The overpowering colour of dawn is subdued as cloud moves in from the west throwing the top of Simdde Ddu into shadow.
All is Calm
A change in the weather brings a morning of calm, damp and misty conditions, and here at Llyn Hafod-y-Llyn there is little movement other than the birds in the trees.
On a stiff breeze, fast moving clouds cast their shadows over the landscape, creating an ever changing scene. Llyn Cwm Silyn.
Despite the beautiful soft light at sunset, the beach at Abererch remains deserted.
To the sound of a distant Cuckoo, humming bees and a light breeze, the sun occasionally broke through the cloud and brought the best from the colour of breaking buds in this view of the Llanberis Pass.
As the sun rose and cast its warmth, at its height it ignited the cliffs of Simdde Ddu and Yr Castell on the eastern flanks of Arenig Fawr in a fierce red. I was pleased to have been with a friend who was trying out his new, (birthday), polariser, to act as witness, the colour was so vivid.
Breath of Spring
As the evening sun warms the landscape of the Migneint, a cool breeze stirs the surface of Llynnau Gamallt in this view of Craig Goch.
For an all too brief moment, the last of the suns light caught the marram grass which, being blown in the fresh breeze, gave the appearance that the dunes were on fire.
As the sun descends and its power decreases, a warmer glow is cast across the still dormant, winter like grasses in Cwm Silyn. From this angle the two peaks on Craig Yr Ogof are shown against the skyline like giant horns.
Down by the Dwyfor
The mountains may still be reluctant to break free from the cold winter and hold on to their weatherbeaten grasses, but in the valleys, spring has won the battle and advancing at a rapid pace. Here Wood Anenome graces the banks of the Afon Dwyfor.
Bad Day at Black Rock
The occassional glimmer of late afternoon sun lifting the colour of the marshland below, teased me into staying longer than I should. After this point the weather just got worse, and even the black massif of Manod gave up to be engulfed in cloud.
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