A Retro Photography Experience: Swansea Gardens (In Vintage Summer Recipe And Square Crop)

As I strive to turn back the time with photography, and await the arrival of my new camera (you’ll see it soon!), I took to the gardens and landscapes of Swansea with my photography group and had a plan to really take photographs in a way I honestly haven’t tried before. It was the hottestContinue reading “A Retro Photography Experience: Swansea Gardens (In Vintage Summer Recipe And Square Crop)”

A macro session in the garden.

So, after reading my friend Marc’s post about macro tubes the other day, I thought I would have a quick play with my macro tubes in my garden on this lovely sunny day. I was using my Fujifilm X-T3 with 50-230mm lens (I found the 18-135mm too heavy). I set my shutter speed to 1/500Continue reading “A macro session in the garden.”

Aberglasney Gardens Vintage Summer Collection

I enjoyed Aberglasney Gardens so much, I wanted to do a quick revisit to the photographs that I had taken and use Fujifilm X Raw Studio to convert the raw files into my classic MGA Vintage Summer recipe. What we have here are a selection of different photos in different crops and a very distinctContinue reading “Aberglasney Gardens Vintage Summer Collection”

Aberglasney Gardens Photo Shoot

A visit to the quaint and extraordinary beautiful Aberglasney Gardens, near Llandeilo in Carmarthenshire on a warm, but mostly dry Tuesday morning led me to take many photographs of flowers, architecture, insects and more. Aberglasney was made famous by the BBC television series “A Garden Lost in Time” which followed its restoration. Today it isContinue reading “Aberglasney Gardens Photo Shoot”

Singleton Botanical Gardens (Straight From Camera)

Saturday June 5th has been a wonderfully warm day, and a day for going out with the family and having a good time. Of course, I had to take images along the way, so what we have here is the result of a couple of hours of photographs in-between me taking photos of the family.Continue reading “Singleton Botanical Gardens (Straight From Camera)”