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”

Fujifilm X-T20 Vs X-T30 and why you should still buy the X-T20

Not too long ago I wrote an article on why I think the Fujifilm X-T20 is still the camera I recommend in 2021. It had great response, but some people thought the X-T30 was clearly the superior camera. In this article we’ll look at the positive and negatives of each camera. Both cameras are exceptionalContinue reading “Fujifilm X-T20 Vs X-T30 and why you should still buy the X-T20”

Infrared Photography Experiments

I’m fascinated by infrared photography, and currently exploring the possibilities of either buying a selection of filters for my current lenses, or going the full hog and getting a full spectrum converted camera. In the mean time, I’m doing a lot of research, and experimenting with other methods to achieve different looks of infrared. SoContinue reading “Infrared Photography Experiments”