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Llyn Peninsula North Wales and the Fuji G617

A few weekends back Vicki and I traveled to the Llyn Peninsula in North Wales. It is located as circled on the map below.



It is a beautiful place with beaches, spectacular cliffs and the Snowdonia mountains as a backdrop. We only stayed a couple of days but the weather was fantastic and we fell in love with the area and the warm Welsh people we met.

I brought along the Fuji G617 and hoped to get some nice landscape photos. I also brought along my recently purchased soft graduated neutral gradient filter. I bought a cheap version of the Cokin filter (100x150mm) and holder. I was concerned about possible vignetting or interference of the filter holder on the edges of the image. The holder can keep multiple filters with extra slots. I removed these extra slots in an effort reduce the chance these would interfere with the edges of the image.

All of these photos can be seen here in full resolution. This blog format does not show them off in the best way.

I started out with just the center …