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Most Challenging Photoshoot in 2021

2021 proved to be another challenging year for professional photographers, with restrictions due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic limiting events and social contact for much of the year.  Despite the challenges, I found 2021 a busier year than 2020.  I am fortunate to work with many fantastic people and businesses, many whom I have known… Read More

Photoshoot Covid-19 Health & Safety Guidelines

Despite the easing of Covid-19 related restrictions, the virus continues to influence our every day lives.  Work for the professional photographer has started to reboot and we have already booked a a number of professional headshot photoshoots.  However, we do not envisage photographing an event or wedding in the near future. Welsh Government Guidelines for… Read More

The New Dystopian World

Someone has pressed the pause button for the world.  As I walked along the main road in Church Village (my one exercise of the day) I was taken aback by the absence of vehicles and people.  The few people I did see simply ducked their heads and avoided any contact whatsoever as I skirted around… Read More

10nTaff Training Keeping Me Sane

In the last week (9th to 15th March), my training for the 10nTaff for Tŷ Hafan has intensified, walking for nearly 5 hours and cycling for nearly 2.5 hours.  Since the beginning of the year, I’ve walked 90 miles and cycled 54 miles.  I’ve trained in the freezing cold, high winds and torrential rain.  I’ve… Read More

Seven Years and Counting

It was December 2013 and my very first day as Paul Fears Photography.  I was sitting in my office looking at my computer screen with a rumbling feeling of panic.  I didn’t have a single customer, order or enquiry.  Had I been crazy in thinking I could set up my own photography business? Seven years… Read More