Photography

A Moelwyn walk extended

How do these things happen? You decide to go for a medium length, early morning mountain walk, but then end up extending it and walking for most of the day. Our initial objective was Moelwyn Mawr; as seen from Cnicht in the feature image above. The day started with...

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Tamsin the autumn fairy

One of the great pleasures of working with your enthusiastic & artistic daughter are the impromptu moments of photographic opportunity. Tamsin is an excellent model with a natural ease acting in front of camera – more than that though, her creativity tends to inspire the photographer. Only the other...

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Photographic anatomy of a flower

I’ve often felt that the textbook pencil diagrams of a flower’s anatomy are a little lacking in the beauty of a flower. So, when one of our lily flowers had a petal damaged by the wind, I decided to take a macro photograph & label it up for education....

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Return to Rhiwargor

Or more accurately, another trip to Pistyll Rhyd-y-meinciau. This is a walk that inspired the digital painting that I’ve used as a featured header above; if you like it, the print is for sale on my Nature’s Universe Store. The walk is a relatively unchallenging one (about 1.5 miles...

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Natural History Photography – Why? Reason 1

4:30 am Beep, beep, beep. The alarm goes off. I’m comfy & warm, it’s freezing out there but there’s stuff to do before getting on the road. Why do I get up? To take some landscape shots… A few hours later it’s still dark and we’re at our first...

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