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

One of my favourite things is to buy a bunch of cheap flowers from my local supermarket, along with whatever red wine they happen to have on offer, then put some interesting music on and fire up the studio lights. … 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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