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Alex Boyd : Part 2

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Alex Boyd : Part 2

ALEX BOYD IN CONVERSATION WITH EMYR YOUNG
SCOTLAND / WALES, MAY 2018

ALEX BOYD YN SGWRSIO GYDAG EMYR YOUNG
YR ALBAN / CYMRU, MAI 2018


Alex Boyd. Portrait © Laurence Winram

Alex Boyd. Portrait © Laurence Winram

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Alex Boyd is a Scottish photographer with a deep passion for exploring Scottish identity in his raw but beautiful conceptual and figurative landscape photography.

Having admired Alex's for some time, Ffoton were pleased to sit down for a long and fascinating discussion on his photography career, landscape and wider work portfolio to date. This second part of our conversation explores the work in his new book: 'St Kilda: The Silent Islands' published in April 2018 and Alex's preparation for his next big project.

Second of 2 parts. Listen to Part 1

Y mae Alex Boyd yn ffotograffydd o'r Alban a'i fryd ar archwilio ei hunaniaeth ffotograffig Albanaidd trwy ei luniau cignoeth cysyniadol a ffigurol o'r tirlun.

Y mae ffoton wedi edmygu ei waith ers tipyn a da oedd cael cyfle i drafod ei yrfa ffotograffig cyn cyhoeddi ei lyfr newydd am ynys St. Kilda. Cyhoeddwyd y llyfr: The Silent Islands' yn Ebrill 2018. Y mae ail ran y sgwrs yn trafod y gwaith ar ei lyfr newydd: St Kilda: The Silent Islands' a gyhoeddwyd yn Ebrill 2018. Yr ydym hefyd yn trafod ei brosiect newydd a heriol.

Yr 2ail o ddau ran / Gwrandewch ar ran 1


See below for a small selection of Alex'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.

View more of Alex's work on his website www.alexboydphotography.com
Follow him on Twitter @AlexBoyd and on Instagram @mralexboyd

Gallery images © Alex Boyd and used with permission of the photographer.
Banner portrait © Pjotr Burlakov

Further reading from this conversation:
Takeshi Shikama
: www.shikamaphoto.com
Jason Hicklin: www.jasonhicklin.com
Kyūya Fukada: 'One Hundred Mountains of Japan'


Please note: Comments or views made by interview participants are their own and are NOT necessarily the views of the Ffoton Wales team.
See our Terms page for more details.

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Alex Boyd : Part 1

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Alex Boyd : Part 1

ALEX BOYD IN CONVERSATION WITH EMYR YOUNG
SCOTLAND / WALES, MAY 2018

ALEX BOYD YN SGWRSIO GYDAG EMYR YOUNG
YR ALBAN / CYMRU, MAI 2018


Alex Boyd in the field. Photograph © Pjotr Burlakov

Alex Boyd in the field. Photograph © Pjotr Burlakov

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Alex Boyd is a Scottish photographer with a deep passion for exploring Scottish identity in his raw but beautiful conceptual and figurative landscape photography.

Having admired Alex's work for some time, Ffoton were pleased to sit down for a relaxed and fascinating discussion on his photography career, landscape and wider work portfolio to date around the time of publication of his new book: 'St Kilda: The Silent Islands' published in April 2018.

Part 1 of 2


Y mae Alex Boyd yn ffotograffydd o'r Alban a'i fryd ar archwilio ei hunaniaeth ffotograffig Albanaidd trwy ei luniau cignoeth cysyniadol a ffigurol o'r tirlun.

Y mae ffoton wedi edmygu ei waith ers tipyn a da oedd cael cyfle i drafod ei yrfa ffotograffig cyn cyhoeddi ei lyfr newydd am ynys St. Kilda. Cyhoeddwyd y llyfr: The Silent Islands' yn Ebrill 2018.

Rhan 1 o 2


See below for a small selection of Alex'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.

View more of Alex's work on his website www.alexboydphotography.com
Follow him on Twitter @AlexBoyd and on Instagram @mralexboyd

Gallery images © Alex Boyd and used with permission of the photographer.
Banner portrait © Laurence Winram

Further reading from this conversation:
Takeshi Shikama
: www.shikamaphoto.com
Jason Hicklin: www.jasonhicklin.com
Kyūya Fukada: 'One Hundred Mountains of Japan'


Please note: Comments or views made by interview participants are their own and are NOT necessarily the views of the Ffoton Wales team.
See our Terms page for more details.

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Paul Cabuts

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Paul Cabuts

PAUL CABUTS IN CONVERSATION WITH EMYR YOUNG
CARDIFF, SOUTH WALES, MARCH 2018

PAUL CABUTS YN SGWRSIO GYDAG EMYR YOUNG
CAERDYDD, DE CYMRU, MAWRTH 2018

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Ffoton had the pleasure of talking with Welsh photographer, educator and, from 2017 the Honorary Research Fellow at the National Museum of Wales in Cardiff, Paul Cabuts.

With a long career in photography education in Wales and having returned after two years as Director of the Institute of Photography at Falmouth University, Paul is a respected authority on the development of photography in Wales. We discuss the history and education of photography in Wales to the present day; Paul's book on the legacy of W. Eugene Smith's work in Wales in the 1950's; and his current research at Museum Wales which includes the work of David Hurn.

W. Eugene Smith's iconic image of 3 generations of miners captured in the south Wales valleys in the 1950's

Paul's in-depth and informative book on photography in Wales - available on Amazon

Cafodd Ffoton yr anrhydedd o sgwrsio gyda Paul Cabuts y ffotograffydd, addysgwr ac ers 2017 yn gymrawd ymchwil yn Amgueddfa Genedlaethol Cymru yng Nghaerdydd.

Y mae Paul wedi cael gyrfa hir ym myd addysg ac wedi dychwelyd i Gaerdydd o Brifysgol Falmouth lle'r oedd yn gyfarwyddwr y cwrs ffotograffig. Y mae'n awdurdod ar hanes datblygiad ffotograffiaeth yng Nghymru ac yn ein sgwrs yr ydym yn trafod addysg a hanes y gelfyddyd yng Nghymru a llyfr Paul ar waith W. Eugene Smith ymwelydd â Chymru yn y 50au. Y mae ei waith ymchwil ar hyn o bryd yn cynnwys gwaith David Hurn.


See below for a small selection of Paul'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.

View more of Paul's work and read through some of his essays on photography on his website www.paulcabuts.com

Gallery images © Paul Cabuts and used with permission of the photographer.


Please note: Comments or views made by interview participants are their own and are NOT necessarily the views of the Ffoton Wales team.
See our Terms page for more details.

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John Bulmer

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John Bulmer

Ffoton talks with respected UK photojournalist and pioneer of colour John Bulmer. We discuss his career, work documenting the streets of the UK and warzones around the world - and his long friendships with some of the UK's leading photographers.

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David Wilson

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David Wilson

Ffoton talks with David Wilson - a self-taught landscape photographer based in Pembrokeshire who moved to photography full-time in 2008 after a lifetime love of photography and a desire to leave his day job as a civil servant.

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Jack Latham

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Jack Latham

Born and raised in Wales, Jack Latham studied Documentary photography at Newport before graduating in 2012 and moving to Brighton where he's now based as a freelance photographer.

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