A Rainy day on the Welsh Coast

Heavy rain restricts a day out, disappointingly woke to rain which continued into early afternoon. However did not stop us going off to the beach to watch the sea. Went to beach at Llantwit Major(late breakfast in the cafe). Then later called into the cottage sized Church of St Mary Magdalene’s at Monknash. The foundations date back to the 12 century. Major restoration and alterations took place between 1890 and 1891. Registrations at the church date back to 1754. Some experimental photographs taken of St Mary’s church. Following one of my cameras failing during our Scotland trip I have invested in a new Fujifilm XT1 camera. One of the monochrome settings has the option to retain one colour so outside pictures were set to keep the green of the grass and the inside the red of the carpet was kept. I feel it works quite well.

On the way back to the cottage stopped at a farm shop picked up some local meat. We try to eat local produce while away and support local producers. http://www.sladefarmorganics.comday2 004

St Mary's
St Mary’s

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Andrew Finnegan

I enjoy visiting the coast and am working on seeing all the coast of the UK and over the past couple of year have been recording my camper van coastal tour in my blog I also blog places I visit which which you may also enjoy seeing . Aim of my blog is a Photo overview. (I am happy for my pictures to be used by other's but I will retain copyright and would request you ask prior use of any picture if using pictures on line please add a link to my blog)

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