Weekly Photo Challenge: Cherry On Top

I suppose that “Cherry On Top” moment for me was when I realised how beautiful the Snowdonia National Park was and the amazing photo opportunities I could have there. Having moved from Somerset it was nearly a year before I first ventured into Snowdonia.

Ogwen Valley

This was the first photograph I ever took in the National Park on a cold winters day, late in the afternoon. I’ve lost count of the number of photography trips I’ve made to this and the surrounding areas but it never ceases to inspire me.

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16 thoughts on “Weekly Photo Challenge: Cherry On Top

  1. rogermoorepoet July 29, 2016 / 12:45

    From Zummerzet to Snowdonia, eh? A lifetime away, each from the other. Lovely photo. I went on a walking tour, out from Llanberis in the days of my youth. This does bring back memories.

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    • Mike Hardisty July 30, 2016 / 15:49

      When I retired, Roger, we decided to move to North Wales. Best move we ever made…

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      • rogermoorepoet July 30, 2016 / 16:19

        Moving is good. I came to Canada in 1966 … never regretted it. Where were you in Somerset?

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        • Mike Hardisty July 30, 2016 / 16:47

          Weston-super-Mud, spent ten years there, whilst I was working in Clevedon at Clevedon Hall.

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          • rogermoorepoet July 30, 2016 / 17:09

            I love Weston: used to go there from Cardiff on the paddle steamer to watch Somerset vs Glam; I remember Wilf Wooller bowling to Bill Alley … two mighty powerful men … Those were the days …


  2. Ismath (Ism) July 29, 2016 / 14:29

    Wow! Looks so amazing , beautiful click !


    • Mike Hardisty July 30, 2016 / 15:53

      It’s a place I’ve always liked. Being so close to where I live I’ve managed to visit in all weathers and all season


  3. isabellaesthermariarose July 29, 2016 / 14:57

    Beautiful photograph, Mike. I’ve got photos of LLyn Ogwen, but they’re very mediocre compared to this. Well done!


    • Mike Hardisty July 30, 2016 / 15:52

      It is a stunning place for photography, all along the valley and up into Cwm Idwal

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      • arv! July 31, 2016 / 18:21

        I’m sure this one will make you happy everytime you look at it


      • Lynne Ayers July 30, 2016 / 14:05

        I have some shots from just about the same spot, Mike, when we passed through last October. Loved, LOVED my time in Snowdonia.

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        • Mike Hardisty July 30, 2016 / 15:41

          It’s a great place for photography, Lynne, especially if you can get off the beaten track. Usually we’ll spend all day in the National Park, when we’re out and about.

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