Bridgend Mashup…….

Visited The Bridgend Mashup in Bridgend Town Centre today and captured loads of candid portraits as well as plenty of action shots of BMX, Skateboarders and Free Runners.

Nikon D7000,  Nikkor 80-200mm f2.8      1/400sec  f4  iso 900

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A quick candid from yesterdays Wedding shoot……….

Started to edit photos from my first wedding shoot for Bethan & Ian.

I really liked this candid snap taken during the hair and makeup leg of what was a very long day, but enjoyable nevertheless.

Nikon D300s,  Nikkor 85mm f1.8      1/60sec  f4.5  iso 200

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Try in the corner………….

A shot from tonight’s match. We don’t have floodlights up here in Pontycymer so this was shot at 5000 iso at f2.8 on a Nikon D7000.

With a little bit of noise reduction it holds up pretty well.

Nikon D7000,  Nikkor 80-200 f2.8      1/800sec  f2.8  iso 5000

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Breaking the tackle……..

Breaking the tackle

Taken at Saturday’s game a very bright sunny day here in the South Wales valleys

which made taking action shots a breeze in this very one sided game where Pontycymer beat local rivals Blaengarw 131 – 13.

Nikon D7000,  Nikkor 80-200 f2.8      1/1250sec  f5  iso 720

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A Quiet Moment…….

Went for a walk up the lakes on Saturday before photographing the rugby and managed to snap this quiet moment…….

Nikon D7000, Nikkor 80-200 f2.8      1/400sec  f5.6  iso 500

processed using Aperture 3 trying to get a vintage , timeless feel, comments welcomed

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