St Cwyfan’s Church, Llangwyfan
This photograph was taken during an April visit to Anglesey. I had decided to take a one to one course with local landscape photographer Cheryl Hamer and was looking forward to exploring new techniques, consolidating old ones and exploring some of the wonderful Anglesey coastline.
St Cwyfan’s Church or the church in the sea is perched on a tiny island surrounded by a sea wall and dates back to the 12th Century. It is medieval in origin and is small and simple and delightfully romantic.
Arriving at the bay to coincide with the high tide we set up at the waters edge looking for rock formations that would lead the eye towards the church. This image was taken using a couple of Lee filters; a 9ND grad to balance the sky and a Little Stopper to allow a slow enough shutter speed to blur the movement of the sea.
Camera: Nikon D700
Settings: 1 second at F16
OS Ref: SH 33702 68430
Inspiration: The loneliness of the church in the bay and the half exposed rocks creating a causeway to the island.
Date shot: 13/04/2017