take the best photographs whilst there.

Lavishly illustrated with over 300 high quality colour photographs this photo-location guidebook will appeal to both keen photographers and anybody with a camera who visits North Wales.

Foreword by Iolo Williams, Welsh Naturalist and TV Presenter.

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Description

Big Landscape Panoramas • Lighthouses •Beaches • Mountains • Villages • Castles • Abbeys • Churches • Waterfalls • Lakes • Wildlife • Slate Quarries • Heritage Steam railways Industrial Heritage • Military Aircraft • Shows andEvents • Gardens • Historic Houses • Seaside Resorts • The Best Places for Coastal Sunsets

Including North Wales’ Five UNESCO World Heritage sites: Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal, the castles of Beaumaris and Harlech, and the medieval castles and fortified towns of Caernarfon and Conwy.

Featuring

  • Over 300 inspirational photographs
  • Detailed maps, directions and co-ordinates for each location
  • The best time of day and year at each location including seasonal highlights
  • Sun compass
  • The best places for coastal sunsets

Maps

  • OS style maps produced by Don Williams of Bute Cartographics are used throughout, along with lat-long co-ordinates, map co-ordinates and postal codes for each location. Access information includes whether a location is accessible by wheelchair.
North Wales

North Wales is a diverse place for outdoor photography.

Llyn Padarn

Located by Llanberis, Llyn Padarn is one of the largest natural lakes in Wales. Carved out by glaciers pouring down the valley from the high peaks of the Glyderau and Snowdon mountain ranges, at its western end is one of the best sunrise locations in Snowdonia. In the 13th...

Clywedog Valley

Situated 4 miles west of Wrexham near the village of Coedpoeth the Clywedog Valley Trail follows the River Clywedog through the Plas Power Woods that once thrived with activity at the height of the Industrial Revolution. Some heritage remains today at the Minera Lead Mines Country Park. Nant Mill...

Llandudno

Llandudno is the most beautiful seaside resort on the North Wales coast. Its Victorian promenade, pier and arc of hotels between the Great and Little Orme headlands are elegant and magnificent. It was labelled the Queen of the Welsh resorts back in 1864 just after the resort was designed...

Llanddwyn Beach and Island

Situated at the southern tip of Anglesey and overlooking Bae Caernarfon, Llanddwyn Beach and island near the village of Newborough is an important photographic location. This area is home to the Twr Mawr lighthouse – a classic UK landscape photograph. You will also enjoy endless beaches, rocky pools, sand...

Additional information

Edition

First

Published by

fotoVUE

Publication Date

August 2015

ISBN

978-0-9929051-1-8

Size

230mm x 160mm

Extent

288 pages, full colour throughout

Cover

Paperback

Retail price

£23.95

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