ALED JENKINS IN CONVERSATION WITH EMYR YOUNG
CARDIFF, SOUTH WALES, JULY 2016

ALED JENKINS YN SGWRSIO GYDAG EMYR YOUNG
CAERDYDD, DE CYMRU, Gorffennaf 2016

Aled with his X-Pan II - the camera he takes on all filming assignments

Aled with his daily filming tool - a Sony F5 4k  camera

Aled's preferred film cameras.

Aled's preferred film cameras.

Aled Jenkins studied Photography and Film at Plymouth College of Art and Design before working as a photojournalist, specialising in covering conflicts around the world. In 1992, he returned to Wales to train as a television cameraman and has been freelance since 1997 - in demand both in the UK and abroad as a skilled cameraman and documentary film maker.

Aled is the recipient of the 2016 BAFTA Cymru award for Best Factual Photography for his work on the BBC series 'Patagonia'.

Ffoton talks with Aled about his career and his ongoing love of stills photography.


Bu Aled Jenkins yn astudio ffotograffiaeth a ffilm yn ysgol Gelf a Dylunio Plymouth cyn gweithio fel newyddiadurwr ffotograffig gan ganolbwyntio ar ohebu mewn gwledydd yn dioddef o wrthdaro a rhyfel led led y byd. Yn 1992 dychwelodd i Gymru ac hyfforddi fel dyn camera a gweithio ym myd teledu. Y mae Aled wedi gweithio yn y maes ers 1997. Y mae'n gweithio'n gyson yn y DU a thramor ac yn cael ei gydnabod fel dyn camera a dogfen medrus iawn.

Yn y sgwrs mae Ffoton  yn trafod ei gariad parhaol o ffotograffiaeth a'r llun llonydd.

See below for a small selection of Aled's work, reproduced here on Ffoton with kind permission of the photographer.

Yma ar Ffoton trwy garedigrwydd y ffotograffydd fe welwch gasgliad bychan o'i waith isod.

Follow him on Twitter @aledjenkins1

Gallery images © Aled Jenkins. Used with permission of the photographer. Podcast images © Brian Carroll

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