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Welcome to One Camera One Lens, the personal website of myself, Mark G.Adams, a documentary photographer and blogger from South Wales. You’ll find a whole host of images and articles at your fingertips. Simply look around at the photos section for all my latest photo collections, my blog page for articles on all things photography and my dedicated Fujifilm section for Fuji film simulation recipes.

As a documentary photographer, I like to document the images I’m taking. This means plenty of insight into why I took the images, what I used to take the images and so much more. Please visit my latest blogs below, or visit the blog section for much more content. Select blog’s are now available in Podcast form from Anchor and Spotify.

The Advantages Of Photographing In Raw

I’ve already written an article on the benefits of shooting jpeg, but of course, many photographers like to photograph in raw. Of course, all you need to do is take photographs in which ever mode suits you, so as a companion piece we’ll look at what benefits you have taking…

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The Quays Sunset

The Quays is a riverside area on the Neath river starting at Briton Ferry Neath/Baglan in Port Talbot. The route takes in industrial land to the one side, and the river Neath on the other, overlooking some beautiful countryside. We thought we would take the opportunity to get out as…

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Fujifilm’s most underrated lens

Fujifilm release some amazing lenses. In fact, there is not really a lens that is not capable, or not sharp enough to please even the most toughest critics. However, because Fujifilm have an XF range and an XC range, targeting quality build and higher price over lower price and a…

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Photo by Sebastian Su00f8rensen on Pexels.com

Cure Your GAS (Gear Acquisition Syndrome)

GAS is a horrible thing. “Gear Acquisition Syndrome” is when you feel the urge to constantly buy cameras, lenses or other photography equipment. There’s no stopping you, it’s like a crazy drug taking over your body. With this article, we’ll look at curing this awful disease. I’ve had GAS really…

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Daytime Beach, River And Industrial Walk

I’m not going to lie to you all, it’s been a hard few months not going anywhere and not seeing anyone because of the local lockdowns we’ve been having, and I have just not had the energy to get out and about with the camera as much as I should…

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100th Blogpost Special!

When I started One Camera One Lens back in July 2020, I had a vision. I wanted my personal website to also be a place of knowledge and learning, and a place where others could share their own writing and photography in a way that was both educational and interesting.…

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Sunset Surfers

A night of surfers at Aberavon Beach in Port Talbot during sunset. Something a bit different to my usual photography and taken in quite challenging conditions with the X-T3 and 50-230mm lens. All images are the straight from camera jpeg image, edited in Photoscape X Pro where I just altered…

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Breaking Trails with Matt Johnson (#2)

One Camera One Lens has partnered with Matt Johnson to bring you his Breaking Trails videos. A series of wonderful blogs that explore the region of South Wales. About the author/vlogger: A quick description of myself… My name is Matt. I’m 35 and suffer from depression, personality disorder and a…

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Landscape Photography: An Introduction (Part 1)

In this article, regular contributor David Ellinsworth takes us through part one of his multi-part guide to photographing landscapes. When I began photographing landscapes it seemed like an easy option. After all, landscapes don’t move; they’re easy targets, and so I thought if I stand in the right place with a great…

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