Landscape photography in north wales has gone through a huge renaissance in the past decade, with the advent of digital apps such as Instagram, that can showcase peoples creative work more easily.
Instagram is a huge thing now on social media, whether you use the platform or not, it’s a wonderful way to demonstrate your photographic skills to the world and even make a living from it.
I think Instagram has had a great effect on spreading the beauty of north wales to the masses though the lens of the everyday photographer.
The best instragram spots in north Wales can be a subjective topic, but we each have our favourites. I can only go from the number of impressions and views we get on each of our top pics from the amazing community on our Instagram page.
We will do a separate article in due course on the Top instagramer’s of north wales and give you a low down of who the select bunch, of what I would call “ pro shooters” who consistently are making amazing creative’s for us all to share.
Whatson Instatagram page, Is merely a platform we can share the best images from the best creators. So without further delay, here is our top ten instragram spots in north Wales to go and shoot at,
Rather than providing links to each page just use a search #hashtag for each location- or come over to @whatsonnorthwaleson Instagram and see our page and check out the details on each image. Search for any of the locations on Instagram you see below by simply using a # (hashtag), with the name of the location after it. If you want to get featured on our Insta page tag us and use the hashtag #whatsonnorthwales.
- South Stack light house – Ynys Lawd. A magical light house on the far side of Holy Island, off Anglesey. My family where lighthouse keepers here for some generations. Its a magic place. Photo by @oliverpocock
2. Menai Suspension Bridge – Porthaethwy / Menai Bridge. A beautiful spot on the shores of the Menai strait. Photo by the lovely @Sian_monument
3. Tryfan- Snowdonia
An epic mountain thats based in the Ogwen valley in Snowdonia. Photo by @chris.p.roberts
4. Ynys Llandwyn – Llandwyn Island, Newborough.
Another magic spot on the far side of Newborough beach to the right. Epic sailing and walking location. Photo by @alex.davies
5. Trwyn Ddu, Lighhouse Penmon.
Famed for its shots of the Bioluminescence, Penmon is at the NE tip of Anglesey. Photo by @Joe.dambra
6. Llyn Padarn, LLanberis.
The lake that sits at the base of the Llanberis pass. Photo by @joebrownshops
7. Fairy glen, Betws Y Coed.
I have yet to visit this location but it looks so wild, can’t wait to swim there in the river! Photo by @rob_bates_photography
8. Portmeirion, Porthmadog.
The colourful community down on the Llyn Peninsular, well worth a visit during Festival Number 6.. Photo by @ _alina_dragan_
9. Bodnant Gardens – Conwy valley
Stunning national trust property with an equally amazing farm shop that is doing great things in north Wales. Photo by @europestyle_uk
10. Newborough beach, Anglesey.
One of the most famous beaches in Wales, wonderful beach that I love to walk on in autumn months. Great for kitesurfing, running and walking. Photo by @lib.er.tine
Hope that stirs some creative energy inside of you all and gets you out and about with camera in hand. If your in north Wales don’t forget to tag us with your adventures both images and stories using @whatsonnorthwales and for a feature use #whatsonnorthwales. It’s actually really nice to see you all on Insta and hear from you as you travel through these parts and I do my best to answer all of my Insta private messages. Until next time enjoy the summer! Nick
Front cover by : @sian_monument (on Instagram- go check her work out!)
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