DAN WOOD IN CONVERSATION WITH EMYR YOUNG.
BRIDGEND, SOUTH WALES, FEBRUARY 2015

DAN WOOD YN SGWRSIO GYDAG EMYR YOUNG
PEN-Y-BONT, DE CYMRU Chwefror 2015

Dan's roots are in 35mm film. © Brian Carroll

Dan Wood is a documentary photographer living in Bridgend, South Wales. Working exclusively in film, Dan is a member of the Documenting Britain Collective and has produced a wide ranging body of work on different themes but his best known, and probably most controversial, is the ongoing detailed study of his hometown in his 'Suicide Machine' project.

We spoke with Dan on his route into photography, his passion for film and Icelandic folklore.


Y mae Dan Wood yn ffotograffydd dogfennol sydd yn byw ac yn gweithio ym Mhen-y-bont de Cymru ac yn gweithio ar ffilm ac yn aelod o gydweithfa Documenting Britain. Y mae e wedi gweithio ar themâu diddorol a'r mwyaf dadlennol ohonynt 'Suicide Machine' sef astudiaeth fanwl o dref Pen-y-bont. 

Cawsom sgwrs gyda Dan ar ei siwrne ffotograffig, ei gariad o ffilm a llen gwerin Gwlad yr Ia.

Dan Wood at home in Bridgend. © Brian Carroll

Dan's current preferred camera is the Mamiya 6 medium format. © Brian Carroll

Special appearance by George the dog

See below for a gallery of a small selection of Dan's work, reproduced here on Ffoton with kind permission of the photographer.
Visit his website www.danwoodphoto.com
Follow Dan on Twitter @danwoodphoto

Islaw galeri o waith Dan trwy garedigrwydd y ffotograffydd.
Ewch i'w wefan www.danwoodphoto.com
Dilynwch Dan ar Trydar @danwoodphoto

Gallery images © Dan Wood. Podcast images © Brian Carroll

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