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Discussion in 'Scenic, Architecture, and Travel' started by ReD, Mar 3, 2014.
Sleepover in Casnewydd aka Trefdraeth aka Newport West Wales
Sleepover new set
Very interesting images...many beauties and some haunting, ReD. I like the reading choice, as well.
An unwatched DVD BB
It's a lovely little place; beautiful coast and the mountains a little inland (where the Bluestones came from). Some very good local artists & musicians too. Unfortunately rather being taken over by wealthy second-homers which is pushing property prices far out of reach of those born & brought up locally.
Some great shots, but I don't see any sleeping going on.
Perhaps you were sleep shooting.
The B W with mirror was our bedroom - I woke up with light piercing the shutters & reached for my camera
Paul - Absolutely right on all counts. Visited some Studios in Porth Gain - best I've seen outside of our local art Gallery.
Not sure what the answer is on second homers - they bring in tourists but property prices are too high for local incomes. I asked a question what does it cost to get a property on the beach & was pointed to a house first nicknamed 1.2 by the locals (£1.2m purchase price) after renovation it has now been re-nicknamed 2.4. ( Local builders must be happy).
Roger, a friend of mine used to live in Newport, and still lives close by and I sent her a link to your photos.
She liked them (especially the teacup) but also says: "If he thought he was in Casnewydd he was very confused! Casnewydd is in Gwent - he was in Trefdraeth! I think casnewydd might be new castle [castell newydd] but not sure."
So much for for Google translation then
Also no ref to Trefdraeth on links I looked up - bad form I say
Sleepover in Trefdraeth it is then
Are these image links working for everyone?
They Show for me but there maybe a problem
I see just the one I commented on already in BW thread. Others are no-go.
i didn't do an exact count, but only around a dozen or so are showing for me.
Thanks Luke - ok then I'll repost if photobucket behaves
Very atmospheric set that perfectly captures the weather
Great place and images captured the atmosphere well.
The Area can be a bit Bi-Polar but not as bad as the Industrial Areas of South Wales
This one is the brickworks at Porth Gain Harbour - reminds me of the engravings by Piranesi
See now, if I try taking photos like that they end up looking like nothing even remotely coherent or interesting. It's a skill is that, taking photos of the mundane and making them look like something special. Lovely set of photos ReD........ No, lovely 'interesting' set of photos.