A visit to Pontsticill. Reservoir, trains and nature

The last time I visited Pontsticill, near Merthyr in South Wales, it was winter. There was snow on the mountains and the reservoir was full to capacity. Today couldn’t have been any more different, as there was none of that. However, it allowed for some great, and dramatic images. I have decided to do somethingContinue reading “A visit to Pontsticill. Reservoir, trains and nature”

Wildlife Down The Docks (And the power of pre-shot on the Fuji)

Went for a quick stroll down the docks, a few hundred yards from my house and decided to shoot some wildlife with the Fujifilm X-T3 and 50-230mm lens using Fujifilm’s “pre-shot” mode. Basically, it takes images while the shutter release is pressed, and then takes more when you press the shutter, so you never missContinue reading “Wildlife Down The Docks (And the power of pre-shot on the Fuji)”

Llyn Llech Owain Nature Reserve

This was the very first time I had been to Llyn Llech Owain, near Cross Hands, Llanelli, and it was a really enjoyable visit. The nature reserve consists of many acres of woodland and a large lake. These images are taken from around the lake area, which was possible with a circular route. Armed withContinue reading “Llyn Llech Owain Nature Reserve”

Flowers! My favourite time of year is starting now!

You know I love photography, but sometimes I get a little bored of photographing certain things, however, flowers never tire me. I love them! Every single image you take is different, the colours are amazing, the smells are beautiful and they are just fun and give amazing results! A short visit to Singleton Botanical GardensContinue reading “Flowers! My favourite time of year is starting now!”

Bedford Park: Nature, Ruins & Adventure!

A visit to somewhere I’ve never been before, and although only a stones throw away from last weeks visit to Parc Slip, Bedford Park was so much better in so many ways! A nature reserve, some amazing ruins, and an adventure that did not disappoint! I wasn’t very well on this outing, and indeed, stillContinue reading “Bedford Park: Nature, Ruins & Adventure!”