Pistyll Rhaeadr Waterfall

At 240ft Pistyll Rhaeadr waterfall is the highest waterfall in England or Wales.

Referred to as “The Hidden Pearl of Wales” this waterfall provides a magnificent backdrop to one of the most beautiful and serene valleys I’ve had the pleasure of photographing.

Full of surprises with a wide variety of wildlife and birds that can be seen from the comfort of the friendly restaurant/tearoom conveniently found at the bottom of the Pistyll Rhaeadr waterfall.

The folklore and legends of the Pistyll Rhaeadr waterfall can be read on the main website located here.

Using the navigation buttons below the image or the mouse you can zoom into the image and see parts of the Pistyll Rhaeadr waterfall in very high resolution.

The image of Pistyll Rhaeadr waterfall was produced using 3 rows of 15 images, with each image being bracketed -2, 0 and +2 stops to get the dynamic range. The final image size is 18,000 pixels wide and the the Tiff file is 1.6Gb in size which is obviously way too large for displaying on the internet.

By zoomifying the photograph it breaks the image file into individual sections of the photograph, both low, medium and high resolution versions, which are then automatically loaded as you move around or zoom into the image.

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