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Aber Falls, Snowdonia

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Getting to Aber falls involves a short drive from the A55, North Wales Expressway, signposted to Abergwyngregyn, then drive through the village until you find a pay and display car park close to a bridge. From the car park it's a walk of about a mile along a well made path to reach the falls.
Unlike most North Wales waterfalls, Aber Falls cascades down a high, almost sheer cliff, rather than the smaller drops and more enclosed waterfalls you'll commonly find in the area. The main challenge shooting the falls is that they face almost to the north, so the sun will often be positioned behind them. In these conditions you'll need a strong ND grad filter, or even use HDR to retain detail in both the rock face and the sky.
Despite these challenges, Aber Falls is a spectacular and amazing location well worth a visit, especially in the autumn, when the trees that cling to the rock face add a splash of colour to the scene.


Aber Falls, Snowdonia
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