Image for the Weeks  10th June 2024.


Following weeks of the dominance of Black and White photos a colour landscape takes top slot last week . Location is the Sirhowy Valley South Wales a classic scene with a river cutting through the base of the valley . 



Taken with a Nikon D3200 with 18--52mm kit lens .

Settings 20mm, F7, 1/200thsec and 100 ISO


   

17th June 2024 

Image for the Weeks  3rd June 2024.


We move from the dark rain dominated gloom of a South Wales Winter, to a candid shot of bathers in Egypt . Swimmers taking an early morning dip off a jetty surrounded by coral and tropical fish . 



Taken with a Nikon D3200 and a Tamron 18--250mm lens .

settings 32mm, F13, 1/40thsec and 100 ISO


   

10th June 2024 

Image for the Weeks  27th May 2024.


Another Black and White Image takes top spot from the same set as last weeks , this one depicts the horse earthwork at Penallta Park , again the dark rain clouds dominate . Two boys seen riding bikes on the neck. Darkness and gloom the theme of this photo. 




Taken with a Nikon D2X with a Tokina 11--16mm lens .

settings 15mm, F9, 1/320thsec and 100 ISO


   

3rd June 2024 

Image for the Weeks  20th May 2024.

Black and White Images dominating in May , this one taken during a spell when rain had a grip on the weather, the dark dramatic clouds is a go to subject for me,

(see more at

https://www.delweddauimages.co.uk/438162170)




Taken with a Nikon D2X with a Tokina 11--16mm lens .

settings 14mm, F9, 1/320thsec and 100 ISO


   

27th May 2024 

Image for the Weeks  13th May 2024.


Taken on a recent holiday to Egypt this image out performed last weeks by a large margin, again black and white seems to press all the right buttons . A low perspective shot in the early morning sun produces this  strong composition of light , shade and leading lines (see more in leading line section

https://www.delweddauimages.co.uk/449758005)




Taken with a Nikon d3200 with a Tamron 18-250mm lens .

settings 18mm, F13, 1/80thsec and 100 ISO


   

20th May 2024 

Image for the Weeks  6th May 2024.


Black and White image storm the top slot taken in the Winter 2023 this high contrast photo shot into harsh morning Sun creates long shadows with the path and woodland delivering a strong leading line .


First 35mm image to take Image of the Week and currently leading the way for Mays top image  .




Taken with a Nikon F4S with a Nikkor 35-70mm lens 


   

13th May 2024 

Image for the Weeks  15th and 22nd April 2024.

Due to holidays a two week top image  . A full frame macro of a daffodil just love using the D2X with a 100mm Tokina for this type of image creation.




Taken with a Nikon D2X fitted with 100 mm Tokina lens  settings  F9, 1/200sec and 100 ISO flash deployed


   

6th May 2024 

Image of the Week W/C 8th April 2024.


With the arrival of Spring there are great image capture opportunities just 40 paces from my back door, new buds start making an appearance , this macro is blackberry leaves, with the promise of fruit to come.




Taken with a Nikon D2X fitted with 100 mm Tokina lens  settings  F8, 1/200sec and 100 ISO flash deployed


   

15th April 2024 

Image of the Week W/C 1st April 2024.


For a second week a rose take top slot this one a profile tight view with red and green dominating the frame this image available for sale at 500PX




Taken with a Nikon D2X fitted with 100 mm Tokina lens  settings  F14, 1/200sec and 100 ISO flash deployed


   

8th April 2024 

Image of the Week W/C 25th March 2024.


 Good to see another genre attract attention on my social media , a macro image of a single Rose has a lot to take in the form and shape. The colour toons from yellow to red illustrates that what appears at first sight to be a single colour is far from that. 


Taken with a Nikon D2X fitted with 100 mm Tokina lens  settings  F8, 1/200sec and 100 ISO flash deployed


   

1st April 2024 

Image of the Week W/C 18th March 2024.


