41 posts about Photography on this blog
Monday 18 November 2013, 13:07
Here's something you don't see everyday - a fox swimming!
Monday 11 February 2013, 17:29
For a recently graduated artist, that first public show is always going to be nerve-wracking - you are letting the public in to critique your work for the very first time.
Friday 14 December 2012, 14:26
A new book tells the story of an intriguing discovery of photography of Cardiff from the late 1970s and early 1980s, which has ultimately led to the reuniting of a father and daughter.
Thursday 29 November 2012, 12:14
Fed up with stereotypes and jokes that made digs at the nation he is proud of, Dan Wood began documenting the real Wales and what makes it unique in a series of candid photographs.
Wednesday 4 April 2012, 13:30
A new photography exhibition born out of a chance discovery of intriguing archive documentary photos from the 1980s opens this week at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff.
Cardiff-based photographer Jon Pountney is the man behind the Cardiff Before Cardiff exhibition, and the much longer-running project...
Wednesday 14 March 2012, 09:53
The latest exhibition at Ffotogallery explores the relationship between science, museology and art.
Wonder Chamber is a solo exhibition of work by Wales-based artist Dr Karen Ingham, who is also a reader in Art, Science and Technology Interactions at Swansea Metropolitan University.
Wednesday 8 February 2012, 10:30
Over 30 large panels showing some of Britain's top athletes involved in the highly anticipated London 2012 Olympics will form an outdoor exhibition in Cardiff next month.
The Road To 2012 touring exhibition features some of the highlights of one...
Wednesday 11 January 2012, 08:46
The first BBC Radio Wales Saturday night session for 2012 went to Cardiff three piece band Kutosis, whose album A Fanatical Love has been a regular on my radio show since it was released by Barely Regal a few months ago.
You can listen again to the show on the BBC iPlayer until 10pm on Saturday 14 January...
Wednesday 4 January 2012, 14:00
A new installation by Portuguese artist Daniel Blaufuks will explore the complexities of the processes of memory and the role photography plays in freezing and retrieving memories.
The exhibition is due to open at the Ffotogallery in Penarth on 14 January with a talk by Blaufuks on the subject taking...
Friday 25 November 2011, 11:23
A new photography exhibition at The Cardiff Story provides an intimate insight into the UK's Bangladeshi community.
The exhibition consists largely of observational portraits of Bengali women living in Cardiff, London and Sylhet, the region in north east Bangladesh where the majority of the UK's Bangladeshi...
Tuesday 1 November 2011, 11:55
The idea in some parts of the world that taking a photograph of somebody amounts to stealing their soul is nothing new.
But a fascinating new exhibition of work by seven Korean artists about to open at the Ffotogallery in Penarth goes a step further in exploring just how much of our selves can be captured...
Monday 17 October 2011, 16:34
Stunning photographs of the Llŷn Peninsula form the basis of a new exhibition at the Oriel Plas Glyn-y-Weddw in Llanbedrog, Pwllheli.
Adults and children alike were invited to share their thoughts on what the historic and picturesque coastline means to them by capturing those expressions on film and...
Thursday 15 September 2011, 13:22
A photograph taken by Jooney Woodward at the Royal Welsh Agricultural Show has been shortlisted for the prestigious Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2011.
Her photograph Harriet and Gentleman Jack, 2010 is of 13-year-old Harriet Power, a steward at the Royal Welsh Agricultural Show, photographed...
Wednesday 31 August 2011, 11:45
There are many picture postcard spots in and around the seaside town of Aberystwyth, so it's hardly surprising that some of the local folk are setting up a new photography festival to celebrate the town and its photographers.
FfotoAber will be the first festival of its kind for the town, and will...
Tuesday 2 August 2011, 14:09
Pontypridd-based photographer Emma Shepherd has scooped the first prize in the Photomarathon UK 2011 competition.
Shepherd beat 399 other competitors to the accolade, for which competition entrants took 12 photographs on 12 different themes over the course of, yep, you guessed it, 12 hours in Cardiff...
Wednesday 27 July 2011, 18:26
Having recently got married, I now have a mound of photographs 'arranged' in haphazard piles on my kitchen table. I can't quite bring myself to painstakingly, er I mean, lovingly arrange them all in the assorted albums and frames that have formed a Tetris-style stack in the living room. Patience is sadly...
Wednesday 20 July 2011, 11:15
Ffotogallery will put the spotlight on emerging photographic artists living and working in Wales this summer with a new series of exhibitions and events.
Entitled Wish You Were Here, the exhibitions will run over the summer months and will take place at Ffotogallery's base in Turner House in Penarth...
Wednesday 8 June 2011, 11:14
The 2011 UK Photomarathon takes place in Cardiff this Saturday, with hundreds of eager snappers descending on the capital city for the annual photo competition.
Photomarathon is a photography competition with a twist: running over the course of 12 hours, it challenges its participants to take 12 images...
Friday 8 April 2011, 12:05
That has now been rectified with their recent acquisition of a portrait by photographer Mark Gerson. The portrait, purchased at an auction...
Friday 7 January 2011, 11:35
A new photography exhibition set to open in Cardiff later this month shows some of Wales' starkest landscapes, which are far from the idyllic, almost clichéd images used to sell the country to potential tourists.
Photographer James Morris was born in Griffithstown in south Wales and moved away from...
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