Penderyn Glow

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Taken with a 400mm lens. The scene is about 2 kms away and is a small crop of the whole frame. Just goes to show that landscapers don't always have to use a wide angle!!

 

The glow was one of those atmospheric quirks that occurred because of a very small window in a low cloud base that distorted the strong sunlight coming from just above the cloud base. A once in a lifetime opportunity... if you happended to have a 100 - 400mm lens on you at the time!!

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Taken on March 22, 2010