Low Tide – River Wye


A photograph of low tide on the River Wye at Hereford.

Camera Settings

Camera: Canon EOS 600D
Lens: Canon EF-S18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II
F/Number: f/7.1
ISO: 100

Focal Distance: 41 mm
Shutter Speed: 1/100 sec
Software: Adobe Lightroom Classic
Photographer: Bren Ryan


During our holidays we took a trip to Hereford and visited the Town Centre and Cathedral. We’ve never been to Hereford before and have to say it is a beautiful city. The grounds of the cathedral were immaculate. Anyway, after a stroll through some narrow streets, we headed for the river.

As I was taking this shot from the bridge, a lady crossed the bridge and started to talk to me… she said, in all the years she’s lived in Hereford, she has never seen the river so low. In fact, she told me that they had built sea-defences there and still at times the river floods. In the photograph below you can see the new wall built to head with sea-defences.

A photograph of the new sea defence wall on the River Wye at Hereford.

Camera Settings

Camera: Canon EOS 600D
Lens: Canon EF-S18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM
F/Number: f/7.1
ISO: 100

Focal Distance: 46 mm
Shutter Speed: 1/50 sec
Software: Adobe Lightroom Classic
Photographer: Bren Ryan


Hereford is a beautiful city… and if you get the chance to visit… it is well worthy of your time to pop in.

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About the Author

Bren is a female amateur photographer, fibromyalgia sufferer and blogger at Bacardigirl.UK who along with her husband, Ashley, have created a photography blog called Brashley Photography which showcases the places they’ve visited on their photography journey. Bren and Ashley primarily concentrate their photographic skills on landscape, architecture and floral subjects. Based in the South East of England they hope to give their readers an insight into the wonderful and beautiful landscapes, buildings and places that the South of England has to offer.

4 responses to “Low Tide – River Wye”

  1. I hope the new flood defence wall works. Thankyou, Bren for joining us again 🙂

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    1. So do I for the resident’s sake. It must be awful to keep getting flooded

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  2. Looks idyllic, Bren 👏 So lush & green 😃

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    1. That little bit was green… But the cathedral grounds were as brown as anything!

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