The South Wales Argus Camera Club has extra than 4,300 associates and we often feature their photos each in paper and on-line.
But we assumed it would be excellent to locate out additional about the folks who make up the club.
If you are a member of the club and want to be aspect of the our Behind the Lens function go to www.southwalesargus.co.uk/behindthelens and fill out the uncomplicated to use Q&A.
Now we fulfill Nicky Deacon, 55, from Cwmbran.
When and why did you take up images?
I had two strokes and was remaining with memory challenges and begun heading to a team in New Inn. I bought interested in photography so experienced a digicam bought for me and have been using photographs and had them released in the Argus. It aids with my psychological overall health concerns and has saved me from my pretty dim locations that I have been way too.
Why do you enjoy getting pics?
It is like my memory. I can glimpse again on the images I’ve taken. It aids me immensely. I have a adore for the wildlife I have observed, I love to pay attention to the birds in the early morning. I usually have my digicam in the vicinity of me so I can rapidly acquire a photo. I have experienced quite a few pictures published in the Argus. That provides me a great sense of achievement and shows me that though my brain doesn’t operate thoroughly any more I am still in a position to choose my images.
The beach front in which Nicky enjoys to be, this is Pendine Sands in West Wales
Where by is your favorite spot to take shots?
I have a conservatory that I connect with my chillout area where by I can see my yard and the birds which pop in and out. When I can I will head the the beach and the sea, where I can take images of the rolling sea and the birds.
What devices do you use?
Just my Canon Electrical power Shot digital camera.
Nicky’s beautiful robin
What is the favorite image you have taken and why?
It’s of a robin which visits my backyard most times. I am persuaded it’s my late father coming to enable me know he is nevertheless with me and observing in excess of me.
Why did you be a part of the SWACC?
I joined to see all the lovely photos staying taken by everyone. It is so pretty supportive and like a unique photo spouse and children.
If you could photograph any person or any put who/what would it be and why?
The orangutans in Borneo. They are beautiful and endangered, my bucket list would have a tick.
What advice would you give any one who wishes to get into images?
You never require costly cameras – just use what you have. A mobile cellular phone or iPad – you get the exact same satisfaction.