Why I’ve grown to love (and hate) the XC15-45mm

I’ve owned the XC15-45mm for the last four years, and used it quite extensively. I’ve grown to love it far more than I hate it, and there are some very good reasons too. Here are my thoughts… First, what I hate about the lens. For anyone who has used the XC15-45, you’ll know that theContinue reading “Why I’ve grown to love (and hate) the XC15-45mm”

Photography At Brecon (The People, The Cathedral And More)

Brecon, in the middle of the Brecon Beacons in South Wales is a historical garrison town. Home to the infamous South Wales Borderers, 24th Foot Regiment that took part at Rorkes Drift in 1879 (which was made famous by the film “Zulu”). It’s a beautiful town, with a cathedral, canal, ancient and modern buildings andContinue reading “Photography At Brecon (The People, The Cathedral And More)”

A Day At The River With A Vintage Lens

Ah, The Quays in Neath Port Talbot is a lovely place to visit. A circular route along the River Neath, and around near the power station back onto yourself. A diverse landscape of water, mountains, beaches and forests, with various wildlife and life on the water. It’s somewhere I’ve been many times, so for theContinue reading “A Day At The River With A Vintage Lens”

My new favourite focus mode. Its fast, accurate and amazing!

I’ve always been a fan of the basic and most commonly used half press to focus mode, and re-composing if I need to keep focus, while still holding the shutter half pressed. It’s the world’s standard, and for a reason (it just works!), but I’ve been trying something a bit different lately, and it’s beenContinue reading “My new favourite focus mode. Its fast, accurate and amazing!”

Stunning Tenby And Area (Filmed In New MGA Classic Pro)

I was lucky enough to have a visit to Tenby in West Wales recently, and decided to take the opportunity to take photos of the area and try out a new Fujifilm film simulation recipe I designed. The idea of these “recipes” is to get the image to a point, in camera, where little toContinue reading “Stunning Tenby And Area (Filmed In New MGA Classic Pro)”