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Photomarathon 2015 – My entry 305

Below is just a brief post showcasing the actual photos that I submitted to the Photomarathon 2015 event on Saturday 6th June. Held in Cardiff for the eleventh year now the Photomarathon is an organised photography competition where entrants must take 12 photos on 12 given topic over 12 hours! Is that it? Well no […]

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PHOTOS – Cardiff Half Marathon 2013

Below are 300 photographs taken at the Cardiff Half Marathon 2013. Feel free to view, download and share. Starting at 9am outside Cardiff Castle the route made it’s way via Leckwith, Penarth Road, across the barrage, back through the city and then a loop of Roath Park Lake. Lentaknai Lengurisi from Kenya won the 13.1 […]

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Extreme Sailing Series in Cardiff

Taking place over the Bank Holiday weekend in August – the World Extreme Series paid a visit to Cardiff as part of the worldwide tour.

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CARDIFF CITY – Promotion Parade

After winning promotion to the Premier League as champions of the Npower Championship, Cardiff City in conjunction with Cardiff Council held a day of events across the City to celebrate their promotion. Here’s a few snippets all glued together from what was an amazing day with an electric atmosphere throughout. Watch it full screen and […]

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PHOTOS-Alesha Dixon and David Walliams at Britains Got Talent

It was a bitterly cold Sunday lunchtime in Cardiff Bay where hundreds of people gathered outside the Wales Millennium Centre ready for the latest rounds of auditions for ITV talent show Britains Got Talent. It was a return to Cardiff for the show after finding previous winner Paul Potts a few years back. Auditionees streamed […]

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PHOTOS-Cardiff Half Marathon 2011

Sunday 16th October was the date for the 2011 Cardiff Half Marathon. This year taking in a new route which does actually run the full 13.1 miles (unlike last year’s route which was half a mile too short! ooops) Beginning outside the old Welsh Assembly building ‘Crickhowell house’ 15,000 waited with anticipation to make their […]

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PHOTOS-Cardiff Harbour Festival

On the weekend beginning Friday 26th August, 2011 the Cardiff Harbour Festival began a full Bank Holiday weekend of activities around Cardiff Bay. (The old Tiger Bay to the rest of the world!) The Roald Dahl Plas was transformed into a busy mecca of food stalls, fish filleting demonstrations with activities and performances for the […]

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Ospreys take over at Cardiff City Stadium

Ok headline attention grabbing over and all Cardiff Blues fans can now calm down! But a local flying team from the Swansea area called Team Osprey were caught flying directly over the Cardff City Stadium earlier. The 3 strong team of Russian Yak52’s were seen leaving Cardiff Bay, passing directly over the Leckwith stadium and […]

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PHOTOS-Wales Air Show 2011

On the weekend of 9th and 10th July it was time for the annual Wales Air Show to be held in Swansea Bay. The weather forecast didn’t look amazing for the Saturday (a bit better for the Sunday)but this didn’t deter the thousands of spectators who turned up and lined the rim of Swansea Bay […]

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VIDEO-Cardiff Bay in timelapse

This video was created just after I invested in my latest Sanyo Xacti camera and a small Gorillapod to mount it on. A quick bike ride around Cardiff Bay utilising the bike as a mount giving it extra stability aswell. I was fairly impressed with the results but some shots were still a bit shaky […]

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VIDEO-Cardiff Bay Speedboat Ride

It was a relative’s Birthday and most of his friends were invited along to ride around Cardiff Bay and the Bristol Channel courtesy of The Bay Island Voyages. The vessel left Mermaid Quay and headed towards the barrage, where after a small wait for the gates to close and water levels to adjust, they then […]

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CARDIFF-Is the Millennium Stadium on fire?

Seems like there was a huge fire in Cardiff on this Sunday morning. From the angle of this photo it does appear to be coming from the Millennium Stadium! I know they have been working hard with those lamps to prepare the pitch for the next Six Nations match but maybe someone has turned them […]

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PHOTOS-Canal Parade, Butetown.

Taking a different route back from Cardiff Bay and veering down a slightly dodgy-looking side-street called Canal Parade. (Someone crossed off the obvious letter on the sign for humourous effect – and yes i still titter nearly everytime I see it!) The street didn’t look particularly inviting and looked quite run down, with some new […]

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Cardiff sense of humour reflected in shop names and graffiti.

Cardiffian’s are well known for their sense of humour and irony and this has been reflected in the names of some shops in The City. Below are a few recent ones that i’ve manage to capture on my travels! First up is the Dental Practice on Woodville Road, Cathays.

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PHOTOS-Cardiff Harbour Festival

As a final goodbye to the Summer-long festivities held as part of the Cardiff Summer Festival – the Cardiff Harbour Festival is held over the August Bank Holiday weekend. Activities, both on and off the water, take place around Cardiff Bay, The Barrage, Mermaid Quay, the water and in the sky! This year the theme […]

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