Taken on the 28th December 2011, the weather was cold and the sea was crashing into the shore. Arriving mid-afternoon the tide was right up to the sea walls around Llandudno. I waited patiently until it receded to a point where I could venture down onto the sands.
This image was taken in the dying embers of the day allowing a long exposure to transform the waves to a misty, ethereal wash.
I left the Cameras white balance setting on Daylight allowing me to capture the amazing blue colour of light at this time of day. Our eyes adjust for the different colour temperatures of light during the day but with the camera you can capture these differences.
By the end of this shoot I needed a warm drink. Walking back to the car along the front the winds were almost blowing me backwards!
Camera: Nikon D3
Lens: Nikkor 16-35 f4 VR @ 20mm (cropped image)
Exposure: 6 seconds @ f16, ISO 200
Filters: Lee 0.9 ND Grad