After weeks dominated by Black and White photos, a vibrant colour image takes top place. Taken at Llanishen Reservior the rich blue sky reflecting in the water

  


Taken with a Nikon D3200 fitted with 18-55 kit lens  settings 24mm F8, 1/200sec and 100 ISO.


   

25th March 2024 

Image of the Week W/C 11th March 2024.


Another strong showing for a black and white image ,again taken at the Knap South Wales, Watch Tower Bay looking towards Barry Island  . I love the dark dramatic sky that adds to the  contrast of the image

  


Taken with a Nikon D2X fitted with a manual 28-105 Tokina lens (Non CPU) settings 28mm F8 1/640sec and 160 ISO.


   

18th March 2024 

Image of the Week W/C 3rd March 2024.


Another black and white image takes top slot, this candid image of a lone fisherman sitting on the pebble beach at the Knap South Wales .

  


Taken with a Nikon D2X fitted with a manual 28-105 Tokina lens (Non CPU) settings 32mm F5.6 1/125sec and 100 ISO.


   

11th March 2024 

Image of the Week W/C 26 th February 2024.


Another image from Cardiff Bay , East Harbour navigation lights shot into the Winter Sun creating high contrst and dark shadows.

  


Taken with a Nikon D3200 fitted with kit lens  settings 32mm F8 1/200sec and 100 ISO.


   

3rd March 2024 

Image of the Week W/C 19 th February 2024.


 Black and White centre stage again this week , taken at Cardiff bay this look out post is used by the Sailing club to manage sailing competitions

  


Taken with a Nikon D3200 fitted with kit lens  settings 55mm F8 1/200sec and 100 ISO.


   

26th February 2024 

Image of the Week W/C 12 th February 2024.


 Back to Black and White, a high contrast image taken on a very bright Winter morning the blown sky emphasis the shadows, with a still day creating a mirror effect on the lake

  


Taken with a Panasonic TZ70 settings 4.3mm F3.3 1/160sec and 100 ISO.


   

19th February 2024 

Image of the Week W/C 5 th February 2024.


 Yet again taken at Cwmcarn forest drive black and white steps aside for a colour landscape

  


Taken with a Nikon D2X fitted with its Tokina 11-16 lens   setting 14mm,  F8, 1/160thSec and 100 ISO.


   

12th February 2024 

Image of the Week W/C 29 th January 2024.


 Again taken at Cwmcarn forest drive a dark brooding image takes top slot. The vertical dominance of the trees reflecting as if earthward into the large puddle adds to the composition

  


Taken with a Nikon D2X fitted with its Tokina 11-16 lens   setting 13mm,  F8, 1/125thSec and 100 ISO.


   

5th February 2024 

Image of the Week W/C 22nd January 2024.


Image presents the changes of colour brought on by Autumn the browns and golds competing with the evergreens . Taken at Cwmcarn forest drive  .

  


Taken with a Nikon D2X fitted with its Tokina 11-16 lens   setting 14mm,  F8, 1/200thSec and 100 ISO.


   

29th January 2024 

Image of the Week W/C 15th January 2024.


Again a Black and White Image  dominates responces on social media taken in Fuerteventura a view of dunes and beach grass where tone, shadow and highlights are key features of this photograph .

  


Taken with a Nikon D3200 fitted with its 18-55mm kit lens   setting 21mm,  F8, 1/400thSec and 400 ISO.


   

22nd January 2024 

Image of the Week W/C 8th January 2024.


The first Black and White photograph of what will be many to take its place as Image of the week . Taken at Cwmcarn Forest drive this image delivers the sharp contrast of light and dark with a leading line sweeping from the bottom left.

  


Taken with a Nikon D2X fitted with a Tokina 11-16mm  setting 14mm,  F7.1, 1/250thSec and 100 ISO.


   

15th January 2024 

Image of the Week W/C 1st January 2024.


First Image of the Week for 2024 , a simple compostion of a grass path flanked by fern in full growth , topped off with rain laiden clouds .

  


Taken with a Nikon D3200 fitted with kit lens 18-55mm  setting 32mm,  F7.1, 1/125thSec and 400 ISO.


   

8th January 2024