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Photomatix HDR from 3 images

Gateway to St.Asaph- St.Asaph named as one of the three new Cities in Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Year

Bishop Dafydd built Pont Dafydd in 1630 to cross the Afon Clwyd and for two centuries it carried travellers to and from St Asaph

St Asaph Cathedral was the focus of the Church in North East Wales and this route linking with St Winifreds Well at Holywell was particularly important

Pont Dafydd was designed to carry people and horses but not the heavy loads of the industrial revolution

A stronger bridge was built in 1840 but when the river was diverted in 1969 to widen the A55 trunk road this pretty cobbled bridge was left high and dry…….. (until the heavy rains of this week which has seen water flowing beneath the bridge for the first time in many years)

©Kelvin Hughes 2012

I’m a strictly amateur photographer and have been practising my ‘art’ for 30 odd years on and off.

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  • Kelvin Hughes
    Kelvin Hughesalmost 3 years ago

  • Kelvin Hughes
    Kelvin Hughesalmost 3 years ago

  • naturelover
    natureloveralmost 3 years ago

    Fanrtasic image, love the bridge and the light, superb work Kelvin x

  • Thank you very much Pauline, Its so long since I uploaded anything to RB……I’d forgotten how!

    – Kelvin Hughes

  • Kate Adams
    Kate Adamsalmost 3 years ago

    Beautiful capture Kelvin!!…lovely light and shadows and great info!!

  • Thanks Kate appreciated

    – Kelvin Hughes

  • kenjmatcham
    kenjmatchamalmost 3 years ago

    Love the detail, excellent image Kelvin.

  • Hi Ken, Thanks very much

    – Kelvin Hughes

  • Georgie Hart
    Georgie Hartover 2 years ago

    Oh wow great to see new work from you Kelvin! Really like the light and perspective here

  • Cheers Georgie, Im afraid the ‘well’ has been a bit dry lately!

    – Kelvin Hughes

  • John44
    John44over 2 years ago

    Excellent work Kelv !!
    We used to see scenes like this on the boxes of the good old Jigsaw puzzles.. I am sure you had them to in the UK!
    Compliments from the Dutch Jury

  • Chers John, perhaps we can ask RB to set up a Jigsaw category :)

    – Kelvin Hughes

  • Kerry  Hill
    Kerry Hillover 2 years ago

    Great work Kelvin, fantastic detail!

  • Hi Kerry, Thank you very much

    – Kelvin Hughes

  • savosave
    savosaveover 2 years ago

    Great shot

  • Cheers David

    – Kelvin Hughes

  • Lilian Marshall
    Lilian Marshallover 2 years ago

    Love your treatment of this Kelvin Beautiful colours.

  • Many Thanks Lilian

    – Kelvin Hughes

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