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)”

The Gnoll, Neath. A Visit In Tweaked Provia (Straight From Camera)

We visited the Gnoll grounds in Neath on a hot and sunny day. A 230 acre grounds, filled with four reservoirs and ponds, trees, fields, wildlife and so much more, and a place that no matter how many times you visit, you find something new to explore. Today’s task was a simple one. I’ve beenContinue reading “The Gnoll, Neath. A Visit In Tweaked Provia (Straight From Camera)”

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.”

Whiteford Burrows National Nature Reserve and Llanrhidian Saltmarsh Visit (In New Recipe Vintage Chrome)

We visited Whiteford Burrows National Nature Reserve and Llanrhidian Saltmarsh, so what better excuse to try out a new recipe that I had been working on. I wanted a vintage feeling Chrome recipe, with all the feel of my recent Vintage Summer recipe. Rather than do a quick conversion from Provia based to Classic ChromeContinue reading “Whiteford Burrows National Nature Reserve and Llanrhidian Saltmarsh Visit (In New Recipe Vintage Chrome)”

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”