Viewed from just below the castle, the crag of rock on which Carreg Cennen Castle stands appears quite Gothic, even if it is largely covered in lush greenery!
The “obelisk” in this photo is a simple fence post but that everyday country object takes on a lot more importance in this composition. Finding the right angle and position for the depth of focus proved a bit of a challenge.
If the image does not present the beauty that is in the surrounding landscape, it does, for me, provide a fascinating range of textures, pattern and colour. The composition itself could be interpreted in any number of ways, but I will leave that to your imagination.
Thistles – another irresistible subject for photography!
These photos were taken on my Canon 550D with a Canon 70-300mm IS USM lens. However, it is also important for me to keep developing my skills with iPhone photography or iPhonography as it is often my phone camera that I have with me when out walking.
With so much to see, I wouldn’t want to miss an opportunity, yet at the same time, it is not practical to always have heavy camera slung over your shoulder.
Some alternative iPhone shots of Lliw Lower Reservoir. Having finished the new video collection, “StillWalks at Lliw Reservoir“, I recently had a walk there and did some iPhonography at the same time.
The photos were taken using the ProCamera app and edited in the PhotoshopExpress app on the phone and have also been posted on Instagram and EyeEm.
Cow Parsley and Columbine – my StillWalks production along the “Floral Walk” at Pembrey Country Park in Carmarthenshire, Wales last Summer ended back in the car park which hidden in a clearing in the woods.
The walk was beautiful and the only thing that interrupted the peacefulness of the place was the intermittent sound of jet fighters flying overhead on exercises! As soon as I finish the video I will make it available on the StillWalks website and it may need to include the sound of those jet planes in places!