Art among the decay. The hidden beauty of Port Talbot.

I took the opportunity for our group meet in Port Talbot to document the art and decay of our deprived town. We’re living in a town where the council doesn’t care about investment into the town centre, doesn’t care about is residents and are famously known as the council who stole Christmas (they won’t contributeContinue reading “Art among the decay. The hidden beauty of Port Talbot.”

Fun with my balls! (Glass one that is!)

It’s a bank holiday today here in the UK, and a little family outing was at hand! We visited a favourite place, and I didn’t take my camera with me, but I did have my mobile phone and a glass ball to have a little fun! And now for something very different… We visited SingletonContinue reading “Fun with my balls! (Glass one that is!)”

Imperfection IS perfection

Photography is becoming sterile. A lot of photographers spend hours editing the life of of images, removing earth’s little blemishes, removing things they don’t like, adding things so the image is more pleasing. But imperfection… That’s perfection. Life is not perfect, this planet is not perfect, the things we photograph are not perfect. So whyContinue reading “Imperfection IS perfection”

A New Lens Surprise (And I Mean A Surprise!)

I know I said I wasn’t after a new lens, but I have had this yearning for another fisheye lens. So I ordered one. Things didn’t go as planned, and so I didn’t get one. But I did get something else totally opposite, and it’s something I enjoy using! So, I ordered a TTArtisan 7.5mmContinue reading “A New Lens Surprise (And I Mean A Surprise!)”

Family Day Out At Manor Wildlife Park And Fujifilm 18-135mm Review

What better way to spend a day during the school holidays with the family, while giving a final, definitive review of the Fujifilm 18-135mm WR lens. It was a great day and a good test for this lens. In fact, I would say that this lens is made perfectly for situations such as these. ManorContinue reading “Family Day Out At Manor Wildlife Park And Fujifilm 18-135mm Review”