Outdoor Discoveries

It's amazing how things develop. After all, this blog started out as a news section for the rest of the website. With encouragement from readers, it has become a place for relating my countryside wanderings and musings about the world of outdoor activity. Walking, cycling and photography all are part of what I do out-of-doors and, hopefully, they will continue to inspire me to keep adding entries on here. Of course, there needs to be something of interest to you, dear reader, too and I hope that's the case. Thanks for coming.

A little something in monochrome

20th April 2010

The hazy conditions that pervaded while I mounted Moel Siabod on the way from Dolwyddelan to Capel Curig didn’t make photography an easy pursuit. However, I still had well lit photos though the haziness made me wonder how they’d come out in black and white. Regular readers might remember the colour versions of these from a previous posting but I thought that I’d share anyway. Maybe my approach to the world of monochrome should be more deliberate but, unless you try, you aren’t going to learn what works and what doesn’t. Then, you can imagine what results you might get. That might explain my trust in my ageing yet trusty Pentax K10D for image capturing duties: I have a good feel for what it does and it helps when attempting to translate the scene that’s in front of me into a photo.

Llyn Foel and Moel Siabod, Capel Curig, Conwy, Wales

Looking back at Moel Siabod on the way down to Capel Curig, Conwy, Wales

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