More procrastination!

Sorry, sorry, sorry! I am ashamed I have been away for so long. Basically I bought a project car – meaning all the days where I’d normally be out with a camera were taken up wielding tools and swearing at my new purchase, then I damaged my old ankle injury again which further hindered things, but anywho, the car is in the paint shop and I’m back to hobbling about with the camera!

I managed to make it to Maenofferen in Blaenau in March, though I clean forgot to post about it here (another sorry!), followed by an unsuccessful venture in Golwern due to manky weather and then just the other night I decided to head over to Trefor to watch the sun go down, so here’s a selection.

Maenofferen Slate Quarry
Sled Track Diffwys Casson Slate Quarry
Diffwys Casson Slate Quarry
Maenofferen Slate Quarry
Smithy Valley of Man
Diffwys Casson Mill 6
Sunset @ Trefor Sunset @ Trefor
Trefor Sunset, Red Sky Green Water

As always, prints are available at http://www.quarryscapes.co.uk

A look back at 2012

Well it is the end of the year afterall! 2012 for me was a year of experimentation, trying new things and learning. Not all has been successful, but hopefully I can use this new found knowledge to good effect in 2013.  The biggest change in 2012 was a move to home developed film. This meant a massive overhaul in gear, losing all my digital gear in favour of  an Olympus OM film system. That turned out to be a bit of a mistake, and I’m now back with a DSLR as well, though film is still one of my main passions in photography.

A Winter's Dream Poochy Two Shot
Rain's Here!
Slatey Serpent Penrhydd Bach
Garrett Inclines II (Ektar) Y Ceiliog Gwyrdd Warren Sunset Goalposts On Stony Ground

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Wales Rally GB

Whilst I am unable to venture into the forests due to other photography commitments I was able to go to the ceremonial start in Llandudno and capture some of the event.

It seems my photography technique has deserted me, so I’m working especially hard on my hand holding again now (10 degree horizon?), amazing what you can forget when you don’t use a camera in a while!

Anyway, some of the better shots of the evening

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WRC Evo III
WRC Joy
Sunbeam
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Tis No Four Door Nerves
Proper Rally Car :)
WRC WRC
Toyota Powered
Quattro WRC

That’s probably my longest post to date 🙂 Hope you like!