Category Archives: Stills

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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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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