Photography Tips #11: Capturing a Performance

There is nothing I like more than lying on the floor not having to worry about things. Maybe my nihilist approach to life does have its benefits as the angle from the floor under theatre lights does something magical for me. Living by the 45 degree rule in photography and by application the rest ofContinue reading “Photography Tips #11: Capturing a Performance”

Bad Life Decisions: Vegan January

After just a couple of weeks into the vegan January experience I’ve had to call it off. The diet change has made me particularly ill and unfortunately means I can’t continue as I planned. However in my time of vegan meals I’ve discovered a few things that has made me come to respect the veganContinue reading “Bad Life Decisions: Vegan January”

Snapshots #9: Border Castle Adventure

As a farewell to 2016, and a premier adventure of the Welsh Borders, Tom and myself took the a470 and a479 along the borders down to Chepstow to check out the historic sights. Being December, a lot of places aren’t open to the public but are still able to be viewed from a distance. FirstContinue reading “Snapshots #9: Border Castle Adventure”

Photography Tips #10: Fish Tank

I can not explain how much I love aquariums. Any size aquarium from the large sea life centres to smaller coastal centres and all those in between. My better half took me the Blue Planet Aquarium near Chester for me ageing another year and it was the best day out. Of course I took myContinue reading “Photography Tips #10: Fish Tank”

Photography Tips #8: Golden Landscapes

Gold Beach stretches along the Normandy coast line, famously harbouring Port Winston in the Second World War and also of course being a British Landing Beach for D-Day. I love these beaches not just because of their incredible history, but also of their eerie stillness, flatness and their failure to not shine golden in theContinue reading “Photography Tips #8: Golden Landscapes”

Snapshots #5: Break from the Bubble

Aberystwyth is often portrayed as a Bubble, being a small community with all your needs on the edge of the world, a windy way from any larger towns or cities that are inland. Luckily for me I took a break and went over to see my parents in the beautiful Normandy. After posting about itContinue reading “Snapshots #5: Break from the Bubble”

Photography Tips #6: Sheep and Showmanship

When I first got a bit more serious about equine and show photography, admittedly I brushed off the idea of photographing sheep and cattle showing. I put this mainly down to my ignorance of not exactly understanding the showing of these animals, and definitely not understanding how one sheep is better than other sheep that looksContinue reading “Photography Tips #6: Sheep and Showmanship”

Photography Tips #4: Rugby 7s

As I mentioned in my first post, I’ve had some experience with sports photography especially with rugby. Being at a Welsh university its hard to not be involved in the sport one way or another albeit playing, spectating, refereeing or taking photos. In this post I’m going to talk about equipment I recommend and settings,Continue reading “Photography Tips #4: Rugby 7s”

Photography Tips #2: Capturing the Clear Round

Today I had the privilege of shadowing with Storm Equine Photography, as small business based in Ceredigion specialising in horse photography, and they are very very good at it. From working with them today here are the few things that I took from it all. I was working with their equipment, in this instance, aContinue reading “Photography Tips #2: Capturing the Clear Round”

Photography Tips #1: Going Equine

To be successful in any areas you need to have the three basics: Understanding Commitment Passion Without these three essentials any plans to work in that sector you might as well throw away. This is especially with my understanding so far with Equine sport photography. Forget all you know about artistic photography. No one wantsContinue reading “Photography Tips #1: Going Equine”