Swansea Fisheye Fun

I had an early appointment in Swansea, so I thought I would take the opportunity to really give the new TTArtisan 7.5mm fisheye lens out and take some photographs of the marina section of Swansea, along with the odd town centre photograph. This lens did not disappoint! All images taken with the Fujifilm X-T3 andContinue reading “Swansea Fisheye Fun”

Camera Shootout: Old Point And Shoot Camera (2009) vs Vtech Kidizoom (2019)

I’ve been wanting to try camera shootout’s for a while, comparing old tech to newer tech. I have several old digital point and shoot cameras, but sadly cannot find chargers for them, so I was lucky enough to be given a camera from 2009 which I will use in this test, against a camera fromContinue reading “Camera Shootout: Old Point And Shoot Camera (2009) vs Vtech Kidizoom (2019)”

Why use fisheye lenses?

Fisheye lenses are the one lens that can really divide opinion more than any other. It’s truly a love or hate relationship, but are they really misunderstood? We look at circular and rectilinear fisheye lenses so that you can get a very understanding of life with a fisheye lens. First things first, as mentioned above,Continue reading “Why use fisheye lenses?”

A Visit To Kidwelly Castle

Kidwelly began in the early 12th century as a Norman ‘ringwork’ castle made of wood and protected only by an earthen bank and ditch. Not surprisingly it was under constant attack by Welsh princes including the Lord Rhys, who captured it in 1159. Today, along with the group, I visited this historic castle, along withContinue reading “A Visit To Kidwelly Castle”

A New Lens! And Not A Surprise This Time!

So… I promised myself I wouldn’t buy another lens. But the opportunity came up for a bargain on a lens that I’ve been after for a while, and it is indeed similar to a lens I used to shoot with Nikon back in the day that I used to adore and have a lot ofContinue reading “A New Lens! And Not A Surprise This Time!”