Author Archives: John

Experiments with Film

Earlier in the year I wanted something that would be both a new photographic challenge and a learning opportunity. Of course, when I first started to take photographs it was on film, then digital cameras became affordable and that changed … Continue reading

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Cardiff Bay

I went to Cardiff Bay on Sunday and took the Canon M6 with me, it’s my go-to camera for traveling as it’s so light and unobtrusive. There was some welcome dry autumnal weather this weekend. There’s been such a prolonged … Continue reading

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Bonfire Night

I’ve never actually done this before, but I wanted to try to take some photos of a fireworks display so I went to a Pembrokeshire Young Farmers event in a field adjacent to Llys y Frân reservoir on Tuesday night last … Continue reading

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Point of Interest

I’ve been using DJI drones for a few months now and I must say I’m impressed with the sheer processing power that both they and their controllers possess. The controller contains the aerials and wireless gadgetry to communicate with the … Continue reading

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A Sunday Night In

I’ve said it before, I enjoy buying a bunch of flowers and spending a whole evening taking photos of them from a variety of angles. It’s just fun to try different lighting set-ups, different backdrops and various types of post-processing … Continue reading

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Devil’s Bridge

I had a trip up to Mid Wales this weekend and I went to visit Devil’s Bridge just outside of Aberystwyth. I had just one lens with me, a Lensbaby 56mm Velvet, and no tripod. Devil’s Bridge is a series … Continue reading

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Mavic Air

Yes, yes, I know, I spend too much money on gadgets. But I don’t regret it … not this time anyway! I have bought a small drone. I’ve been using one at work for a year now but I wanted … Continue reading

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St Fagan’s

I was lucky enough to be invited to a presentation at the National Museum of Welsh Life at St Fagan’s in Cardiff. There are so many interesting things to look at, but as I was waiting to meet work colleagues, … Continue reading

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Sunset

I’ve spent lots of money on different lighting setups and I don’t regret any part of the expenditure. One of my favourite things is to buy a cheap bunch of flowers, a bottle of red wine, put my music on … Continue reading

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