10 Frames With The Fujifilm Instax Evo

A week ago, I had the new Fujifilm Instax Evo, and I wrote an initial impressions and review. Since then, I have been exploring and experimenting with the camera. Here are my first 10 frames and some thoughts. I’m very happy with the printed results, which are almost identical to the images above (and canContinue reading “10 Frames With The Fujifilm Instax Evo”

Why You Should Always Shoot Raw, Even If You Only Use Jpegs

I’m a strong advocate of getting things right in camera, and I nearly always use the jpeg image from the camera when posting to social media and using images on the website or printing. However, I also always shoot in raw as a backup to those wonderful Fujifilm raw files. This article is a greatContinue reading “Why You Should Always Shoot Raw, Even If You Only Use Jpegs”

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”

The most important part of photography that so many photographers forget!

Photography is an amazing hobby, a fun past time that’s been with us for over 100 years. When we look back at those old photographs that family members have left behind, the feel, the smell, the experience and the emotion these images bring us is unparalleled. History in your hands, a person, a place, anContinue reading “The most important part of photography that so many photographers forget!”

Dinefwr Castle – A historical castle – A great day out

“Perched in a commanding hilltop position above the Tywi Valley, Dinefwr Castle occupies a similarly significant position in Welsh history. In the 12th century, the fortress was in the possession of The Lord Rhys, ruler of the ancient south Wales kingdom of Deheubarth. His reign saw a rare period of peace and stability that ledContinue reading “Dinefwr Castle – A historical castle – A great day out”