A visit to Pontsticill. Reservoir, trains and nature

The last time I visited Pontsticill, near Merthyr in South Wales, it was winter. There was snow on the mountains and the reservoir was full to capacity. Today couldn’t have been any more different, as there was none of that. However, it allowed for some great, and dramatic images. I have decided to do somethingContinue reading “A visit to Pontsticill. Reservoir, trains and nature”

Llyn Llech Owain Nature Reserve

This was the very first time I had been to Llyn Llech Owain, near Cross Hands, Llanelli, and it was a really enjoyable visit. The nature reserve consists of many acres of woodland and a large lake. These images are taken from around the lake area, which was possible with a circular route. Armed withContinue reading “Llyn Llech Owain Nature Reserve”

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)”

Spectacular Aberavon Sunset in wide angle

I can never get enough of a great sunset at Aberavon, and tonight it was spectacular! It was a perfect opportunity to use my TTArtisan 7.5mm lens and my trusty 15-45mm lens, and I really enjoyed capturing natures beauty! Images taken on the Fujifilm X-T3 and with the mentioned lenses. All EXIF is in theContinue reading “Spectacular Aberavon Sunset in wide angle”

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”