Category Archives: Photography

The Dragons Breath of the Black Mountains

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Rising high in the hills of mid Wales the mighty River Usk accompanied by the majestic River Wye wind their way towards the Black Mountains at that point they are parted by the defiance of the hills. The Usk fights its way through the … Continue reading

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Tea on the “Devils Table”?

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Standing alone the Skirrid mountain or Holly mountain provides countless opportunities for the keen photographer. The sun rises on the east side of this hill giving perfect light and spectacular views of the black mountains whilst the west side is home to ancient … Continue reading

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New Geology Tours in the Brecon Beacons

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There’s a wonderful new tour guide in the Brecon Beacons that allows visitors to learn and discover about the historic geology in the area. GeoWorld Travel offers guided geological walks throughout the Brecon Beacons National Park and the Fforest Fawr … Continue reading

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What’s on in May & June in Brecon’s Great Theatre

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Here’s what’s going on in the Arts over May and June in the Brecon. WEDNESDAY 15 MAY 7.30PM CHINESE STATE CIRCUS YIN YANG Two thousand years of tradition explode on stage with a spectacular two hour extravaganza. Thirty Chinese artistes … Continue reading

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A Brecon Beacons May, Myth and Legend

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Here’s something sent in to us by Ryan Cook, it’s a lovely story so do have a read. Legend has it that Llyn Cwm Llwch lake situated in the Brecon Beacons has an enchanted island, accessible only on May Day, … Continue reading

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Five-Ways Art Summer Exhibition |n Abergavenny

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Twenty unique world-class Welsh artists will be under one ancient barn roof, late May in Abergavenny!   The Brecon Beacons is very proud to be hosting some of Wales’ most famous artists in Abergavenny.  Five-Ways Art is presenting their annual summer collection … Continue reading

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Discovering Llangorse Lake by Brecon Beacons Photographer, Simon Powell

Here’s a blog about Llangorse Lake by Simon Powell from Black Mountains Photography. “A legacy left behind from the last ice age trapped by the deposits from the great glacial fields. Its waters provided the key essentials to the early neolithic settlers of … Continue reading

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Spring Is In The Air, Garden Update From Gliffaes

With the weather expected to become a little bit warmer very soon, we thought we’d get an update from Gliffaes Hotel on how their garden has come along this February.  So here’s a quick update from Susie Suter, from Gliffaes. “You … Continue reading

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Photographer of the Week: Award-winner Dan Santillo

Dan Santillo, who was recently commended and won a place in this year’s ‘Landscape Photographer of the Year 2012′ book by the Royal Photographic Society for a photo of the Brecon Beacons, is a professional photographer based in Pontardawe in … Continue reading

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Christmas cards courtesy of local photographers

Still deciding on the perfect picture to put on the front of your Christmas cards this year? Why not make sure the festive season really starts with a bang by fronting your Christmas cards with some original photography by a … Continue reading

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