Welcome to the photography of Simon Kitchin, A North Wales photographer and the author of the photo location guidebook Photographing North Wales. On my website you can browse photos of North Wales and the UK, buy high quality prints, framed prints and canvases, book a landscape photography workshop in Snowdonia National Park or buy a copy of my latest North Wales calendar.

Stunning Snowdon sunrise and temperature inversion

December 20, 2021  •  1 Comment
Snowdonia at it's most stunning today... set the alarm for 4.00am as the weather had forecast the chance of a temperature inversion and having never seen one before from Snowdon summit I didn't want to miss the chance. It was a 2 hr trek in the dark up the Pyg Track from Pen Y Pass and all the time I could see the approaching cloud getting closer a...
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Stunning Llanddwyn Island sunset on the Isle of Anglesey

December 05, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
Another stunning winter sunset on Llanddwyn Island on the Isle of Anglesey this evening
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A dramatic sunset on Llanddwyn Island Anglesey

December 04, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
A dramatic end to today's 121 workshop on Llanddwyn Island on the Isle of Anglesey. The blustery conditions produced some lovely light at Twr Mawr lighthouse for sunset... changeable days are always the best ones to be out with the camera!
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Tryfan - a black and white image

November 23, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
Sunset wasn't quite happening but a black and white version of the unmistakable Tryfan in Snowdonia reflected the mood of the evening perfectly
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Snowdonia 121 photography workshop

November 19, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
In Snowdonia today running a 121 workshop for Stephen, lots of atmosphere with cloud rolling over the mountain tops... the sunset teased us with some glimpses of colour If you're interested in a photography workshop I do both group & 121 workshops in North Wales... you can find details on my website or just drop me a message https://www.landscape...
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2022 North Wales Calendar now SOLD OUT

November 12, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
A massive thanks to everyone who bought a copy of my 2022 North Wales Calendar… all copies are now SOLD OUT. The 2023 calendar will be available from spring next year
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Llandudno fireworks display - a spectacular night in North Wales

November 07, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
Llandudno fireworks display was pretty amazing tonight, for some reason it's the first time I've been but it certainly won't be the last. Amazing colours in the fireworks and fantastic event by the fireworks team and everyone involved. The views of the fireworks from the Great Orme above Llandudno were just stunning.
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Autumn in the Dee Valley, North Wales

November 06, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
I've been out again doing some photography for Natural Resources Wales on the LifeDeeRiver restoration project, trying to capture the autumn colours although the weather of late isn't making it easy. Fortunately there's been a couple of breaks in the weather and nice ones they were too... some gorgeous light in Llangollen and a stunning day of autu...
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Conwy Castle evening reflections

October 15, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
A wander around Conwy last night and some lovely reflections of 13th Century Conwy Castle in the calm estuary waters
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Stunning misty morning on Chester meadows

October 09, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
An stunning misty morning on Chester meadows, the morning mist rolling over the town and along the River Dee
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Beautiful autumn sunrise in Llangollen

October 08, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
Running a 121 photography worshop in Llangollen this morning but just had chance beforehand to catch a couple of photos of the beautiful autumn sunrise over the River Dee. First stop was Berwyn and the view of the Chainbridge and then a quick shot on the bridge in Llangollen. Love autumn, the best time to be out and about with the camera, let's hop...
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Photographing North Wales - photography locations

September 19, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
Photographing North Wales is my best selling location guide book showing visitors and photographers alike the very best places to visit in North Wales. It includes over 100 stunning photography locations including the Isle of Anglesey, Llyn Peninsula, Snowdonia National Park, North Wales coast and the Clwydian Range AONB. If you're planning a visi...
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Stunning day in Snowdonia on today's photography workshop

September 18, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
Stunning day in Cwm Idwal, Snowdonia, today whilst running my workshop, atmosphere a plenty and a great group to spend the day with too. Still some availaibility on my last workshop of 2021 in October if you'd like to join us in the amazing scenery. https://www.landscapephotographyuk.com/snowdonia-photography-workshops-north-wales
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Dramatic light on Tim's 121 Snowdonia photography workshop in Cwm Idwal

August 20, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
Tim had some dramatic light this morning on his 121 Snowdonia photography workshop in Cwm Idwal.
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North Wales Slate Quarries listed as Unesco World Heritage Site

July 28, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
Great to see North Wales's Slate Quarries being recognised by Unesco as a World Heritage Site today, for me they're a massive part of the character of the area, not maybe the "Chocolate box" landscapes of other parts of the UK but all the better for it.... here's a glimpse of some of the amazing views and industrial heritage to be discovered.
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