The 3 lighthouses challenge

Not my usual type of challenge as there was no running involved... Last weekend's challenge was to photograph the 3 main lighthouses on Anglesey – Penmon, Llanddwyn Island and South Stack.  The day was a Welshot rewards day and the aim of the event was to be out all day, experimenting with photography and, hopefully capturing a... Continue Reading →

Photographing little things

I've had a fantastic weekend photographing flowers and insects on Anglesey and in Snowdonia. The weather was beautiful and it was great to be out in the sunshine. Unfortunately, the hot, dry weather meant little creatures like frogs were hiding somewhere cool and damp where we couldn't find them. Otherwise, the weekend was only marred... Continue Reading →

Sun, sea and photography!

It's been a very busy week, and a very hot one. It's been lovely to get out in the sunshine  and practise various techniques with photographers from Prestatyn camera club and Welshot. I joined Prestatyn camera club last week and, this week, we had a trip to the beach to have a go at taking... Continue Reading →

My first book: Bucket list

I'm currently doing a photography course. It's just 2 hours a week and quite basic, but many of us have been very keen and enthusiastic, and are ahead of ourselves, so our tutor suggested that I have a go at doing a photography book. The idea for the book came about because, when I was... Continue Reading →

Oil, water, smoke and macro

As I've been writing a review of some photos I've taken for my photography course and many of them were taken on a Welshot academy evening, I thought I'd share my experience of the event. The event was the Oil, smoke, water and macro - creative photography evening in Menai Bridge at the end of... Continue Reading →

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