New Year Photo Challenge

Happy New Year! How are the resolutions going? This year I decided to come up with a weekly photo challenge, a New Year Photo Challenge, to keep myself on my toes photo-wise. Additionally to stay creative. 2020 just drained all creative energy from me… And I don’t want that to happen again so it isContinue reading “New Year Photo Challenge”

Camera Review: Canon EOS 7dii

What an amazing outcome. After the untimely (but fixable) death of my Canon EOS 6d I managed to acquire, one of the arguably best sports camera Canon produce the Canon EOS 7dii. This update from the 7d, has all the features the 7d had, but augmented to a modern platform. I admit I may beContinue reading “Camera Review: Canon EOS 7dii”

American Football Sports Photography

Being an unconventionally British sport, American Football is steadily growing in popularity in the U.K. Mainly based at universities and community teams, the sport combines the best bits of speed, hard hits, and strategy. Taking photos of this sport is no different from other pitch sports, but note that it is more a of theContinue reading “American Football Sports Photography”

Bar 46 New Bar in Aberystwyth

This isn’t my usual type of Blog post, but I just wanted to set a few things straight. Aberystwyth is notoriously known for its pub scene boasting an impressive number of pubs for a small coastal town, but finally, a bar has opened that is perfect for everyone including sports teams. It’s hard for socialContinue reading “Bar 46 New Bar in Aberystwyth”

AUE Equestrian Photogtaphy

A little post about the trials and the start of the season with AUE Equestrian Photogtaphy. It is so good to be back in the arena with horses dancing around you. Equine photography has got to be a major passion of mine, and any event has reinforced this. As part of the university, Aberystwyth UniversityContinue reading “AUE Equestrian Photogtaphy”

Lacrosse Sports Photography

After an action-packed first week of lectures, matches, cheer, and editing I can finally take a little extra time to reflect on my new experiences. This week with some Lacrosse Sports Photography. The University has many many sports teams from sports I’ve never heard of like Korfball to the more common sports such as FootballContinue reading “Lacrosse Sports Photography”

Sports Photography Netball Edition

Sports Season is back! Heading back inside with the onset of rain, wind, and cold brings new and exciting challenges to me as a photographer. Luckily I can move indoors, this time with my Sports Photography Netball Edition. Last week I photographed my first BUCS Netball game. From not playing netball since maybe my earlyContinue reading “Sports Photography Netball Edition”

Preparing for University Sports Season

Now that the ferocious partying of freshers has passed, it’s time to get back into the swing of things at university and knuckle down for the final year of my undergrad. Not its time to start Preparing for University Sports Season. This term I’ll be working with more sports teams and hopefully more events andContinue reading “Preparing for University Sports Season”

Night Time Sports Photography

What is more exciting than taking pictures of men’s rugby? Taking them at night, under floodlights. And if that is not good enough? Add some heavy rain. Time for some Night Time Sports Photography! If you missed my last rugby posts, find there here: Following Welshpool’s rugby team to Shrewsbury initially, I assumed I wouldContinue reading “Night Time Sports Photography”

Sheep In Hand Photography

When I first got a bit more serious about equine and show photography, admittedly I brushed off the idea of photographing sheep and cattle shows. 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 another sheep that looksContinue reading “Sheep In Hand Photography”

How to Take Photos of Rugby

With the rugby season creeping ever closer with pre-season friendlies in full swing, I got the pleasure to tag along to a Welshpool game. My experience with rugby photography has been strictly restricted to rugby 7s. Rugby 7s is a game that is shorter, has fewer players, and generally has a faster pace. Being used toContinue reading “How to Take Photos of Rugby”

Rugby Sports Photography

As I mentioned in my first post, I’ve had some experience with sports photography, especially with rugby. Being at a Welsh university it’s 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 “Rugby Sports Photography”

In Hand Show Photography

Over the past few days I’ve been running all over, shadowing in photography and working hence the delayed post, but here is another insight into my work with Storm! This time looking at In Hand Show Photography. Another aspect of equine photography that isn’t necessarily something you’d give a second thought to is showing inContinue reading “In Hand Show Photography”

How to Take Great Show Jumping Photographs

Today I had the privilege of shadowing Storm Equine Photography, a 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, a NikonContinue reading “How to Take Great Show Jumping Photographs”

Becoming an Equine Photographer

The path to becoming an equine photographer is much like any other niche. To be successful in any area you need to have the three basics: 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 of Equine sports photography.Continue reading “Becoming an Equine Photographer”

“Amateur Sports Photographer”

Update from 2022: Coming back to revise my older posts is such a fun journey. From amateur sports photographer to full-time media professional! To see how I have come in this small amount of time is crazy! “You seem good with a camera, you should photo some matches” The first time I realized that sportsContinue reading ““Amateur Sports Photographer””