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Old Apr-22-2012, 09:50 AM
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Tanygrisiau slate mines, North Wales
Llyn Cwmorthin lies in a high, glaciated valley above the village of Tanygrisiau. Slate quarries were once worked in the surrounding Moelwyn mountains, and a community of quarry workers lived in the valley. The remains of their barracks and a chapel stand beside the path that runs beside the lake. The path starts from a parking area near a waterfall above the village. It climbs to a mountain pass and a junction of paths, from where walks can be taken to visit other lakes or the Moelwyn summits. All these shots were taken recently.

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Tanygrisiau #1 by macro meister @ www.robmarshall.net, on Flickr


Tanygrisiau #2 by macro meister @ www.robmarshall.net, on Flickr


Tanygrisiau #3 by macro meister @ www.robmarshall.net, on Flickr


Tanygrisiau #4 by macro meister @ www.robmarshall.net, on Flickr


Tanygrisiau #5 by macro meister @ www.robmarshall.net, on Flickr

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Old Apr-22-2012, 06:41 PM
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Nice conversions and a great subject. Love that old stone work on those walls.
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Old Apr-24-2012, 07:58 AM
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Wow, these are great. Nice light and conversions.
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Old Apr-25-2012, 06:58 AM
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Love the textures on these. Very nice.
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Really nice collection, I personally like Tanygrisiau #4 the best.
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Old Apr-26-2012, 07:23 PM
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I feel 3 and 4 are both great images with great light and tones.

The first two are lacking in the aspect of the tones are similar and there is not enough dramatic light to break the man made structures from the surroundings.
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Old Apr-26-2012, 08:11 PM
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Thanks, guys. Aaron - I agree about the lack of separation. I did a colour version as well, which is a slight improvement as the colour lends some separation.

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