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Cathays Park in detail

I never realised the stark symbolism in the statue that stands on the left-hand side of the Glamorgan Building – the former HQ of Glamorgan County Council, when that county still existed. The front side shows roman gods and goddesses (lords and ladies) – the wealthy in other words – and behind, hidden from view …

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Lest we forget

Lest we forget

A U3A Photoshoot and we were asked to think about “detail” and that doesn’t necessarily mean macro-photography. To make it even more difficult we were restricted by the places we could go to due to Local Lockdown – we couldn’t leave the City and County of Cardiff – so its back to Cathays Park, a …

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Apologies – I’ve been catching-up on my posting. It seems strange to say that I’ve not had the time in these strange times, but it’s actually true. I’ve been able to put images up on Flickr, but have fallen behind with both the blog and Instagram posting. Hopefully, I’ll be back to the weekly post …

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The end of the jetty

A walk from Penarth to Cardiff Bay, across The Barrage

The May photo shoot for the U3A Photo Group took us to the Cardiff Bay Barrage, with a theme of “lines”. I tried my best to comply using leading lines where possible, going from left to right (where possible), and incorporating the quirky wherever possible as well – beds of sedimentary rock pointing towards Penarth …

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Belle Vue Park, Newport

Four more images from my Newport trip on a lovely sunny day in February. I’m staggered at how I managed to keep the camera that steady for the first one – 1/20sec!!!!   [EXIF: 1/20sec @ f/22; ISO 100; Sony ILCE-7RM3; Sony FE 24-105mm F4 G OSS @ 105mm] Several attempts to get this shot, …

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A swinging second or two - 1

Swinging crocuses – an experiment in impressionism

In the post Whoosh I declared that I’d made some plans of what I wanted to take on my visit to Newport. Well another shot I wanted to try and re-create was the impressionistic accident I once captured at Soar-y-Mynydd in mid-Wales, which I called Serendipity, when I stumbled with my finger apparently on the shutter-release. …

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