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May 07, 2016 21:43 |  #2536

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May 08, 2016 06:04 |  #2537

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May 10, 2016 15:36 |  #2539

Sorry. These are kind of crummy iPhone photos, taken from a poor perspective and poorly composed.

This is my #1 son. I was teaching him how to do long exposure work with ND filters and panoramas last week.

After I snapped the photo I moved his camera bag, so his gear didn't go in the water.


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A lesson in creative tripod placement (that is our dog, Lily, in the photo):


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May 10, 2016 15:48 |  #2540

Bit of Castle bashing on the weekend - caught my friend playing with his new toy (1DX).
Note the head ware - yes SUN in Wales!


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May 10, 2016 17:03 |  #2543
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Sun, in Wales?

I don't remember any when I grew up there...now, snow...there was plenty of that around... :p

What castle, by the way?


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May 10, 2016 17:10 |  #2544

STIC wrote in post #18002781 (external link)
What castle, by the way?

I would love to know this too. I've become a bit of a Welsh history junkie lately, and while I recognize the architectural style (it looks a lot like Harlech Castle to me), I don't know which castle it actually is.


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May 10, 2016 18:42 as a reply to  @ STIC's post |  #2545

That's Caerphilly Castle. Not the best angle to see it's true size. Back then you weren't getting in without a signed invitation - never mind how big your army was!


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May 10, 2016 19:22 as a reply to  @ neacail's post |  #2546

Harlech is a fine strong castle in a lovely location but it is a tiddler compared to Caerphilly! Not running Harlech down, it is a VERY well designed (and quite complete) strong castle but Caerphilly is on a different scale.
I don't know how many castles we have here in wales but there are 20 or so within a 20/25 mile radius of where I live near Bridgend. Some Welsh castles are now just a hump where a motte and bailey fort used to be but many a fairly complete and are well worth a visit if you ever get over here. Listed below are a few websites that you may find of interest:


http://www.castlewales​.com/maps.html (external link)

http://www.visitwales.​com …ritage/great-castles-list (external link)

http://www.britainexpr​ess.com …y=Wales&Attract​ion=Castle (external link)


More modern but this one was owned by Captain Morgan's family (the Privateer - Pirate?):
https://en.wikipedia.o​rg/wiki/Ruperra_Castle (external link)
The families main residence was Tredegar House where my 4 sisters went to school.

Attached are a couple of images - first is Oystermouth Castle (Swansea) the second is Kidwelly - both within an hours drive.


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May 10, 2016 19:29 as a reply to  @ neacail's post |  #2547

We also still have some industrial history that hasn't been destroyed yet!

Please note that these images are straight from the camera - I haven't had a chance to play yet.


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May 10, 2016 19:49 |  #2548

johnf3f wrote in post #18002916 (external link)
Harlech is a fine strong castle in a lovely location but it is a tiddler compared to Caerphilly! Not running Harlech down, it is a VERY well designed (and quite complete) strong castle but Caerphilly is on a different scale.
I don't know how many castles we have here in wales but there are 20 or so within a 20/25 mile radius of where I live near Bridgend. Some Welsh castles are now just a hump where a motte and bailey fort used to be but many a fairly complete and are well worth a visit if you ever get over here. Listed below are a few websites that you may find of interest:


http://www.castlewales​.com/maps.html (external link)

http://www.visitwales.​com …ritage/great-castles-list (external link)

http://www.britainexpr​ess.com …y=Wales&Attract​ion=Castle (external link)


More modern but this one was owned by Captain Morgan's family (the Privateer - Pirate?):
https://en.wikipedia.o​rg/wiki/Ruperra_Castle (external link)
The families main residence was Tredegar House where my 4 sisters went to school.

Attached are a couple of images - first is Oystermouth Castle (Swansea) the second is Kidwelly - both within an hours drive.


johnf3f wrote in post #18002923 (external link)
We also still have some industrial history that hasn't been destroyed yet!

Please note that these images are straight from the camera - I haven't had a chance to play yet.


I must be blind! Where are the photographers?


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May 10, 2016 19:56 as a reply to  @ C Scott IV's post |  #2549

Hiding behind the cameras!:twisted:

One poster expressed an interest in my part of the world so I was giving them some food for thought. A bit off topic I know but I don't know how to send images in a PM!

Anyway look at the last image - SUN in South Wales! It is such a rare occurrence that I couldn't find a photographer nearby!;-)a

If you want a complete numpty with a camera have a look at my avatar!


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May 11, 2016 00:08 |  #2550

johnf3f wrote in post #18002948 (external link)
One poster expressed an interest in my part of the world so I was giving them some food for thought. A bit off topic I know but I don't know how to send images in a PM!

Thank you. :) Welsh history is a new topic of fascination for me.


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