Using the 7.5mm fisheye lens as a rectilinear wide-angle lens (with images from Laugharne Castle)

I haven’t used my TTArtisan 7.5mm fisheye lens enough over the last few months, and it’s not because I don’t like it. I really do love the lens, how it performs and how it displays colours, contrast and sharpness. It’s because I don’t always want everything to look like a fisheye. I know it’s easyContinue reading “Using the 7.5mm fisheye lens as a rectilinear wide-angle lens (with images from Laugharne Castle)”

A visit to Laugharne. A stunning historic coastal village.

First of all, I didn’t realise it’s been 11 days since I last posted, I apologise, and I have forgotten to put up a lot of great images. So, to make up for it, I will share images from todays visit to Laugharne Castle in Carmarthenshire, South Wales. It’s a tiny, historic seaside village, withContinue reading “A visit to Laugharne. A stunning historic coastal village.”

Is the experience of using a 35mm film camera really different to a digital camera?

It’s funny, all my life I’ve been taking photos. Through a lot of that time it’s been quite a serious past time, while at other times it’s been about capturing the moment and having fun. But I’ve actually stopped shooting 35mm film, and for a good reason. I remember my first “proper” 35mm film camera.Continue reading “Is the experience of using a 35mm film camera really different to a digital camera?”

Flowers! My favourite time of year is starting now!

You know I love photography, but sometimes I get a little bored of photographing certain things, however, flowers never tire me. I love them! Every single image you take is different, the colours are amazing, the smells are beautiful and they are just fun and give amazing results! A short visit to Singleton Botanical GardensContinue reading “Flowers! My favourite time of year is starting now!”

Aberthaw, a place of three very different areas (in NEW Vintage Summer Chrome recipe)

It’s always great going to new areas, and even more so when the weather is wonderful, you’re with people you like and the place throws up surprises you just were not expecting. Aberthaw is known for its power station, and is just outside Barry, near Cardiff. But we were surprised when we discovered, not onlyContinue reading “Aberthaw, a place of three very different areas (in NEW Vintage Summer Chrome recipe)”