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!”

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.”

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”