Category Archives: Stills

Strange Times

The Coronavirus pandemic has changed normal life in so many ways. The reponse across the world has been to advise people not to travel and to stay in their communities. And so, I have been working from home during the … Continue reading

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Well that’s complicated things …

I mentioned in an earlier post that I’d bought myself a ‘new’ old camera: a¬†Yashica 635 which could take both 35mm and 120mm film. I though it was novel, an oddity, something that would simply improve my digital photography. But … Continue reading

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This Shoot Didn’t Go to Plan

I’ve been supporting a local venue, HaverHub, in Haverfordwest both through work and also in my own time. They wanted someone to photograph some of their events so I said that I would help them out … because, of course, … Continue reading

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Model Shoot

Just before Christmas I worked with a model, Keziah Watts, to practice some lighting setups. It’s a lot of fun to work with someone who is confidant in front of the camera and, in the end, I feel that the … Continue reading

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Further Adventures in Film

I mentioned in an earlier post that I’d bought myself a second-hand SLR 35mm film camera body that I could use with my current lenses. I had learned a lot through using this camera, it helped me to slow down … Continue reading

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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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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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