Behind the lens: ‘Don’t compare your photos with others’

Behind the lens: 'Don't compare your photos with others'

THEM South Wales Argus Camera Club It has greater than 5,000 members and we frequently put up their footage each on paper and on-line.

However we thought it might be good to study extra concerning the individuals who made up the membership.

Should you’re a member of the membership and wish to be a part of our Behind the Lens characteristic, go to: and fill out the easy-to-use Q&A bit.

As we speak we meet the components supervisor, 56-year-old Lawrence Mears.

South Wales Argus: Interesting: Filmed in the Newport Wetlands

Filmed within the Newport Wetlands

When and why did you begin images?

About three years in the past. I’ve at all times had an curiosity in images, however I’ve by no means had an honest digital camera.

Why do you wish to take footage?

I get pleasure from wanting on the world from completely different angles and experimenting with all facets of images, from portraiture to astrophotography to nature.

South Wales Argus: The Beach: Sunset at Cold Knap Barry

Sundown at Chilly Knap Barry

The place is your favourite place to take footage and why?

I am at all times on the lookout for issues to make a very good image so locations fluctuate.

What tools are you utilizing?

Nikon Z50 with numerous different lenses, 14mm-600mm.

South Wales Argus: Night: Fireworks at Penarth Beacon

Fireworks show at Penarth Beacon

What’s your favourite photograph you may have taken and why?

It is one in every of my final favourite photographs, however it’s very tough to decide on a favorite, as I’ve taken over 20,000 photographs.

South Wales Argus: Favorite: Filmed at the Scary Circus event at Ebbw Vale.  Lawrence said:

Filmed on the Scary Circus occasion at Ebbw Vale. Lawrence says, “My first try at portrait images. Because it was my first portrait occasion, I wasn’t positive how one can method the topic.”

Why did you be part of SWACC and what do you get from being a member of the group?

After I took the photograph within the Gwent space, I used to be on the lookout for a gaggle to share it with.

What recommendation would you give to those that wish to be occupied with images?

Do not count on miracles in a single day. There is usually a steep studying curve in case you determine to comply with this path. And you’ll at all times criticize your personal work – don’t evaluate your photos with others.

South Wales Argus: Fascinating: Forest Farm, Cardiff

Forest Farm, Cardiff

Should you might take an image of anybody or anyplace, who/what wouldn’t it be and why?

It ought to have been me with the northern lights.

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