Category Archives: Black and White

Shooting The Liberty Stadium

The Liberty Stadium, Swansea

I was recently asked to provide photos of Liberty Stadium as my client wanted a fresh view of them. Aside from the obvious one from the road, I wasn’t sure what scope there was for providing a different sort of photo. My business (and personal) partner, Anneka, knew of a place to go so we headed up in typical August summer weather – strong winds with occasional rain. At least the clouds would be interesting…

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New Photos Since Last Month

View from Twyn y Gaer, Brecon Beacons National Park

This time of year is extremely busy for me with preparation for exhibitions during August taking up most of my time. However, I have been able to get our and take new photos. I post a new one every day or so on my Facebook page. I have a lot of new work planned for after summer so watch this space…

Blaen y Glyn, Brecon Beacons National Park

View from Twyn y Gaer, Brecon Beacons ……

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Infrared on Moel Gornach

Summit cairn on Moel Gornach, Black Mountain

The wet weather has finally broken so, being half term and my wife working, I took my two children (2yrs and 5yrs) for a walk in the Brecon Beacons. We walked a short 1.5 miles and ascended 135m to have morning snack at 616m asl on the summit of Moel Gornach. The children were brilliant and enjoyed every second of the walk. I even managed to get some photography in using my Infrared camera. This ……

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A Visit to the Beach – at 886m Above Sea Level

I went for a walk to the summit of Pen y Fan this morning (it was in thick cloud despite the weather forecast, but that’s another story). I could some sunrise colour just after I started up the hill, which I duly photographed:

Fan Fawr, Brecon Beacons National Park

I had seen the summits were in cloud already, but decided to walk up there anyway for the exercise. On the summit, I had a coffee and ……

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A quick trip to the Brecons

This time of year is always my busiest, with exhibitions and craft fairs, etc. so I don’t often get to go out as much as I’d like. But with snow in the air, I took a morning to go out to the Brecons – mainly to try out my winter tyres in the snow! I will talk more about the winter tyres later in the season, but I was very impressed at the grip and ……

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Can Black and White Rescue a Photo?

Earlier in the summer, we went for a walk along Rhossili when I spotted a clump of flowers so whilst everyone else carried on walking, I took a couple of photos. The weather wasn’t great and the lighting flat so the resultant colour image wasn’t great. In an attempt to get a usable photo I tried converting it to black and white.

I think I prefer the black and white conversion. Any comments on which you ……

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Quoit a Day!

Apologies for the poor pun in the title! Every so often, it’s possible to have one of those rare days that are perfect and this was one of those days. Whilst in Cornwall, I arranged for my parents to pick me up at 9am from the in-laws and drive down to deepest, darkest Cornwall for the day, stopping off at Roche Rock, a couple of quoits and then after a pub meal, watching sunset at ……

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